Monthly Archives: March 2019

I Love Math – And It Makes Me Glad

I love the game of Go, I love golf, I love my wife, I love teaching, and I love math – and this makes me glad. Eight years ago, I ended that sentence with the word, “sad.”  Eight years of … Continue reading

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Machine Learning – So, Explain Yourself

We humans are not giving up without a fight. Though computers are clearly outthinking us, see AlphaGo for example, we aren’t listening.  Cynthia Rudin, my latest hero, describes the issue in this video. Humans need reasons. In the paper, A … Continue reading

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