In a postscript to later editions of Structure, Kuhn recommended that paradigm...– What Thomas Kuhn Really Thought about Scientific “Truth” By John Horgan
nickdouglas: “The fact is, you can meet internet trolls in real life, and they will be just as trollish in person as they are on the internet. It’s just that, when someone starts screaming at you on the street about their crazy conspiracy theories, you can walk away.” — Reality Check: Most Internet trolls are probably trolls in real life, too This is something we could scientifically study, no?...
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NoSQL user-friendly walkable dogfood geocoder carbon-neutral disruptive MapReduce predictive iterate Hadoop LEED-certified node.js open data geoJson hash library bitbucket jekyll cms georss cloudera udacity bayesian training data NLP eXtensible markup graph scalable geo crowdsourcing API for extreme agile regression modeling. Thomas Levine clearly gets the same emailed suggestions from...
iam.al: Latent Dirichlet Allocation on Informal... →
thatdatabaseguy: I’ve been doing a lot of work with topic models over the last year or so, particularly Bayes nets based on Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA), so I have a couple of posts planned around the subject. Quick refresher LDA models 1) each document and 2) each distinct word in a corpus as a mixture of…
nickdouglas: “Our purchasing decisions are telling Apple that we’re happy to buy computers and watch them die on schedule.” — The New MacBook Pro: Unfixable, Unhackable, Untenable | Gadget Lab | Wired.com Kiiiiiiiiinda considering getting a PC, and feeling ridiculous about how much this reminds me of literally abandoning belief in God, Who Is Also Lord. Linux on a thinkpad FTW.
Some of numpy's nice features. →
thatdatabaseguy: I am continually amazed by how awesome numpy can be. While some parts of the API are a little crusty, it does give you a pretty nice set of vectorized operations (read: in a general purpose language - R and Octave are cool, but when you’re developing online learning algorithms, it’s nice when…