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I interviewed at six top companies in Silicon Valley in six days, and stumbled into six job offers
In a six-weekday period in August, I interviewed at LinkedIn, Yelp, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google and got all six offers. Here’s what I learned and what I wish I knew before I started.
programming  jobs  interview 
17 hours ago
From single neurons to networks and models of cognition - Neuronal Dynamics online book
Freely available online version of the computational neuroscience book "Neuronal Dynamics" written by Wulfram Gerstner, Werner M. Kistler, Richard Naud and Liam Paninski. Visit us for teaching materials, online lectures and more.
book  neuroscience 
4 days ago
xinntao/ESRGAN: ECCV18 Workshops - Enhanced SRGAN. Champion PIRM Challenge on Perceptual Super-Resolution (Third Region)
ECCV18 Workshops - Enhanced SRGAN. Champion PIRM Challenge on Perceptual Super-Resolution (Third Region) - xinntao/ESRGAN
gan  pytorch  super-resolution  deep-learning 
9 days ago
AI Neural Networks being used to generate HQ textures for older games (You can do it yourself!) | ResetEra
Credit to Christian Ledig, Lucas Theis, Ferenc Huszar, Jose Caballero, Andrew Cunningham, Alejandro Acosta, Andrew Aitken, Alykhan Tejani, Johannes Totz...
gan  game-dev  deep-learning  super-resolution 
9 days ago
arnehilmann/markdeck: presentations as code - author cool slide decks, text-only, offline-ready, collaborative
presentations as code - author cool slide decks, text-only, offline-ready, collaborative - arnehilmann/markdeck
markdown  slideshow 
9 days ago
Monkeyanator/erowid-lsa: Latent Semantic Analysis performed on scraped dataset from erowid.com -- Personal research endeavor
Latent Semantic Analysis performed on scraped dataset from erowid.com -- Personal research endeavor - Monkeyanator/erowid-lsa
dataset  drugs  erowid 
9 days ago
Hidden Spain • Cristina García Rodero • Magnum Photos
Spanish photographer Cristina García Rodero goes in search of rural Spain's unusual customs and religious rites with 'España Oculta'
spain  photos 
9 days ago
Is "board games" code/euphemism for Poly or Non-Mono? : polyamory
r/polyamory: Polyamory is openly, honestly, and consensually loving and being committed to more than one person.

This subreddit discusses news, views, and issues around polyamory, polyfidelity, poly people, and related issues.
polyamory  board-game  reddit  geek 
11 days ago
How to start learning computer graphics - Eric Arnebäck
"Quite a few API:s for coding against the GPU hardware have appeared over the years: Direct3D, OpenGL, Vulkan, Metal, WebGL, and so on. These API:s can be difficult to get started with, since they often require much boilerplate code, and I consider that they are not beginner friendly at all. In these API:s, even figuring out how to draw a single triangle is a massive undertaking for a complete beginner to graphics"
programming  graphics  learning  raytracing 
12 days ago
Tyler Cowen: Be suspicious of simple stories | TED Talk
Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.
ted  metaphor  storytelling 
15 days ago
Graphical Linear Algebra
Applications are open for the ACT Applied Category Theory Research School 2018! And because arithmetic science and geometric science are connected, and support one another, the full knowledge of numbers cannot be presented without encountering some geometry, or without seeing that operating in this way on numbers is close to geometry; the method is full…
maths  categorytheory  linear-algebra 
15 days ago
Explained: A Style-Based Generator Architecture for GANs - Generating and Tuning Realistic…
Generative Adversarial Networks (GAN) are a relatively new concept in Machine Learning, introduced for the first time in 2014. Their goal is to synthesize artificial samples, such as images, that are…
gan  deep-learning 
15 days ago
ProGAN: How NVIDIA Generated Images of Unprecedented Quality
The people in the high resolution images above may look real, but they are actually not — they were synthesized by a ProGAN trained on millions of celebrity images. “ProGAN” is the colloquial term…
gan  deep-learning 
16 days ago
Gengo on Twitter: "Gengo's favorite AI influencers and accounts: @AndrewYNg @KirkDBorne @JacobBiamonte @petitegeek @pmigdal @glouppe @tdietterich @AnimaAnandkumar @berkeley_ai @MIRIBerkeley @MIT_CSAIL @OpenAI @kaliouby @lauraDataSci @techtly @samanthamonk
Gengo's favorite AI influencers and accounts: @AndrewYNg @KirkDBorne @JacobBiamonte @petitegeek @pmigdal @glouppe @tdietterich @AnimaAnandkumar @berkeley_ai @MIRIBerkeley @MIT_CSAIL @OpenAI @kaliouby @lauraDataSci @techtly @samanthamonk @LisaNMichaud
me 
17 days ago
https://unfold.studio/stories
Tip: Stories get sorted by how many loves and forks they get, and by their freshness.
programming  story  rpg 
17 days ago
Support Vector Machines Tutorial – Stats and Bots
It’s time to introduce you to support vector machines (SVM) without hard math and share useful libraries and resources to get you started.
svm  machine-learning 
18 days ago
People with depression use language differently – here's how to spot it
New research shows that people with depression use words such as 'always', 'nothing' or 'completely' more often than others.
depression  psychology  language  nlp 
18 days ago
OkCupid is Wrong About Men's Dating Photos [STUDY] 😮
OKCupid's study on male dating photos (smiling vs. not smiling) fails reproducibility
data-science  dating  okcupid 
19 days ago
OKCupid blog archives : gwern
r/gwern: A subreddit for gwern to post links
okcupid  dating 
19 days ago
Composing D3 Visualizations With Vue.js – Tyrone Tudehope: Blog – Medium
Clone with Git or checkout with SVN using the repository's web address.
vuejs  d3js  svg  javascript 
19 days ago
PAIR-code/facets: Visualizations for machine learning datasets
Visualizations for machine learning datasets. Contribute to PAIR-code/facets development by creating an account on GitHub.
machine-learning  data-viz 
20 days ago
The Deep Learning Toolset — An Overview – Luminovo – Medium
Every problem worth solving needs great tools for support. Deep learning is no exception. If anything, it is a realm in which good tooling will become ever more important over the coming years. We…
data-science  machine-learning  neptune-ml 
23 days ago
An in-depth SVG tutorial
SVG is an awesome and incredibly powerful image format. This tutorial gives you an overview of SVG by explaining all you need to know in a simple way
svg  tutorial 
23 days ago
Stimming 101, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Stim | The Artism Spectrum
"Sometimes stimming releases pressure—especially the good kind of stimming. Sometimes a stim will help us focus to block out invasive and overwhelming sensory input, becoming an essential coping aide."
stimming  asperger 
24 days ago
A (Long) Peek into Reinforcement Learning
In this post, we are gonna briefly go over the field of Reinforcement Learning (RL), from fundamental concepts to classic algorithms. Hopefully, this review ...
deep-learning  reinforcement-learning 
24 days ago
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