Web Picks (week of 4 October 2015)

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  • VNC, image analysis and data science
    The people from BinaryEdge scraped a bunch of open VNC servers, screenshotted them, and used computer vision to filter out interesting cases.
  • Some nice ML-libraries
    Where the author discusses XGBoost, Sofia-ml, and Vowpal Wabbit as alternatives to more commonly known implementations of ML algorithms.