Lynx Roundup, April 23rd 2020

Lynx Roundup, April 23rd 2020

Xilinx unveils open source FPGA platform! Modern Computational Methods for Bayesian Inference! Xilinx unveils open source FPGA platform!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte
How cheap drones are shifting the strategic balance in West Asia
Mobile phone technology has revolutionized drone war
Psychedelics work by violating our models of self and the world – Philip Gerrans & Chris Letheby | Aeon Essays
Psychedelics have a remarkable capacity to violate our ideas about ourselves. Is that why they make people better?
Xilinx unveils open source FPGA platform
New Vitis kit from FPGA vendor Xilinx will use familiar languages like C++ and Python for everything from IoT to video encoding.
Human corpses keep moving for over a year after death, scientist says
Research at an Australian “body farm” could have implications for future crime scene investigations.
MProx/deep_q_learning
A collection of experiments in reinforcement learning. For now, consists only of Deep Q Learning, but willl eventually contain others. - MProx/deep_q_learning
Modern Computational Methods for Bayesian Inference — A Reading List
An annotated reading list on modern computational methods for Bayesian inference — Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC), variational inference (VI) and some other (more experimental) methods.
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Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.