Ever since my internships there, I've been impressed with MSFT as a company; especially since Satya has taken over. But that was internal. That was how I felt whilst being there. What we're seeing now, (and have started since the release of the Surface Studio) is Microsoft playing Apple's "cool factor" game. Rather, kicking Apple's … Continue reading The new Microsoft
Since moving to England, I've been making a list of places that I want to visit while here. This bank holiday gave me an excuse to take a road trip and enjoy a bit of England's countryside. We made a trip to Jurassic coast, followed by a stop in Bath and surrounding countryside, ending on … Continue reading Summer Bank Holiday
It is my absolute pleasure to say that video is now a first-class citizen in PyTorch!
I suppose that the act of moving into an apartment grants me the right of saying that I have officially permanently moved to London. Due to a series of unfortunate circumstances, I had to leave the US in May, and Lorenzo (my past and current boss/manager) was kind enough to extend my employment with relocation … Continue reading I have moved to London
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.
tl;dr: our new paper is now on arxiv Summary of the paper: Obtaining video-level predictions by evaluating salient clips only, as opposed to the traditional random sampling or dense predictions, can bring an increase in classification accuracy and reduce computational costs of inference on long videos Abstract (shamelessly copy pasted): While many action … Continue reading new paper: SC Sampler
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