Summer. Magic, warm, and wonderful, but also time to declare war on the grass, the nettles, and the stickybuds.

I think this text actually captures my unease with deep learning. I used a realist approach in my academic career, and the instrumentalist approach takes just forces it down an application centric route without true understanding of the problem space.

We’re just guessing where Mars will be in a single projection, rather than capturing it’s orbital parameters.

My daughter is demanding that the blackbirds get in the water with the ducks.

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Raising 2 kids in the countryside and hoping to saturate them with curiosity and wonder for the world.

Also big fan of so talk to me about ADnD2e and

Went on a ramble with the boy to the river. It’s hard to make out, but Sand Martins are nesting in the bank!

The Greenhouse computer is nearly ready for initial deployment. So far it’s a solar powered blinking light

Very much enjoying the Early Access Journey of . A mysterious world, and incident in the capital city, and all information about it held back. …Or is it?

How To Read A Book

I found it was an interesting and still incredibly valid perspective even in these days of Wikipedia and indexed research articles. Taking the time to really absorb and think about the information, and to introspect your own decisions about the material.


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