All Life is Problem Solving

Shared on Medium Over time, I’ve been reminded over and over of the phrase: “All life is problem solving.” From birth to death, humans spend our entire lives solving problems. Many of these problems are mundane: ‘I’m hungry.’ ‘Where is it safe to sleep?’ Others are more abstract: ‘How do I solve this equation?’ ‘How do I sell 10,000 widgets?’ ‘How do I cure this disease?’ Philosopher of science Karl Popper first wrote “All life is problem solving”.

Writing and Essays

Latest Technical: State of the Art Audio Data Augmentation with Google Brain’s SpecAugment and Pytorch Non-technical: Everything You Need To Know About Body Language Deep Learning State of the Art Audio Data Augmentation with Google Brain’s SpecAugment and Pytorch Mini launch post about my Pytorch implementation of Google Brain’s SpecAugment data augmentation technique Better, Faster Speech Recognition with Wav2Letter’s Auto Segmentation Criterion A deep dive into Facebook AI’s ASG Criterion, a new loss function used in speech recognition systems