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4 years, 4 months ago Posted in: Blog 0

    Google Reader: Another Sick April Fool’s Joke  If I were to comment about the recent announcement on Google Reader shut down, I would probably take it as the biggest news ever told in the history of the Internet. I couldn’t blame them for putting it to an end; Google Reader has relatively few […]

5 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Blog, Guide 0

About 4 years ago, I, for some reason, decided that I should streamline my online readings. I figured that the best way to do that by using a RSS reader, and after few tries, I settled with Google Reader. I subscribed to the feeds of the likes of Engadget, Gizmodo, etc. My search-filter-read experience had […]

7 years ago Posted in: Blog, Guide 5

I was just lucky (?) enough to get admitted into a renowned graduate school. Since then, many have been asking for tips and tricks on graduate school admission. The general question is typically about the shortcuts. I don’t believe in shortcuts, and neither does the POTUS.  I usually recommend  thoughtful preparation, long-term planning, and dedication; but, […]

7 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Blog, Thoughts 0

In Machine learning, we study how to make machines learn. First, we come up with fancy ideas based on our intuition on human cognition, then theorize them so that we could put them in equations, and make them definite; finally, we use bits and bytes to implement them. The intuition is to use the knowledge […]

7 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Anecdotes, Blog, Travelling 1

It was the first winter for me, yet it did not offer anything but the spectacular display of snowstorms, which had been more of a nuisance. Of course, that was not the only factor that forced me to choose California for winter break instead of spending the holidays at my new home – Cambridge. I […]