Pruitt’s Data Rule and Deep Learning

(Soon-to-be former?) head of the EPA Pruitt has proposed a public data rule (RIN 2080-AA14). This could be a good rule, but it really depends on the implementation. This post focuses, briefly, on the implication for deep learning science in such a rule. Briefly, deep learning takes normalized, record-based data and creates a mapping from… Continue reading Pruitt’s Data Rule and Deep Learning

We’ll Always Have Paris

Err. Guess not. President Bigly has announced the United States will withdraw from the landmark effort to keep earth habitable. This is a gift to Russia and China. Trump got no concessions. Pulling out is the worst possible deal. The Paris climate agreement is symbolic from the US point of view. The economy will continue… Continue reading We’ll Always Have Paris