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Blog

Don't take the post dates on this page as a measure of how often I blog. I update my Books page and Euler page quite often.

Relaxation of Optimization and Backpropagation

Posted: 2 May 2017

I spent April 2017 reading up on methods of parallelizing deep learning and looking at distributed methods. I’ve learnt a lot more about deep learning in the past month. The key insight that I got: You don’t have to strictly adhere to backpropagation or optimization fundamentals for Deep Learning to...

EF Ends

Posted: 30 April 2017

The last EF post was on 29th December 2016. Well, a lot has changed since then. I did update something in the “Failures” post on 13th January 2017. So my co-founder then decided that we were doing was not really his cup of tea. We tried pivoting, but couldn’t agree...

Code Jam 2017

Posted: 9 April 2017

It’s Code Jam season once again! It’s fun, and it trains my programming skills and thinking as well. I started too late this time round. I started at 10pm, wanting to just qualify. Finished the first 2 problems within an hour, but made a mistake and B Large TLE-ed. That...

Pursuit of Technical Excellence

Posted: 31 March 2017

I try and do as many coding problems as possible as I believe this will hone my technical skills. Therefore, I solve Project Euler questions in my free time. It is very tempting to finish as many Project Euler questions as possible and then wear it as a badge of...

2017 Books

Posted: 1 January 2017

What a way to start 2017! I sat at home all day and finished my first book of the year. The Four Legendary Kingdoms by Matthew Reilly. I will be updating this post as I read more throughout the year. Algorithms to Live By - Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths...