In an off-topic post we would like to share a series of horror narrations based on Win Vector LLC’s very own Nina Zumel’s translations of Uruguayan author Horacio Quiroga. This is a free series produced by Rue Morgue The first is: “The Feather Pillow.” DO NOT LISTEN TO THIS IN […]
Writing a book is a sacrifice. It takes a lot of time, represents a lot of missed opportunities, and does not (directly) pay very well. If you do a good job it may pay back in good-will, but producing a serious book is a great challenge. Nina Zumel and I […]
We’ve just finished off a series of articles on some recent research results applying differential privacy to improve machine learning. Some of these results are pretty technical, so we thought it was worth working through concrete examples. And some of the original results are locked behind academic journal paywalls, so […]
As readers have surely noticed the Win-Vector LLC blog isn’t a stream of short notes, but instead a collection of long technical articles. It is the only way we can properly treat topics of consequence. What not everybody may have noticed is a number of these articles are serialized into […]
Win-Vector LLC’s Nina Zumel has a great new article on the issue of taste in design and problem solving: Design, Problem Solving, and Good Taste. I think it is a big issue: how can you expect good work if you can’t even discuss how to tell good from bad?
Win-Vector LLC’s Nina Zumel takes some time off to publish a literary book review: Reading Red Spectres: Russian Gothic Tales. Nina Zumel also examines aspects of the supernatural in literature and in folk culture at her blog, multoghost.wordpress.com. She writes about folklore, ghost stories, weird fiction, or anything else that […]
I have been doing a lot of writing lately (the book, clients, blog, status updates, and the occasional tweet). This has made me acutely aware of how different many of these writing tasks tend to be.
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