Real talk: I post a lot. I thought it might be helpful to organize the content I’ve shared so people can more easily find what they’re looking for.
If you’re hoping to learn about AI, productivity, leadership, or book recommendations, here are the top posts you need, sorted by category.
What are your favorite topics? What else are you looking to learn about?
Getting Started in AI
AI is intimidating for newbies. Start here.
- Start with my “Intro to ML” videos part 1 and part 2.
- An intro video on basic machine learning terms.
- My introduction video to structured data.
- Find your first step to learn AI (a flowchart!).
- 10 best ways to get into AI, ranked from easiest to hardest.
- Every single ML training that AWS offers, organized!
- The best YouTube intro to neural networks from 3B1B.
- A free beginner’s tutorial on neural networks.
- Supervised learning unsupervised learning vs reinforcement learning.
- A way to get some experience in ML when you have none.
- An explanation of the different types of data scientists.
- Inside a neural network.
Build stuff, make stuff, and nerd out with me.
- The Startup’s Guide to Building ML on AWS.
- 7 Steps to Design, Build, and Scale an AI Product.
- The official AWS whitepaper on ML best practices.
- The 4.5-hour Introduction to Python YouTube video.
- 50+ organizations teaching girls to code.
- How to become a self-taught Machine Learning Engineer.
- Helping others find and launch AI collaboration groups.
- Want to learn more about NLP? Check out these papers.
- My 10min coding tutorial to deploy GPT2 on Amazon SageMaker.
- When is ML not a good idea?
- WEF creates AI oversight toolkit and ethical framework for deploying AI.
- Fun papers on Neural Radiance Fields (NeRF).
- AI can now recognize COVID-19 from the sound of a cough.
- An open-sourced COVID-19 toolset for researchers and data scientists.
- How I did 4 independent studies in college (and how I made my own vocoder!).
- AWS announces a public repository of COVID-19 data.
- AWS launches Fraud Detector.
Whether you’re looking to follow them or buck them, it’s important to keep an eye on larger trends.
- My interview with AI Summit after winning “AI Innovator of the Year”.
- My takeaways from the 2020 State of AI Report.
- An analysis on the popularity of ML over the last 5 years.
- Global AI spending to go from $38B in 2019 to $96B in 2023.
- The three Ps of advanced AI offerings: personalized, predictive, proactive.
- AI startups hit record fundraising pace in Q1 2020.
- The most in-demand tech skills for Data Scientists (ranked!).
- NLG is on the rise in 2020.
- What topics are trending during the first month of quarantine?
- AI trends to watch in 2020.
- Where GPT-3 still underperforms (ex: college chemistry).
- ML videos on the rise on TikTok.
- 2020 Venture Capital predictions on AI in the enterprise and skill gaps.
- Global 2020 AI conference list (mostly canceled/virtual now).
- AI trends in healthcare.
Sample use cases, customer stories, and demos.
- The best self-driving car talk I’ve seen, from Tesla.
- Automatic layout generator built on GPT-3.
- Easy email generator built on GPT-3.
- A startup idea generator built on GPT-3.
- Mind-blowing augmented reality — real-life “cut and paste”.
- Turning face sketches into generated photos.
- A robot that uses deep learning to sort recycling.
- How Nvidia is using one high-res image to make your video chats better.
- An entertaining GAN demo to play with — turn yourself into art!
- A freaky app for making deep fakes — your face with a celebrity’s!
- A neural net for scanning COVID-19 x-rays.
- Using ML in baseball to predict stolen bases.
- Walking through a cool app that uses Personality AI.
- A remote-controlled robot that can restock shelves.
- A video that always makes me laugh: a robot twerking.
- A powerful antibiotic was discovered using ML.
- A funny reinforcement learning example — with a chicken.
- Great example of AI and agriculture.
- A story about an explainable AI startup.
- The robot kitchen that everyone dreams about.
- Dancing robots, which may have scared a lot of you.
- A $300,000 flying car that might be ready in 2023.
- Practical examples of AI in fintech.
General Tech and Business
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- How to come up with a new business idea every day.
- How to reach out about a job posting.
- A list of HUNDREDS of women in AI who can speak at your next conference.
- My favorite questions to ask at the end of an interview.
- My liberal arts approach to AI.
- My advice for new grads in Sales.
- AWS now offers $1K to all startups without funding.
- Six ways to reduce your AWS bill.
- 2020 is all about modularity.
- 7 strategies to acquire your early customers.
- Not everything needs to be solved with technology.
- Sensors in masks to prevent the spread of viruses.
- Mapping “The Future of Work” startup ecosystem.
- My top 11 insights on first using TikTok.
- When exploring a new career, search, “What’s it like to be a _______?”
- My takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s famous CS50 lecture.
- I want voice canceling tech.
- Netflix’s top watching trends of 2020.
- A fake Nike shoe in augmented reality.
- This home can fold and unfold in 10 minutes.
- You may never have to ask “where is the ____” again, with this AR app.
- Just a cool drone show.
Times I did a thing.
- Named top 20 AI speaker in the world.
- Named top 20 AI influencer in the world.
- Named top 10 AI influencer in the world.
- Named National If/Then AAAS ambassador.
- Named top 25 data science influencers in the world.
- Named top 50 women in tech influencers in the world.
- Named top 11 female AI influencers of the year.
- Named LinkedIn Top Voice in AI and Data Science.
- I was featured in Marie Claire for my work in STEM!
- Highlighted in the 1 Million Women in STEM campaign.
- I was a Girl Scout for 12 years. Now I’m in a badge.
- I’m part of breaking a world record and will made into a statue in Dallas.
- Watching all of you achieve your goals (like getting acceptance letters and jobs!).
A Day in the Life
I’ve got the best job in the world. And while I can’t share 99% of what I work on, here are some highlights I can.
- My first day at AWS (when I really learned what a “viral post” was).
- 9 things I learned from my time at IBM Watson.
- My interview with Elpha on mentorship, writing, and leadership.
- A thank you note from a scholarship winner, and why I love my job.
- Attending a Stanford symposium on the future of work and AI.
- My journey into AI started with ciphering.
- A judge for the Women Who Code: Mission Predictable hackathon.
- Behind-the-scenes set-up for filming an ML talk.
- Featured global speaker at Nvidia GTC 2020.
- Reflecting on our team’s global offsite.
- Having lunch with Adam Cheyer, founder of Siri/Viv/Change.org!
- Leading an ML workshop with Y Combinator.
- Speaking on the mainstage at Startup Grind.
- Interviewing Newton Campbell, a Sr Computer Scientist at NASA.
- Running an ML architecture exercise for entrepreneurs from Asia.
- Chatting autonomous planes with the Senior Director of Boeing.
In addition to articles and online courses, books are a great way to learn about AI and Cognitive Science.
- The book that most defines my work.
- The growth and implications of AI (suited for techies).
- A great book on the economy of machine learning.
- The moral and sociological risks of AI.
- The two books you must read on the art of negotiation.
I’m always on the hunt for ways to improve my workflows.
- I make weighted algorithms for everything.
- My framework for successfully setting annual goals.
- A new way to write a to-do list.
- Read the f*cking manual.
- One trick to beat imposter syndrome.
- 4 tips to manage a better to-do list.
- My tips on how to work from home.
- My tips on how to do “public speaking” over Zoom.
- Unplug your laptop, work until it dies.
- Keep a running document on advice you share that surprises people.
- The best tech life hacks (a treasure trove in the comments!).
- 90% of the time, my answer is “get a group together”.
- Every day, write down 3 things you’re grateful for.
From resumé help to diversity and inclusion, here’s what inside my brain.
- My secrets to making the best resumé.
- No amount of hard work will fix a toxic work environment.
- The top 7 things I learned from my accidental road trip.
- When mapping out your self-improvement plan, start with percentiles.
- Five reasons I’m glad I got my MBA.
- We need specialists and “blenders”.
- 8 steps to REALLY listen in a conversation.
- Understand the deeper needs of your mentees.
- Learn to introduce yourself in multiple languages.
- Assess a candidate’s creative through: ambiguity, recombination, and constraints.
- If you want to be a smart CEO, ask yourself, “What would a smart CEO do?”
- My 7 tips on mentorship (and a big thank you to all of my mentors!).
- End the year with a “thank you” letter to yourself.
- 4 ways to really expand your professional circle.
- Ask what cannot be Googled.
- Why quarantine makes us more human.
- How to network during COVID.
- Top 5 tips to cold add someone on LinkedIn.
- Knowing what you don’t like is just as important as knowing what you do.
- Have your pulse on how your employees are feeling, not just results.
- What I learned when I asked 700,000 people to send me their goals.
- Why you should end your team calls with “acknowledgements”.
- 9 way to recruit and promote women in STEM.
- To develop people well, you need two things.
- I wish every scientist knew the importance of branding.
- You’re 42% more likely to accomplish your goals if you write them down.
- If a colleague is a best friend, you’re 7x more engaged at work.
- A fun way to help people find jobs on my birthday.
- Don’t settle for unsettling vocabulary (like someone saying “my boys” when referring to both men and women).
- Reminder: take your vacation days.
- It’s important to open the door for younger generations.
- Encouraging others to be proud of “mini moments”.
- How Barbara Corcoran turned a “no” into a “yes” like a boss.
- 54 women in tech share their top advice.
From me and from others.
- With diversity comes innovation, with inclusion comes promise.
- If you want to go far, go together.
- You should know what you want.
- Resilience is a competitive advantage.
- People don’t like perfect leaders. They like human leaders.
- The things that make you strange are the things that make you powerful.
- True nobility is being superior to your former self.
- Stop telling yourself that this is the worst it’s going to get.
- Being a scientist is all about experimentation and curiosity.
- Being gutsy make you more likely to get a lucky break.
- Creativity is an approach. Innovation is a demand.
- Our work selves are part of our full selves.
- Don’t be friends with haters.
- Make innovation a habit.
- Keep exploring and learning.
- Don’t drown in opportunity.
- You are more than just one story.
- You validate your ideas by pursuing them.
- Your outcomes are a lagging measure of your habits.
- You can attract luck simply by telling people what you are working on.
- To fight nihilism and apathy, assume everyone is special — including you.
- When was the last time you did something for the first time?
- What’s something good that happened to you recently?
- Great negotiation is great collaboration.
- Life is not a dress rehearsal.
- In the end, we are our choices.
- Talk to your users once a week.
- It’s an AI have and have not world.
- Ask yourself “what did you fail at this week?” and be proud.
- Let’s go invent tomorrow.
- Be stronger than your excuses.