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Today I learned that the length of the terms of the “look-and-say” sequence has a well-defined growth rate.

Can you find the centre of the circle with just five lines?

Today I learned about multi-channel transposed convolutions.

Today I learned about the transposed convolution transformation in CNNs.

How many matches does it take to find the winner of a tennis tournament?

Today I learned about t-SNE for dimensionality reduction.

Today I learned about Simpson's paradox in statistics.

25 horses racing, and you have to find out the fastest ones!

The Zen of Python says “there should be one -- and preferably only one -- obvious way to do it”, but what if there's a dozen obvious ways to do it?

Join me as I create a simulation that tries to test an Elo-based rating system for quizzes.

Can you show that perfect compression is impossible?

Today I learned about Spouge's formula to approximate the factorial.

Can you find the fake ball by weighing it?

Can you tile a chessboard with two missing squares?

How many queens and knights can you place on a chessboard?

This article is an in-depth analysis of Python solutions to the “Sonar Sweep” problem, which is day 1 of Advent of Code 2021.

In how many ways can you place 8 queens on a chessboard?

Today I learned about the symmetry in indexing from the beginning and end of a list with the bitwise invert operator.

This article will teach you about the minimax algorithm and alpha-beta pruning, from a beginner's perspective.

Today I learned about the DARPA network challenge and the power of referral systems.