Breaking news: grad students do have friends.
I was pretty lost at TensorFlow summit last year when I met David, Frederik and a few other grad students at lunch and decided immediately that I’d follow them both on Twitter and in real life. Continue reading “[Day 691] What PhD students do on the weekend”
An AI researcher became the face of Yves Saint Laurent
Intel had Flo Rida to launch their latest GPU
Justin Timberlake’s latest video was shot at a Deep Learning conference
This is me attempting to get Google Assistant to say my name right … I was almost convinced that they didn’t hardcode the assistant.
Things that I found me and my friends saying these days.
“Deadlines are the beacon that guides my life from a moment to the next.”
“That sweet, sweet two seconds between finishing a project and starting the next.”
“I don’t even think about whether I’m having a good day or not. I just work all the time.”
“I’m trying to get through the week.”
Life is an uphill battle that, at times, seems to never stop. Keep on trucking. We got this!
Disclaimer: I didn’t verify whether he actually bought the Tesla S or not. This is what he told me.
Today, Dani and I went to watch Baby Driver. It was meh. The director seemed to have problem deciding whether to make an action or a romantic movie, and he ended up doing both. The best part of our cinematic experience was actually the Uber drivers taking us back and forth.
The first driver was an earnest guy in his mid 20s. He drove a nice Toyota Corolla whose window pockets were filled with water and granola bars. “You’re welcome to have some.” “No thank you. I’m good.” When Dani and I saw a checker cab with “You can book us online with curb” painted on the side, I wondered out loud if “curb” was Uber for taxis, and the driver laughed hysterically. I was feeling pretty good about myself until I realized that he laughed hysterically at almost every attempt at jokes we made. Continue reading “[Day 486] This guy bought a Tesla Model S to drive Uber select hoping to potential investors”
I was in the city today and I couldn’t tell if it was dark because of the eclipse or because it was always foggy in San Francisco.
On the bright side, I visited my friend’s office and saw this view from his office. Is “the view” an acceptable answer when the recruiter asks you about the reason you want the job?
When I was interviewing with Netflix, I reached out to my friends to see if anyone has experience interning there. The universal reaction I got was:
“What? You’re interviewing with Netflix? I thought they didn’t have an internship program. They don’t even take recent graduates.”
Continue reading “[Day 412] What it is like to intern at Netflix”