Exploring the Shape of Deep Learning Data with Numpy

At the core of deep learning systems are multidimensional numeric arrays and matrices. The input data, the layers of neurons in the application, and the output data all come in arrays of various forms. Python (and specifically the numpy package) provides ways to examine and debug these arrays.

Serving WebAssembly Files with a Development Web Server

WebAssembly is a relatively recent feature of javascript and modern browsers; as a result, many web servers don’t recognize files the “.wasm” extension as Web Assembly binary files. Here’s how to configure this file type for web servers in the development environment.

A WordPress die(md5()) exploit?

There have been periodic requests logged in this site’s HTTP access logs that request a PHP page (usually simply index.php) and attempt to pass parameters like “die(md5(34563))” or “die(pi()*42)”. These extra parameters don’t seem to have any effect on the site, but I’m still curious about what the intent of these requests might be.