Four short links: 28 December 2018

Bayes Notes, Fake Internet, Tensorflow Privacy, Sortable UUIDs

By Nat Torkington
December 28, 2018
Four short links
  1. Updating: A Set of Bayesian NotesNotes on Bayesian methods – written to supplement CS&SS/STAT 564: Bayesian Statistics for the Social Sciences.
  2. How Much of the Internet is Fake? (NY Mag) — What’s gone from the internet, after all, isn’t “truth,” but trust: the sense that the people and things we encounter are what they represent themselves to be.
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  4. TensorFlow PrivacyLibrary for training machine learning models with privacy for training data.
  5. Universally Unique Lexicographically Sortable Identifiers128-bit compatibility with UUID; 1.21e+24 unique ULIDs per millisecond; Lexicographically sortable!; Canonically encoded as a 26 character string, as opposed to the 36 character UUID; Uses Crockford’s base32 for better efficiency and readability (5 bits per character); Case insensitive; No special characters (URL safe); Monotonic sort order (correctly detects and handles the same millisecond).
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