Category Archives: computer science

Latest news and discussion on Google’s quantum supremacy experiment

image source I follow the developments in quantum computing from various sources. My starting point is always the same: John Preskill’s Twitter feed. The term “quantum supremacy” was first used by John Preskill. He explained his reasoning and concerns in … Continue reading

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China’s Noah’s Ark

China’s first national gene bank officially opened recently. The center will eventually store 300 million genetic samples. Currently, it stores 10 million samples. China National GeneBank (CNGB) will be the biggest genetic research center in the world as well as … Continue reading

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Machine Learning Resources

Image credit Free academic courses offered by universities CS229 (Machine Learning) course materials at Stanford University https://www.coursera.org/learn/machine-learning/home/info   (Andrew Ng, Stanford University) Learning from Data    (Caltech) Unsupervised Feature Learning and Deep Learning (UFLDL) http://deeplearning.stanford.edu/wiki/index.php/UFLDL_Recommended_Readings UFDL tutorial Video lectures http://videolectures.net/Top/Computer_Science/Machine_Learning/ http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~learning/     (scroll … Continue reading

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Cubic curves

The reason I am interested in cubic curves is that they may be the simplest mathematical representations of the twisting action. In “Prometheus and Chronos” I tried to build a conceptual model of particles based on the hypothesis of intrinsic … Continue reading

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Wonderful Mathematical Art of Dave Whyte

I have discovered a treasure. You can view Dave Whyte’s wonderful mathematical GIF animations at http://beesandbombs.tumblr.com/archive Dave Whyte does not provide any background information about himself but Christopher Jobson provided this information. “The Dublin-based PhD student is currently studying the physics of foam … Continue reading

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