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🧩  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.

🔬  The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Restricted Boltzmann Machines July 18, 2016

Building on the Recurrent RBM for sequence modeling. This post relates to what I am doing for my Master's thesis.

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