Internals of Go's new fuzzing system

Implementing the FLIP algorithm

DeepETA: How Uber Predicts Arrival Times Using Deep Learning

Issue #172

2/21/2022

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Hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was pretty decent, since I was mostly working on stuff for the newsletter. I've got a pretty lengthy update today.
So you might not have noticed, but I put a lot of work into experimenting with different methods for growing the newsletter. It's a combination of being a fun learning experience, monetarily incentivized, and that I genuinely enjoy interacting with readers (more readers = more interactions, hopefully). Therefore I decided to add a new feature, that you'll notice right after the articles. I spent the better part of yesterday setting up a custom, rudimentary referral system tracker (because buying a SaaS alternative was like minimum $100 per month, sO ObViOuSlY It mAkEs wAy mOrE SeNsE FoR Me tO SpEnD SuBsTaNtIaLlY MoRe iN EqUiVaLeNt tImE To dO It mYsElF). It's pretty simple, but should get the job done. If you share your referral link with others and they subscribe (and finish the email confirmation process), it'll count towards your referrals (the number should update on every newsletter). If you notice anything wrong or broken, please let me know.
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Internals of Go's new fuzzing system

Published: 17 February 2022
Tags: go


Jay Conrod delves into what is fuzzing, its presence in Go, how it works, and its future.


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Implementing the FLIP algorithm

Published: 19 February 2022
Tags: graphics, hlsl, machine learning


Jeremy Ong describes the algorithm and background information for implementing an image delta viewer in HLSL.


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DeepETA: How Uber Predicts Arrival Times Using Deep Learning

Published: 10 February 2022
Tags: ai


Xinyu Hu, Olcay Cirit, Tanmay Binaykiya, and Ramit Hora present how Uber developed a "low-latency deep neural network architecture for global ETA prediction", focusing on "learnings and design choices".


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