Category Hackers

Robot-Human Interaction with Stefanie Tellex

Robots sometimes need help from humans when solving complex problems. Successfully solving a problem often demands a strong model for communication and well-trained robots.

Stefanie Tellex is an assistant professor at Brown University whose research focuses on constructing robots that use natural language to communicate with humans.

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Crocodile Browser with Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime

What is it like to be a young software engineer in Nigeria?

Osine and Anesi Ikhianosime have a deep understanding of the startup tactics that have led to so many successful companies in the Web 2.0 boom.

Their favorite podcast is a16z. Their role models include Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates. They recently worked on a machine learning compression project, inspired by the show Silicon Valley.

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Venture Capital to Software Engineering with Preethi Kasireddy

Changing your occupation to a software engineer is easier today than ever before.

Former Andreesen-Horowitz partner Preethi Kasireddy saw excited software engineers coming through the doors every day, pitching their ideas. This was her impetus to take the leap and make the career switch to software engineering.

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Health Hacking with Christopher Kelly

“One of the problems is that people have become incredibly disconnected with the way that they feel.”

Christopher Kelly is a computer scientist and a pro mountain biker who now works full-time as a health hacker.

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