Events that are "not too dependent" and occur "not too often" behave like the Poisson distribution.
Monte Fischer — 16 Dec 2021
A distillation of recommendations from a semester of probability theory with Persi Diaconis
Monte Fischer — 10 Dec 2021
No-nonsense tools for conserving attention, managing time, and getting real work done.
Monte Fischer — 10 Aug 2021
You've heard of the Protestant work ethic before, but why is it an interesting idea? Here I break down the concept using Max Weber's original text, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
Monte Fischer — 10 Apr 2021
Using group theory to investigate a silly question about keyboard layouts / asking a silly question about keyboard layouts to learn some group theory.
Monte Fischer — 21 Mar 2021
A collection of Nassim Taleb's recommended texts for probability theory.
Monte Fischer — 29 Mar 2020
A short technical note on setting up TensorBoard for a Google Cloud Platform instance.
Monte Fischer — 20 Feb 2020