# A primer on universal function approximation with deep learning (in Torch and R)

Arthur C. Clarke famously stated that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” No current technology embodies this statement …

Arthur C. Clarke famously stated that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” No current technology embodies this statement …

Math puzzles always tickle the brain, and this one has tickled quite a few on LinkedIn. Why are these puzzles …

UPDATE: This draft is obsolete. Please see latest draft at The latest update of my book includes a chapter on …

Last week witnessed a number of exciting announcements from the big data and machine learning space. What it shows is …

Chapter 7 of Cherney, Denton, and Waldron begins by introducing the concept of a basis. The essence of a basis …

It’s a fact of life that we age. As we age, the more we wish we didn’t. What if I …

Like many concepts in mathematics, linearity has multiple interpretations and meanings. What do we mean when we say something is …

For question 1.4.6 of Cherney, Denton, and Waldron, there is a question about how matrix multiplication works. Indeed, part (b) …

This is a lecture post for my students in the CUNY MS Data Analytics program. In this series of lectures …

This is a lecture post for my students in the CUNY MS Data Analytics program. In this series of lectures …