# Welcome to Dan’s brain

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- interesting problems in statistical inference,
- tedious technicalities in solving said interesting problems,
- survival tips, broadly construed, for wherever I am living, and
- philosophy of each of the above things.

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### Monte Carlo gradient estimation

Bayes

calculus

density

estimator distribution

Monte Carlo

probabilistic algorithms

probability

risk

uncertainty

### Conjugate priors

functional analysis

probability

statistics

### Indyweb, small web, cozy web

communicating

computers are awful together

diy

doing internet

### LaTeX mathematics hacks

computers are awful

faster pussycat

LaTeX

plain text

typography

UI

workflow

### Temporal generative adversarial networks

adversarial

AI

Bregman

game theory

generative

learning

likelihood free

Monte Carlo

optimization

probability

### Functional stochastic differential equations

Banach space

Hilbert space

dynamical systems

Lévy processes

probability

SDEs

signal processing

spatial

stochastic processes

time series

### Transformer networks

language

machine learning

meta learning

neural nets

NLP

stringology

time series

### Tip me

computers are awful

cryptography

money

### Navigating large organisations

communicating

distributed

economics

extended self

faster pussycat

game theory

institutions

learning

mind

networks

squad

### Community governance

cooperation

culture

democracy

economics

institutions

insurgency

wonk

### Entropy vs information

Bayes

dynamical systems

machine learning

neural nets

physics

pseudorandomness

sciml

statistics

statmech

stochastic processes

### Big data ML best practice

computers are awful

machine learning

neural nets

### Neural denoising diffusion models

approximation

Bayes

generative

Monte Carlo

neural nets

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

statistics

### Neural likelihood inference

approximation

Bayes

feature construction

likelihood free

machine learning

measure

metrics

probability

sciml

statistics

time series

### Bayesian posterior inference via optimisation

Bayes

estimator distribution

Markov processes

Monte Carlo

probabilistic algorithms

probability

### Implicit variational inference

approximation

metrics

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

statistics

### Microstressors

boring

cooperation

culture

democracy

economics

ethics

language

mind

rhetoric

snarks

sociology

wonk

### Addiction

ethics

fit

health

learning

mind

neuron

utility

### Causal inference in highly parameterized ML

algebra

graphical models

hidden variables

hierarchical models

how do science

machine learning

networks

neural nets

probability

statistics

### Differentiable learning of automata

compsci

machine learning

making things

neural nets

### Dynamic causality

algebra

graphical models

how do science

machine learning

networks

neural nets

probability

statistics

### Nostr

computers are awful together

confidentiality

distributed

diy

economics

P2P

### Social organisation of knowledge

adaptive

agents

bounded compute

collective knowledge

distributed

economics

game theory

how do science

incentive mechanisms

institutions

learning

mind

networks

sociology

squad

standards

swarm

### Status

cooperation

culture

economics

evolution

incentive mechanisms

mind

social graph

utility

wonk

### Tracking experiments in data science

computers are awful

faster pussycat

how do science

information provenance

premature optimization

### The simplest thing

culture

economics

faster pussycat

institutions

mind

networks

standards

### Life extension, mechanics of

causality

faster pussycat

fit

gene

how do science

### Audio/music corpora

content

data sets

machine listening

music

statistics

time series

### System identification in continuous time

calculus

dynamical systems

Hilbert space

Lévy processes

machine learning

neural nets

regression

sciml

SDEs

signal processing

sparser than thou

statistics

stochastic processes

time series

### Neural process regression

functional analysis

Gaussian

generative

Hilbert space

kernel tricks

meta learning

nonparametric

regression

spatial

stochastic processes

time series

### Generative industrial design

buzzword

computers are awful

generative art

machine learning

making things

music

neural nets

photon choreography

### Big history

adaptive

collective knowledge

economics

evolution

game theory

networks

social graph

sociology

### Non-negative matrix factorisation

feature construction

functional analysis

linear algebra

networks

probability

signal processing

sparser than thou

statistics

### Probabilistic numerics

calculus

dynamical systems

geometry

Hilbert space

how do science

Lévy processes

machine learning

neural nets

physics

regression

sciml

SDEs

signal processing

statistics

statmech

stochastic processes

surrogate

time series

uncertainty

### Ecomodernism

cooperation

economics

hand wringing

life

sustainability

wonk

### Data dashboards and ML demos

On assuring the client that you are doing something data-sciency because it looks like in the movies

communicating

computers are awful

data sets

dataviz

faster pussycat

generative art

making things

photon choreography

statistics

UI

workflow

### Statistics and machine learning

graphical models

how do science

machine learning

probability

statistics

### Potential theory in probability

algebra

dynamical systems

functional analysis

Lévy processes

PDEs

probability

SDEs

statmech

stochastic processes

### Sydney lifestyle theme village

diy

place

policy

straya

wonk

### Doing it yourself

adaptive

collective knowledge

communicating

cooperation

culture

design

diy

economics

institutions

making things

mind

networks

sociology

squad

status

wonk

### DJing

computers are awful

making things

music

### Firefox

computers are awful

computers are awful together

faster pussycat

standards

UI

### Model averaging, model stacking, model ensembling

ensemble

information

model selection

statistics

### Geoscience

Gaussian

Hilbert space

kernel tricks

spatial

statistics

stochastic processes

time series

### Bio marker tracking

causality

faster pussycat

fit

gene

institutions

mind

### Reinforcement learning

bandit problems

control

signal processing

stochastic processes

stringology

### 3d data

computers are awful

faster pussycat

photon choreography

### Neural nets that do symbolic maths

compsci

language

machine learning

meta learning

networks

neural nets

NLP

stringology

### PDF, Portable Document Format

computers are awful

information provenance

making things

office

standards

### State filtering for hidden Markov models

Bayes

dynamical systems

linear algebra

probability

signal processing

state space models

statistics

time series

### Conformal prediction

Bayes

statistics

stochastic processes

surrogate

uncertainty

### Optimal transport inference

functional analysis

measure

metrics

optimization

statistics

### Contemporary neo-feudalism & endimming

cooperation

crisis

culture

economics

wonk

### Tensor decompositions

algebra

Hilbert space

### Disgust

crisis

culture

history

language

mind

wonk

### UIs in Python

computers are awful

concurrency hell

premature optimization

python

UI

### manim

communicating

computers are awful

learning

photon choreography

python

### Models of inequity

culture

diy

ethics

gender

gene

sex

sociology

wonk

### Special LaTeX symbols

computers are awful

faster pussycat

LaTeX

typography

### COVID-19 in practice

branching

count data

diy

fit

health

life

networks

risk

SDEs

stochastic processes

straya

time series

### Conditioning non-specific advice

algebra

collective knowledge

cooperation

culture

economics

ethics

graphical models

how do science

networks

probability

statistics

### Explorables and interactives

academe

communicating

computers are awful

data sets

dataviz

faster pussycat

generative art

how do science

learning

making things

mind

number crunching

photon choreography

statistics

UI

workflow

### Personalized medicine

causality

economics

faster pussycat

fit

gene

graphical models

how do science

machine learning

mind

probability

statistics

### Emancipating my tribe

communicating

cooperation

culture

economics

making things

mind

squad

wonk

### Randomised linear algebra

algebra

approximation

feature construction

functional analysis

geometry

high d

linear algebra

measure

metrics

model selection

probabilistic algorithms

probability

signal processing

sparser than thou

### Anomaly detection

probability

statistics

### Bayesian inverse problems in function space

functional analysis

linear algebra

probability

sparser than thou

spatial

statistics

### Managing people

adversarial

bounded compute

communicating

cooperation

economics

faster pussycat

game theory

institutions

mind

networks

rhetoric

### Recommender systems

approximation

Bayes

clustering

high d

linear algebra

networks

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

sparser than thou

statistics

### Automatic differentiation in Julia

algebra

computers are awful

functional analysis

julia

linear algebra

number crunching

optimization

### Mathematics without LaTeX

compsci

computers are awful

faster pussycat

LaTeX

typography

UI

### Learning Gamelan

convolution

functional analysis

music

neural nets

nonparametric

signal processing

sparser than thou

### ELBO

approximation

optimization

probability

statistics

### Fun tricks in non-convex optimisation

functional analysis

optimization

statmech

### Performance indicators, measurement, analytics

economics

faster pussycat

incentive mechanisms

institutions

networks

statistics

### Rituals and beliefs that bind

agents

collective knowledge

cooperation

culture

democracy

distributed

economics

extended self

game theory

incentive mechanisms

institutions

insurgency

mind

networks

policy

rhetoric

social graph

sociology

squad

wonk

### Invasive arguments

adaptive

collective knowledge

economics

game theory

hidden variables

incentive mechanisms

institutions

mind

networks

social graph

sociology

virality

wonk

### Rhetoric

adversarial

bounded compute

communicating

cooperation

culture

mind

wonk

### Plants

gender

gene

life

photon choreography

self similar

sex

star omics

wonk

### The Illawarra

diy

place

policy

straya

wonk

### Overparameterization in large models

decision theory

feature construction

machine learning

model selection

neural nets

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

SDEs

statmech

stochastic processes

### Stochastic partial differential equations

Banach space

Hilbert space

dynamical systems

Lévy processes

probability

SDEs

signal processing

spatial

stochastic processes

time series

### Measure-valued stochastic processes

functional analysis

kernel tricks

machine learning

nonparametric

PDEs

physics

point processes

probability

regression

SDEs

spatial

statistics

stochastic processes

uncertainty

### Farming and husbandry of black swans and dragon kings

crisis

density

economics

how do science

incentive mechanisms

markets

probability

risk

statistics

### Vecchia factoring of GP likelihoods

algebra

approximation

Gaussian

generative

graphical models

Hilbert space

kernel tricks

machine learning

networks

optimization

probability

statistics

### Model fairness

adversarial

game theory

machine learning

wonk

### Beta Processes

algebra

geometry

linear algebra

Lévy processes

measure

probability

signal processing

sparser than thou

stochastic processes

time series

### Particle Markov Chain Monte Carlo

algebra

approximation

Bayes

distributed

dynamical systems

generative

graphical models

machine learning

Monte Carlo

networks

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

signal processing

state space models

statistics

stochastic processes

swarm

time series

### Beta and Dirichlet distributions

classification

Lévy processes

probability

stochastic processes

time series

### Cloud ML compute vendors

computers are awful

concurrency hell

distributed

number crunching

premature optimization

workflow

### Simulating Gaussian processes

Gaussian

Hilbert space

kernel tricks

Lévy processes

nonparametric

regression

spatial

stochastic processes

time series

### Multivariate Gamma distributions

algebra

geometry

high d

Lévy processes

measure

probability

signal processing

sparser than thou

spheres

stochastic processes

### Plotting in R

computers are awful

photon choreography

R

statistics

### Stability in dynamical systems

dynamical systems

functional analysis

probability

statistics

### DIY VPN access point

computers are awful together

confidentiality

cryptography

diy

### Visualising geospatial data

communicating

computers are awful

dataviz

faster pussycat

generative art

making things

photon choreography

spatial

### Learning on manifolds

functional analysis

Gaussian

geometry

Hilbert space

how do science

kernel tricks

machine learning

networks

PDEs

physics

regression

signal processing

spatial

statistics

stochastic processes

time series

uncertainty

### (Outlier) robust statistics

functional analysis

likelihood

optimization

statistics

### Dunning-Kruger theory of society

cooperation

culture

how do science

incentive mechanisms

mind

snarks

wonk

### Dunning-Kruger theory of institutions

cooperation

culture

evolution

how do science

incentive mechanisms

institutions

mind

snarks

wonk

### Android hacks

computers are awful

portable

### Categorical random variates

classification

metrics

probability

regression

statistics

### Presentations

academe

communicating

faster pussycat

office

photon choreography

standards

### Diversity as an end in itself

agents

collective knowledge

communicating

cooperation

culture

democracy

economics

ethics

faster pussycat

game theory

incentive mechanisms

institutions

insurgency

mind

networks

policy

rhetoric

sociology

wonk

### Causality via potential outcomes

algebra

graphical models

how do science

machine learning

networks

probability

statistics

### Multi-output Gaussian process regression

Gaussian

Hilbert space

kernel tricks

regression

spatial

stochastic processes

time series

### Gamification

bandit problems

mind

reinforcement learning

UI

wonk

### Financing utopia

economics

incentive mechanisms

institutions

markets

money

### Knowledge geometry

collective knowledge

how do science

stringology

topology

### Planning under uncertainty

Bayes

collective knowledge

economics

how do science

mind

sociology

### Missing data

hidden variables

hierarchical models

machine learning

networks

probability

regression

statistics

### Gradient descent at scale

functional analysis

machine learning

model selection

optimization

premature optimization

statmech

### Science for policy

communicating

crisis

economics

ethics

how do science

mind

probability

risk

statistics

wonk

### Fonts

making things

typography

### GIFs

computers are awful

photon choreography

premature optimization

standards

### User interface design

computers are awful

photon choreography

UI

### Recurrent neural networks

machine learning

networks

neural nets

signal processing

time series

### Publication bias

collective knowledge

how do science

information provenance

statistics

### Media virality

branching

computers are awful together

confidentiality

count data

democracy

economics

evolution

game theory

insurgency

networks

P2P

probability

SDEs

social graph

statistics

stochastic processes

time series

virality

wonk

### Backward stochastic differential equations

dynamical systems

Lévy processes

probability

SDEs

signal processing

stochastic processes

time series

### Stochastic differential equations

dynamical systems

Lévy processes

probability

sciml

SDEs

signal processing

stochastic processes

time series

### Optimal transport metrics

approximation

functional analysis

measure

metrics

optimization

probability

statistics

### Ecology

adaptive

ecology

gene

life

### Dynamical systems via Koopman operators

dynamical systems

Hilbert space

kernel tricks

regression

signal processing

statistics

time series

### Technopoetics

language

making things

mind

### Stochastic processes on manifolds

Gaussian

geometry

Hilbert space

how do science

kernel tricks

machine learning

PDEs

physics

regression

signal processing

spatial

statistics

stochastic processes

time series

uncertainty

### Stability in linear dynamical systems

dynamical systems

functional analysis

Hilbert space

probability

statistics

### Browse the internet for me

browser

computers are awful together

confidentiality

diy

doing internet

faster pussycat

### Why does deep learning work?

machine learning

neural nets

optimization

statmech

### Generative adversarial networks

adversarial

AI

Bregman

game theory

generative

learning

likelihood free

Monte Carlo

optimization

probability

### Chromium browsers

computers are awful

computers are awful together

faster pussycat

standards

UI

### AutoML

functional analysis

how do science

model selection

optimization

statmech

### Webcams

communicating

computers are awful

photon choreography

### Variational autoencoders

approximation

Bayes

generative

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

statistics

### Live looping music software

making things

music

signal processing

### Citation management

academe

collective knowledge

computers are awful

faster pussycat

how do science

workflow

### Javascript apps

computers are awful

javascript

### Queueing

count data

probability

statistics

time series

### Encrypted filesystem on linux

computers are awful

POSIX

### Bias reduction

estimator distribution

nonparametric

probabilistic algorithms

statistics

### Undirected graphical models

algebra

graphical models

machine learning

networks

probability

statistics

### Sparse regression

estimator distribution

functional analysis

linear algebra

model selection

probability

signal processing

sparser than thou

statistics

### Frequentist consistency of Bayesian methods

Bayes

how do science

statistics

### Density estimation

convolution

density

functional analysis

nonparametric

probability

statistics

### The tidyverse

computers are awful

number crunching

R

statistics

### Go bag, Sydney edition

crisis

diy

economics

fashion

sustainability

### Wiener theorem

functional analysis

Hilbert space

optimization

signal processing

stochastic processes

### Atom

compsci

computers are awful

faster pussycat

plain text

UI

workflow

### Multiple testing

decision theory

high d

how do science

linear algebra

machine learning

model selection

nonparametric

statistics

uncertainty

### Serious number crunching on Google Cloud

computers are awful

concurrency hell

premature optimization

### Gradient descent, continuous, primal/dual formulations.

functional analysis

optimization

statmech

### Financial stability

crisis

economics

incentive mechanisms

institutions

markets

money

risk

### Javascript reactive programming and streams

computers are awful

concurrency hell

javascript

UI

### Greatest hits

computers are awful

machine learning

making things

music

signal processing

### Rummaging in string bags

music

search

semantics

stringology

### Scarce urban resources

culture

design

diy

the rather superior sort of city

### Spamularity

AI

confidentiality

### Islam

religion

history

culture

### Geometry of fitness landscapes

evolution

geometry

optimization

topology

### Mixing and mastering for dummies

computers are awful

diy

music

### Simulating climate

calculus

climate

dynamical systems

geometry

Hilbert space

how do science

machine learning

neural nets

PDEs

physics

regression

sciml

SDEs

signal processing

statistics

statmech

stochastic processes

surrogate

time series

uncertainty

wonk

### Science; Institution design for

academe

agents

collective knowledge

economics

faster pussycat

game theory

how do science

incentive mechanisms

information provenance

institutions

mind

networks

sociology

wonk

### Soft incentive mechanism design

bounded compute

economics

faster pussycat

game theory

incentive mechanisms

institutions

networks

### Inverse Gaussian distribution

Lévy processes

probability

stochastic processes

time series

### Historical English

history

language

### Gamma distributions

Lévy processes

probability

stochastic processes

time series

### Academic reading workflow

academe

computers are awful

faster pussycat

information provenance

learning

UI

workflow

### Curved exponential families

geometry

probability

statistics

### History of medicine

academe

agents

collective knowledge

economics

faster pussycat

game theory

health

how do science

incentive mechanisms

information provenance

institutions

mind

networks

sociology

wonk

### (Geo)spatial data sets

computers are awful

data sets

spatial

statistics

### Timeless works of art

adaptive

collective knowledge

diy

making things

sociology

### DIY home repair stuff

cooperation

culture

diy

economics

housing

making things

straya

### Video editing

computers are awful

making things

music

photon choreography

standards

### Quarto integrated website system

academe

faster pussycat

how do science

javascript

julia

language

making things

plain text

premature optimization

python

R

writing

### Exponential families

functional analysis

probability

statistics

### R

computers are awful

number crunching

R

statistics

### ssh

computers are awful

computers are awful together

confidentiality

encryption

### Bayesian model selection

Bayes

machine learning

model selection

neural nets

nonparametric

sparser than thou

statistics

uncertainty

### Non-stationary bandit problems

bandit problems

control

decision theory

signal processing

stochastic processes

stringology

### Bandit problems

bandit problems

control

decision theory

signal processing

stochastic processes

stringology

### Bitter lessons in compute and cleverness

bounded compute

functional analysis

machine learning

model selection

optimization

statmech

### How to reduce corporate spying

computers are awful

computers are awful together

confidentiality

wonk

### Transformer networks as recurrent or state-space models

language

machine learning

meta learning

neural nets

NLP

stringology

time series

### Transformer networks for generic time series prediction

language

machine learning

meta learning

neural nets

NLP

stringology

time series

### Kernel distribution embedding

approximation

functional analysis

Hilbert space

measure

metrics

nonparametric

optimization

probability

statistics

### Democratization of generative AI

agents

bounded compute

collective knowledge

concurrency hell

distributed

economics

edge computing

extended self

faster pussycat

incentive mechanisms

innovation

language

machine learning

neural nets

NLP

swarm

technology

UI

### The public sphere and its business models

bandit problems

boring

cooperation

culture

democracy

economics

ethics

mind

rhetoric

snarks

sociology

wonk

### Niche construction

cooperation

economics

evolution

game theory

incentive mechanisms

### Normalizing flows

approximation

Bayes

density

likelihood free

Monte Carlo

nonparametric

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

statistics

### Model mixing, model averaging for regression

Bayes

classification

clustering

compsci

convolution

density

information

linear algebra

nonparametric

probability

sparser than thou

statistics

### Gaussian Ensemble Belief Propagation

approximation

Bayes

distributed

dynamical systems

ensemble

generative

graphical models

machine learning

Monte Carlo

networks

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

sciml

signal processing

state space models

statistics

stochastic processes

swarm

time series

### Adaptive 1st order gradient descent

functional analysis

neural nets

optimization

SDEs

stochastic processes

### Academic publishing

academe

collective knowledge

diy

doing internet

economics

faster pussycat

how do science

incentive mechanisms

information provenance

institutions

mind

networks

sociology

### The Gaussian distribution

algebra

Gaussian

geometry

high d

linear algebra

measure

probability

signal processing

spheres

statistics

### Uncertainty quantification

Bayes

statistics

stochastic processes

surrogate

uncertainty

### Indonesia

nusantara

place

### Continual learning

algebra

graphical models

how do science

machine learning

networks

probability

statistics

### Teamwork

communicating

distributed

economics

extended self

faster pussycat

game theory

institutions

learning

mind

networks

squad

### Trading securities, hedging and portfolio design, practical

diy

finance

money

probability

### Learning with PDE conservation laws

calculus

dynamical systems

geometry

Hilbert space

how do science

Lévy processes

machine learning

neural nets

PDEs

physics

regression

sciml

SDEs

signal processing

statistics

statmech

stochastic processes

surrogate

time series

uncertainty

### Genre speciation

classification

music

semantics

### Noise outsourcing

approximation

Bayes

density

likelihood free

Monte Carlo

nonparametric

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

sciml

statistics

### Deep sets

feature construction

functional analysis

linear algebra

machine learning

networks

neural nets

probability

sciml

sparser than thou

statistics

topology

### Graphical model / machine learning decoder ring

algebra

graphical models

hidden variables

hierarchical models

how do science

machine learning

networks

neural nets

probability

statistics

### Inference from disorder

compsci

dynamical systems

networks

physics

probability

pseudorandomness

statistics

statmech

stochastic processes

### Adaptive design of experiments

functional analysis

how do science

model selection

optimization

statmech

surrogate

### (Kernelized) Stein variational gradient descent

approximation

Bayes

functional analysis

Markov processes

measure

metrics

Monte Carlo

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

statistics

### Functional programming

computers are awful

concurrency hell

compsci

grammar

stringology

### Generative AI workflows and hacks 2024

economics

faster pussycat

innovation

language

machine learning

neural nets

NLP

stringology

technology

UI

### Death

culture

diy

economics

ethics

gender

institutions

life

mind

networks

sex

sociology

wonk

### Nested sampling

Bayes

Monte Carlo

probabilistic algorithms

probability

signal processing

state space models

statistics

swarm

time series

### Doubly robust learning for causal inference

algebra

graphical models

hidden variables

hierarchical models

how do science

machine learning

networks

neural nets

probability

statistics

### Ensemble Kalman methods

Bayes

distributed

dynamical systems

ensemble

generative

graphical models

linear algebra

machine learning

Monte Carlo

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

sciml

signal processing

state space models

statistics

stochastic processes

swarm

time series

### Agtech/Agritech

computers are awful together

confidentiality

ecology

food

money

technology

### Bayesian model selection by model evidence maximisation

Bayes

information

model selection

statistics

### Jensen Gap

approximation

functional analysis

measure

metrics

probability

stochastic processes

### Configuring machine learning experiments

computers are awful

faster pussycat

how do science

information provenance

premature optimization

### Transforms of Gaussian noise

approximation

Bayes

dynamical systems

Gaussian

Hilbert space

linear algebra

Lévy processes

Markov processes

networks

optimization

probability

SDEs

signal processing

state space models

statistics

stochastic processes

time series

### Expectation maximisation

algebra

graphical models

hidden variables

hierarchical models

networks

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

statistics

### Pornography and other lewd art

gender

photon choreography

sex

wonk

### Zotero

academe

collective knowledge

computers are awful

faster pussycat

how do science

workflow

### Quasi-gradients of discrete parameters

calculus

classification

probabilistic algorithms

optimization

probability

statistics

### Posterior Gaussian process samples by updating prior samples

functional analysis

Gaussian

generative

Hilbert space

kernel tricks

regression

spatial

stochastic processes

time series

### Superintelligence

economics

faster pussycat

innovation

language

machine learning

mind

neural nets

NLP

technology

### Neural network activation functions

machine learning

neural nets

### Reproducibility in Machine Learning research

economics

game theory

how do science

incentive mechanisms

institutions

machine learning

neural nets

statistics

### Squeaky wheel equilibria

collective knowledge

communicating

cooperation

culture

distributed

economics

insurgency

mind

networks

wonk

### VS Code as LaTeX editor

computers are awful

faster pussycat

LaTeX

plain text

typography

UI

workflow

### Editors for LaTeX

compsci

computers are awful

faster pussycat

LaTeX

typography

UI

### Pyro

Bayes

generative

how do science

Monte Carlo

sciml

statistics

### Collectivism and individualism

communicating

cooperation

culture

economics

making things

mind

squad

wonk

### Online shopping

diy

economics

hardware

making things

### Goodhart’s Law

economics

game theory

incentive mechanisms

institutions

machine learning

optimization

statistics

utility

### Rough path theory and signature methods

control

dynamical systems

SDEs

signal processing

sparser than thou

statistics

stochastic processes

time series

### Physically-grounded computing

physics

statmech

compsci

life

machine learning

### Feed readers

academe

computers are awful together

doing internet

faster pussycat

information provenance

learning

UI

workflow

### Code generation, programming assistants

faster pussycat

language

machine learning

making things

neural nets

NLP

real time

signal processing

stringology

time series

UI

### VS Code / VS Codium

computers are awful

faster pussycat

plain text

UI

workflow

### Moloch, slack and hyperselection

cooperation

economics

ethics

utility

wonk

### Internet search engines

computers are awful together

faster pussycat

information provenance

NLP

search

### Jax

algebra

calculus

computers are awful

linear algebra

number crunching

optimization

### Quarto

academe

faster pussycat

how do science

javascript

julia

language

making things

plain text

premature optimization

python

R

writing

### Bureaucracy

cooperation

culture

economics

game theory

institutions

rhetoric

wonk

### Git tricks

computers are awful

information provenance

workflow

### Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder

gene

health

learning

mind

neuron

utility

### Editing images

computers are awful

generative art

making things

photon choreography

### Editing images using a GUI

computers are awful

generative art

making things

photon choreography

### The property market is pollution

cooperation

culture

economics

housing

incentive mechanisms

institutions

insurgency

making things

policy

spatial

straya

wonk

### Algorithmic statistics

compsci

information

pseudorandomness

statistics

statmech

stringology

### Guesstimation

computers are awful

faster pussycat

number crunching

office

Monte Carlo

UI

### Git GUIs

computers are awful

information provenance

UI

workflow

### Syncthing

computers are awful

computers are awful together

concurrency hell

distributed

diy

P2P

### Optimisation

functional analysis

optimization

statmech

### An orderly retreat from relevance

agents

bounded compute

collective knowledge

distributed

economics

edge computing

extended self

faster pussycat

incentive mechanisms

innovation

language

machine learning

mind

neural nets

NLP

technology

unsupervised

### Scientific institutions and mechanisms

adaptive

bounded compute

collective knowledge

distributed

economics

how do science

incentive mechanisms

institutions

learning

mind

networks

sociology

standards

swarm

### Ethical consumption

economics

ethics

networks

wonk

### South-east Asia

place

### VS Code online and networked

computers are awful together

faster pussycat

plain text

UI

workflow

### Decentralized net services

computers are awful together

concurrency hell

confidentiality

distributed

diy

game theory

P2P

### Sufficiently good hedonism

bounded compute

economics

making things

money

utility

### Urbanism

buzzword

cooperation

culture

design

diy

economics

housing

incentive mechanisms

institutions

insurgency

making things

policy

spatial

straya

the rather superior sort of city

wonk

### Squared neural families

functional analysis

probability

statistics

### Contemporary epidemiology of mental health

crisis

culture

economics

ethics

health

incentive mechanisms

mind

networks

rhetoric

snarks

sociology

wonk

virality

### Score matching

approximation

Bayes

Bregman

generative

Monte Carlo

neural nets

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

statistics

### Designing less toxic social media

confidentiality

democracy

distributed

diy

economics

evolution

game theory

insurgency

networks

P2P

wonk

### Bayes linear methods

Bayes

Gaussian

generative

Hilbert space

how do science

linear algebra

measure

Monte Carlo

statistics

### Presentation tools

academe

communicating

computers are awful

faster pussycat

office

photon choreography

standards

### Jupyter front end systems

faster pussycat

premature optimization

python

### Research discovery

academe

collective knowledge

faster pussycat

how do science

institutions

mind

networks

sociology

wonk

### Hardware for neural networks

compsci

computers are awful

concurrency hell

grammar

number crunching

stringology

### Variational message-passing algorithms in graphical models

algebra

approximation

Bayes

distributed

dynamical systems

generative

graphical models

machine learning

networks

optimization

probability

signal processing

state space models

statistics

stochastic processes

swarm

time series

### TikZ/PGFplots etx

communicating

computers are awful

dataviz

faster pussycat

LaTeX

photon choreography

plain text

typography

UI

workflow

### Designing social movements

agents

collective knowledge

cooperation

culture

democracy

distributed

economics

game theory

incentive mechanisms

institutions

insurgency

mind

networks

policy

rhetoric

social graph

sociology

swarm

wonk

### Particle variational message passing

approximation

Bayes

distributed

dynamical systems

ensemble

generative

graphical models

machine learning

Monte Carlo

networks

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

sciml

signal processing

state space models

statistics

stochastic processes

swarm

time series

### Unconferences

academe

collective knowledge

how do science

information provenance

workflow

### Morality and computational constraints

economics

mind

sociology

### Gradient steps to an ecology of mind

adaptive

collective knowledge

cooperation

culture

economics

energy

evolution

extended self

game theory

gene

incentive mechanisms

learning

mind

networks

probability

social graph

sociology

statistics

statmech

utility

wonk

### Python debugging, profiling and testing

computers are awful

premature optimization

python

### Python packaging, dependency management and isolation

computers are awful

python

standards

### Money, Australian-style

diy

economics

money

utility

### Superstimuli

adaptive

bounded compute

collective knowledge

cooperation

culture

economics

ethics

evolution

gene

incentive mechanisms

institutions

neuron

utility

wonk

### Learning curves

culture

economics

faster pussycat

institutions

mind

networks

standards

technology

### Matrix algebra

algebra

calculus

functional analysis

linear algebra

optimization

### Economics of large language models

agents

bounded compute

collective knowledge

concurrency hell

distributed

economics

edge computing

extended self

faster pussycat

incentive mechanisms

innovation

language

machine learning

neural nets

NLP

swarm

technology

UI

### Stein’s method

approximation

functional analysis

measure

metrics

model selection

optimization

probability

spheres

statistics

### Recurrent / convolutional / state-space

Bayes

convolution

dynamical systems

functional analysis

linear algebra

machine learning

making things

music

networks

neural nets

nonparametric

probability

signal processing

sparser than thou

state space models

statistics

time series

### Generative art with language+diffusion models

buzzword

computers are awful

generative art

machine learning

making things

music

neural nets

photon choreography

### Cryptographic tokens, distributed ledgers, and blockchain-like-things

computers are awful

confidentiality

distributed

game theory

incentive mechanisms

money

### Which are your 100 bytes?

economics

faster pussycat

innovation

language

machine learning

mind

neural nets

NLP

technology

UI

### Simulation-based inference

approximation

Bayes

feature construction

likelihood free

machine learning

measure

metrics

probability

sciml

statistics

time series

### Comment systems for static websites

computers are awful together

diy

doing internet

faster pussycat

plain text

UI

workflow

### Let’s try substack

academe

faster pussycat

how do science

plain text

workflow

writing

### China

place

china

### Email blogs and newsletters

academe

faster pussycat

how do science

plain text

workflow

writing

### Maximum Mean Discrepancy, Hilbert-Schmidt Independence Criterion

approximation

functional analysis

Hilbert space

measure

metrics

nonparametric

optimization

probability

statistics

### Scalable vector graphics

computers are awful

faster pussycat

photon choreography

### Procedurally generated diagrams

communicating

computers are awful

dataviz

faster pussycat

photon choreography

plain text

typography

UI

workflow

### The robot regency

agents

bounded compute

collective knowledge

distributed

economics

edge computing

extended self

faster pussycat

incentive mechanisms

innovation

language

machine learning

mind

neural nets

NLP

technology

unsupervised

### Money

diy

economics

money

utility

### Factor graphs

algebra

graphical models

machine learning

networks

probability

statistics

### Algorithmic mechanism design

economics

faster pussycat

game theory

incentive mechanisms

institutions

networks

### Institutional alignment problems

cooperation

culture

economics

extended self

faster pussycat

game theory

incentive mechanisms

institutions

networks

swarm

wonk

### Morphogenesis

agents

compsci

distributed

extended self

game theory

generative art

hidden variables

incentive mechanisms

life

photon choreography

self similar

spatial

statmech

swarm

### Cooperation in evolutionary context

adaptive

cooperation

culture

economics

evolution

gene

incentive mechanisms

wonk

### Conflict theorist models of coordination

adaptive

bounded compute

cooperation

culture

economics

evolution

game theory

incentive mechanisms

networks

wonk

### Dunning-Kruger theory of mind

bounded compute

cooperation

culture

how do science

incentive mechanisms

learning

mind

snarks

wonk

### Intimate question systems

adaptive

bounded compute

cooperation

culture

ethics

evolution

extended self

gene

institutions

learning

mind

wonk

### Battlers

cooperation

culture

economics

ethics

evolution

incentive mechanisms

mind

social graph

utility

wonk

### Terminal session management and multiplexing

computers are awful

faster pussycat

plain text

POSIX

### submitit

computers are awful

computers are awful together

concurrency hell

distributed

premature optimization

### Drugs, prescribed

chemistry

health

mind

neuron

### Data summarization

approximation

estimator distribution

functional analysis

information

linear algebra

model selection

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

signal processing

sparser than thou

statistics

### The money laundry

computers are awful together

confidentiality

cooperation

cryptography

economics

hand wringing

money

wonk

### Australia in data

data sets

place

straya

### Typst

academe

faster pussycat

how do science

plain text

workflow

### Innovation

economics

innovation

intellectual property

making things

policy

sociology

spatial

technology

the rather superior sort of city

### Tensorboard

computers are awful

faster pussycat

how do science

information provenance

premature optimization

### LaTeX

computers are awful

faster pussycat

LaTeX

plain text

typography

UI

workflow

### Ethnomusicology

culture

information provenance

making things

music

### Symbols and the public sphere

cooperation

culture

democracy

distributed

economics

game theory

language

making things

mind

networks

rhetoric

semantics

sociology

virality

wonk

### Linear algebra

algebra

functional analysis

Hilbert space

linear algebra

### VS Code for python

computers are awful

faster pussycat

plain text

python

UI

workflow

### Nearly-low-rank Hermitian matrices

feature construction

functional analysis

high d

linear algebra

networks

probability

signal processing

sparser than thou

statistics

### Mass power generation, engineering and use

ecology

economics

physics

snarks

spatial

statmech

technology

### DIY social networks and groupware

computers are awful together

confidentiality

distributed

diy

economics

P2P

### Privacy while web browsing

computers are awful

computers are awful together

confidentiality

### Hyperparameter optimization

functional analysis

how do science

model selection

optimization

### Static websites

computers are awful together

diy

doing internet

faster pussycat

plain text

UI

workflow

### Single-site web browsers

computers are awful

computers are awful together

confidentiality

UI

### Web browser hacks

computers are awful

computers are awful together

faster pussycat

standards

UI

### Structural programs are hard, let’s do training programs

communicating

cooperation

culture

economics

mind

wonk

### Offline email syncing

communicating

computers are awful

computers are awful together

concurrency hell

confidentiality

distributed

diy

encryption

faster pussycat

office

P2P

plain text

POSIX

### Python, compilation and acceleration of

compsci

computers are awful

premature optimization

python

### Gradient descent, Newton-like

functional analysis

neural nets

optimization

### Indonesian music

music

nusantara

South East Asia