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Reinforcement learning's fundamental flaw

START FROM SCRATCH
Reinforcement learning’s foundational flaw
“Does it really make sense to start learning a new skill based only on its reward signal, with neither prior experience nor higher-level instruction?” - The Gradient

GIDDY UP
Speed up your R Work
A tutorial on how to speed up work in R by partitioning data and process-level parallelization with rqdatatable, data.table, and dplyr. - Win-Vector Blog

LITTLE-KNOWN FACTS
W. E. B. Du Bois’ staggering Data Visualizations are as powerful today as they were in 1900
Du Bois’ legacy is cemented in American history, but his data visualizations remain relatively unknown. Explore how his charts paint a complex picture of African Americans, their struggle, and perseverance despite more than a century of slavery. - Towards Data Science

MORE DEFINITION
Machine Learning Glossary
Find yourself dragged under by wave after wave of machine learning jargon? Part of Google’s Machine Learning Crash Course, this glossary provides plain-English descriptions of the terms you’ve heard thrown around by ML experts, without sacrificing accuracy. - Google

MAKE THE TEAM
3 Analytics Leaders on Building Efficient Teams
How do you tell if your analytics team is efficient? Making an impact? If you’re steering the analytical ship at your organization, you’ll want to give this a read. - Mode


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