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Gesundheit. What’s actually happening here, a neural network finding a brachistochrone or something? Reply

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Gesundheit. What’s actually happening here, a neural network finding a brachistochrone or something?

The flair should be Newtonian Mechanics.

Corresponding tweet:

https://twitter.com/randompast/status/897526013437018114

Corresponding code:

https://gist.github.com/randompast/996dd765aca6d4952f233ef4f151dffa

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