Monday, October 24, 2022

145: Unsupervised Machine Learning

Today we discuss adventures, books, tools, and art discoveries before diving into unsupervised machine learning in this duo episode!


00:00:22 Introductions

00:01:28 Email & inbox organization is very important

00:07:28 The Douglas-Peucker algorithm

00:11:48 Starter project selection

00:17:01 Tic-Tac-Toe 

00:21:41 Artemis 1

00:26:25 Space slingshots

00:29:47 Flex Seal tape

00:32:38 The Meditations

00:37:58 Flour, Water, Salt, Yeast

00:40:55 Pythagorea

00:46:13 Google Keep

00:48:05 Visual-IF

00:50:49 Data insights

01:03:07 Self-supervised learning

01:10:26 A practical example of clustering

01:15:10 Word embedding

01:24:02 Farewells





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Monday, October 10, 2022

144: Kotlin Coroutines with Marcin Moskala

Today we go back to our programming language roots with author, KT Academy founder, and Kotlin rockstar Marcin Moskala! We talk about how Kotlin makes itself doubly useful for app and backend development. 


00:00:55 Introductions

00:01:38 Java frustrations 

00:09:37 Why a well-organized typing system is important

00:11:59 What Kotlin is

00:14:58 Obsidian 

00:20:13 Learning new things can be a prudent future investment

00:23:46 A pleasant coding experience

00:26:41 Co-routines in Kotlin

00:34:37 Where co-routines are best in app development

00:44:54 Thread balancing in practice

00:57:39 Kotlin’s integrated cancellation mechanism

01:05:10 Getting started with Kotlin

01:18:16 Farewells






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