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Introduction to Multiprocessing for Machine Learning Practitioners

April 30, 2020 in #systems

I’ve now met a number of data scientists, machine learning researchers, and machine learning practitioners that have heard of…

Supporting your coworkers who might be experiencing mental health issues

September 16, 2019 in #mental health

Working a full-time job in the tech industry hasn’t been easy — especially for me, someone diagnosed with a mental illness. I experience…

Networking for non-networkers

April 08, 2019 in #life skills

Here’s a secret about me: I hate networking. I’m quite terrible at pretending to be extremely engaged in a stranger’s generic words, and I…

Why you should major in systems

April 03, 2019 in #systems

A lot of people have asked me why I chose to study computer systems for my undergrad. To be quite honest, I first declared artificial…

AI for Everyone: Things to Consider when Experimenting

October 01, 2017 in #AI

I’ve recently started co-teaching CS53SI — a series of discussions centered around technology and social good. There’s a lot of hype in this…

You got this because you're a girl.

September 15, 2017 in #diversity

It’s the dreaded time of the year again - when I go back to school, and some guy I really respect casually mentions how I got my tech…

Taylor Swift vs Artificial Intelligence: Who's Better?

August 28, 2017 in #AI

I was a huge Taylor Swift fan growing up. My middle school iPod Nano’s top played songs are from Speak Now. I remember staying up late…

It Starts Early: My Experience as a Female Tech Student

August 07, 2017 in #diversity

Several weeks ago, I woke up to the news that six female entrepreneurs were claiming that Justin Caldbeck, co-founder of Binary Capital, had…