An Ubuntu kernel bug causes container crashes

Order independent transparency, part 1

No, We Don't Have to Choose Batch Sizes As Powers Of 2

Issue #250

7/6/2022

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I realized yesterday that switching to a completely new keyboard + layout was a bit too ambitious of a goal from the get-go (I don't think you would guess it's a keyboard if I showed it to you), so I've decided to do a more progressive transition. Let me tell you, being able to type quickly again is a greaaaat feeling. I'd equate it to when you're learning a language and trying to have a conversation with someone. It's easy to very quickly become frustrated by how difficult it is to express yourself. Same thing here; you know what you want to type, and how you'd do it, but the connection between your brain and your fingers is just what it feels like it should be. I bet there's a class of disabilities that produce the same sort of feeling. Yeesh, that's brutal.
Anyway, this is actually issue #250! Whoa, that's a lot. If you enjoy the newsletter and want to support it, I'd recommend checking out the Patreon page. The page is a bit outdated, and I don't yet offer any of the benefits from the other tiers (other than an ad free version of the newsletter). Alright, here's the issue.

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An Ubuntu kernel bug causes container crashes

Published: 5 July 2022
Tags: linux


Jordan Webb explains how a misapplied patch in Ubuntu caused it to panic when Docker containers were launched.


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Order independent transparency, part 1

Published: 25 June 2022
Tags: graphics


In this first article of a series, Kostas Anagnostou describes correctly sorting transparent meshes for real-time rendering.


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No, We Don't Have to Choose Batch Sizes As Powers Of 2

Published: 5 July 2022
Tags: gpu, machine learning


Sebastian Raschka explores how batch size impacts training times for a number of machine learning models.


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