Episode 19 - Information Theory with @kronosapiens, Horse Racing, and Fractional Bits
Daniel Kronovet and Max discuss the world of information theory. We go into how it was invented by Claude Shannon at Bell Labs, the meaning of information and entropy, and the difference between measurement and processing. Catch references to a Jim Carrey movie and the Belmont stakes!
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Daniel Kronovet is a data scientist with a focus in machine learning and a special interest in voting and governance. He is currently working as a blockchain engineer at Colony, an Ethereum startup, and before that was a machine learning engineer at Foursquare. He has an MA in math and computer science from Columbia, and a BA in political economy and cognitive science from UC Berkeley.