The Grand Tour

I’m going to miss the format, the laughs it created, the memories it forever immortalized for me, and the wistful thoughts going back. These guys are fantastic, and it’s just a shame I’ll never be able to say “thanks” to them in person. It felt like they were “in person” to me.

SIGBOVIK 2019

SIGBOVIK (ACH Special Interest Group on Harry Qatar Bovik) is an annual journal of parody machine learning papers whose 2019 proceedings came out today. Selectively, the parody is of very high quality and effort - it is worth replacing whatever you usually read on the toilet. You can find the full version here, and some … Continue reading SIGBOVIK 2019

Turing awards 2018

The Turing awards have been announced last week, and I am delighted to find out that the prize this year went to the "godfathers of AI". Yann LeCunn, Yoshua Bengio, and Geoff Hinton have been awarded the most prestigious award in computer science for their contributions to the development of deep learning, or more specifically, … Continue reading Turing awards 2018