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Life and Mumbai Locals

Life and Mumbai Locals

I have been a Mumbai Locals traveler for almost 6 years now and yesterday at 2:45 PM, I rode onto my last train journey from Vile Parle Station to Mulund Station. This was the last journey I say because tomorrow I am leaving India for the United States to pursue a Masters in Computer Science.

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Life and Gradient Descent

Life and Gradient Descent

Fig. Life Lessons from Gradient Descent

It’s been a long time since I was introduced to the Gradient Descent algorithm. Basically, gradient descent is an algorithm in optimization theory which helps us find out the most optimal solution to a function. It is based on a simple idea, rather than finding out the best solution to a problem immediately, move in the direction that seems to take us to the optimal solution. I have made a small list of philosophical thoughts that compare Gradient Descent to real life struggles.

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