November 06, 2019 - 10:27:06

Installing HTK on macOS

I've been looking at Hidden Markov Model software for my final-year university project, and HTK seems the most promising–but it was a pain to install, so I'd like to save others some time!

August 17, 2019 - 20:18:22

MNIST... Again?

MNIST is a great dataset for classification tasks, but if you want another alternative, check out Kuzushiji-MNIST!

June 16, 2019 - 20:53:27

Useful R: A beginner's perspective

I've recently been delving into R—mostly messing around with linear models and regularization, but also generally figuring out the language. Here are some resources that I found useful while learning.

July 20, 2018 - 23:49:08

Indoor bouldering in Dubai

There is a wide selection of indoor climbing locations in Dubai. However, depending on what discipline of climbing you're looking for, some may be a better choice than others.

July 09, 2018 - 00:24:28

Ideal formats for storing chess game metadata

There are chess databases that contain over 400 million games, but what formats can suitably and fully encapsulate metadata and game move sequences for chess games in the best way?

May 25, 2018 - 00:44:46

Heroku dyno sleeping & free dyno hours

The free dyno offered by Heroku is great for deploying simple web applications. However, there are restrictions on the amount of hours a dyno can be awake.

May 15, 2018 - 23:23:36

Fischer-random position generation

A classic code-golf problem (especially for chess-lovers) concerning the generation of one of 960 possible starting positions in the Fischer-random chess variant.