Mind the gap blog

Welcome to Mind the gap blog, where we explore the intersections of technology, design, society, and open source. Our goal is to contribute to individual and collective intelligence by sharing thought-provoking ideas, insights, and perspectives. Join us as we mind the gap between what is and what could be, and explore the possibilities of a smarter, more connected world.

How to Colorize Black & White Pictures (using OpenVINO on Ubuntu containers)

If you’re looking to bring a stack of old family photos back to life, check out Ubuntu’s demo on how to use OpenVINO on Ubuntu containers to colorize monochrome pictures. This magical use of containers, neural networks, and Kubernetes is packed with helpful resources and a fun way to dive into deep learning! A version of Part 1 and Part 2 of this article was first published on Ubuntu’s blog....

January 17, 2023 · 9 min · Valentin Viennot

Wordle-ing Our Way to Success: A CNN Experiment to Solve Wordle Grids

Are you a fan of Wordle, the addictive word puzzle game? Have you ever wondered what is the best word to play first? In this blog post, I’ll explore the use of Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) to solve Wordle grids with a success rate of over 80%. I should clarify that I’m not a data scientist – while I have a passion for machine learning and have completed a few courses on the subject, I am not an AI expert....

December 31, 2022 · 11 min · Valentin Viennot

Welcome to the mind the gap blog!

Hi everyone! I’m Valentin, an inventor, engineer, and product manager passionate about using technology to make the world a better place. In this blog, I plan to share my insights, experiences, and ideas on a wide range of topics, including technology, design, and society. My mission is to contribute to individual and collective intelligence, and to inspire and challenge my readers — you — to think critically and consider different perspectives....

December 7, 2022 · 2 min · Valentin Viennot