Black-Scholes Formula — Part I (Probability and Stochastics for finance) by Prof. Joydeep Dutta

Link: youtu.be/mPXBbQDWJWg

Portable Secret by Marco Primi

A ‘Portable Secret’ is an HTML file that contains (1) an encrypted payload and (2) some Javascript that calls into the browser’s Web Cryptography APIs.

Any (reasonably modern) web browser can open the file, even without an internet connection! If one knows the password, one can recover the secret within.

Link: mprimi.github.io/portable-secr
Link: mprimi.github.io/portable-secr
Link: github.com/mprimi/portable-sec

Oxford Mathematics London Public Lecture: Andrew Wiles in Conversation with Hannah Fry

In a fascinating interview Andrew talked about his own motivations, his belief in the importance of struggle and resilience and his recipe for the better teaching of his subject, a subject he clearly loves deeply.

Link: youtu.be/uQgcpzKA5jk

An Exact Formula for the Primes: Willans' Formula by Eric Rowland

Although it is very inefficient, it serves as an example of how basic arithmetic and trigonometric functions can be used as a programming language.

Link: youtu.be/j5s0h42GfvM
Link: doi.org/10.2307/3611701

shot-scraper by Simon Willison

A command-line utility for taking automated screenshots of websites build on Playwright.

Link: github.com/simonw/shot-scraper
Link: simonwillison.net/2022/Oct/14/

Programming from the Ground Up by Jonathan Bartlett

Understand how assembly language and computer programming works.

Link: download-mirror.savannah.gnu.o

Discrete Adversarial Attacks and Submodular Optimization with Applications to Text Classification

Link: arxiv.org/abs/1812.00151

Compiler Explorer by Matt Godbolt

It is an interactive compiler exploration website. Edit code in C, C++, C#, F#, Rust, Go, D, Haskell, Swift, Pascal, ispc, Python, Java or in any of the other 30+ supported languages, and see how that code looks after being compiled in real time.

Link. godbolt.org/

Did you know that in Thunderbird 102's new Address Book, you can now add a contact's time zone? Really useful for determining the ideal time to send an email, or when to anticipate a reply.

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