Immanuel Kant is deservingly regarded as one of history’s pre-eminent moral philosophers, both for the formidably challenging nature of his work, and for it’s close accordance with our commonly held conceptions of morality. Aside from his moral theories, he made significant contributions to many other fields including logic, philosophy of…


This post highlights one of the central features of git, the concept of branches. I’m assuming that because you are here, you need no convincing as to why git is, and will continue to be, an important part of your life, so we’ll start by looking at our day-to-day use…


We should all be familiar with how to grab a value in a python dictionary using either dict[‘key’], or dict.get(‘key’), but there is also another option, dict.setdefault(‘key’, default), which can be of help in certain situations where the others might fail. …


Thus far we’ve seen a few ways of implementing trees, but we’ve really only taken a look at CART trees, partly because this is what sklearn uses, and partly because they are ostensibly the best tree algorithm currently in available. There are, however, a few others, each of which has…


What is a Monte Carlo Simulation?

Broadly speaking, a Monte Carlo simulation/method/engine/etc. (henceforth MCS) is a method for the investigation and approximation of a certain class of problems which may or may not have a definite solution, but which are nevertheless either completely or practically intractable using more typical analytic…

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