· Read in · 1481 words · All posts in series · probability on its own is often an uninteresting thing. But when we can compare probabilities, that is when their full splendour is revealed. By compa…
Shakir Mohamed2018 Writing Reflections ✍🏾: I thought to add more to the series on ML tricks, and did the first one in January to think about statistical comparisons, and density ratio, a popular tool in our field.
I gave a talk at the Royal Society’s 2018 annual diversity conference. This is the text of my contribution. Thank you to all the organisers of this year’s annual conference for this very spe…
Shakir MohamedI had a great time @royalsociety today. I gave a short talk that gives two readings on the question: "How we support under-represented groups to put themselves forward". You can read the text of my talk here. Would love to know your view. ⏩#RSDiversity
Shakir Mohamed2018 Writing Reflections: one of the things I enjoyed most was preparing for the @royalsociety diversity conference. I wrote that 'the work of transformation lives in the mundane' and next year hope to expand this consciousness more. (Text and video)
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Shakir MohamedWhat an honour to host a conversation with @afuahirsch today 😻. We spoke about so much: race and science, finding your voice, technology and race, remaining optimistic. Plus I got my book…
· Read in · 1499 words · All posts in series · trick is unlike the others we’ve conjured. It will not reveal a clever manipulation of a probability or an integral or a derivative, or produce …
Shakir MohamedNew post📬 Machine Learning Trick of the Day (8): Instrumental Thinking. On errors-in-variables, instrumental variables and reminding ourselves to question the assumptions in our models & practice. Been in my drafts since February 😬 so glad to finish this
· Read in 6mins · 1297 words · The Artificial Intelligence we believe to be global, is far from it. It is localised. Contained. Within restricted geographies and people. As the pressure of containm…
Shakir MohamedNew post: Decolonising Artificial Intelligence. Decolonisation emphasises self-ownership and self-confidence. This is a topic that I think will become more prominent; I wanted to learn more and explore different ways of thinking and of the paths forward 🧱
Shakir Mohamed2018 Writing Reflections✍🏾: we increasingly talk about AI and it's histories, existential impacts, superpowers, and changing futures. I wrote about decolonisation to learn about a subject that I think will become increasingly relevant to this discussion.