Lynx Roundup, December 7th 2020

Lynx Roundup, December 7th 2020

CLI for tracking & reporting complexity of Python applications! Extracting feature importances from Scikit-Learn pipelines! Interactive programming for artificial intelligence!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte
Extracting Feature Importances from Scikit-Learn Pipelines
Scikit-learn pipelines provide a really simple way to chain together the preprocessing steps with the model fitting stages in machine learning development. With pipelines, you can embed these steps…
Stop copy-pasting notebooks, embrace Jupyter templates!
Jupyter notebooks are awesome. They combine code, output and text, enabling fast prototyping, early debugging and effective storytelling. Nonetheless, notebooks come with their own limitations, the…
Before Clearview Became a Police Tool, It Was a Secret Plaything of the Rich
Investors and clients of the facial recognition start-up freely used the app on dates and at parties — and to spy on the public.
wily · PyPI
A Python application for tracking, reporting on timing and complexity in tests and applications.
Numerical Linear Algebra for Programmers | New Book Chapter Available
Numerical Linear Algebra for Programmers: An Interactive Tutorial with GPU, CUDA, OpenCL, MKL, Java, and Clojurebasically…* a book for programmers* interactive & dynamic* direct link from theory to implementation* incredible speed* Nvidia GPU (CUDA and cuBLAS)* AMD GPU (yes, OpenCL too!)* Intel & AMD CPU (MKL)* Clojure (magic!)* Java Virtual Machine (without Java boilerplate!)* complete source code* beautiful typesetting (see sample chapters below)
Upgrading Python lists - Towards Data Science
Python lists are good. But they’re not great. There is so much functionality that can be easily added to them but is still missing. Indexing with booleans, easily creating dictionaries from them…
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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.