Machine learning allows us to colourise black and white photos with ease, but at what risk?
This article originally appeared in my personal blog at: https://blog.skz.dev/bringing-colour-and-life-to-black-and-white-photos
Although colourised photos have technically existed for a century or more (Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky and Piotr Vedenisov, pioneers of colour photography, traveled around Imperial Russia documenting it in full colour), the majority of the 20th century was documented in black and white. …
Who doesn’t like to make money?
This article originally appeared in my personal blog at: https://blog.skz.dev/arbitrage-as-a-shortest-path-problem
And what if you could turn the problem of making money into the problem of finding the shortest-path? We can do that in at least one particular way: by exploiting arbitrage opportunities.
Arbitrage is the act of buying or selling things across different markets, or in different forms, to profit from differences in prices. And the people who engage in it? They’re known as arbitrageurs — a fancy title indeed.
Let’s start with an example. Say Paul, Peter, and Bob live in a village…