Towards my new philosophy

It’s been a rough adventure but I couldn’t have arrived to the same deep conclusions of utmost simplicity if it wasn’t for traumatic events. Experience is not cheap to come by, but going for wisdom quadruples your ante, I guess. I’ve been lost for 4 months, played shameful sick jokes with my most valuable contacts in an altered state of mind. A huge thank you to those who didn’t believe it was real me or didn’t mind me. Looking back, all of that was inevitable and well worth it, and yes believe is the keyword.

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Author's profile picture Dmitry Olshansky on philosophy

JSM as Machine Learning

For a long time I wanted to establish a layman’s description of JSM method, its application in machine learning and showcase a practical example of its use. Instead of focusing on the intricate theoretical foundation it will be based off the simplified definition obtained by Anshakov. The paper is sadly in Russian as is the case with most information on JSM, hence today’s post.

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Author's profile picture Dmitry Olshansky on jsm, ml, and scala

Inside D's GC

At the DConf 2017 hackathon I adventurously led a druntime group (of 2 persons) hacking on D’s GC. After a few hours I couldn’t shake off the nagging feeling “boy, this could use a rewrite”. So I decided to start on the quest of better GC for D, the first iteration being faster classic mark-sweep collector.

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Author's profile picture Dmitry Olshansky on gc, runtime, and dlang