Monthly Archives: October 2018

Letter to a young artist (from mom)

Dear Young Artist, I was listening to the Sara Bareilles album based on her music for the Broadway show, “Waitress”, and remembering the movie by Adrienne Shelly, and the wonderful performance by Keri Russell, and suddenly I remembered a lot … Continue reading

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Prerequisite 1: Machine Learning

To get into any subject, there is a lot of jargon to wade through. I love simplicity but precise¬†terminology makes things much easier. In this post I’m going to establish basic definitions for these terms, which are necessary for deep … Continue reading

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PSA: What makes a good personal essay?

It’s college essay season again. As hard and annoying as they are to write, I’m a huge fan of the genre of which they are a sub: the personal essay. The personal essay, when well done, exploits tools of both … Continue reading

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