Thoughts and Theory

Better Experimental Protocols for Real World Research

Photo Credit: Chase Baker


Fairness and Bias

Agency as a missing ingredient in the AI Fairness debate.

Robot — Photo by Possessed Photography on Unsplash
Robot — Photo by Possessed Photography on Unsplash


Heart in a bubble. Credit: Rawpixel
Heart in a bubble. Credit: Rawpixel

You can only ever disprove a theory.


An End to Chasing Statistical Ghosts

The ghost in the Gaussian. Drawing from the author.
The ghost in the Gaussian. Drawing from the author.

A general rule for scientific reporting is that every digit you write down ought to be ‘true,’ for whichever definition of ‘true’ is applicable.


A tale of evolving code and unintended consequences

Credit: RawPixel


Artificial General Intelligence’s lesser-known older cousin


Navigating Academic Credit and Authorship

The Game of Authors
The Game of Authors
Source: Google Arts and Culture

General Principles


You don’t.

Photo by Jamie Street

Nothing is more suspicious than a single-author paper.


In Search for Data Science’s best Levers for Climate Action


Time to dust off that unlabeled data?

Vincent Vanhoucke

I am a Principal Scientist at Google, working on Machine Learning and Robotics.

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