Monthly Archives: April 2016

Samyro 0.0.2 – sampling structured inputs

New version of Samyro (0.0.2) now uploaded to Pypi. Github repo has the details, but I’ll brag about the new features: samyro write accepts a –seed argument, which allows the usual temperature-based decoding *after* the engine has progressed through the given … Continue reading

Posted in linguistics, Patterns, programming, samyro, statistics | 2 Comments

Samyro 0.0.1 – development update

Last week I posted a new Python package to Pypi: Samyro, my toolkit for doing RNN-based character synthesis of new text from given text. I summarize in tweets the journey to the release of the project.  There’s lots more to … Continue reading

Posted in doggerel, linguistics, Patterns, programming | 1 Comment

Butlerian jihad and the return of the JDI

A message containing a precis for action in the case of data-loss and/or coldsleep hibernation. Sent from [transcription failed] [Message begins] After the Exchange Compact (establishing the Combine Honnete Ober Advancer Mercantiles) and the massive data-loss of the Second Butlerian Jihad, impulse-based … Continue reading

Posted in science fiction | 7 Comments

I’m looking for work

I am currently without employment, and I’m looking to see what’s next for me. I am excited about human language, computers, and machine learning, and I’m pretty good at all three and their areas of overlap. I am happiest tinkering in the … Continue reading

Posted in Seattle, work | 8 Comments