The 5 best things I read on the Internet this week

Aishwarya Nagarajan
5 articles, 5 min. Insights across AI and Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Macroeconomics, Investing trends and Science-based parenting.
Created 27 Aug 2020
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  • The Five Best Things: Oct 30, 2021
    31 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Happy Halloween Eve! Facebook began the month with a multi-hour outage and ended it with a new name and a company staking bet on the Metaverse. In earnings this week, the company announced it expects ...
  • The Five Best Things: Oct 2, 2021
    03 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    Happy Q4 2021! U.S. Consumer spending is up 0.8%, Dollar Tree is raising prices above a dollar, two of the 12 regional Presidents of the Federal Reserve are resigning (*cough* excuse me, retiring) ove...
  • The Five Best Things: Sept 5, 2021
    06 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    Back from summer break! Actually, my laptop broke and I was too lazy to replace it until recently. I caved and bought an M1 Mac. I didn’t realize how few apps have native ARM binaries; most rely on x8...
  • The Five Best Things: June 20, 2021
    21 Jun 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Happy Juneteenth and Father’s Day to those that celebrate. I feel a little whiplash seeing Juneteenth go from being a Texas-only tradition to a national holiday in the course of a year. Some interesti...
  • The Five Best Things: May 30, 2021
    31 May 2021 • 6 min read
    Happy Sunday and Memorial Day, if you are in the U.S. Thank you to all of those who have served and continue to serve our nation. The Five Best Things Cloudflare Blog: Bringing AI to the edge with NVI...
  • The Five Best Things: May 15, 2021
    16 May 2021 • 5 min read
    A deep-dive on reinforcement learning (RL) and some very cool vision transformer stuff out of Facebook AI Research (FAIR) today. The Five Best Things The Sequence Edge: Reinforcement Learning The Sequ...
  • The Five Best Things: May 1, 2021
    02 May 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    It’s May 1st, and we are well on our way to summer. As you may be aware, India is currently in the throes of a terrible second wave of Covid-19. Cases are climbing exponentially every day, the hospita...
  • The Five Best Things: April 17, 2021
    18 Apr 2021 • 3 min read
    A mix of long and short reads today. I’m likely to post every other week going forward, as work has ramped up a bit. When work is so much fun, you work with amazing people, who are firing on all cylin...
  • The Five Best Things: Apr 4, 2021
    04 Apr 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Quick updates from this week below - The Five Best Things The New Yorker: The Pastry A.I. That Learned To Fight Cancer Profile of Japanese firm BRAIN co, which developed a model called AI-scan to dete...
  • The Five Best Things: Mar 20, 2021
    21 Mar 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    The Five Best Things TechCrunch: Hugging Face raises $40 million for its natural language processing library Continuing the theme of broadening access to AI/ML in the last few weeks, I want to spotlig...
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