The #KogWis2022 official LaTeX template goes out of its way to make the final document look like a Microsoft Word abomination 🙄
It's remarkable that this incredible band was hidden behind Joy Division. https://tidal.com/browse/track/51462431
This is just so so cool. A brilliant piece of engineering, explained wonderfully. https://ciechanow.ski/mechanical-watch/
Is a #RaspberryPi a good present for a smart but not super nerdy 11yo? Is there good material (websites, books, preferably in Spanish) that I could then use to hook them in?
Dear Hive mind! I seek papers on Monte-Carlo sampling with custom proposal distributions vs likelihood functions (proposal distributions dependent on likelihood functions). A bit like Hamiltonian sampling methods do but they use a fixed proposal distribution. We would like to develop custom proposals distributions per problem. Methods to create proposal distributions. Please boost.
This is a simple-minded way of implementing function composition in #clojure:
(fn [& args]
(apply f args)))
([f & funcs]
(fn [& args]
(f (apply (apply my-comp funcs) args)))))
This is bad, I'm told, because you should use `recur`, so that the compiler does tail recursion correctly. But I am not at all sure how `recur` is supposed to work, and in particular not sure how I should modify that function so that it can be `recur`ed. Any tips?
Paris talk on infinitesimal probabilities 19 May
Next week, I'll take the Thalys to Paris to give my first external talk since the pandemic started. 🚄😷 The title is "infinitesimal probabilities". I plan to cover some paradoxes and a mathematical approach that avoids them.
The talk is part of a series on mathematical infinity organized by Paolo Mancosu. There's a talk by Jean-Michel Salanskis on the same day.
Feel free to register for the live or online meeting.
This #exhibition (in #Barcelona) of video installations by Apichatpong Weerasethakul is beautiful. Very much recommended if you happen to be around. https://www.barcelona.cat/fabraicoats/centredart/en/content/next-coming-periphery-night-0
I *think* I have correctly added a link in my website back to this masto instance using the rel="me" attribute and all. What should I be seeing here? I was expecting some kind of tick somewhere. #askfedi
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