Four short links: 4 October 2017
Interactive Data Cleaning, Nematoduino, Hacking WebUSB, and Web History
- ActiveClean (Paper-A-Day) — if you build a model, try it out, look at what it misclassifies, discover bad data, clean, and repeat…you’re going to be bitten on the ass by Simpson’s Paradox.
- Nematoduino — an Arduino UNO-compatible robotic simulation of the C. elegans nematode, At the core of the simulation is a spiking neural network incorporating 300 neuron cells of the biological worm’s connectome, along with associated muscle cells.
- History of the Browser User-Agent String — everything in software is like this, but cruftier.