Lynx Roundup, August 31st 2020

Lynx Roundup, August 31st 2020

Scientists are encrypting information using crystals! Mathematical analysis of reinforcement learning! nbdev: use Jupyter Notebooks for everything!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte
Scientists Are Encrypting Information Using Crystals
Random numbers are hard to come by, and growing crystals inside normal computers could be one way to get them.
Introducing fastpages
An easy to use blogging platform with extra features for Jupyter Notebooks.
Our phones can now detect health problems from Parkinson’s to depression. Is that a good thing?
Digital phenotyping detects patterns from smartphone texts and your tracked movements to reveal a lot about your health. But as its use grows, it raises questions about the future of personal health data.
Mathematical Analysis of Reinforcement Learning — Bellman Equation
Reinforcement learning has achieved remarkable results in playing games like StarCraft (AlphaStar) and Go (AlphaGO). At the core of all these successful projects lies — The Bellman optimality…
nbdev: use Jupyter Notebooks for everything
nbdev is a Python programming environment which allows you to create complete python packages, including tests and a rich documentation system, all in Jupyter Notebooks
Approximate Algorithms in Apache Spark: HyperLogLog and Quantiles
clj-python/libpython-clj
Python bindings for Clojure. Contribute to clj-python/libpython-clj development by creating an account on GitHub.
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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.