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nealmcb /
Created Feb 24, 2012
testkernel: automate many linux kernel testing steps - great for a git bisect
#!/usr/bin/env python
The testkernel command does these things to make linux kernel testing easy:
looks in the indicated folder on the web
downloads the .deb files for the kernel of the given type
installs them locally
configures grub2 to reboot to the given kernel on the next reboot
datagrok / gist:2199506
Last active Sep 22, 2020
Virtualenv's `bin/activate` is Doing It Wrong
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rdhyee /
Created Jan 17, 2015
What I'm planning to work on during the Data Science / Docker hackday at (2015.01.18)

This is pretty much what I had intended to work on. Specifically I'd like to get the docker images that package up spark in the ipython/scipyserver docker image ( to run on a Mesos cluster. Of relevance is a Spark PR that seems almost ready to go: apache/spark#3074 (combined with If we get the basics working, I'd love to work such integration with, which I understand to be a hybrid of (I loved its predecessor: picloud) + tmpnb ( Wonderful to be able to let people spin up a temporary Jupyter notebook that can run Spark and also be based on an arbitrary docker image.

karpathy /
Created May 30, 2016
Training a Neural Network ATARI Pong agent with Policy Gradients from raw pixels
""" Trains an agent with (stochastic) Policy Gradients on Pong. Uses OpenAI Gym. """
import numpy as np
import cPickle as pickle
import gym
# hyperparameters
H = 200 # number of hidden layer neurons
batch_size = 10 # every how many episodes to do a param update?
learning_rate = 1e-4
gamma = 0.99 # discount factor for reward
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