Lynx Roundup, September 17th 2019

Lynx Roundup, September 17th 2019

Warping geometry! MIT releases a new AI-focused programming language! Better functional programming!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

Strange warping geometry helps to push scientific boundaries
Atomic interactions in everyday solids and liquids are so complex that some of these materials’ properties continue to elude physicists’ understanding. Solving the problems mathematically is beyond the capabilities of modern computers, so scientists at Princeton University have turned to an unusual …
A Beginner’s Guide to Deep Reinforcement Learning
Reinforcement learning refers to goal-oriented algorithms, which learn how to attain a complex objective (goal) or maximize along a particular dimension over many steps.
New AI Programming Language Reportedly Makes AI Easier for Everyone
MIT has created a new AI programming language that they say goes beyond deep learning - as if we needed it to be easier for Skynet to be created.
Becoming a better functional programmer
I originally was introduced to FP at work by a colleague and then my curiosity was picked and I started to dig deeper, starting with the excellent red book. Next, I started watching videos from the…
Ransomware Attack Cripples Power Company’s Entire Network
A ransomware attack that hit the South African electric utility City Power from Johannesburg this morning encrypted all its systems, including databases and applications.
datas-frame– pandas + binder
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How robots change the world | Oxford Economics
How robots change the world , a report from Oxford Economics analysing the economic impact of robots on nations, regions and jobs.

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.