Ulaanbaatar looks like a word signalling the start of a fantasy novella; in fact it’s the capital of Mongolia. I remember learning this from a cryptic clue:

“Banal tour around capital” (9)

The first two words form a pair that feels too strange to be useful: what sort of tour…

In composing, arranging, recording, mixing, and mastering music, there are certain processes that repeat ad infinitum in some fairly consistent ways, with clear time-saving potential especially over the timescales (months & years) that it can take to create a long-playing album. Since my first visit to a studio I’ve been…

In pt9 “What Is Noble?” of Beyond Good And Evil (free full text readable & searchable here), Neitzsche’s aphorism 296 is, atypically, addressed not to the reader but to an abstract inspiring presence, and in the first person:

(bolding mine)

Oh, what are you anyway, my written and painted thoughts…

For those seeking to gearshift into a new realm of expertise on the cutting edge of innovative tech, there are endless opportunities to upskill in exciting topics and one of these is MLOps. The team from FourthBrain are offering regular courses and, coordinated by a team including Andrew Ng, these…

Oli Steadman

DataCat @AstraZeneca. Bass/BV @StornowayBand. Fan @lowislandmusic. CTO @Tigmuso. Voc/Gtr @DrachmaBand. DataEng @ICISOfficial. DataSys @GBioinf. DataSci @GA.

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