Monthly Archives: March 2014

“Five lessons about leadership learned as a sergeant in IDF Great insights into true leadership from Dan Schoenbaum.  (my comments inside brackets) “You have to earn it!” – [i.e. you can only become a true leader if you prove yourself … Continue reading

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MH370 and Bayesian reasoning: example of SAR optimization

In two previous posts, [1,2] I’ve covered the fundamentals of Bayesian probability theory.  The second post looked into how the air distaster investigation team might have proceeded, once they received Inmarsat’s satellite data, to assess the likelihood of the flight path … Continue reading

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How to ruin a great team An interesting post from the world of soccer, where the Manchester United have taken  a radical fall after Alex Ferguson left

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Bayesian reasoning and SAR for flight MH370

I covered the basics of Bayesian reasoning in a previous post. So, let’s apply Bayesian reasoning to the search & rescue operation of flight MH370. As we now know, Inmarsat’s identification of the most likely path taken by MH370, by … Continue reading

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Bayesian reasoning made simple by Golden Retrievers and other canines

    Just finished reading Brian Clegg’s excellent ‘Dice World – science and life in a random universe‘. Highly recommended to anyone who’s interested in the inherent unpredictability of our world, and even more highly recommended to all those empty … Continue reading

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Steve Denning on the power shift from producer power to consumer/user power

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Agile Embedded Development

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Edward Snowden TED interview March 2014

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My advice on giving speeches? Keep it short, make them smile – Virgin.com

Sound advice from Sir Richard: My advice on giving speeches? Keep it short, make them smile – Virgin.com.

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Machine Learning with PyBrain

Looks very impressive, a comprehensive library for machine learning using Python.

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