pastel // plaid

Coat: Rebecca Minkoff. Culottes: Milly (similar here and here). Shoes: Zara (also love these velvet maryjanes and these velvet pumps). Sweater: ASOS. Sunglasses: old, similar here. Thank you to Nordstrom for partnering on this post.JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Source: http://lslink.info/?c=sRj

Learning End-to-End Goal-Oriented Dialog

End-to-end dialog systems, in which all components are learnt simultaneously, have recently obtained encouraging successes. However these were mostly on conversations related to chit-chat with no clear objective and for which evaluation is difficult. This paper proposes a set of tasks to test the capabilities of such systems on goal-oriented dialogs, where goal completion ensures

Hillary Clinton: Trump will provoke ‘nuclear arms race’ over North Korea

Former secretary of state refuses to say if successor Tillerson should go, as she decries Trump approach to Iran nuclear dealClinton: Brexit vote was precursor to US election defeatHillary Clinton has denounced Donald Trump’s bellicose language toward North Korea, believing his verbal aggression has rattled American allies and will set off a nuclear arms race

Claim of Fraudulent Luring Into Conversion To Christianity Dismissed on Ecclesiastical Abstention Grounds

In Rymer v. Lemaster, (MD TN, Oct. 4, 2017), a Tennessee federal district court adopted a federal magistrate’s recommendation of Aug. 30, 2017 (full text) and dismissed on ecclesiastical abstention grounds a suit by a college student against a Baptist minister. Student Lincoln Rymer claimed that Roger Oldham who was acting as his spiritual adviser

Interviewed by Beth Rodden

I was recently interviewed by Beth Rodden about parenting outdoors with kids and some of Fitz’s adventures for her blog on Climbing with Kids.  Check out the interview here!  For parents out there wondering about climbing and pregnancy and Beth’s journey with her little guy, Theo, cruise around her blog to find more information.  She’s interviewed