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Big Dive review, part I

Three weeks ago I came back from [Big Dive](, a five week course in data science. It is run every summer by [TOP-IX](

Playability in Polish Scrabble

Strategy plays a prominent role in Scrabble. However, after playing for a while, you realise that only knowing more words can improve your results. When I us...

First Year Report

Let's write about writing. Here in Cambridge, for the first year of my PhD I am not actually a PhD student — I am on the **probationary** year. By the end of...


They were my bane and excitement, my time wasters and the biggest stimulators, my challenges, depressants and uplifters. At times I thought they were my bigg...

Lectures are too long!

I am sure this has been already investigated in scientific literature and I am probably reinventing the wheel, but it must finally come out of academic discu...