It is easy to lie with statistics. It is hard to tell the truth without it.
― Andrejs Dunkels
At this year’s EuroClojure I gave a talk about probabilistic programming with Clojure, using the Anglican probabilistic programming system. Abstract: Probabilistic Programming Systems aim to merge general purpose programming with probabilistic modelling. They provide powerful statistical inference and thus allow developers to focus on the modelling with tools and environments they are comfortable with. These […]
I was interviewed by PurelyFuntional.tv about my upcoming talk Intro to Probabilistic Programming and Clojure’s Anglican at EuroClojure 2017. You can find the full interview here: Nils Blum-Oeste EuroClojure 2017 Interview
I was struggling to get use Facebook React’s props in Reagent’s lifecycle hooks. Don’t worry if you are in the same boat, here comes the solution. My current way of doing this is to use reagent.core/props in the lifecycle hooks. Here is a small working example (based on my work on an application for polytopic […]
Do you think your company should leverage Big Data? Are you looking for Hadoop and Apache Storm engineers already? Did you evaluate cloud service to run distributed computations and your DevOps team enjoys some good trainings about how to manage those? That’s awesome! Well, as long as you actually need all that stuff: Yes, there […]
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
― Albert Einstein