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  • Isabella’s Edinburgh

    Isabella’s Edinburgh

    After living here for a while now, I want to share some insights on what to visit when you get the chance to do so! These are my favourite places in Edinburgh, I hope you have a good time here! What to see Old TownSo many things to see here! Take a stroll down Victoria…

  • Isabella’s Vienna

    Isabella’s Vienna

    Welcome to Vienna! It is an incredibly beautiful and safe city, which is continuously rated as one of the most liveable cities in the world. It is divided into 23 districts, each with its own individual flair. I like Vienna best in spring and autumn, as the temperatures are mild. Winter can get cold as…

  • Parallelisation (Part 6)

    Parallelisation (Part 6)

    Parallelisation is “code speak” for doing things at the same time. When programming an algorithm it is crucial to assess which tasks can be done at the same time and which have to be tackled sequentially. Stacking tasks in an efficient manner is a form of art for programmers. The same is true in everyday…

  • Improving Routines (Part 5)

    Improving Routines (Part 5)

    You decide you want to change something in your life. You might want to find a better system to keep track of your to-dos, reorganise your pantry, or streamline the process of a particularly boring task at work. How much time should you reasonably spend on improving your routines? Find out in this article, which…

  • Loss Functions (Part 4)

    Loss Functions (Part 4)

    Let’s talk about loss functions. They are a rather abstract, yet extremely common, concept in machine learning. No neural network could work without a loss function. The whole discipline of Bayesian statistics wouldn’t really exist without them.  This is the fourth article of my Learning from Algorithms series. You can find the other parts here.…

  • Optimisation (Part 3)

    Optimisation (Part 3)

    Today we explore the concept of optimisation and how it can, quite literally, make our lives a little better. After all, this is what optimisation is about, finding the “best” outcome possible, whatever “best” means in each situation. This is the third article in my “Learning from Algorithms” series. If you haven’t done so already,…

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