Overview of Siren

  • Sirens continued to be used as a symbol for the dangerous temptation embodied by women regularly throughout Christian art of the medieval era; however, in the 17th century, a few Jesuit writers began to assert their actual existence, including Cornelius a Lapide, who said of woman, “her glance is that of the fabled basilisk, her voice a siren’s voice—with her voice she enchants, with her beauty she deprives of reason—voice and sight alike deal destruction and death.”[54] Antonio de Lorea also argued for their existence, and Athanasius Kircher argued that compartments must have been built for them aboard Noah’s Ark.[55]
  • Siren is an American television drama series that premiered on Freeform on March 29, 2018.[1] The first season included 10 episodes.[2] In May 2018, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on January 24, 2019.[3] In May 2019, the series was renewed for a third season which premiered on April 2, 2020.[4][5] In August 2020, the series was cancelled after three seasons.[6]
  • SIREN originally implemented as the core alerting service for the Department of Public Health’s Health Alert Network, has been broadened in scope and utility making it a robust tool for all state agencies and partners with alerting, notification and collaboration needs, and is available to all agencies and partners via Statewide Master Contract.
  • Siren’s first commercial product is an FDA-registered temperature monitoring sock for the early detection of inflammation that leads to diabetic foot ulcers, which costs the health system over $43 billion a year and leads to over 100,000 lower limb amputations annually in the United States.
  • SIREN outperforms all baselines by a significant margin, converges significantly faster, and is the only
    architecture that accurately represents the gradients of the signal, enabling its use to solve boundary
    value problems.
  • Sirens are located on the roof of Schwartz Hall (a residence hall), the roof of DePaolo Hall (which houses Student Health and other student services), Sea Hawk Landing (edge of back parking lot); beside Friday Annex and at Boseman Field. 
  • SIREN is a secure web-based persistent messaging and alerting system that leverages email, phone, text, pagers and other messaging formats to provide 24/7/365 notification, alerting, and flow of critical information.
  • Sirens are more active in the fall and winter (Raymond 1991), grdedicated females are found in late winter, and eggs are laid from late winter to early spring (January to March) (Gehlbach and Kennedy 1978; Raymond 1991).
  • Siren previously raised $11.8 million earlier this year, which was led by Anathem Ventures with participation from existing investors DCM, Khosla Ventures, 500 Startups and Founders Fund.
  • SIREN opens as the coastal town of Bristol Cove, Washington, hosts its annual Mermaid Days celebration, recalling the berg’s legendary past with the mythical creatures.
  • Network

    Implicitly defined, continuous, differentiable signal representations parameterized
    by neural networks have emerged as a powerful paradigm, offering many possible
    benefits over conventional representations.Further,
    we show how SIREN s can be leveraged to solve challenging boundary value
    problems, such as particular Eikonal equations (yielding signed distance functions),
    the Poisson equation, and the Helmholtz and wave equations.However, current network architectures
    for such implicit neural representations are incapable of modeling signals
    with fine detail, and fail to represent a signal’s spatial and temporal derivatives,
    despite the fact that these are essential to many physical signals defined implicitly
    as the solution to partial differential equations.Lastly, we combine
    SIREN with hypernetworks to learn priors over the space of SIREN functions.We analyze SIREN
    activation statistics to propose a principled initialization scheme and demonstrate
    the representation of images, wavefields, video, sound, and their derivatives.We propose to leverage periodic
    activation functions for implicit neural representations and demonstrate that these
    networks, dubbed sinusoidal representation networks or SIREN, are ideally suited
    for representing complex natural signals and their derivatives.


    SIREN is supported by a distributed community of water-dwelling creatures.

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    Did You Know?

    The sirens were a group of partly human female creatures that lured sailors onto destructive rocks with their singing.Odysseus and his men encountered the sirens on their long journey home from Troy.The only way to sail by them safely was to make oneself deaf to their enchanting song, so Odysseus packed the men’s ears with wax, while he himself, ever curious, kept his ears open but had himself tied to the mast to keep from flinging himself into the water or steering his ship toward sure destruction in his desire to see them.A siren today is a sinister but almost irresistible woman.A siren song, however, may be any appeal that lures a person to act against his or her better judgment.

    Why have a siren on campus?

    UNCW has seen the need for an instant notification system for the campus that can alert the campus community of major emergencies.A siren system serves the purpose of notifying the UNCW community who are outdoors instantly if a major emergency is occurring on campus.While fire alarms can notify building occupants to immediately evacuate a space, the siren system allows for a method of notifying students, faculty, staff, and visitors who are outdoors that a major emergency is taking place and to seek shelter to stay safe.

    Is it any good?

    Suspenseful and foreboding, this series is a thrilling jaunt into a far less sanitized version of mermaid lore than what’s usually presented.The scares are real, the secrets tantalizing, and the impending doom palpable as the story unfolds.Add a sidebar government conspiracy and some men-in-black types determined to keep the truth from the average population, and you get tension and anticipation in just about every scene.

    What’s the story?

    SIREN opens as the coastal town of Bristol Cove, Washington, hosts its annual Mermaid Days celebration, recalling the berg’s legendary past with the mythical creatures.Suddenly history becomes all too real as a mysterious newcomer named Ryn (Eline Powell) proves the legends true and stirs up trouble in the normally sleepy little town.As marine biologist Ben (Alex Roe) tries to piece together Ryn’s story, old secrets surrounding his family’s legacy and the town’s are revealed, and a battle for the ocean begins.


    If you have any additional questions or comments about the Seahawk Warning Siren System, contact the UNCW Environmental Health & Safety Department at (910)962-3057 or e-mail Eric Griffin, Emergency Manager at griffinek@uncw.

    History of Siren

  • In 2016, SIREN organized its first Solarize program in two Bloomington neighborhoods, doubling the number of solar owners with the help of a local youth group, ICEY.
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  • In 2018, Mlambo worked in the TV series Siren as Donna.