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Would anybody have any interest in me tooting out cool papers, preprints, preprints?

The more poverty I experience the deeper my commitment towards socialism and expropriation of the wealth of the wealthy.

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when you think about it, the idea that software should scale is actually really weird. "sure this garden is nice, but how nice can it be if it doesn't grow to cover the entire surface of the earth?"

There really needs to be an article pointing out that software does rot, requires regular maintenance, and in that way is similar to traditional engineering of things like bridges and buildings.

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I think it's very useful to consider what makes something a profession vs a trade en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professi

As a follow up, if anyone has great resources on data gathering and consent, I'd love to have them.

Survey paper on Monte-Carlo estimations of Gradient for Machine Learning arxiv.org/abs/1906.10652

Would anyone be interested in reading drafts of a syllabus on AI and Ethics? Warning it's more economics and less transhumanist pablum.

Are there any good words for non-fiction books that are meant more for best-sellers lists than actually informing its reader?

The overlap between people who use tiling window managers and people who use fountain pens is kinda high.

Seriously any socialists out there well-versed in the theory that got bandwidth for a chat?

I sometimes wish there were spaces for liberals to talk to Marxists and communists. More tutorial than debate. I have so many questions about democratic centralism.

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using the phonetic VAE to interpolate between US state names in a grid

Does anybody actually know tikz or is it all cut-pasting from each other?

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Hmm it appears that I deleted this from my .social for some reason so I’m going to post it here for posterity.

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I get my car back tomorrow, I'm pretty sure

if anybody in the los angeles-ish area knows anyone who sells painkillers, for the good of my tooth pain, please hmu

That wonderful moment where you get paid in multiple currencies but need to pay bills in different currencies still. Why yes this is an optimal transport problem why do you ask?

I'm fascinated by the probabilistic numerics community realizing that their field was kickstarted in 1969, arxiv.org/pdf/1702.03673.pdf

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