Day: March 22, 2019

Mathematics Philosophy Fridays

Game Theory and the Philosophy of Billions

In this video, Jared from Wisecrack explores the philosophy of Billions, a show about the rivalry of a District Attorney and a billionaire hedge fund manager. The plot revolves around (and mentions frequently) Game Theory is study of mathematical models of strategic interaction between rational decision-makers. It figures prominently in reinforcement learning. A popular TV […]

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Big Data Privacy

How Data Harvesting Really Works

Here’s an interesting (and chilling) look at the business models of the big technology companies. If data is the new oil, then Big Tech is the new Big Oil.

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