analects

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Oct
2013

Nassim Taleb and Daniel Kahneman discusses Antifragility

    “Some can be more intelligent than others in a structured environment—in fact school has a selection bias as it favors those quicker in such an environment, and like anything competitive, at the expense of performance outside it. Although I was not yet familiar with gyms, my idea of knowledge was as follows. People who build their strength using these modern expensive gym machines…

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Oct
2013

Principles of man-machine framework

According to Dan Woods systems (transactional or analytical) will fail if not designed with the view of people and machines working in harmony.  To achieve the practical balance a man-machine framework must be adopted, where man is in charge and the algorithm is an extension. In his conversation with Arnab Gupta, CEO of Opera Solutions, he explores principles of application design using machine learning. Continue to read this…

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