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What is data science?

Originally posted on Yanir Seroussi:
Data science has been a hot term in the past few years. Despite this fact (or perhaps because of it), it still seems like there isn’t a single unifying definition of data science. This post…

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Neural networks in a nutshell

Originally posted on The Men Who Stare at Codes:
This is the first post that makes justice to the blog’s motto: show me the code motherfucker. In this and the next n posts with the title “Neural networks in a…

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246A, Notes 0: the complex numbers

Originally posted on What's new:
Kronecker famously wrote, “God created the natural numbers; all else is the work of man”. The truth of this statement (literal or otherwise) is debatable; but one can certainly view the other standard number…

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Why there is no Hitchhiker’s Guide to Mathematics for Programmers

Originally posted on Math ∩ Programming:
For those who aren’t regular readers: as a followup to this post, there are four posts detailing the basic four methods of proof, with intentions to detail some more advanced proof techniques in the future.…

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Learning Programming — Finger-Painting and Killing Zombies

Originally posted on Math ∩ Programming:
Zmob, my first (and only) original game. By the end, the breadth and depth of our collective knowledge was far beyond what anyone could expect from any high school course in any subject.  Education Versus Exploration I’m…

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Overview of GE’s Change Acceleration Process (CAP)

Originally posted on Speed, Simplicity and Self-Confidence:
In 1989-90, under the direction of Jack Welch, GE launched “Work-Out” – a team based problem-solving and employee empowerment program modeled after the Japanese quality circles model that was in vogue at the…

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Logarithms Explained, and the Associative Property of Multiplication

Originally posted on The Trickle-Down:
So much advanced math relies on a firm grasp of basic Algebra and Algebra II. Today, lets take a look at logarithms! So what are logarithms? Well, first let’s look at exponential equations, such as…

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