Monthly Archives: June 2016

[Book Review] The Master Algorithm by Pedro Domingos

The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World by Pedro Domingos My rating: 5 of 5 stars While coached as a guidebook to help find “The Master Algorithm,” the one AI algorithm “that … Continue reading

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Microsoft and LinkedIn: Probably not good. Maybe not bad.

Oh, what to do about the Microsoft and LinkedIn deal? You may decide to delete your LinkedIn account, like Cathy O’Neil did. Or you may just decide to keep it, although unless you’re looking for a job, or looking for … Continue reading

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[Book Review] The Math Book by Clifford Pickover

The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics by Clifford A. Pickover My rating: 3 of 5 stars The idea of devoting a one page explanation to a particular mathematical topic, explaining … Continue reading

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[Book Review] Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe by Simon Singh

Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe by Simon Singh My rating: 4 of 5 stars Simon Singh is an excellent writer and popularizer of science and science history. He goes to great length to explain some of the more … Continue reading

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