Lynx Roundup, May 3rd 2020

Lynx Roundup, May 3rd 2020

How to Develop an Intuition for Joint, Marginal, and Conditional Probability! Answers to Data Science Interview Questions! Physicists score double hit in LED research!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

Uber Eats delivery staff in Japan form labor union
Staff in Japan of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc’s food delivery service formed a labor union Thursday to negotiate contract terms and seek improved working conditions. Uber and ride-hailing rival Lyft Inc have faced criticism for not providing their contract workers, known as "plat…
The Problem With Sugar-Daddy Science
The pursuit of money from wealthy donors distorts the research process—and yields flashy projects that don’t help and don’t work.
A Python library that implements software engineering best-practice for data and ML pipelines. - quantumblacklabs/kedro
When to switch to Python 3.8
Python 3.8 was released in mid-October 2019, but if you were looking at my recommendation for a base image for Docker it talked about Python 3.7 until late January 2020. And in fact, switching to 3.8 immediately—or for that matter any major Python release—can cause you problems. Wondering when to sw…
How to Develop an Intuition for Joint, Marginal, and Conditional Probability
Physicists score double hit in LED research
In two breakthroughs in the realm of photonics, City College of New York graduate researchers are reporting the successful demonstration of an LED (light-emitting diode) based on half-light half-matter quasiparticles in atomically thin materials. This is also the first successful test of an electric…
Answers to Data Science Interview Questions
Interviews are difficult for most people. You don’t want to mess up during it, but you always think of a better response after-the-fact. Here are 101 data science interview questions with responses and suggestions from large tech companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.

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.