Something for a Long Trip or Unwind during the Holidays – Friday Faves

It’s the holiday season, so let’s keep this Friday Fave short, with a fave that keeps on giving. Who’s Hannah Fry? Hannah Fry is a mathematician that uses math to model human behaviour. She’s also extremely good at communicating complex math concepts in several youtube videos and Podcast episodes. This is her lecture at the […]

Seismic I/O, Open Source, and Deep Double Descent – Friday Faves

This week in our Friday Faves, we have a new Python package for seismic compression and input/output, a conversation on the merits and caveats of open source and the confirmation that more data sometimes hurts machine learning models. Seismic Compression and I/O Equinor anounced the Python version of a compression algorithm for seismic data that […]

A human artificial neural network, BeatSaber, and proper Time Series Prediction – Friday Faves

Excuse the break, but I had my thesis to finish, but that is the topic for another post. In this Friday Faves, we have a solid mix of a human neural network, playing BeatSaber without VR headsets using machine learning, and a new scikit for time series learning. The Stilwell Brain The series Mind Field […]

Interactive Viz² and Differentiable Machine Learning – Friday Faves

This Friday we’ll have a look at two interactive data viewers and a differentiable ML. Nd Array Viewer Napari is an interactive Nd array Viewer with support for fast inspection and analysis of multidimensional data. Definitely something to pop out in a Jupyter notebook and take a look at the processed data. The Blog Post […]

I like oxygen – Explaining #teamtrees

I woke up to my Youtube subscriptions exploding with the hashtag #teamtrees. What is Team Trees? The youtube phenomenon MrBeast recently reached 20 million subscribers, which lead to an idea going viral. People spammed MrBeast to plant 20 million trees to celebrate. So he assembled some friends. Now. During the climate strike, I’ve heard my […]

TF2, Physics in GCNs and Aftershocks – Friday Faves

In this week’s Friday Faves, we have Tensorflow 2 dropping and a beautiful bonus, next level physics-based ML, and a problem with a Harvard deep learning paper. Tensorflow 2 for Researchers Tensorflow 2.0 dropped this week and it has Eager Execution (read “normal behaviour”) per default and the Keras API per default. If you’re familiar […]

GIS, Fossils and Loads of Data – Friday Faves

This week, we have loads of geoscience-y favourites. Between great Jupyter widgets, augmented reality and a huge new dataset to play with, in the Friday Faves. Geoscience and Python Martin Renou gave a fantastic talk about Jupyter Voila at EuroScipy. He tweeted out their newest developments in iPyLeaflet, which brings GIS capabilities to Jupyter. Once […]