A short post about my experience with meditation
Some bonkers stuff conjured up in the process of doing research
A short post reflecting on becoming a full time grad student at Stanford
A look at how many movies of each genre get released, the IMDB rating distribution, and more!
I did a project with some nice tools, and now post this to recommend those tools
A brief catalogue of some trailer and trailer types I find particularly cool
On the two-decade story of how two revolutionary ideas were combined to make AlphaGo
About how we got from the crummy Chess programs of the late 50s all the way to DeepBlue
The start of the story of how humanity made computers good at Go
What for, where, and how do software developers work?
Some graphs and stats about a post that made it to the Hacker News front page
Organizing emails into folders is a worthy effort, but quickly gets old - why not get some help from AI?
About the mid-2000s neural net comeback, and how deep learning ascended to the tsunami it is today
About neural nets' flaws in the 90s, and how a new AI Winter dawned
How the foundations of deep learning were developed in the 90s
The beginning of a story spanning half a century, about how we learned to make computers learn
A trip through the lands of Tarkovsky, Bergman, and so many others
What have we worked for? What do we work for? What will we work for?
Why and how this website was created
Reflections on having worked myself to the brink of burning out
A short treatise on why I think haters of Soylent are wrong
A critical comparison of two AAA blockbuster games with overt Serious Art ambitions
More lofty principles I hope to live by
Or, what this game has that most do not
Music videos can have a dream-like magic few other forms of art can. Here are some to watch.
Some principles I hope to abide by
The second season was so dissapointing compared to the first. What changed?
How it was to connect to my Russian roots, while in Switzerland
When no one checks if you have a ticker, ought you still buy one?
TLDR new fancy technology that may or may not revolutinize computing
The significantly outdated justification for this blog.