E-Sports is still a taboo among many Hong Kong parents, who hold the outdated view that gaming is just waste of time with little reward.
(China just lost to France in the Quarter Finals of Overwatch World Cup. Team pictured below.)
我可以唔可以同一年級學生解釋到點解主成分分析（principal component analysis）係條特徵值問題（eigenvalue problem）？
Wish me luck—I am going to try to explain intuitively to first-year econ majors why principal component analysis is an eigenvalue problem.
How A.I. makes you rich: NVIDIA reached $200 for the first time today. It was $70 one year ago and $30(!) two years ago.
Teaching a first-year mathematics course offered by the economics department is not easy, because students will not unconditionally accept the usefulness of mathematics. This is particularly true for students with an arts background. I had, for example, received questions doubting the usefulness of matrix transpose and determinant. I have never heard of such questions back when I took similar classes from the mathematics department.
I thought Eugenics is no longer an acceptable practice after WWII, but perhaps not in Hong Kong.
My students these days probably don’t know what these are.
“Hiring [for] morning, evening, overnight [and] substitute [shifts], 100 [dollars] off [on] red.”* That’s how many words you need to translate that phrase printed on the left of this taxi.
* ‘Red’ represents public holidays, because the latter are marked in red on calendars.