If you used the Perrin condition to test whether numbers less than a billion are prime, you would correctly identify all 50,847,534 primes as primes. But out of the 949,152,466 composite numbers, you would falsely report 17 of these as prime.
Arthur Charpentier's regular roundup of stats and data science-related links points us to algorithms every data scientist should know, a free ebook on probabilistic programming and Bayesian methods for coders, and much much more.
I previously wrote about my Sublime Text setup. Well, Tuts+ has published a quite nice Sublime Text tutorial showing most of Sublime’s features. Regardless of whether you’re a Sublime Text enthusiast or not, you should definitely take a look at the tutorial.
I've always been told, "If You Don't Vote, You Can't Whine." This is a statement I've heard from hundreds of American citizens that I've encountered throughout my life, across every region of this great country. While I agree with the intent of this statement, I have to declare that it isn't enough!
In the tech space we use the term dashboard a lot. Now think about the dashboard in your car. How much control over this dashboard do you have? Just wait until Ford, GM, BMW, Volkswagen, Toyota and other carmakers get their footing with APIs. It will be a different game!
In Guido van Rossum's PyCon 2013 keynote, he presents "a new, interoperable approach to asynchronous I/O that is being developed for inclusion in Python 3.4." Part of his proposal is a way to use "yield from" in a manner similar to await in C#. Let's just say, I'm super excited about it!