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Introducing Google A.I. Experiments

Explore machine learning by playing with pictures, language, music, code, and more.

Check it out: https://aiexperiments.withgoogle.com/

Here is an inspiring TED talk on AI that has more of a positive spin than is often given to the future prospects of artificial intelligence and how it will fit in with society.  One of the main points is “Making people want stuff we make” vs “Making stuff people want” by using AI to give us the insight we would not otherwise realize.

2016 Learning Goals

MCSA & MCSE SQL Server Certification
  • MCSA: SQL Server
  • MCSE: Data Platform
    • 70-464 – Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases
    • 70-465 – Designing Solutions for SQL Server
  • MCSE: Business Intelligence
    • 70-466 – Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server
    • 70-467 – Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server
Neural Networks and Machine Learning

Training Sources:

Other Interests
  • Internet of Things Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Python
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Node.js, MongoDB, and Express
  • Quartz Composer
  • Actuary Exams
Learning Websites

Helpful SQL Server Links

icrosoft White Papers:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee410014(v=sql.105).aspx

Microsoft Books Online:
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms130214(v=sql.105).aspx

Pragmatic Works Training Resources:
http://pragmaticworks.com/Training/Resources

SQL Server Database Engine Permission Posters:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/11842.sql-server-database-engine-permission-posters.aspx

TechFunda SQL Server Tutorials:
http://techfunda.com/howto/sql-server

Microsoft SQL Server Tutorials:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms167593

Microsoft SQL Server Community Projects & Samples:
http://sqlserversamples.codeplex.com/

SQL Pass DBA Fundamentals – Web Presentation Archives
http://fundamentals.sqlpass.org/MeetingArchive.aspx

Blogs and Other Great Resources:
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sql_server_team/ – MSSQL Tiger Team
https://www.mssqltips.com/
http://blog.sqlauthority.com/
http://www.brentozar.com/
http://www.edwinmsarmiento.com/
http://kevinsgoff.net/
https://www.sqlskills.com/
http://blog.datainspirations.com/
 – BI blog by Stacia

A better list put together by New Horizons:
http://nhlearningsolutions.com/Blog/TabId/145/ArtMID/16483/ArticleID/1186/Free-Resources-for-SQL-Server.aspx

SQL Injections:
http://www.unixwiz.net/techtips/sql-injection.html