Why momentum works

Posted to Statistical Visualization  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Gabriel Goh models momentum over at the new machine learning journal Distill. The visualization is not the focus, but it’s a nice supplement to help explain more complex concepts to a wider audience. More generally, if you haven’t checked out Distill yet, it’s worth your time.

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