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Confidence Intervals in Python

Suppose you are interested in finding out the mean weight of all Sumo wrestlers in Japan. Or the average gas consuption of Korean made automobiles… Why…? No idea, but that sort of statistics might be of interest, for someone, at … Continue reading

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Map Projections using Python & Basemap

The numerous external libraries available for Python continue impressing me, in scope, numbers and ease of use.  A couple of hours ago I googled for chartographic tools for Python, and found the Basemap-library, an add-on to Matplotlib. For whatever reason, … Continue reading

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Machine Learning with PyBrain

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

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Making opencv work on WIndows7 Cygwin 64-bit : 7 hour’s of painful trial & error

Continuing my exploration of image processing, I found opencv. The examples given there are impressive. So, I decided to install opencv. Im running 64-bit Windows7, and since I’m a grumpy old man, I don’t run Visual Studio, Eclipse or any … Continue reading

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Optimization: 100x performance boost (even without DevOps!) :-)

(First of all, apologies for the mention of ‘DevOps’ above:this post has, as far as I can tell – since I really don’t know what DevOps is, haven’t found any place where to download it… – nothing what so ever … Continue reading

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Agile stories, architecture, and religious processes

Very to-the-point views from Charles on process religion.  I’ve always been puzzled why organization pay so much attention to process, and so little to the outcome of a process… The process ‘wars’ of today bear a huge resemblance to the since … Continue reading

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There’s a difference between Architects and Inventors

My previous post, on different types of programmers, triggered another thought that’s been sitting in the back of my head for quite some time: the difference, if any, between truly creative, but often a bit ‘chaotic’ people, let’s call them … Continue reading

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What type of programmer are you ?

Inspired by a discussion with my friend and colleague ‘Dr Deadbeef’ , I’ve lately  been thinking about different types of programmer’s: Over the past almost 30 years I’ve been in the software business, I’ve seen 3 different types of programmers, with … Continue reading

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Feeling like God – understanding the design in detail, but not the outcomes: Neural Networks

(First of all, to clarify any potential for misunderstandings: I’m not religious, I do not believe in an almighty God – for that to happen, the teodice problem should have a clear and understandable solution, among other things…) Ok, back … Continue reading

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Neural networks and image recognition – hit rate for target detection

In my previous post, I described some experiments with neural networks and image recognition that I entertained myself with during xmas holidays.  Basically, I wanted to see if I could create a neural network process that, given tiny (10×10, that … Continue reading

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