There have been many tutorials on building your own Jupyter server, but few focuses on building a lasting one, that is — how to ensure Jupyter continues to run even after ssh connection breaks up or system reboots.

ML engineers have been cursing the unstable ssh connections that their precious hours of training had gone to waste because of it. Here we are going to summarize three popular solutions for a forever Jupyter server that had been tested on Ubuntu (Let me know if any CentOS user runs into problem). …


The Holy Grail of Building Monopoly by Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel’s Monopoly Model

Peter Thiel’s appeal for monopoly has long been hailed as the holy grail for growth of any Silicon Valley company wanting to be a monopoly (See his book From Zero to One). The main benefit of monopoly, he argued, is to allow the mass accumulation of capital and resources to be used on adventurous projects that will take years to materialize, yielding even more monopoly advantage. But recent years had witnessed the cracks of his monopoly model — that is, monopoly works only in so far in a single vertical. When a monopoly tries to overreach to other verticals, its…


My name is Hank. I’m the co-founder of Enactus UBC Okanagan. Today I’d like to share some of my thoughts with you regarding the Inventathon, if you have heard of this event or just interested in learning about entrepreneurship in Kelowna and UBC Okanagan.

The Inventathon was an unexpected result of what we first aimed to do in promoting Enactus UBC Okanagan.

The Inventathon was an unexpected result of what we first aimed to do in promoting Enactus UBC Okanagan earlier this year. To promote Enactus, our first idea was to set up a gather-around lunch for all clubs’ leaders…

Hank Chan

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