Jan. 2023

It's been 10 months since my last update. I plan on pushing these out more often, starting with this one. Perhaps an active log will help me find out just where all my free time runs off to.


I'm done with The Way of Kings, and now consider it peak high fantasy. It is a perfect blend of excellent prose, compelling storytelling and masterful worldbuilding. I could go on, but I'd rather have you find out yourself.

In summary, I read these books over the past 10 months:

Books I'm currently reading:

Books I plan to read:


Unlike the last few updates, I have nothing noteworthy this time. I've been doing touch-ups to Vyse, hand-coding neural networks from scratch, and making fourier sketches.

Soon, I'm going to implement the Neural Language Model described in Yoshua Bengio's paper from 2003.

My sojourn at the manifold of NNs and statistical models will probably last for a while. In the meantime, I'm on the lookout for other things to build as well.


Write more often. This time for real.