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University entrepreneurship — without the university

  • Since grades are no longer a consideration, Markie and her friends have free rein to put classes on the back burner to focus on talking to entrepreneurs and experimenting with business ideas.
  • I’ve been reaching out to lots of founders and VCs to learn from them.” Planning on spending her upcoming senior year building a company, she’s getting a head start on exploration and network building.
  • It’s also unclear how prolonged closures or online classes will impact education itself and how that will impact founders in the long run.
  • Although seed funding for university entrepreneurs has not slowed down since school closings, company-building has certainly not gotten any easier.
  • To combat this, at Contrary, for example, we hosted a virtual community of founders this past spring with a simple premise: Put 100 people in a room (or Slack channel, more literally), make sure they spend time together and give them the tools to build.

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Infinite Steps CartPole Problem With Variable Reward

  • As we can see in the blog, the fixed reward of +1 was used for all the stable states and when the CartPole loses its balance, a reward of 0 was given.
  • We ended the blog suggesting a remark: the maximum number of steps (which we defined 200) and the fixed reward may have led to such behavior.
  • Today, let’s not limit the number of steps and modify the reward and see how the CartPole behaves.
  • The CartPole problem is considered to be solved when the average reward is greater than or equal to 195.0 over 100 consecutive trials.
  • Thanks to its definition, it makes sense to keep a fixed reward of 1.0 for every balance state and limit the maximum number of steps to 200.
  • Here, the reward becomes zero only when both of the expressions (pole angle and cart position) reach the extreme values.

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Interpreter for the original Xerox Smalltalk-80 virtual image (C++/Qt)

  • But I was surprised that there was no VM around capable of running the original Xerox images, which Mario provides on this link: http://www.wolczko.com/st80/image.tar.gz.
  • So I just sat down and wrote a lexer and then a parser and modified it until it could parse the Smalltalk-80.sources file included with http://www.wolczko.com/st80/image.tar.gz.
  • With the Image Viewer one can inspect the contents of the original Smalltalk-80 Virtual Image in the interchange format provided at http://www.wolczko.com/st80/image.tar.gz.
  • This is a bare bone Blue Book implementation to understand and run the original Smalltalk-80 Virtual Image in the interchange format provided at http://www.wolczko.com/st80/image.tar.gz.
  • The interpreter reproduces the original Xerox trace2 and trace3 files included with http://www.wolczko.com/st80/image.tar.gz.
  • If you need support or would like to post issues or feature requests please use the Github issue list at https://github.com/rochus-keller/Smalltalk/issues or send an email to the author.

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ElasticSearch On Steroids With Avro Schemas

  • The following article explains an approach to use modern data storage and serialization technologies to decouple components and stop the explosion of service interface versions inherent in large-scale data consumer applications of an enterprise.
  • Our tutorial covers the following scenario:We have a Service Component which processes a user input provided via a React-based browser app to persist its data in an ElasticSearch Cluster-based persistency store.
  • Running SOAP-Webservices backed by WSDL interface definition language or JSON-Services supported by Open API Specification 3 (i.e., Swagger) — two very popular request-response interaction technologies — will expose you to constant version change, in case you enhance your published interfaces.
  • Schema Evolution is a crucial feature required in large production systems to decouple components and allowing them to run system updates with interface changes at different times.

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ElasticSearch On Steroids With Avro Schemas

  • The following article explains an approach to use modern data storage and serialization technologies to decouple components and stop the explosion of service interface versions inherent in large-scale data consumer applications of an enterprise.
  • Our tutorial covers the following scenario:We have a Service Component which processes a user input provided via a React-based browser app to persist its data in an ElasticSearch Cluster-based persistency store.
  • Running SOAP-Webservices backed by WSDL interface definition language or JSON-Services supported by Open API Specification 3 (i.e., Swagger) — two very popular request-response interaction technologies — will expose you to constant version change, in case you enhance your published interfaces.
  • Schema Evolution is a crucial feature required in large production systems to decouple components and allowing them to run system updates with interface changes at different times.

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How to write a (toy) JVM

  • Both constructor and method contain a few instructions and it now becomes more or less clear what our add() method does: it loads two arguments (iload_0 and iload_1), adds them, and returns the result.
  • JVM is a stack machine, so there are no registers, all arguments to the instructions are stored on the internal stack and the results are pushed on the stack as well.
  • Additionally, frames contain the current instruction pointer (how far we have advanced while executing the bytecode) and a pointer to the class, which contained the method.
  • Most instructions are trivial to implement - they take one or two arguments from the stack, perform some operation on them, and push the result.
  • Most likely some methods in the classes would have to be implemented natively and not in Java.

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ElasticSearch On Steroids With Avro Schemas

  • The following article explains an approach to use modern data storage and serialization technologies to decouple components and stop the explosion of service interface versions inherent in large-scale data consumer applications of an enterprise.
  • Our tutorial covers the following scenario:We have a Service Component which processes a user input provided via a React-based browser app to persist its data in an ElasticSearch Cluster-based persistency store.
  • Running SOAP-Webservices backed by WSDL interface definition language or JSON-Services supported by Open API Specification 3 (i.e., Swagger) — two very popular request-response interaction technologies — will expose you to constant version change, in case you enhance your published interfaces.
  • Schema Evolution is a crucial feature required in large production systems to decouple components and allowing them to run system updates with interface changes at different times.

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ElasticSearch On Steroids With Avro Schemas

  • The following article explains an approach to use modern data storage and serialization technologies to decouple components and stop the explosion of service interface versions inherent in large-scale data consumer applications of an enterprise.
  • Our tutorial covers the following scenario:We have a Service Component which processes a user input provided via a React-based browser app to persist its data in an ElasticSearch Cluster-based persistency store.
  • Running SOAP-Webservices backed by WSDL interface definition language or JSON-Services supported by Open API Specification 3 (i.e., Swagger) — two very popular request-response interaction technologies — will expose you to constant version change, in case you enhance your published interfaces.
  • Schema Evolution is a crucial feature required in large production systems to decouple components and allowing them to run system updates with interface changes at different times.

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Opinion: Why Donald Trump can't grasp this moment

  • By 2016, he would ignore the overall declines in violent crime to paint a dire picture of American life and promise to be the "law and order president." When asked about when America was great he recalled the time of his childhood, the 1940s and 1950s, when "we were not pushed around, we were respected by everybody, we had just won a war, we were pretty much doing what we had to do." He also remains nostalgic for the stereotypical 1950s housewife, speaking wistfully of women like actress Donna Reed, who always seemed to play the role of a gentle and accommodating woman.
  • That the President has been deaf to the suffering, and incapable of responding like any previous president would, reminds us that his character, his view of humanity, and his life experience, made him wholly unqualified for the role he now occupies.

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What a viral headline about Jeff Bezos becoming a trillionaire gets right and wrong

  • Amazon is more essential than ever, and its stock is up 25 percent this year, as is Bezos’s net worth.
  • Internal tensions at Amazon now involve its corporate workforce and are growing, as is Bezos’s net worth, which now stands at around $144 billion.
  • The climb in Bezos’s net worth is even more extraordinary given that he signed the world’s largest divorce settlement ever last year for $35 billion when he split with his then-wife, MacKenzie.
  • It calculated each billionaire’s average growth in their net worth over the last five years and projected how much they would increase if they continued to grow at that rate.
  • So basically: If Amazon has another five years like its last five years, then Jeff Bezos, Comparisun claims, would be the world’s first trillionaire in 2026.

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