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Four short links: 5 June 2020

Computers Barely Work — An interview with Greg Kroah-Hartman. A joyful interview with a Linux kernel maintainer, words I never thought I’d type. TinyInst — a lightweight dynamic instrumentation library…

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Visualizing black America in 1900

The visualization work of W.E.B. Du Bois and his students has been on FD before, but it’s worth another look. In 1900, they put together a series of charts for…

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Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) – Implementation using R (Part 2)

This the second part of Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning). If you would like to understand the RL, Q-learning, and key terms please read Part 1. In this part, we will implement…

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Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) – An Introduction (Part 1)

Have you heard about AI learning to play computer games on their own and giving tough competitions to expert Human gamers? A very popular example being Deepmind whose AlphaGo program…

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✚ Seeing the Dust (The Process 092)

Keep your eyes open. Read More Source: Data

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circle it! …or should you?

    You’ve seen it before: a circle on a slide or graph that is meant to highlight something of note. People tend to be surprised when I express admiration…

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Protecting your mobile data and privacy while at a protest

Maddy Varner reporting for The Markup: “All protesting and all marches are a series of balancing acts of different priorities and acceptable risks,” said Mason Donahue, a member of Lucy…

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Four short links: 4 June 2020

Ears to Faces — our goal is to generate a frontal face image of a subject given his/her ear image as the input. It’s … astonishing. GLTR — a visual…

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Failed CDC data pipeline

The New York Times reports on how the CDC struggled and failed on many levels. On the data front, where it was so important in the beginnings to gauge what…

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The Business of Open Source

In a recent Twitter thread, Adam Jacob (co-founder and former CTO of Chef) talked about Chef’s switch from an “open core” model to a a “Red Hat” model for licensing…