Lynx Roundup, March 17th 2020

Lynx Roundup, March 17th 2020

The pragmatic guide to statistical modeling! Analyzing the brain's ability to pay attention! SoftBank is breaking the world!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

Sending Amazon workers a unionizing message is as easy as changing a book cover
I haven’t read Mike Monteiro’s new book Ruined by Design, so I can’t say whether it’s any good. But let’s judge a book by its cover for a moment — because this cover cleverly encourages Amazon workers to form a labor union, and Amazon says it won’t stop such messages from going out.
WeWork’s Implosion Shows How SoftBank Is Breaking the World
Venture capital subsidizes unprofitable businesses like WeWork and Uber. Society pays the price.
Statistical Modeling — The Pragmatic Guide
In this post we will learn how to interpret regression models and their predictions, and do statistical modeling to implement nonlinearities, categorical variables and interaction in statistical model
To Pay Attention, the Brain Uses Filters, Not a Spotlight | Quanta Magazine
A brain circuit that suppresses distracting sensory information holds important clues about attention and other cognitive processes.
Introducing napari: a fast n-dimensional image viewer in Python
I’m really excited to finally, officially, share a new(ish) project callednapari with the world.We have been developing napari in the openfrom the very first commit, but we didn’t want to make any
Machine Learning to Automatically Measure and Control Qubits

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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.