Under the hood of Hidden Markov Models training

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Intro

Goal

  • sequence of observations O₁, O₂, …, Oₙ
  • sequence of hidden states for these observations S₁, S₂, …, Sₙ


Calculating and using QR decomposition

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Intro

Gram-Schmidt Process

  • A is original matrix we want to decompose
  • Q is orthogonal matrix
  • R is upper triangular matrix


Simple matrix decomposition

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Gaussian elimination

  • A is original matrix we want to decompose
  • L is lower triangular matrix…


Naive ways to calculate SVD

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SVD


Explained by change of basis and transformation matrices.

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Change of basis


Injecting changes into your models

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Intro


Notes based on course lessons

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  • Lesson 1: Disinformation. Video, notes
  • Lesson 2: Bias &…


How tech companies develop modern colonialism

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Algorithmic colonialism


How we measure and lose track of things

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Seeing like a state


Going faster and higher might create problems for everybody

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Venture Capital, & Hypergrowth

  1. Venture Capital often pushes what could’ve been a successful small business to over-expand and ultimately fail; prevents companies from focusing their priorities; distracts from finding a monetization plan; causes conflict due to the misalignment of incentives between VCs and founders; and is full of far too many unethical bullies and thugs.
  2. Hypergrowth is nearly impossible to manage and leads…

Risto Hinno

Highly trained monkey

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