The Weekliest Links, Michael Jordan Edition

February 27th, 2015 by Wes

Michael Jordan, who co-authored the first paper on Latent Dirichlet Allocation, talks about the relationship between frequentist and Bayesian statistics.

The New Yorker’s bio of Yitang Zhang, who recently proved the Bounded Gaps Conjecture — the most important mathematical discovery so far this decade.

Tali Garsiel’s “How Browsers Work” is an epic exploration of the internals of modern web browsers, and the culmination of years of research (including reading the Webkit and Gecko codebases). While almost 4 years old now, it is still super-relevant for any front-end developer. The web browser is your platform — get to know it better!