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Udacity Deep Learning Nanodegree: A Review

12 November 2019

A critical take on Udacity's Deep Learning MOOC.

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Paper Review: Mueller and Smola on Schema Matching with Deep Embeddings

29 September 2019

A recap of Jonas Mueller and Alex Smola's paper using learned embeddings to match columns across datasets.

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A Functional API For Feedforward Neural Nets in PyTorch

2 September 2019

What would training feedforward neural networks in PyTorch look like if the library were committed to functional programming?

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Against hyperparameter tuning

20 August 2019

Computers should have to figure out hyperparameters, not engineers. AutoML gets this right.

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Four Dealbreakers in Netlify Identity

1 May 2019

Netlify Identity could revolutionize the way I deploy medium-size apps, but for now, it comes up short.

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Transactional Testing with Pytest and Flask-SQLAlchemy

18 July 2018

Announcing a new pytest plugin for isolating tests in highly stateful Flask-SQLAlchemy apps.

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Transaction Types in Django Tests

30 January 2018

Django provides two classes for running tests in transactions: TestCase and TransactionTestCase. What's the difference?

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It's Encodings All the Way Down

12 December 2017

Encodings define representational systems for communicating abstractions. That's why they let you do magical things, like use a haiku, or a T-Shirt, to decrypt DVDs.

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