Other

(A selection of random things)

Interesting books

  • "Information is beautiful"

 

Interesting charts

  • FB relationships and betweenness-centrality fb2.pdf

 

Interesting programs

  • vowpal wabbit (online machine learning)
  • cplex (combinatorial optimization)
  • porta (integer polytope analysis)
  • tesseract (low level ocr)
  • postscript (the postfix-notation programming language)

 

Interesting paradoxes

  • Mathematical
    • Braess
    • Newcomb
    • Simpson
    • harmonic means
    • Benford
    • Friendship
  • Computer science
    • A limitation of floating number precision
  • NLP related
    • difficult phrases for NLP processing