After 3 years working on automl at Mindsdb, I quit; I won’t be working on anything ml-related in a professional capacity, at least for a short while. I…
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If there’s one lesson that I learned from almost every single smart person I know, it’s: This is not something I’ve been able to convince anyone of, at…
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It’s almost a non-sequitur to ask whether or not a giant industry, with a well-defined goal, churning double-digits of GDP, actually works. If pressured…
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Much of medicine relies on what is dubbed "small molecules". "Molecules" since they are atoms tightly bound together, forming what is easily seen as a…
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How The Fuck Did Feynman Get Here !? I’ve been re-rereading stories about Feynman again. People decry that no such geniuses exist today, they oft seem…
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Should you eat boogers practice automucophagy? The science on this is surprisingly lacking. Maybe you’re one of the normal people that find it gross and…
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There's always something that bothered me about people that talk too much about politics, especially at a national or global scale, especially using…
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Ok, sure, machine learning is great for making predictions; But you can’t use it to replace scientific theory. Not only will it fail to reach…
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I love cheap airlines, but there is one thing about them that I never quite understood: Why are they so ugly? As a quick reminder, here's the interior…
In general, I’ve been skeptical of medicine and medical science. I’m not skeptical about the scientific method as a whole, or about the ability to apply…
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This is another career article (series?), I’m, in part, writing this for myself, but I may as well publish it. I want to think through the kind of jobs…
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I think most people reading this blog agree that the folk idea of a "self" is bunk. There is no ghost or homunculus unconstrained by physical reality…
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