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Why not? I've seen your daily routine. You're not busy.

What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. That is the whole Torah; the rest is commentary. Now go and learn it.

A larger challenge is to encourage the shift from rationalism, which assumes that algorithms are the answer, to empiricism, which assumes that continuous exploration, persistent questioning, and vigorous dialog will promote a deeper understanding of our world.

Dimitris Chloupis made a remarkably astute observation - Lisp is a factory for making programming languages; Smalltalk is a factory for making programming environments.

26 March 2021

The bank effect and the big boat blocking the Suez

Flanders Hydraulics Research

Experimental analysis of the squat of ships advancing through the New Suez Canal

Experiment based mathematical modelling of ship-bank interaction

1st MASHCON : Bank Effects

24 March 2021

Attention is all you need.

Contract Understanding Atticus Dataset (CUAD)

Paper on CUAD

23 March 2020

STIX Fonts

Poterie Ravel.

20 March 2020

FGVC8 Competitions

Plant Pathology challenge for FGVC8

Competition on Kaggle.

16 March 2021

Text Adventures in Twine.

14 March 2021

Tuna's Last Stand.

Neural-networks for geophysicists and their application to seismic data interpretation

Fitting cubic B├ęzier curves

Why are Climate models written in programming languages from 1950?

Hacker News Discussion about the above.

Resurrecting Fortran.

And again the hacker news discussion.

13 March 2021

In about 10 years we run the good risk of no cacao and no citrus.

09 March 2021


01 March 2021

It turns out if you do a bad job of writing a parser and a hash table, parsing a 10M JSON file takes many many minutes.

Bruce O'Neel

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