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Hey, I’m Kris! Information Security & Comp Sci.

I write about security, AI, computer science and the future. You will find discussion and resources here.

UK Cyber Security Spending Data 2018

In late 2018 I started sending Freedom of Information Requests (FOI) to various UK Government Departments, Agencies and Non-Governmental Bodies asking them to disclose yearly spending...

A Practical Introduction to Neural Networks with Python

Neural networks are adept at recognising patterns, this is pattern recognition is the reason they have become so widely used and talked about in recent years...

Why You Should get into Machine Mearning

Since 2006 the machine learning field has been growing at an unprecedented pace. New developments each year push growth upwards and it shows no signs of slowing...

A Quick Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks (Part 2)

This part will discuss activation functions. Activation functions set a threshold which determines the frequency at which artificial neurons fire (their output). In biological neurons...

A Quick Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks (Part 1)

Artificial neurons mimic the basic function of biological neurons, and much like their biological counterparts they only become useful when connected in a larger network, called Artificial Neural Networks...