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Wed 09 Sep 2020

Why Bayesian Stats Needs Monte-Carlo Methods

This post emerged from a series of question surrounding a Twitter comment that brought up some very interesting points about how Bayesian Hypothesis testing works and the inability of analytic solutions to solve even some seemingly trivial problems in Bayesian statistics.

Source: Why Bayesian Stats Needs Monte-Carlo Methods, an article by Will Kurt.

Introduction to modern CMake for beginners

CMake is a collection of open-source and cross-platform tools used to build and distribute software. In recent years it has become a de-facto standard for C and C++ applications, so the time has come for a lightweight introductory article on the subject. In the following paragraphs we will understand what CMake is exactly, its underlying philosophy and how to use it to build a demo application from scratch. Mind you, this won't be the definitive CMake bible. Rather, just a practical, ongoing introduction to the tool for humble enthusiasts like me.

Source: Introduction to modern CMake for beginners.

How To Rename Your Git Repositories From "Master" to "Main"

Until recently, almost every Git repository had a default branch named "master". But thankfully, as part of a movement to make the tech industry more inclusive and open, many software teams and open source projects are moving away from this unhealthy naming.

Source: How To Rename Your Git Repositories From "Master" to "Main", an article by Tobias Günther.