Lynx Roundup, March 5th 2020

Lynx Roundup, March 5th 2020

GOF-inspired Python decorators! Three reinforcement learning frameworks open-sourced by Google DeepMind! Panthers in Paris!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

Black hole at the center of our galaxy appears to be getting hungrier
The enormous black hole at the center of our galaxy is having an unusually large meal of interstellar gas and dust, and researchers don’t yet understand why.
DeepMind Quietly Open Sourced Three New Impressive Reinforcement Learning Frameworks
Deep reinforcement learning(DRL) has been at the center of some of the biggest breakthroughs of artificial intelligence(AI) in the last few years. However, despite all its progress, DRL methods…
Black panther spotted prowling French rooftops
‘She is beautiful,’ says shocked neighbour
Ride-Share Drivers Are Fighting to Make the Gig Economy Fairer
In this No Class column, Teen Vogue’s Kim Kelly praises a new California law that would classify Uber and Lyft drivers as employees rather than so-called “independent contractors.”
“You Have Blood on Your Hands”: Jewish Protesters Call For Palantir to Drop Its ICE Contract
Protests at the tech company’s offices railed against the Trump administration’s immigration policies, invoking the Holocaust
GOF inspired python decorators
Inspired by GOF patterns, implemented with methods and decorators
The Toxic Bubble of Technical Debt Threatening America
Climate change will soon expose a crippling problem embedded in the nation’s infrastructure. In fire-ravaged California, it already has.

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.