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Mathematical Analysis of Chutes and Ladders

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20
Using Markov chains to calculate probabilities of game outcomes.

King James Programming

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20
What happens when you train a Markov chain on two sources: the King James Bible, and Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs?

Jury: Newegg infringes Spangenberg patent, must pay $2.3 million | Ars Technica

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20
I guess Diffie wasn't enough.

Reshaping and Pivot Tables — pandas 0.12.0 documentation

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20
Dang, pivot tables: that is pretty neat! It seems that all the cool kids are using Pandas, I ought to give it a spin.

Erased by the tide - City Exposed

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20

Neural networks and deep learning

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20
Andrew Ng's Coursera MOOC on Machine Learning covers the same material (even has an exercise on recognizing handwritten digits). There's more meat in this chapter, but Ng's introduction is more gradual and hands-on; both are worth a look.

the HOLOTYPIC OCCLUPANID RESEARCH GROUP

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20
Great site, but it totally needs unAPI support

History of T

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20
Amazing recount of the creation of T, the first production-grade Scheme implementation. Funny quote: "I fashionably decried premature optimisation in college without really understanding it until I once committed an act of premature opt so horrific that I can now tell when it is going to rain by the twinges I get in the residual scar tissue. Now I understand premature optimisation." (Olin Shivers)

OPML

Fri, 2013-12-20 01:20