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He said “if you want a playground, go find another job”

Roughly six years ago, while working at my previous employer Verizon, I asked one of the technology leaders, who was probably having a bad day, why we don’t have a tech playground so that technolog...

Women in tech

Cheers to Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer, Grace Hopper, who pioneered computer programming with COBO. Cheers to all the women in tech who run code, projects, teams, and companies. But ...

I am I in AI

I am addressing this to starters and professionals in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence. It is part of a talk I plan to do at the University of Texas in Dallas next month. ...

Not just the world is round but the technology world is round as well

If the world is round, then so as the technology world is rounded as well. In the late seventies and eighties, the BASIC language and Assembly Language were hot things at the time. After that, peop...

Don’t Panic. Focus and Learn New Skills

Technical professionals are under pressure to learn something new for fear of missing out on the latest technologies. Non-technical professionals fear that technology and automation will take their...

Welcome Walden students to a great new academic year

As a Walden University ambassador, I was asked to write something for the new Walden students who are starting the new year. Here is what I wrote: Welcome, Walden University students and all stude...

Sunday notes - blogging on the go

Busy times ahead for me at Thomson Reuters. Before I talk about that, I am just happy that I managed to find a very convenient way to blog post using Jekyll blogging on GitHub while on the go. My l...

Dallas ISD Student Event

As part of Thomson Reuters community engagement, my team and I met with Dallas ISD high school students who visited the University of Texas in Dallas campus. My team sat with the students and discu...

Dallas Data Science Conference 2018

I presented at IDEA 2018 Dallas Data Science conference. The topic was jumpstarting with AI using Jupyter Notebooks, Google Collab, Raspberry Pi, and even the 80s Commodore 64! It is undoubtedly no...

Dallas Meetup on Deep Learning

My friends, Aamer Charania, Babar Bhatti, and I had a meetup on artificial intelligence and deep learning at Thomson Reuters office in Carrolton Texas. Aamer gave an overview of the group and neura...