Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: February, 2019

Bookmarks for February 27th through February 28th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 27th from 23:16 to 13:04: Halide creators launch Spectre, an AI-powered long exposure camera app for iPhone – 9to5Mac – YouTube Creator Blog: More updates on our […]

Bookmarks for February 27th from 17:03 to 22:02

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 27th from 17:03 to 22:02: Why Portland’s Public Toilets Succeeded Where Others Failed – CityLab – The Process of Database Refactoring: Strategies for Improving Database Quality – Taking census of physics | Nature Reviews Physics – TI Claims Breakthrough BAW Technology […]

Bookmarks for February 27th from 14:46 to 16:51

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 27th from 14:46 to 16:51: The New Contours of Cyber Conflict – Lawfare – Dan Hon – MIT Technology Review – Look mum The phone-makers bringing buttons back – Suddenly having massive Nokia nostalgia How I Wrote Cassady https://www.magicalwasteland.com/notes/2018/2/28/how-i-wrote-cassady – Some […]

Bookmarks for February 27th from 09:05 to 09:21

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 27th from 09:05 to 09:21: char_rnn.ipynb – Colaboratory – Tensorflow implementaton of karpathy’s char-rnn with ADAM and Beam Search, uses a Google CoLab free GPU Seedbank: “CharRNN” – Seedbank – Welcome To Colaboratory – Colaboratory – 3_LSTM_DistributedTraining.ipynb – Colaboratory – How […]

Bookmarks for February 26th through February 27th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 26th from 18:22 to 08:10: Brexit Endgame: One Month Out with No Clarity in Sight – Lawfare – Real-time personalization and recommendation | Amazon Personalize | AWS […]

Bookmarks for February 26th from 15:17 to 17:55

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 26th from 15:17 to 17:55: Why AI is a threat to democracy—and what we can do to stop it – MIT Technology Review – LipPass Authenticates Users Based On the Way They Move Their Mouths http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/IeeeSpectrumFullText/~3/xS0Ks5hOzq4/this-new-approach-for-user-identification-allows-phones-to-read-your-lips – “The new platform, LipPass, […]

Bookmarks for February 25th through February 26th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 25th from 19:30 to 08:55: The Stillness of the Wind is a lovely, sad spin on farming games – Polygon – Oh god Daring Fireball: Huawei’s Mate […]

Bookmarks for February 24th through February 25th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 24th from 13:39 to 18:03: Lessons from 6 software rewrite stories – Herb Caudill – Medium – Counterpoint: none of these were large “enterprise” applications Dirty Data, […]

Bookmarks for February 22nd through February 24th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 22nd from 12:48 to 11:33: The Tax Consequences of John Oliver’s $15 Million Medical Debt Forgiveness | Tax Talks – GPT-2 As Step Toward General Intelligence https://slatestarcodex.com/2019/02/19/gpt-2-as-step-toward-general-intelligence/ […]

Bookmarks for February 20th through February 22nd

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for February 20th from 20:06 to 08:28: Untitled Goose Game delayed to an untitled later date – Polygon – Noooooooooo Four new DNA letters double life’s alphabet – The […]