Eager to Play TicTacToe? The package neckar contains a fully functional reinformcement learning model to train yourself and play against in the game TicTacToe. Here’s how you can simply download and install the result if you have a gitlab account (and can set up a personal access token…): pip install neckar --extra-index-url https://__token__:personalaccesstoken@gitlab.com/api/v4/projects/37714906/packages/pypi/simple … and if you don’t: Download the wheel from this link, cd to the wheel and run

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A wise man once said… Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln In this statement there is a lot of truth. For instance, it is closely mimicked by on of one of the 7 habits of highly effective people by Stephen Covey. Obviously, it applies to writing software as well, as a sharpened “developer’s axe” means:

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TL;DR This post explains how to set up emacs so that the writing and sending of letters is always just a whim away. The resulting letters will adhere to the German DIN 5008 standard, and fit neatly into envelopes designed on that standard, as shown in the cover image on the top. Prerequisites All you for the implementation shown in this tutorial is Emacs with org-mode and a LaTeX installation with the dinbrief.

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Einleitung und Fragestellung In den letzten Jahren1 konnten in diversen Ländern der Aufstieg populistischer Phänomene beobachtet werden: der Aufstieg der AfD in Deutschland, die seit ihrer Gründung binnen 5 Jahren in sämtlichen deutschen Landtagen, dem Bundestag und dem europäischen Parlament vertreten ist; der Wahlsieg Donald J. Trumps in den USA; der Aufstieg der Lega in Italien und viele weitere Beispiele. Ein Verlaufsmuster, das bei jedem einzelnen dieser Aufstiege in der Öffentlichkeit auftritt ist das folgende Ping-Pong-Spiel zwischen Medien und Umfragewerten: Je größer die gesellschaftliche Bekanntheit, desto größer das Medienecho, desto größer die Bekanntheit, etc.

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The Final Result Let me start this article by showing you the final result of this article. Below you see a screengrab of me checking the new mails I received today, from across 3 separate mail accounts (including a gmail account) deleting two mails on the fly, while skimming the remaining two searching through all my mails for the keywords "thalia AND FIFA" and finding the result immediately

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Today, just a short notification concerning the use of analytics on this blog: I have decided to get rid of the Google Analytic Tag on these pages. It was very joyful to know how many people surfed to my little blog from all over the world, yet it doesn't outweigh my reservation against Google obtaining entry into almost each and every single piece of software surrounding us. Asides from on-site analytic tags I have recently decided to circumvent Google and its services as well as possible in my personal digital footprint as well.

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Great news: a scientific article I have co-authored has been accepted for publication and can now be found online here or via the DOI 10.1016/j.spa.2020.01.011. Yes, my list of publications has been amended 1. This article has been through quite a lengthy review process, and was the main motivation for another one of my blog posts. This post dates to September 2018, yet I only started working on these simulations in the framework of the second round of peer review.

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Sebastian Schweer

Theoretiker, Ingenieur, Berater, Erzähler.

Data Scientist (Teamlead)

Heidelberg, Germany