The designer of Passage, The Castle Doctrine and Diamond Trust of London, Jason Rohrer, has developed a game designed to be played by people he’ll never know. Rohrer hasn’t played it himself, he says, and has buried the game — designed to survive thousands of years — in the Nevada desert, making it likely that no one will ever play it.
What you’re looking at is the first direct observation of an atom’s electron orbital — an atom’s actual wave function! To capture the image, researchers utilized a new quantum microscope — an incredible new device that literally allows scientists to gaze into the quantum realm.
Combine quantum computing with hands free-mobile devices and in, say, a decade, the lens through which we view the world could be decidedly different.
Flatmap is a commonly used pattern in functional programming where mapping a function to a list results in a list of lists that then needs to be flattened.
The first problem to come along is deciding exactly what one means by “zero” or, for that matter, “0”. Is it a number in the mathematical sense - that is to say, the cardinality of the empty set? The length of a point? The result of subtracting 1 from 1? I am not going to engage in such deep matters, but rather in a much more pedestrian business. The digit “0” was a basic part of decimal place value notation. There is no doubt that it was invented in India, but exactly how and for what purpose is unclear, and probably always will be.
Go was initially very attractive to us. The language felt very natural coming from Python backgrounds, and the performance approaches C levels. The goroutine model and channels are very easy to work and immensely powerful to manage concurrency.
Google (GOOG) Chairman Eric Schmidt’s April 13 tweet was bold, ambitious, and a bit inexplicable. “For every person online, there are two that are not,” wrote the co-author of the book The New Digital Age. “By the end of the decade, everyone on Earth will be connected.”
Tumblr took the best of what Projectionist and anarchaia had to offer and combined it in one platform: anarchaia’s simplicity met Projectionist’s design appeal.
How many component parts are required to construct the universe? The standard model has so many component parts that it is difficult to state a specific number. String theory has vibrating strings, branes, exchange particles and 11 dimensions. This book makes the case that everything in the universe can be formed from the single building block of 4 dimensional spacetime. However, this is not the quiet, smoothly curving spacetime envisioned by Albert Einstein. Instead, it is the composite of Einstein’s spacetime and the quantum mechanical spacetime filled with a tremendous energy density of quantum fluctuations. This book shows how all fundamental particles, forces and cosmology can be derived from this energetic 4 dimensional spacetime.
Pattern is a web mining module for the Python programming language. It bundles tools for data retrieval (Google Twitter Wikipedia API, web spider, HTML DOM parser), text analysis (rule-based shallow parser, WordNet interface, syntactical semantical n-gram search algorithm, tf-idf cosine similarity LSA metrics), clustering and classification (k-means, k-NN, SVM), and data visualization (graph networks).
Theano is a Python library that allows you to define, optimize, and evaluate mathematical expressions involving multi-dimensional arrays efficiently.
Pattern is a web mining module for the Python programming language.