Offtopic: kaggle / numerai making news


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“We want every single Kaggle user to join Numerai. Giving them $1 million in Numeraire is the beginning of that,” says Richard Craib, founder of Numerai. Kaggle users who connect their accounts to Numerai at numer.ai/airdrops will receive 30 NMR (worth around $500).

https://www.kaggle.com/general/52852

Following that announcement, there has been a massive increase in the number of login attempts to the Kaggle website. These are attempts to break into Kaggle accounts in order to claim the cyptocurrency airdrop. This is both stressing our systems and putting Kaggle accounts at risk.


#2

It doesn’t make for much of a thread i suppose, so other data-sciencey type links / news are welcome

Some critical thought