What the hell is reinforcement learning and how does it work?

October 27, 2020

What the hell is reinforcement learning and how does it work?

https://thenextweb.com/neural/2020/10/27/what-the-hell-is-reinforcement-learning-and-how-does-it-work-syndication/amp/


NY Times Colleges Slash Budgets in the Pandemic, With ‘Nothing Off-Limits’

October 26, 2020

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That has meant months of cutbacks, including abolishing athletic programs, deferring campus construction and laying off administrative staff and cafeteria workers. Scores of graduate programs, including some at elite research universities such as Harvard, Princeton and U.C. Berkeley, have temporarily stopped taking new Ph.D. students — the result of financial aid budgets strained by current doctoral candidates whose research is taking more time because of the pandemic.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/26/us/colleges-coronavirus-budget-cuts.html?searchResultPosition=4


The Businesses Where Google Is Biggest (and the Ones Where It Isn’t) – WSJ

October 26, 2020

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-businesses-where-google-is-biggest-and-the-ones-where-it-isnt-11603293145?mod=wsjtwittertest19


Give These Apps Some Notes and They’ll Write Emails for You | WIRED

October 25, 2020

https://www.wired.com/story/give-apps-notes-they-write-emails/


San Francisco’s slow coronavirus reopening is paying off – Los Angeles Times

October 25, 2020

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-10-25/san-francisco-slow-coronavirus-reopening


Birx warns coronavirus closures won’t suffice in this phase of pandemic, report says | Fox News

October 25, 2020

Birx warns coronavirus closures won’t suffice in this phase of pandemic, report says | Fox News

https://www.foxnews.com/health/birx-coronavirus-closure-wont-suffice-phase-pandemic
https://www.foxnews.com/health/birx-coronavirus-closure-wont-suffice-phase-pandemic.amp


Covid-19 Deaths: The Price for Not Wearing Masks is Perhaps 130,000 Lives – The New York Times

October 24, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/23/health/covid-deaths.html


Where Europe’s Second Wave of Covid-19 Is Filling Up Hospitals – The New York Times

October 24, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/10/22/world/europe/europe-hospitals-covid.html


Signs of depression and anxiety soar among US graduate students during pandemic

October 24, 2020

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02439-6?utm_source=Spectrum+Newsletters&utm_campaign=527bf9f953-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_09_10_03_44&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_529db1161f-527bf9f953-168639669


You’re Right! You Are Working Longer and Attending More Meetings – Harvard Business School Working Knowledge

October 24, 2020

https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/you-re-right-you-are-working-longer-and-attending-more-meetings