Pinned toot

I put the code for the revised Numba/Cuda #Mandelbrot example online.

Interestingly, the speedup between the Numba and Cuda versions only materialise in the Jupyter notebook and I don't see that when running the code in a terminal.

Maybe I am doing something wrong, investigation mode activated... 🤓

#ai #machinelearning #nvidiavgpu

https://github.com/schroeshirecat/numba_examples

Nice, Karen Uhlenbeck is the first woman to win the #AbelPrize:

http://www.abelprize.no/c73996/seksjon/vis.html?tid=74011&strukt_tid=73996

i was out to dinner with an australian friend one time, and we got to arguing whether it was monday or tuesday, and in the course of the argument she grazed my hand while making a gesture and we both blushed and anyway that's when i realized this wasn't just dinner with a friend anymore... we had crossed the international date line

I just put up a new blog post https://11011110.github.io/blog/2019/03/12/counting-polygon-triangulations.html describing my new arXiv preprint https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.04737, "Counting Polygon Triangulations is Hard", to appear in June at the Symposium on Computational Geometry in Portland

Going beyond the Golden Ratio - this post will repay several visits. It looks gentle, reads well, and goes way beyond anything I've seen before on this topic while remaining readable:

László Lovász has agreed to allow the ~5000 researchers of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) to be separated from the academy itself (https://hungarytoday.hu/mta-head-minister-sign-letter-of-intent-on-future-of-academy-research-network/). And an open letter (https://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/open-letter-to-the-president-of-the-hungarian-academy-of-sciences-laszlo-lovasz/) asks him to resist pressure from the Hungarian government to dismantle the MTA's research centers and place researchers under "direct political control". I don't know enough to tell whether today's agreement is resistance or a concession, but it warrants continued attention.

A piece of poetry in perl:

NGC 6302: The Butterfly Nebula

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, HLA; Reprocessing & Copyright: Robert Eder

L'#excès des #informations provenant des mass #média risque d'affaiblir l'aptitude au #jugement raisonné, par Jacques Ellul | #ACS #elull #éducation https://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/1970/05/ELLUL/29633

Still wondering where I can find more information on topological quantum computing. I am just reading through the physics & math part, but can't find anything about actual architecture and engineering. Does anyone have a link or two? #quantumcomputing #physics

_Problems with a Point: Exploring Math and Computer Science_ is a new book of mathematical essays from Bill Gasarch and Clyde Kruskal, based on expanded and cleaned-up versions of Bill's blog posts at the Computational Complexity blog. See the post there about the book, https://blog.computationalcomplexity.org/2019/02/problems-with-point-exploring-math-and.html, and the publisher site https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/11261, for more details including a table of contents.

Hi everyone. I have a master's degree in Mathematics and computer science and I love mathematics and numbers. I am interested in number theory, algebra, cryptography, mathematical analysis and the history of mathematics. My life is connected with teaching children mathematics, programming and creating mathematical puzzles for them. Although I'm not a strong mathematician, but I try to cope with complex mathematical problems. I'm also a free software enthusiast.

The Computational Geometry Week Optimization Challenge (https://sites.google.com/stonybrook.edu/cgweek2019-workshop/) is a contest to solve a hard problem in computational geometry, finding a simple polygon of minimum or maximum area with a given point set as its vertices. The challenge instances should be posted very soon; I don't yet see a deadline for providing the solutions but I imagine that it would be similar to the deadline for the rest of the workshop it's part of, June 11.

Karl Bringmann and Kasper Green Larsen have won the 2019 Presberger Award for outstanding contributions by young scientists in theoretical computer science, to be presented later this year at ICALP. See http://eatcs.org/index.php/presburger for details. The award laudatio appears not to be ready yet but committee chair Jukka Suomela writes that it is "for their groundbreaking work on lower bounds" (https://web.archive.org/web/20190227203235/https://plus.google.com/+JukkaSuomela/posts/HfEVeR44Bww).

Breaking out of #Docker via #runC - Explaining CVE-2019-5736 | #vulnerability https://www.twistlock.com/labs-blog/breaking-docker-via-runc-explaining-cve-2019-5736/

- Linguae
- English, Français, (начинающий) Русский

- Studium
- Combinatorics, Number theory, Higher algebra

Joined Feb 2019