Welcome to the 2016. Here’s the deal: computers know you.
Amazon knows what you want to buy. Netflix knows what you want to watch. Spotify knows what you want to listen to. Every day, every action, sophisticated machine learning models slowly train themselves in the ways of You.
You are a(n) [Male|Female|Other] person in the (X-Y) age range living in the [insert country here] with disposable income of [OverflowError!] who enjoys watching [0.27 x Action + 0.34 x Comedy + 0.29 x Horror Japanese] movies and have recently bought [Item X]. …
On January 1 2015, I resolved to read 100 books within a year. One year later, I think I can safely say I have reached my goal.
The most common question people have upon hearing this was, “How!? I wish I could read like that…”
People often expect me to divulge some secret gems about attaining Speed Reading or other similar techniques. They sometime expect me to endorse a particular method, seminar, or software which promise to teach the secret of Speed Reading, but I’m afraid I often disappoint. …
UToronto alum. Canadian transplant in SF. Software Engineer