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Hulu scraps support for older Roku devices

  • Several older Roku devices will lose access to the latest Hulu app on June 24, 2020, the subscription-based streaming service has announced with an update to its support pages.
  • The sticks and players were already limited to using the "classic" Hulu app instead of the modern one.
  • However, with this change, it appears that users of these models will not be able to access Hulu in any form after the end-of-support date.
  • This end-of-the-road problem isn't unique to either Roku or Hulu; HBO recently announced that it would end support for older Apple TV devices.
  • In December, Hulu announced that newer Roku devices were getting 4K and 5.1 audio, so modern devices like the Roku Ultra and Roku TVs are still being actively supported—though it's worth noting that newly added 4K support came after a long and frustrating saga for Roku users.

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Python: Genetic Algorithms and the Traveling Salesman Problem

  • With these many possible combinations, finding the global optimal solution is a bit like finding a hay in a needle stack.
  • (You will converge on a solution, it just very likely will not be the global optimum.) Yes, because computers are drawing inspiration from genetics, but aren’t intrinsically limited by the characteristics of genetics, the algorithm can have any arbitrary number of parents and children in each iteration.
  • However, as the system begins to learn what’s effective and what’s not, it’s important to shift gears and start putting our knowledge to good use — via crossover — and exploit what we’ve learned.
  • It would be incredible if we just happened upon the global optimal solution but that’s unlikely; likewise, it’s unlikely any starting gene will be the literal worst possible trip.
  • In the context of TSP, this means randomly inheriting cities and their respective indices from a previous gene.

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11 Tips for You from My Data Science Journey

  • I have done blogging on a personal website made with Squarespace, blogging here on Medium (of course), made Youtube videos, and shared visualizations and what I was doing on Twitter and Linkedin.
  • If your time is limited to an hour a day like mine was, you can’t master Python, R, SQL, statistics, machine learning, data visualization, AI, and the ability to effectively communicate any of the above.
  • So this one project allowed me to solve my problem at work with data science and resulted in a blog post to increase my exposer to the public.
  • Send me a direct message on Twitter mentioning that you found me through this blog post and we can set up a time.

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11 Tips for You from My Data Science Journey

  • I have done blogging on a personal website made with Squarespace, blogging here on Medium (of course), made Youtube videos, and shared visualizations and what I was doing on Twitter and Linkedin.
  • If your time is limited to an hour a day like mine was, you can’t master Python, R, SQL, statistics, machine learning, data visualization, AI, and the ability to effectively communicate any of the above.
  • So this one project allowed me to solve my problem at work with data science and resulted in a blog post to increase my exposer to the public.
  • Send me a direct message on Twitter mentioning that you found me through this blog post and we can set up a time.

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Python: Genetic Algorithms and the Traveling Salesman Problem

  • With these many possible combinations, finding the global optimal solution is a bit like finding a hay in a needle stack.
  • (You will converge on a solution, it just very likely will not be the global optimum.) Yes, because computers are drawing inspiration from genetics, but aren’t intrinsically limited by the characteristics of genetics, the algorithm can have any arbitrary number of parents and children in each iteration.
  • However, as the system begins to learn what’s effective and what’s not, it’s important to shift gears and start putting our knowledge to good use — via crossover — and exploit what we’ve learned.
  • It would be incredible if we just happened upon the global optimal solution but that’s unlikely; likewise, it’s unlikely any starting gene will be the literal worst possible trip.
  • In the context of TSP, this means randomly inheriting cities and their respective indices from a previous gene.

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How Much Do We Need the Police?

  • I spoke with Vitale about what roles police should and shouldn't play, what he makes of the current protests and what actual change in the way police in this country do their jobs might look like.
  • There are obviously a lot of people who agree broadly with the notion that the way that policing happens in this country is a problem and that there needs to be some sort of change.
  • Obviously, a big part of what is on people's minds right now is the role that police have in dealing with protesters, dealing with different types of political unrest.
  • We want actual drug treatment programs, safe injection facilities, things that will help people." So that's what this looks like.
  • When you're looking around at what's happening right now, what are the things that you think people need to understand to really process what is going on around the country?

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11 Tips for You from My Data Science Journey

  • I have done blogging on a personal website made with Squarespace, blogging here on Medium (of course), made Youtube videos, and shared visualizations and what I was doing on Twitter and Linkedin.
  • If your time is limited to an hour a day like mine was, you can’t master Python, R, SQL, statistics, machine learning, data visualization, AI, and the ability to effectively communicate any of the above.
  • So this one project allowed me to solve my problem at work with data science and resulted in a blog post to increase my exposer to the public.
  • Send me a direct message on Twitter mentioning that you found me through this blog post and we can set up a time.

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In Mathematics, It Often Takes a Good Map to Find Answers

  • Depending on who you ask, for example, present-day mathematicians have nearly as much chance of solving the Riemann hypothesis — the most famous unsolved problem in math — as da Vinci had of building a machine that could actually fly.
  • “It’s my belief that we might solve both at the same time, even if they seem to be quite far from any island I know how to reach with my math techniques,” Maynard said.
  • Other times, though, it’s not even clear what it would take to solve a problem — it’s only evident mathematicians can’t do it.
  • Given all this uncertainty, mathematicians work to develop a sense for what kinds of problems they have a chance of solving using the centuries of techniques available to them.

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Uplift or a Process to Create Useful Usenet Newsgroups (2008)

  • This article tries to establish that this observation need not be true and presents the process of “Uplift” by which a newsgroup having “Potential” can slowly be turned into a useful support forum with mostly intelligent discussions and with procedures to stabilize that state to some extent.
  • In the context of a USENET newsgroup, The Library is a frequently asked questions document, which must be seeded initially over the period of two or three months with the most needed knowledge.
  • Also, a mailing list was created to deliver FAQ commit messages and other important events and to provide a forum for discussion that is more private that the newsgroup itself.
  • This works reasonably well: 2 out of 3 atavistic throwbacks are usually quickly terminated by pointing the Client to the proper FAQ article handling such topics as provider recommendations, editor comparisions or language advocacy.

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Anti-Ghosting

  • Ghosting Ghosting occurs when an unintended signal/character is sent due to the maximum number of simultaneous key presses being reached.
  • Some keyboard keys don't work when multiple keys are pressed simultaneously.
  • On most keyboards, even some that are explicitly marketed as "Anti-Ghosting," this happens with many three key combinations.
  • Typically, ghosting is the result of one or more of following three limitations: the hardware can't read the given key combination, the software on the computer doesn't support multiple simultaneous keys, or the communication protocol between the hardware and software limits the maximum number of simultaneous keys reported.
  • Even if only one column with closed contacts is activated, the two rows allow for a clear distinction to be made.
  • For example, if W, S, and D are struck simultaneously, E appears as a ghost because the keyboard cannot distinguish between the four individual buttons.

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