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Peli’s Vibes part 2: Autoencoders!

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Okay, and we’re back discussing Peli Grietzer‘s Theory of Vibe. Or, more importantly, Peli’s Theory of Vibe as I see it! Because he’s already explained it all quite a bit. Imitation is the Highest Form of Interpretation Up until grad school, my main method for learning math was imitation and pattern recognition (and as far as I’m concerned, I haven’t… Read more »

Peli’s Vibes part 1: An Introduction

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Today (and over the next few posts) I want to talk to you about work that my friend Peli Grietzer has been doing. But don’t worry, I’m still going to talk almost exclusively about myself. Peli’s work, for me, is like my mother-in-law’s blue cheese gnocchi. I despise blue cheese and I despise gnocchi. Yet somehow what she made was… Read more »

Intro to Lattices

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My thesis talks about “shapes” of “number fields,” but really what we’re looking at is shapes of lattices, and using MATH to go from “number fields” to lattices. So I thought it would be nice to give a quick intro to what it means for lattices to have shapes and for those shapes to live in a space of shapes…. Read more »