Getting Started With Scala

The other day I was discussing about how to have a gentle introduction to the Scala language. Here is what I prescribe ..

Sufficient Scala:

Additional Resources:

References: to Jekyll

Am trying to understand how to go about exporting my blog from to Jekyll.

My goal is to then host it on GitHub pages  under my user credentials.

Some references:

Jekyll. Ubuntu 16.04

Jekyll has a very short ‘getting started’ guide:

Apparently that’s all that’s needed. However, my experience on Ubuntu 16.04 was more intense than this.

I kept hitting the following [issue](

Was almost about to give up on this thing before finding the links


L1 / L2 loss functions and regularization

There was a discussion that came up the other day about L1 v/s L2,  Lasso v/s Ridge etc.

In particular,

  • Whats the difference between L1 and L2  loss function
  • Whats the difference between L1 and L2  regularizers
  • Whats the difference between Lasso and Ridge