espadrine comments on “Google’s AlphaZero Beats Stockfish In 100-Game Match”

espadrine comments on “Google’s AlphaZero Beats Stockfish In 100-Game Match”


> * AlphaZero won some games in a romantic style *

The difference in style is likely influenced by the insertion of historical boards as input to the neural network.

The sequence of moves are therefore more likely to look related to one another.


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By:espadrine
Source:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15872147

s73ver_ comments on “Millions Are Hounded for Debt They Don’t Owe. One Victim Fought Back”

s73ver_ comments on “Millions Are Hounded for Debt They Don’t Owe. One Victim Fought Back”


Well, as it says, there’s no national law. However, the law followed is not the law where the borrower resides, but the law where the lender is headquartered. Which is why so many of the payday lenders are headquartered in New Jersey and South Dakota; those states were willing to gut their consumer protection laws in order to lure jobs.


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kvonhorn comments on “Ask HN: I’m a solopreneur and I feel demoralised”

kvonhorn comments on “Ask HN: I’m a solopreneur and I feel demoralised”


> Don’t listen to random advice from random internet people.

> [Go] to [a] specialist and by that I mean psychotherapist.

It sounds like you’ve got a great setup. The way you’re feeling could destroy what you’ve built, however, and you may not recognize how. Drop a few Benjamins and get professional advice from a psychologist.

You might also consider seeing a doctor and getting a physical, and start the Couch to 5K if your doctor advises you to get some exercise.


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Source:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15871773

now_l93 comments on “Tech Bro Guru: Inside the Sedona Cult of Bentinho Massaro”

now_l93 comments on “Tech Bro Guru: Inside the Sedona Cult of Bentinho Massaro”


They are forced to stay in the cult through coercion. Members join willingly, and the cult slowly isolates them, encourages to shut out family and friends, takes all their money and makes them financially helpless. By the time they realize what’s going on, they have no safe way to leave the cult. That leaves the members vulnerable to all sorts of abuse. That’s why joining a cult should be seen as a problem, and not just as someone’s preference.


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Source:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15871772

schusterDEV comments on “Ask HN: Which skills are essential for a developer to join a blockchain startup?”

schusterDEV comments on “Ask HN: Which skills are essential for a developer to join a blockchain startup?”


You are most certainly going to feel the ‘hacker’ness of blockchain, as most of the development tools are rough around the edges.

As for the developers actually working in the field, most of them have a background in either web development or a low level language like C. It really depends on what part of the stack you’d like to work on.

If you’re just looking to get started, check out the solidity docs and open up remix in your browser: https://solidity.readthedocs.io/en/develop/

You’ll get a sense of what the smart contracting language is expecting of you. Most of the development is still standard front end web dev with web3 hooks to the blockchain. So besides a basic understanding of how blockchain works (Mastering Bitcoin is a good start), understand how to code a basic web application and you’re off.


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By:schusterDEV
Source:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15871780