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machine learning

Linear Algebra in Machine Learning

5 minute read

Linear Algebra reference especially useful when vectorizing Machine Learning operations and understanding intuition for algorithms

Activation Functions for CNNs, RNNs, DNNs

3 minute read

Knowing which activation functions are available, and how it’s changed over the years, gives us choices for optimization and inspiration for new functions

Hyperparameter Range of Value

2 minute read

Understanding how to iterate through the values of the hyperparameters when tuning a Machine Learning algorithm can make a difference when it comes quickly t...

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programming

Dealing with Complex @IBDesignable

1 minute read

When your @IBDesignable is either too complex or requires data not available when previewing in the interface builder, here is how you deal with those errors.

Singleton Swiftly

less than 1 minute read

Two design patterns which can be used to implement Singletons in Swift.

Custom NSNumberFormatter

less than 1 minute read

How to create and class a 100% customized NSNumberFormatter in Swift. Useful when frameworks (cough ‘ios-charts’) require a NSNumberFormatter for value forma...

Faster Logical UIScrollView in Swift

less than 1 minute read

UIScrollView is something that can be very confusing because it uses constraints in a way that they aren’t normally used. Because of this there is so much co...

Swagger 2.0 Spec File Upload Method

1 minute read

A little information on how to edit your swagger.json document (v2) so that you can accept file uploads in NodeJS. Includes a workaround for a current bug.

Node.js Alternate Config File

1 minute read

An alternate config file in node for setting variables based on current env without the overhead of another library with more flexibility than a .json file.

Comparing Mongoose Object Ids

less than 1 minute read

Forget about finding a deeply nested id property that you have to call the .toString() method on in order to compare.

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book notes

Crossing the Chasm

4 minute read

Marketing and selling high-tech products to mainstream customers.

Pragmatic Programmer

4 minute read

As an engineering team leader, this book gives great advice. Some of it is outdated, but much of the relevant topics are included below

Leaders Eat Last

4 minute read

Simon explores what it means to become a truly admired leader

Good to Great

5 minute read

Defines the leadership style of the 90’s and what can be learned and used in the 20th century

Washington on Leadership

3 minute read

Washington ‘presented’ as the first founder and CEO of two startups; the army and the presidency.

Lincoln on Leadership

4 minute read

An examination of Lincoln’s leadership abilities and how they can be applied to today.

The Innovators

4 minute read

Most innovations in the digital age were done collaboratively. This is the story of why their ability to work as a team made them so creative and successful

Smarter Faster Better

5 minute read

Focusing on how you think is more important in productivity than what you think

The Lean Startup

6 minute read

Most startup failures are preventable. How to leverage both human creativity and capital more efficiently

Zero to One

4 minute read

A review and summary of one of the foundational startup books.

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leadership strategy

Leaders Eat Last

4 minute read

Simon explores what it means to become a truly admired leader

Good to Great

5 minute read

Defines the leadership style of the 90’s and what can be learned and used in the 20th century

Washington on Leadership

3 minute read

Washington ‘presented’ as the first founder and CEO of two startups; the army and the presidency.

Lincoln on Leadership

4 minute read

An examination of Lincoln’s leadership abilities and how they can be applied to today.

The Innovators

4 minute read

Most innovations in the digital age were done collaboratively. This is the story of why their ability to work as a team made them so creative and successful

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engineering execution

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product strategy

Crossing the Chasm

4 minute read

Marketing and selling high-tech products to mainstream customers.

Good to Great

5 minute read

Defines the leadership style of the 90’s and what can be learned and used in the 20th century

The Innovators

4 minute read

Most innovations in the digital age were done collaboratively. This is the story of why their ability to work as a team made them so creative and successful

Backlog Story Creation and Prioritization

1 minute read

Discussing importance in terms of other features vs in terms of an arbitrary scale keeps focus on the criterion used when creating the feature vs the arbitra...

The Lean Startup

6 minute read

Most startup failures are preventable. How to leverage both human creativity and capital more efficiently

Zero to One

4 minute read

A review and summary of one of the foundational startup books.

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product development

Uber-bad Routing Bug

2 minute read

Awful routing makes me wonder if I am being gouged by Uber in cities I am not familiar with.

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DevOps

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engineering strategy

Pragmatic Programmer

4 minute read

As an engineering team leader, this book gives great advice. Some of it is outdated, but much of the relevant topics are included below

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cheatsheet

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