About me

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Hi — I’m Alon, a data scientist living in NYC.


My interests are in deep learning, reinforcement learning, and optimization. I’ve done commercial and academic work in computer vision, NBA analytics, and algorithmic biblical studies.


I use this blog as a space to share thoughts, techniques, and research that I encounter during the course of my work. I believe the popularization of auto-diff libraries was a turning point in the commericial viability of deep learning and hope this blog will be helpful to other practictioners.


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M.S., Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UC Berkeley, 2017.
B.A. with Honors, Computer Science and Statistics (Double Major), UC Berkeley, 2016.