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Niloy Gupta @niloygupta San Francisco, CA

Machine learning @Affirm. Indian history buff. Passionate about computing for social good.

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Joined Twitter 3/6/11


We're sad to announce that Jaime Carbonell of @CarnegieMellon, a pioneer in AI, machine learning and language techn… https://t.co/K7UkkPnSC4
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaThis is a heartbreaking loss of a giant in the field of language technologies who has made a profound impact throug… https://t.co/gCFtqhJ9I5
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaBeing a woman on twitter summarized in one handy image: https://t.co/mwmJyMgoyC
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaA deep learning model that can detect COVID-19 pneumonia from CT scans. When used by radiologists, the model can cu… https://t.co/QRsrF92nYs
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2/29
2020
I respect LinkedIn’s commitment to being a worse version of every other social app you have ever used https://t.co/TGuoZQuggN
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2/28
2020
This is a demonstration of how how electricity finds the path of least resistance https://t.co/pRq5rHRdUs
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaMLIR: A Compiler Infrastructure for the End of Moore's Law https://t.co/3C1CXfB0kU
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaReally, what is the matter with people? Has everybody lost their mind? https://t.co/bSffL9pDi3 via @WSJ
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2/27
2020
Katherine Johnson was a badass mathematician to the very end, waiting until age 101 so she would die in her prime
Retweeted by Niloy Gupta*Honest job interview* Interviewer: “What’s your biggest weakness?” Me: “Sometimes I fuck up my rebase so badly I… https://t.co/9poVlVRdW6
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2/26
2020
Euler's identity displays a profound connection between fundamental numbers π, e (the base of natural logarithms),… https://t.co/tYIGFUbxmQ
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2/25
2020
Are people still falling for this ridiculous scam? https://t.co/gibmjVQMby
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaI went on a date with every presidential candidate so you don't have to. (thread 1/9) https://t.co/v9Ou5eGcwn
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaI'm unnerved by common claims of "with our super duper library X, doing Y is just 5 lines of code: ...". Ok you hid… https://t.co/FTaCQzEZ93
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2/23
2020
The number of amazing people leaving the company as an explicit response to management behaviour has now reached th… https://t.co/HL2IKonx4o
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaFriendship in 2020 is liking their tweets and ignoring their texts
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2/22
2020
This is an excellent plea in the public interest. Please. https://t.co/4uqJTDtUVc
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaFor epi-nerds like me this is a fascinating analysis of origin of #covid19 as “bioterror, bio-error or natural emer… https://t.co/FpZRlKK8s6
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaThree weeks ago WHO asked the world to contribute $675 million to tackle the threat of a Coronavirus pandemic. "Com… https://t.co/SMaqCv0WbT
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaThread (1/16). How is that our economic statistics suggest workers have been making slow but steady progress in rec… https://t.co/IwRCqgqWdl
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Retweeted by Niloy GuptaIf significant uncertainty is involved, go with the human. They may have inferior pattern recognition capabilities… https://t.co/wprOnolgyj
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaSo when asking the question, "would you rather use a model that was evaluated as 90% accurate, or a human that was… https://t.co/sSyD6vq0lM
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaYou combine the two so that the human surgeon compensates for the 10% error. https://t.co/MlL6gE2WoA
2/21
2020
I tend to be cynical about the idea of Late Capitalism, but an Uber driver last night told me a story which made my… https://t.co/MJLwWVmMc6
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaRIP to computing pioneer Larry Tesler, the inventor of copy-paste. RIP to computing pioneer Larry Tesler, the inve… https://t.co/fC7moqRlcq
Retweeted by Niloy Gupta @MikeBloomberg https://t.co/ndp4HlEogP
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaBloomberg brought a wallet to a knife fight.
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2/20
2020
In a possible first, a political candidate in India used deepfake technology to generate and distribute fake videos… https://t.co/B1FQspUCz7
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2/18
2020
“One stunned engineer from a major Japanese automaker examined the computer and declared, "We cannot do it."… https://t.co/ydeJxarzMv
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaYou can “get a good education” by giving it to yourself. Education is something you do, not something that passive… https://t.co/ZBMPhm3b8F
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2/17
2020
Irony is dead, isn’t it? https://t.co/UYYCtsV56K
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2/15
2020
HSBC vs Dilbert https://t.co/RC0uHvUkzv
Retweeted by Niloy Gupta2010: ‘that company is such a dinosaur - they don’t use Skype!’ 2020: ‘that company is such a dinosaur - they use Skype!’
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2/14
2020
Legendary level trolling right here! https://t.co/2YZV6SrPfU
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaMike Bloomberg's presidential campaign website (https://t.co/neNB1A8G9j) displays a periodic popup that states peop… https://t.co/HiO5M91iVm
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaThe Great Wall of Ahmedabad: Gujarat civic body builds wall to shut out slum on Donald Trump's "50-60 million" route https://t.co/VcPG4Ez23X
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2/13
2020
Some call it "the unthinkable", but it is very much thinkable. Throughout the world and since the dawn of history,… https://t.co/QS3AlOo3gF
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2/12
2020
https://t.co/nrNMV3ytJHBarkour! https://t.co/HrUW4GQ1mY
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaPokémon go die in a tornado https://t.co/eAcIYdZDVD
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2/10
2020
The difference between not having any close friends and having one is enormous in terms of your emotional and physi… https://t.co/QkKOo5Rf1u
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaMy takeaway from this viral tweet: why is @Google populating its "fact boxes" with random unverified reddit memes?… https://t.co/kNkkQk4YlX
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaJust experienced LA to its fullest. A girl ate a habanero pepper and panicked and someone offered her a glass of… https://t.co/NqFYJiQoex
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2/9
2020
i forgot to mention: we made improvements to the markerless fencing tracking algorithm to handle sword bend in 3D,… https://t.co/5Q23TlqhLi
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaHaving driven on that highway, this is quite something! https://t.co/FQsFHf6gxRThings that schools should teach: 🧠 • Emotional behaviour • Financial management • Relationship building • Develop… https://t.co/AFNJ671yVl
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2/8
2020
Twitter told me this way "potentially sensitive content" and TBH I kind of agree https://t.co/5ef1W9jUCL
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaIn most pitch decks, AI stands for “Anonymous Indians.”
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaSince resentment, anger, and animosity bring us no benefit, it is clearly in our own interest to underpin our attit… https://t.co/GxRTg1Hc48
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaI leave for TWO days.... https://t.co/4PyBdN6oIl
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaI was always fascinated by maps as a kid, and @GoogleMaps is really an amazing product. I often use it to help fin… https://t.co/1bxfKPgXPs
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaI’ve learned to never underestimate the power of 100 little improvements that could be potentially boring to build… https://t.co/iCQ4aGYooR
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaAre test scores the backbone of meritocracy or the nexus of privilege? https://t.co/nltQk0GDcU
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaWhat does it take to be a corporate leader in the 2020s? A whole new set of skills is required https://t.co/QDWmXYmokA
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2/7
2020
A measure of just how hard AI in the real world is https://t.co/2eEkAs7Nns
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaIt is an old sad story. Shame and fear often slow disease reporting. Police in Wuhan tried to stop doctors reporti… https://t.co/PdwO7b3194
Retweeted by Niloy Gupta @mims ‘The fact there is a 10 year waiting list to get a phone shows there is nothing wrong with the service’ - Ind… https://t.co/Ksiby4DwVx
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaThis is the best thing you'll see today 😍 https://t.co/xhOsd3imIM
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaWhat a quote from Eric Schmidt in @cafreeland’s “Plutocrats.” https://t.co/IVfoBIftZF
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaOn this day, 88 years ago, a 21 year old student of Bethune College fired 5 bullets at Bengal Governor Stanley Ja… https://t.co/B4MNTnOsjV
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaCauliflower fractals https://t.co/J28n7ERcii
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaSnowmageddon | Feb. 5/6, 2010 🌨️ Nearly 2 feet of snow fell in the Pittsburgh area. The severe snowstorm closed t… https://t.co/urgRaPbKaU
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2/6
2020
@sailthesands @ingridlunden The product has been terrible for a decade.
Retweeted by Niloy Guptahabit -> consequence constant scrolling -> anxiety constant binging -> depression constant news reading -> biases… https://t.co/yCSspu0OvQ
Retweeted by Niloy Gupta17 Equations that changed the world! https://t.co/ydeIZR2LBD
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2/5
2020
Idle reminder that RIM’s stock tripled in the 18 months after the iPhone was announced. https://t.co/ONYXpYSS2Y
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaI think it is hard to understand the magic of San Francisco until you work at a company that is growing really fast… https://t.co/bWsyjWlouK
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2/3
2020
What an idea Sirji 👌 https://t.co/Hxbe2K1t1I
2/2
2020
Don’t Doubt ur Vibe https://t.co/5FJNJXUxW0
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2/1
2020
If you're running xgboost, lgbm, or other forest based models in production you need to check out our new forest in… https://t.co/UQ0BIgFKZ6
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaToday's Python history lesson: Python took its control and data structures from ABC, its identifiers, strings and %… https://t.co/vBPKQpu7hp
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1/31
2020
Bengaluru has the worst traffic in the world: Report ⁦@blrcitytraffic⁩ ⁦@BSYBJP⁩ ⁦@drashwathcn⁩ ⁦@rk_misra⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/73685c3CPv
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1/30
2020
Infrastructure work can be tiring and demanding but it is very important to do so that interesting questions can be… https://t.co/BuFK4N5VNo
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaKingfisher Airlines demands loan to start operation for one day just to ban Kunal Kamra https://t.co/NMtNp8Rh61
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaYou often read about IPOs minting a horde of the newly rich. The reality for most of the rank and file is far from… https://t.co/fAMH3MfOCh
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Retweeted by Niloy GuptaToday marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. This letter was written by Vilma Grunwald, who gave it to a… https://t.co/b1ERtXLZQD
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1/29
2020
Nice ideas 👌👌 https://t.co/H66c9Kwu5V
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaOn this day in 1958: Lego patented https://t.co/CpwZxnExEl
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaTech has disrupted by inventing... handkerchiefs? They’ve discovered handkerchiefs. https://t.co/HWrgmY5hmG
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaFinding a new job is uncomfortable. Starting a company is uncomfortable. Learning a new skill is uncomfortable. Get… https://t.co/UADDhcH2mz
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1/28
2020
Why physicists are determined to prove Galileo and Einstein wrong https://t.co/94r5OzZtX7
Retweeted by Niloy Gupta#Column | "The worst year in the history of the Republic was 1984, which saw (among other things) the Indian Army’s… https://t.co/zqvdbp6UJB
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1/26
2020
Happy birthday #Java. Hard to believe you are 24 years old today. Here isJava creator @errcraft who I photographed… https://t.co/tIicEvVnko
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaThe reason Google’s new search design can claim to “boldy” label ads while making them difficult to distinguish has… https://t.co/eqENjCTrnp
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaThis Japanese robot sumo literally requires an infinite peak of responsiveness https://t.co/NZInlLRepy https://t.co/0ME3bhEDk9
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaClayton Christensen is best known for his theory of "disruptive innovation," but he published a number of seminal a… https://t.co/LKcYrc6etl
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaRIP Clayton Christensen. Innovator’s Dilemma transformed business, and Competing Against Luck is required reading f… https://t.co/QWDAeQUKoY
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaReading abt Clayton Christensen: "Don’t worry about the level of individual prominence you have achieved; worry ab… https://t.co/mGMTCotX0U
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1/25
2020
RIP Professor Clayton Christensen. The world has lost a brilliant mind and a wonderful person, whose teachings on t… https://t.co/FmNhfeXur7
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1/24
2020
Infant mortality rates in England & Wales, 1840–1970 (log scale) What happened around 1900? “Pasteurisation of mil… https://t.co/A3ynwXYXp4
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaThat's funny. Jamie Dimon seemed fine with corporate socialism when his bank got a $416 billion bailout from Americ… https://t.co/qlzirxekwH
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1/23
2020
We really shouldn't be surprised that Google has turned their search engine into an ad engine. This is the basic, p… https://t.co/LdwtZktxFG
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaOn this day in 1962, Bertrand Russell told fascist leader Oswald Mosley to shove it. Happy birthday to this unimp… https://t.co/Hrabb5AT7T
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaAs we all know from the history books, fire didn't really take off until a handful of businesses sold it as an API… https://t.co/qerclfwzBp
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1/22
2020
I can’t help but worry that AI ethics leads to AI regulation that leads to the expensive AI licensing that leads to… https://t.co/rQKRdw9EzK
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaJunior dev: My code is simple and easy to understand. Mid-level dev: My code is subtle, clever, innovative, expres… https://t.co/IkLvRA3qC4
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaHad to verify. And yes. Kernighan and Ritchie really did this. TIL :) https://t.co/KyRqgzRTr2
Retweeted by Niloy GuptaIt doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with exper… https://t.co/dlcsryRz6A
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1/21
2020

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