Tag: advice

It is always/never the right time.

There will always be reasons for you not to do something big in your life. I was a grad student at Yale at the time and was happily married to my wonderful wife when one day she said, “let’s have a baby.” This was not out of the blue. We had been talking about this

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It’s Friday Again – Are You Looking Forward To Work On Monday?

As I was driving in my car on a Friday morning, I was thinking about the expression, “Thank God it’s Friday.” I kept thinking about that phrase over and over, and it wasn’t resonating with me. The truth is, immediately before I had thought about that expression, what was really going through my head was,

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Model Explainability in a Regulated World

Today’s Artificial Intelligence, called “the new electricity”, under-delivers and underwhelms. The commonly acknowledged issues that reverberate are: “Not enough talent,” “Too expensive,” “Too hard,” and “Just not there yet.” Even if an AI company were to solve all of the complexity issues, however, other significant factors still largely deter the benefits of AI. One such major issue is

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How do you have productive arguments?

I love and have always loved arguing, not for the sake of arguing or because I see it as a fun challenge, but for the meaning behind it. When I think about an argument, I imagine two people trying to uncover the truth about something; and the truth is knowledge, and knowledge is a wonderful

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Marc Cuban is Dead Wrong

The recent excitement about AI is undeniable. In every industry, there is room for AI to shine and bring tremendous value, and we now believe that the technology has evolved enough to deliver. The number of startups working on this space (or at least claiming to) is massive and the amount of noise is equally

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