Nishan Pantha

Paradox. Kafkaesque. Trying to find me among Chaos, Caffeine and Code.

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Nishan Pantha

1 day ago

"An essay is a place to meet honest readers. You don't want to spoil your house by putting bars on the windows to protect against dishonest ones. "

Paul's essays are always useful. :)

How to Write Usefully

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4 days ago

How to write the perfect pull request

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4 days ago

Life, Loss, and the Wisdom of Rivers

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5 days ago

Relatable...

Avoid rewriting a legacy system from scratch, by strangling it

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5 days ago

I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and dog-gone it, people like me. Writing grant applications

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10 days ago

Why are we so bad at software engineering?

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10 days ago

Explainability must be a more accessible domain for everyone now. It's challenging but not impossible.

Why Are We Using Black Box Models in AI When We Don’t Need To? A Lesson From An Explainable AI Competition · Harvard Data Science Review

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Nishan Pantha

11 days ago

One of the best explanations on this

A Zero-Math Introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods

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12 days ago

Beyond True and False

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14 days ago

"...there are no small problems. Problems that appear small are large problems that are not understood..."

The Most Important Scientific Problems Have Yet to Be Solved

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Nishan Pantha

17 days ago

I'm amazed by this one. We are really in awe of the universe itself triggered by our own sense of "awe" for ourselves...

Exploring who we are through awe

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Nishan Pantha

17 days ago

In general, don't overdo and don't underdo it. If you take notes all the time, you create overhead and redundancy. If you never take notes, well, you will not have notes

Managing my personal knowledge base

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Nishan Pantha

18 days ago

Sappho

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Nishan Pantha

19 days ago

Data science is different now

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19 days ago

Only those items which I notice shape my mind

How We Pay Attention Changes the Very Shape of Our Brains

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Nishan Pantha

21 days ago

A Note on Reading Big, Difficult Books...

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Nishan Pantha

23 days ago

An ant colony has memories that its individual members don’t have

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24 days ago

How To Invest In Startups

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26 days ago

Ted Bundy’s Living Victim Tells Her Story

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26 days ago

Hearing Sappho

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27 days ago

Undersea: Rachel Carson’s Lyrical and Revolutionary 1937 Masterpiece Inviting Humans to Explore Earth from the Perspective of Other Creatures

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27 days ago

The Songs of Trees: A Biologist’s Lyrical Ode to How Relationships Weave the Fabric of Life

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Nishan Pantha

29 days ago

Been thinking of starting my own newsletter. This is worth reading.

How starting an email newsletter will change your life

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29 days ago

It's hard. It's frustrating. It's tempting. It's taxing. But perseverance...

The Hardest Part About Learning Hard Things

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Nishan Pantha

30 days ago

How Y Combinator Started

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30 days ago

A good insight I'd say. Not sure if I can really judge the usage of bots for political agenda, but in today's world it's inevitable that bots are having psychological impacts on our daily lives, as we stream through the digital world.

The Yang Gang and its Bots

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Nishan Pantha

31 days ago

Chuck Palahniuk on the Importance of Not Boring Your Reader

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31 days ago

Advice · Patrick Collison

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31 days ago

Authoritarian Nations Are Turning the Internet Into a Weapon

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31 days ago

What If We Could Weaponize Empathy?

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32 days ago

One of the profound essays I have read in this topic...

Principles of Effective Research

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Nishan Pantha

33 days ago

The Disturbing Power of Information Pollution

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33 days ago

Short and effective advice!

3 tricks to start working despite not feeling like it

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33 days ago

Sappho...

Guide to the classics: Sappho, a poet in fragments

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34 days ago

Summary of 2019 books I read

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38 days ago

A great insight into this legend!

The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer

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39 days ago

Inspiring. I think I should re-start my habit of writing what I know. By that I mean I have to re-think about my technical writing skills.

Why I Keep a Research Blog

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Nishan Pantha

40 days ago

Stabbing yourself with a fork() in a multiprocessing.Pool full of sharks

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40 days ago

Stabbing yourself with a fork() in a multiprocessing.Pool full of sharks

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Nishan Pantha

41 days ago

Asimov’s Empire, Asimov’s Wall

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41 days ago

what the Dunning-Kruger effect is and isn’t

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41 days ago

It's good to read this after a long time

Entropy: Why Life Always Seems to Get More Complicated

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Nishan Pantha

43 days ago

On Facts and Thinking

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Nishan Pantha

44 days ago

Introduction to ORB (Oriented FAST and Rotated BRIEF)

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44 days ago

Be precise about the scale, dimensions, and context over which you’re talking about progress.

Type I and Type II Progress

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Nishan Pantha

45 days ago

It's going to be an exciting journey to study 'progress'.

Progress studies: a moral imperative

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45 days ago

We Need a New Science of Progress

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47 days ago

Loneliness – [How to identify and deal with it]

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47 days ago

Johannes Kepler: Understanding Science’s Greatest Anti-Hero

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47 days ago

I miss Aurora! :(

To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This

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