TIL “Rather than showing a continuous probability distribution, Hypothetical Outcome Plots (or HOPs) visualize a set of draws from a distribution, where each draw is shown as a new plot in either a small multiples or animated form.” I didn’t know this technique had a name.
I just spent 3 hours with Getting Clojure: Build Your Functional Skills One Idea at a Time. Very enlightening book. Expect a quick review in a few days.
Teach Yourself Racket (a flânerie by Prabhakar Ragde). Very nice tutorial (and I really love the CSS design for Scribble documentation on desktop and mobile displays).
Time to take a few days off.
Game of Thrones, Season 3: Done. Lot of unexpected deaths.
Game of Thrones, Season 2: Done.
Good tips & tricks on BASHing data using awk, sed and other GNU core utils.
Found this while browsing GitHub for numerical methods implemented in Racket Scheme: Herbie aims to make floating point problems easier to find and fix.
The Surface Book 2 is everything the MacBook Pro should be. Sure. Sadly, no MS OSs ever came close to the polished macOS UIs. Maybe we should just let it go, install Arch Linux with some kind of i3 and let Emacs takes care of the rest of our journey.
Bouncing back on my post about automated ML interpretation: iml: An R package for Interpretable Machine Learning.
Game of Thrones, Season 1: Done.
Second day with the new setup at home. The keyboard is great, the external monitor has somewhat blurry font, probably because of the lack of display port on the Macbook 12″. I will probably buy a 13″ Macbook Pro soon.
We’re done with 24 and The Walking Dead. Now it’s time to start watching the full series of Game of Thrones.
The built-in keyboard on my MB 12″ is dead. It seems it doesn’t like coffee as much as I do! From now on, I will probably be working with this: