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A work colleague of mine has been working on this incredible Neural Network library written in Haskell. He uses Haskell's growing Dependent Typing capabilities to encode and enforce invariants on the configuration of the networks. Under the hood, its all BLAS and LAPACK .
grenade - Practical Deep Learning in Haskell
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Yes, as far as I know there are.

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Finally got on Australia's National Broadband Network. Slashdot speed test for my old ADSL connection at top and new NBN HFC (Hybrid Fibre Co-Axial) connection at the bottom. This is on the fastest plan available.

I remember chatting on IRC a decade ago with a friend living in Japan and even back then he had 250MBps.
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I wonder what it'll be like in 6 months as more people in your area hook up to NBN plans?

I know there were plans to split segments on the cable networks as part of integrating them into the NBN, but I wonder how successful that was?

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The FTC filed a blockbuster lawsuit against Qualcomm today, arguing that the chipmaker used its baseband processor patents to illegally force competitors out of the market. (The short version: the...
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I don't use Chrome, but still pleased to see this.
Audiophiles are getting a new way to listen to one of the top formats for lossless music. As spotted by 9to5Google, Google has begun adding FLAC support to Chrome, and it should be rolling out to...
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What are the bets, that they will also screw up chained ogg with FLAC?

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Cyber-guru! Right!
Stunned security experts tear strips off president-elect pick hours after announcement
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Google shuts down another of its hobby projects.
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What a low life! He'll surely do well in the field of political consulting.
Cameron Harris, a recent college graduate, pulled six million people into his bogus story about the discovery of fraudulent ballots for Hillary Clinton.
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+Erik de Castro Lopo Absolutely. 

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This has always been intuitively clear. Now, there is mounting empirical evidence proving it.
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Just before leaving office, Obama is handing Trump more power.
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Nothing over 80 beats a minute and its glorious!

Saw this band play live in San Diego a couple of years ago.
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"The research team recommends users to use the Tor Browser if they want to avoid cross-browser fingerprinting."
A team of researchers from universities across the US has identified different fingerprinting techniques that can track users when they use different browsers installed on the same machine.
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Software hacker. Compiler geek.
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Two of my projects, libsndfile and libsamplerate are installed on just about every Linux desktop system on the planet.
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