Weekend Reading CCVII

by uber

The Strange Loop in Deep Learning

Currently, large organisations have the advantage of large data sets and large amounts of computing power.
It’s interesting to know if the trend will flip back under GAN-type scenarios.

https://medium.com/intuitionmachine/the-strange-loop-in-deep-learning-38aa7caf6d7d


The History of the IBM PC

The costs of these devices in those days was staggering.

http://www.filfre.net/2012/05/the-ibm-pc-part-1/


Is the Gig Economy Working?

Some early Americans rejected the notion of labour, of working for another person,
because it would lead to wage slavery instead of independent citizenship which was essential to a robust Republic.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/05/15/is-the-gig-economy-working


Mathematics has no God Particle

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/math-has-no-god-particle/