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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's MS in Applied Analytics, discusses an article by Rodney Brooks (MIT) on the future of AI....
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses an article in MIT's Technology Review about the AI deep learning revolution...
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The year of short fiction is over, so I thought I’d post my final thoughts on it. Here’s a list of what I read with links to each post: Daisy Miller by Henry James The Awakening by Kate Chopin The Red Pony by John Steinbeck Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote The Call of Cthulhu … Continue reading Year of Short Fiction Roundup...
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Informally the sensitivity conjecture asks whether every hard Boolean function has a razor's edge input, where flipping a random bit has a reasonable chance of flipping the output. Let's be more precise. We consider functions f mapping {0,1}n to {0,1}. For every input x, the decision tree complexity at x is the least number of bits of  x you would need to query to decide whether the function ...
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Emily Badger and Kevin Quealy, reporting for the Upshot, highlights research from Sean Reardon, a professor of poverty and inequality in education. Reardon’s research suggests that the relationships between income…Tags: education, Upshot...
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Combining small multiples with the grid layout can make for an intuitive geographic reference.Tags: grid map, R...
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There’s another essay on Distill by Shan Carter and Michael Nielsen. They describe and demonstrate how one might use artificial intelligence to augment human intelligence. Our essay begins with a…Tags: Distill, font, machine learning...
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Alec Wilkinson, reporting for The New Yorker, profiled Thomas Hargrove, who is deep into finding serial killers algorithmically and through public data: Thomas Hargrove is a homicide archivist. For the…Tags: algorithm, murder, New Yorker...
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Lena Groeger, Ryann Grochowski Jones and Abrahm Lustgarten, reporting for ProPublica with a searchable map of sites in need of bomb cleanup: The military spends more than a billion dollars…Tags: bomb, ProPublica...
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Remember the artist Tatsuo Horiuchi who uses Microsoft Excel to paint scenery? Four years later, he’s still at it. Watch below. Horiuchi is my favorite example of someone who shows…Tags: Excel, paintings, tools...
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