Cameron Smith Data, language, code Welcome to my personal site.

Deep Learning is Poorly Explained

If you've ever thought that programmers do a bad job explaining things, you're right.

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San Francisco Neighborhoods

San Francisco’s neighborhoods all have their distinct character. Many are defined by their downtown areas: cafes, restaurants, and bars. But the borders between neighborhoods are hazy and arbitrary. This is my attempt to accurately characterize SF’s neighborhoods. Click on a neighborhood to see its name and some details about it. For the full-screen version, click here. Send hate mail to my Facebook or Twitter.

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Representations

How do we think about symbols and representation?

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Multi-threading and Multi-processing in Python

The difference between multithreading and multiprocessing in Python.

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Math to Code

An exploration of mathematical concepts using insights from programming.

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Trump's Tax Plan

Journalists aren't statisticians.

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How to Build a Machine Learning App from Scratch

Cookbook for creating a machine learning web application.

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Sound Similarity

Which languages sound the most alike? You might be surprised.

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Progress Through the Purgatories

A tour through the afterlife brought to you by the last surviving Gnostics, the Mandaeans.

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A Month Without Buying Food [Update]

Successgul month of being freegan.

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A Month Without Buying Food

100% freegan for a month.

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Orthography Tree

An interactive tree diagram of all the world's major writing systems.

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Population Projections

Visualizations of the world's growing (and changing) population.

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Pangrams

An exploration of pangrams, language, and history.

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Hitchhiking Kurdistan

Pictures from my trip to Northern Iraq.

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Strawberry Trees

My favorite fruit.

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Climbing the Great Pyramid of Giza at Night

An unlawful ascent.

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