• RL and Final Project Proposals

    Monday July 23, 2018 at 02:07 pm CST

    In supervised learning, a model is provided labeled data, trained on that dataset, and expected to accurately describe new data based on patterns learned. During training, the model tries to make its predictions more closely match…

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  • Fun With Views and Common Table Expressions

    Thursday July 19, 2018 at 03:32 pm CST

    A view is a stored query the results of which can be treated like a table. Note that it is the query that is saved and not the results of the query. Each time you use a view, its associated query is executed.

    A related concept is that of the common table expression…

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  • Linear Regression and Friends

    Monday July 16, 2018 at 10:43 am CST

    Linear regression models are used when the relationship between some feature y and some number of other features xi is a linear one…

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  • A Swift Read: Understanding and Using Optionals

    Tuesday July 10, 2018 at 03:15 pm CST

    In Swift, the optional type is used to indicate that a variable (or constant) might not hold a value, i.e. that it might equal nil. Based on this, you may suspect that a non-optional variable cannot be assigned a value of nil, and you would be correct…

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  • Today I Learned: Viewing the Git Leaderboard

    Tuesday July 10, 2018 at 02:26 pm CST

    Today I Learned…how to prove my 10X-ness

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  • Document Your Confusion

    Monday July 9, 2018 at 08:21 pm CST

    On a few occasions, I’ve started work on a brownfield project and found that, either due to poor programming practices or because there was no elegant way to implement a feature, it’s been necessary to create documentation beyond what is normally included in a README. This documentation often took the form of glossaries, diagrams…

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  • Today I Learned: Keep Your Brews Bubbly

    Monday July 9, 2018 at 08:16 pm CST

    Today I Learned…Homebrew upkeep

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