About David Bridgeland

Entrepreneur, modeler, etc.

Public Notes

Recent Activity

  • David shared from Love for Sale: Pop Music in America by David Hajdu
    Pop always fed jazz and continues to do so today, with venturesome jazz artists such as Brad Mehldau, Bill Frisell, and the Bad Plus playing repertoires that mingle original works, compositions from the jazz canon, and rock tunes by the likes of Oasis, Soundgarden, Black Sabbath, Nirvana, and Rush. For
    Note: Note to self: investigate these artists
  • David shared from Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O'Neil
    Models are opinions embedded in mathematics.
  • David shared from Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant
    We prefer the regular photos of our friends, because that’s how we’re used to seeing them, but we like the inverted photos of ourselves, because that’s how we see ourselves when we look in the mirror. “Familiarity doesn’t breed contempt,” says serial entrepreneur Howard Tullman. “It breeds comfort.”
    Note: familiarity breeds comfort
  • David shared from a Personal Document
    Optimization is the altar where maintainability is sacrificed.
    Note: optimization is the altar where maintainability is sacrificed
  • David shared from a Personal Document
    For brevity, many Python programmers call list comprehensions listcomps, and generator expressions genexps. I will use these words as well.
    Note: listcomps and genexps
(Sterling, VA USA)
David Bridgeland
Web Page: hangingsteel.com