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Seven command-line tools for data science – 90% of data science is loading the damn stuff, and this is a great set of basic utilities for a lot of the formats you’ll have to deal with.

Classifying digits with deep-belief networks – A very readable guide to the new new thing in machine learning!

Our logo looks like underpants – British people are weird.

Busting the King’s Gambit, this time for sure – I don’t know chess, but the state of the art of computerized analysis is amazing.

Sloane’s Gap – A numerical investigation into strange properties of a large collection of number series. I learned that 11630 is the first uninteresting number, and there are 350 interesting sequences that contain 1729, so it’s even more exciting than Ramanujan thought!

 

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