Lynx Roundup, June 1st 2020

Lynx Roundup, June 1st 2020

How corporations use “mercenary science” to evade regulation! Everything you need to know about “Activation Functions!' Software helps planners design walkable cities!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

Amazon, give us fair compensation, a fair workplace, and fair accommodations
Amazon Logistics Workers in NYC Deserve a Raise Amazon is one of the richest companies in the world, run by the richest man alive. They currently pay workers at DBK1 the bare minimum that is required by law. Amazon workers should be paid fairly for the value they create. Paid Time Off All DBK1 wo…
Foodora couriers are now dependent contractors—that’s a problem for Big Tech
The art of scientific deception: How corporations use “mercenary science” to evade regulation
David Michaels, former Assistant Secretary of Labor, explains how corporations whitewash harmful products and chemicals by commissioning faux science
Everything you need to know about “Activation Functions” in Deep learning models
This article is your one-stop solution to every possible question related to activation functions that can come into your mind that are used in deep learning models. These are basically my notes on…
Download Pipelining Models Whitepaper
Pipelining, or splitting up machine learning workflows into independent, reusable, modular parts, allows you to build more powerful software over time.
Software helps planners design walkable cities
Walkable cities reduce traffic congestion, which causes around 3.3 million deaths and $121 billion in economic losses every year. But when architects are developing pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, they often rely on trial and error, intuition or specialized simulations that are hard to use and to…

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.