In my last post about What I Learnt From My First Year in Business Development [https://theredstringblog.com/what-i-learnt-from-my-first-year-in-business-development], I talked about how I was struck by an initial feeling of "being lost" once I had settled back into Nigeria last year - and how my biggest lesson after it
In computer science, the term reinforcement learning [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reinforcement_learning] refers to a sub-study of Artificial Intelligence called machine learning. The subject itself is actually quite broad and deep, and propels you quickly into the world of probabilities, Markov Decision Processes, weights, and rewards. Thus it
Now let's talk about another primarily Black problem [https://theredstringblog.com/immediate-gratification], and the benefits of delayed gratification. For some months now, a friend of mine has been here in the U.S, undergoing treatment to cure his sickle-cell aneamia [https://www.clinicalkey.com/topics/hematology/sickle-cell-disease.html], and I
For the 2nd time this year [https://theredstringblog.com/a-sicklers-advice], I participated in the REACH for college program [https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/reach] run by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. During the program, there were a number of recurring topics that came up in discussion. One in particular, the
> Living with Sickle Cell Anaemia [http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/sca/] is like being the parent of a very temperamental baby. This baby cries when she's hot, when she's cold, when she's tired, and sometimes she cries for no perceivable reason at all! * Damola Mabogunje [http://mabogunje.