These two weeks, I took the object detector model and began finding ways to improve it. I probably trained a hundred different models this week, on various learning rate schedules, number of frozen layers in the base network, and batch sizes. The object detection benchmark I used is validation/test mAP. Within the first week, I […]Read More Machine Learning Internship (Weeks 3-4)
This may be helpful for those wondering what a machine learning internship is like at a medium-sized and established company. I’m doing a ten-week internship at Synaptics, which specializes in chips for interfaces, sensors, and IoT devices. Their chip is what’s used in Chromecast, the Google dongle. They’re currently working to integrate their chip into […]Read More Machine Learning Internship (Weeks 1-2)
Last year on this day, June 22, I signed a relationship pact with a devil reincarnate into my autobiography, which I announced publicly on social media with the quote, “Earmark this date into my autobiography”. As thus, I have become a sinner, and I repent. Since then, I have experienced the highest of highs and […]Read More Anniversary
It’s time to give those who wave a hand in the air the proper respect they deserve. Even as elementary students, we’ve all been taught, “Please don’t hesitate to ask”, yet here students are in college, still hesitating to ask. As we grow up, the subtlety of the simple raising a hand in the air, […]Read More Unsung Heroes of a Classroom
I was fortunate enough to be introduced to an EdTech entrepreneur via a mentor at Pear Garage. Basically, the quick breakdown is: His background: Stanford undergrad student Taught as a teacher many years ago MBA student from 2015 to 2017 Did Pear Launch Pad for a summer in 2017 Currently 35 and working on TeachFX […]Read More Conversation with an EdTech Entrepreneur
At Stanford there’s a 24/7 Study Room that I go to after everywhere else closes. Often times when I leave at around 4 AM, I always see another guy there, still grinding (or vice-versa). He finally introduced himself to me a few days ago, and hilariously we have a lot in common – are freshman, […]Read More On Crazy People and The Study Room
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