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🧩  Two Students Riddle April 30, 2020

There is a teacher and 2 students in a classroom. The students are A and B. The teacher thinks of 2 positive integers and tells the sum of those numbers to student A without student B hearing it. Then tells their product to student B wit...

🧩  Combination Lock Riddle April 30, 2020

A combination for a lock has 3 wheels, X, Y, and Z, each of which can be set to eight different positions. The lock is broken and when any two wheels of the lock are in the correct position, the lock will open. Thus, anyone can open the ...

🔬  Hidden Markov Models and Conditional Random Fields April 7, 2020

A comparison of Hidden Markov Models and Conditional Random Fields, two kinds of probabilistic graphical models.

🧐  Recap from MIT Covid-19 Challenge April 5, 2020

Recap and potential future directions from the MIT Covid-19 Challenge.

📘  Notes on a Decadent Society March 22, 2020

Summary and thoughts about The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success by Ross Douthat.

🔨  Coding the Viterbi Algorithm in Numpy March 15, 2020

A demo of how to code the Viterbi algorithm in Numpy.

🧐  How Not to Productively Work From Home March 1, 2020

Some of my thoughts about effectively controlling the elephant mind.

😜  Roaming through Japan May 8, 2017

Exploring the Land of the Rising Sun for 19 days by train, through Tokyo, Nikko, Sendai, Sapporo, Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya.

😜  How I Spent Spring Break in Cuba March 4, 2017

A field guide to traveling to Cuba, written by naive college students for naive college students, mostly as exposition.

🔨  Using Gensim Word2Vec Embeddings in Keras August 2, 2016

A short post and script regarding using Gensim Word2Vec embeddings in Keras, with example code.

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