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The third season is airing now, too 😁
It'll be a while before the while season is available, but there'…
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RT : The AP just called AZ-SEN for Sinema and her opponent conceded

In January there will be one self-identified bisexu…
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RT : INCOMING THREAD: You might have noticed that Porter County, Indiana still had 0% reporting for the as…
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RT : Update: I have now extracted the per-district per-candidate number of votes in all US Senate, US House, and state g…
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RT : We can’t even secure voter databases or electronic voting machines. Voter suppression is a social issue not a techn…
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RT : So much attention has been focused on the GA gubernatorial showdown, that the race for secretary of state, the offi…
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6 days ago
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RT : STEP DOWN FROM THE LEDGE (FOR NOW) THREAD. (Warning: This might be a SPOOL). OK, here are my thoughts on Whitaker t…
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RT : Also, Trump complained again about how much the Mueller investigation has cost.

Except that Paul Manafort's forfe…
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RT : People asking me questions abt Sessions/Whitaker/Mueller please read what I've already written about how HJC can ge…
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RT : The Atlantic: “If the (GA) governor’s race had taken place in another country, the State Department would have ques…
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RT : It seems like a big deal that the three states that delivered Trump the presidency in '16 - Michigan, Pennsylvania…
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RT : The voting changes to Michigan, also by ballot question, that make for automatic voter registration and full access…
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RT : Oh so 9 million more people voted for Democratic senators than GOPs, resulting in...[checks notes]...the GOP gainin…
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RT : When you see early returns in GA for super-red districts, understand that people are still standing in line elsewhe…
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RT : Breaking: Amendment 4 passes in Florida, restoring voting rights to 1.4 million people with past convictions. The l…
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RT : the voter suppression going on down in Georgia is such total loser bullshit. if you hate your citizens that bad & o…
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8 days ago
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RT : I've spent some time with people tracking the minutiae of Texas voting registrations and voter challenges and I'm o…
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9 days ago
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I also have a rigol, a ds1054z, which was inexpensive but has been good enough for my purposes…
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10 days ago
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RT : Assuming this all works out, the image in this tweet is also a valid ZIP archive, containing a multipart RAR archiv…
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14 days ago
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RT : If you're just learning about , the Dem who might knock off white nationalist Steve King, treat yours…
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RT : Top election systems vendor ES&S objected in 2014 to a new Colorado rule requiring vulnerability test results be ma…
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RT : (THREAD)

1. There's been a lot of news lately about people in the Autonomous Vehicle industry realizing the proble…
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20 days ago
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21 days ago
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RT : This is why Republican lawmakers feared doing healthcare townhalls.
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24 days ago
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RT : Galvanic action is neat. Until it leaves the Eye of Sauron in your cold water pipes.
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4 weeks ago
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RT : This is being reported as a problem with machine learning, but there's another way of looking at it: The algorithm…
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4 weeks ago
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RT : This is exactly why yelling at politicians in restaurants is a good thing. They need to know these things WON'T blo…
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RT : GET EQUIPPED
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RT : It is embarrassing that these people are casting votes that they aren’t proud of. They don’t want to put themselves…
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That's on my list too! Incredibly handy, but just enough fiddly details that I'd need a reference.

I h…
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5 weeks ago
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No, just self-reference.

I have a couple algorithms I conceptually know, but would still need to write…
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5 weeks ago
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Any level, I'm just curious what has a high utility (or just conceptual elegance) to complexity/lines of cod…
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What's are favorite algorithms that you could reconstruct with only a 3x5 card's worth of notes? (Or, if you prefer…
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5 weeks ago
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RT : outstanding, outstanding reporting about a town I've been to in Iowa. take the time to read this.
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6 weeks ago
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It's the anniversary of Escalator Bagel!
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6 weeks ago
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RT : Visualizing floating point precision loss, or "why stuff behaves badly far from the origin"

The blue dot…
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7 weeks ago
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RT : In the early days of the internet, protocol designers didn’t adequately threat model the core protocols. Because of…
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7 weeks ago
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Same here. Sometimes I realize they're not worth continuing, but usually I learn enough along the way th…
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8 weeks ago
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I wonder, in cases like this, if "Go back to classic" increments a stat that actually influences anythi…
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8 weeks ago
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Context: I'm generating textured images with cellular automata. (This isn't related to the PRNG exploration yesterd…
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8 weeks ago
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RT : This is a cautionary allegory about machine learning.
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RT : really hate it when my mysterious opponent at the jousting tournament who wore no heraldry pulls their helmet off a…
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8 weeks ago
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I can't save/load generated test input in a type-generic way in C (like Hypothesis can for Python, fo…
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I don't really want to re-seed so much as always know the seed that could reproduce the current trial…
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The seed is exposed in the API, as a 64-bit value which can be used to reproduce a particular test or…
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The PRNG may not exist in the same address space, due to multiple processes in use. (The above applie…
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8 weeks ago
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...and it re-seeds if it's repeating the test case, among other things. It doesn't need to reseed eve…
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8 weeks ago
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It's reseeding every time it's generating a new test trial. Whether it's just generating a single int…
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8 weeks ago
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That looks like a linear congruential PRNG. I use one in greatest, because it has the handy property that…
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8 weeks ago
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misc things I forgot to mention above:
- It's called a Lagged Fibonacci generator
- At least some numbers in the i…
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8 weeks ago
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Internally, theft currently assumes the PRNG gives 64 bits, but also does pooling to work around MT64 bein…
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8 weeks ago
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PCG also seems simple; I just tried the `pcg_basic` one and it's slightly slower, but has exactly the API…
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8 weeks ago
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It doesn't work for my purposes (it'd spend more time re-seeding), and Knuth suggests that family of PRNGs isn't as…
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8 weeks ago
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That's omitting includes and checking the result of `read` to fit in a tweet

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int main(int argc, char **argv) {
uint64_t s[64];
int fd = open("/dev/urandom", O_RDONLY);
read(fd, s,…
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That said, Knuth describes a PRNG that really surprised me in its simplicity, and I immediately wrote up a C implem…
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8 weeks ago
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I've been reading about PRNGs again, because I'm going to switch what theft uses. (Currently, MT64. Slow. Boo!) xos…
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8 weeks ago
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RT : I missed this last month: The New York Public Library lets people check out ties, briefcases and handbags for impor…
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8 weeks ago
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RT : Bunch of techies: "We shouldn't have to take the word "slave" out of python, that's disruptive change for no reason…
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8 weeks ago
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Hope it's useful!
I use it quite often, so it's less of a blast from the past. I just posted a new release a…
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8 weeks ago
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I read about Dynamo after making tangram/scatterbrain (the distributed version). I distin…
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8 weeks ago
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I still don't know for certain (proving things about probabilistic algorithms is extra hard), but…
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9 weeks ago
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Right, I was very interested in that problem domain like 6-8 years ago. (I still am! But also many, man…
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