Inktober Illustrations

Inktober is a month long challenge where artists post one drawing a day based on a prompt. I am following raqueltravelillustration‘s Inktober prompts!   day 19: alien   day 18: eclipse   day 17: magic weapon   day 16: kettle   day 15: invocation day 14: constellations day 13: potion day 12: ghost  

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The Issue with LDA Models

Unpopular opinion: LDA models can be problematic. tl:dr; LDA models are often overused and misused.   Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) is a very common model used in natural language processing with the intent of clustering some amount of text data into topics.  LDAs have become the staple natural language processing model with hundreds of tutorials…

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Recipe: Puff Pastry Wrapped Brie with Fig Jam

Literally, mouth-watering. You’re welcome. ingredients Wheel of brie  Fig jam 1 sheet puff pastry, defrosted, rolled out to 11 x 11 inches 1 egg 1 tablespoon water thyme leaves (optional) directions Preheat the oven to 400F. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll out puff pastry into baking sheet. Spread a generous layer of fig jam on puff…

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Recipe: Cheddar and Thyme Bread

I won’t bore you with some random story about the origin of a recipe; hence, here’s the recipe for glorious cheese bread! Adapted from Seasons and Suppers‘ Soft Cheese Bread recipe. Ingredients 6 1/2 cups unbleached bread flour  1 Tbsp. coarse kosher salt 5 Tbsp white sugar 1 cup lukewarm water at about 95F-110F 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp lukewarm buttermilk 1 1/2 Tbsp instant yeast 1/4 cup vegetable…

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