Link Roundup, April 15th

Data science with Snkia

Resident Scientist Snkia works tirelessly towards robot utopia. These are his findings.

Things I've come across recently that I thought were neat. Freshness not guaranteed.

https://medium.com/tensorflow/introducing-tensorflow-probability-dca4c304e245
Sweet. Probabilistic Programming languages are pretty rad - only one I've ever really messed with is Anglican in Clojure, though.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/12/health/stonefish-switchblade-lachrymal-saber-trnd/index.html
Good news, everyone! These dangerous beasties just got more dangerous and more beastly.

http://www.iflscience.com/physics/7-animated-gifs-that-will-make-you-instantly-understant-trigonometry/all/

https://paulromer.net/jupyter-mathematica-and-the-future-of-the-research-paper/
Legitimately think Literate Programming is a super important development in Philosophy of Science.

https://www.ccn.com/an-ethereum-blockchain-is-restoring-the-identity-of-syrian-refugees/
Awesome application of the tech. Fun fact: Iron Mountain was started so that important records wouldn't be lost in the event of war. Original name was "Iron Mountain Atomic Storage Corporation".

https://www.hillelwayne.com/post/list-of-tla-examples/
So, I discovered this thing called TLA+ that I might theoretically someday use. Pretty interesting to read about!

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Super villain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age, which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.
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Center of the Universe

Super villain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age, which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.