Lynx Roundup, January 21st 2018

Lynx Roundup, January 21st 2018

Tensorflow and music! Turing formula simulates the growth of shark skin! Fruit flies teach AI about smell!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

MIT invents method to shrink objects to nanoscale
MIT engineers devised a way to create 3-D nanoscale objects by patterning a larger structure with a laser and then shrinking it. This image shows a complex structure prior to shrinking.
Music Transformer: Generating Music with Long-Term Structure
Update (9/16/19): Play with Music Transformer in an interactive colab! Generating long pieces of music is a challenging problem, as music containsstructure ...
4 Strategies to Deal With Large Datasets Using Pandas | Codementor
4 Strategies to Deal With Large Datasets Using Pandas
How Google Maps Calculates The Shortest Route
Tim Cook to Investors: People Bought Fewer New iPhones Because They Repaired Their Old Ones
Apple finally says that repair hurts its bottom line.
To detect new odors, fruit fly brains improve on a well-known computer algorithm
Ancient Turing Pattern Builds Feathers, Hair — and Now, Shark Skin | Quanta Magazine
A primordial developmental toolkit shared by all vertebrates, and described by a theory of the mathematician Alan Turing, sets the growth pattern for all types of skin structures.

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.