Bryan Menegus

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Bryan Menegus

Screw It, We Asked a Neural Network to Predict the Election

Screw It, We Asked a Neural Network to Predict the Election

Flip on the TV today and you’re liable to encounter someone running their mouth about the presidential election. Partisan people howling about why their candidate is better. Supposedly non-partisan people trying to earn their paychecks by interpreting statistics. People, people, people. Who cares!

Who Is the Lord of the Rings, Exactly?

Who Is the Lord of the Rings, Exactly?

It’s been a little while so it’s possible my memory isn’t as fresh on the subject of Middle-earth as it once was. But a thought occurred to me this weekend that I cannot shake: Did J.R.R. Tolkien name the Lord of the Rings trilogy after the bad guy?