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A Sober Look at Bayesian Neural Networks

by Carles Gelada and Jacob Buckman Context: About a month ago Carles asserted on Twitter that Bayesian Neural Networks make no sense. This generated lots of good discussion, including a thorough response from Andrew Gordon Wilson defending BNNs. However, we feel that most responses missed the point of our critique. This blog post is a…

L.A.’s Lost Transit

They don’t build neighborhoods like they used to. That’s at the root of the housing crisis that plagues rich coastal cities like New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.I’m going to use LA as an illustration. In the popular mind, Los Angeles is defined by the freeway, the automobile, and endless suburban sprawl. Four million people live in…

Life will soon be like ‘Her’ — and we’ll fall in love with AI

With each passing day, we’re using artificial intelligence for a variety of purposes and jobs. It has penetrated almost every industry and is helping them become innovative, develop authentic tools, and build strategies towards a sustainable future. Researchers are eagerly exploring new use cases of artificial intelligence that have the power to radically transform societies…

Big list of http static server one-liners

Each of these commands will run an ad hoc http static server in your current (or specified) directory, available at http://localhost:8000. Use this power wisely. Discussion on reddit. Python 2.x $ python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000 Python 3.x $ python -m http.server 8000 Twisted (Python) $ twistd -n web -p 8000 –path . Or: $ python…

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