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Created February 15, 2015 01:42
Interesting Papers
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Batch Normalization: Accelerating Deep Network Training by Reducing Internal Covariate Shift:
A Theory of Changes for Higher-Order Languages:
Naiad/Timely Dataflow:

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  • I am rand on github.
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rand / scala.rb
Last active December 30, 2015 13:09 — forked from JoshRosen/scala.rb
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require 'formula'
class ScalaDocs < Formula
homepage ''
url ''
sha1 '633a31ca2eb87ce5b31b4f963bdfd1d4157282ad'
class ScalaCompletion < Formula
homepage ''

Make it real

Ideas are cheap. Make a prototype, sketch a CLI session, draw a wireframe. Discussions around concrete examples, not handy-waving abstractions. Don't say you did something, provide a URL that proves it.

Ship it

Nothing is real until it's being used by a real user. This doesn't mean you make a prototype in the morning and blog about it in the evening. It means you find one person you believe your product will help and try to get them to use it.

Do it with style

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Created January 28, 2013 22:46 — forked from bloudermilk/

All of the categories!

I wrote a really simple JavaScript script that uses jQuery to extract all the categories from Facebook's "Create a page" page.


  1. Navigate to the Create a page page.
  2. jQuerify the page.
  3. Open up your JavaScript console of choice and run the following script: