Creating unbiased, accurate algorithms isn’t impossible — it’s just time consuming. “It actually is mathematically possible,” facial recognition startup Kairos CEO Brian Brackeen told me on a panel at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. Algorithms are sets of rules that computers follow in order to solve problems and make decisions about a particular course of action. Whether […]
I quit school two times because of its bad system and promised myself I’ll never go back. I quit my (first) 4-months job because I didn’t fit in a place where people were lazy, mean, and kinda dumb and promised myself I’ll never be employed again.
Tucker Max fired me, two days before Christmas.
I was the first full-time employee at his new startup, Book In A Box. I quit my corporate job, and moved to Austin, Texas, at the start of 2015. I lived there for three months and then came back to the UK and worked remotely from home.
I’ll be honest, the title of this piece originally was “3 Years: What I Wish I Started When I was 23”. At the last minute, I changed it.
It was a combination of two reasons: