Tom Lieber's Microblog

Jan 11, 2024

The “Cognition” in Probabilistic Models of Cognition 📚 is the hardest part to get across when I recommend this book. Because the book isn’t “Bayes works, yawn.” It’s so much more interesting if you, like me, exist primarily in ML circles that focus on curve-fitting:

There are tiny, self-contained, editable code examples to demonstrate almost every point, and they run in-browser! I love this book.

Optical illusion of a checkerboard pattern that's half in shadow, where the apparent color of a light square in shadow differs from that of a dark square outside the shadow, when their actual colors are actually equivalent