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Fifty Years of Shannon Theory (1998) [pdf] | Hacker News

9 weeks ago by mkbucc

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9 weeks ago by mkbucc

The Line Between Aggressive and Crazy - RHS Financial

october 2017 by brentfarwick

Kelly's formula for how much of your bankroll to bet.

Edwin O. Thorp (Beat the Dealer) made use of this. It's still valid with respect to investing.

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Edwin O. Thorp (Beat the Dealer) made use of this. It's still valid with respect to investing.

october 2017 by brentfarwick

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning | Quanta Magazine

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september 2017 by davedmiller

A new idea is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might also explain how human brains learn.

september 2017 by davedmiller

Genius engineer Claude Shannon used this problem-solving process - Business Insider

august 2017 by drmeme

Step 1: Simplify. Simplify. Simplify.

Step 2: Fill your 'mental matrix' with solutions to similar problems.

Step 3: Approach the problem from many different angles.

Step 4: Break a big problem down into small pieces.

Step 5: Solve the problem 'backwards.'

Step 6: If you've solved the problem, extend that solution out as far as it will go.

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Step 2: Fill your 'mental matrix' with solutions to similar problems.

Step 3: Approach the problem from many different angles.

Step 4: Break a big problem down into small pieces.

Step 5: Solve the problem 'backwards.'

Step 6: If you've solved the problem, extend that solution out as far as it will go.

august 2017 by drmeme

Genius engineer Claude Shannon used this problem-solving process - Business Insider

august 2017 by pmastela

The engineering professor James Massey called this insight "Copernican": In

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august 2017 by pmastela

Claude Shannon’s “Creative Thinking” Speech: A Genius Reveals How To Be Creative

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august 2017 by lolptdr

At the Library of Congress alone, there were 21 boxes worth of Claude Shannon papers. We went through each carton, page by page. And that was just the beginning. Outside of what was in that…

august 2017 by lolptdr

10,000 Hours With Claude Shannon: How A Genius Thinks, Works, and Lives

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august 2017 by pinterb

See, we just published the biography of Dr. Claude Shannon. He’s the most important genius you’ve never heard of, a man whose intellect was on par with Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton. We spent five…

august 2017 by pinterb