Training + Business. Get your 2-for-1 deal to ODSC
East & CxO Summit before it expires on Friday.

This deal has timed out, but the next deal might just around the corner, or find a way to contact us about writing a blog and we'll talk. See you at ODSC East!

Use code: BUSINESS for an extra 20% Off

Shakir Mohamed

Shakir Mohamed

Title :Research Scientist at Google DeepMind

Bio: My name is Shakir and I 'm a researcher in statistical machine learning and artificial intelligence. I'm a senior research scientist at Google DeepMind in London. Before that I was a CIFAR scholar with Nando de Freitas at the University of British Columbia, and I completed my PhD with Zoubin Gharahramani at the University of Cambridge. I'm from Johannesburg, South Africa.

Cognitive Machine Learning (2): Uncertain Thoughts

Cognitive Machine Learning (2): Uncertain Thoughts

She pined in thought,  And with a green and yellow melancholy She sat like Patience on a monument,  Smiling at grief. Was not this love indeed? [King Lear, Act 2, Scene 4, Line 117]   In King Lear, Shakespeare stirs a sense of self-consciousness by invoking Patience, sitting up high; isolated in her thoughts; pining; reflecting in silence. It […]

Cognitive Machine Learning (1): Learning to Explain

Cognitive Machine Learning (1): Learning to Explain

Above is an image of the Zaamenkomst panel: one of the best remaining exemplars of rock art from the San people of Southern Africa. As soon as you see it, you are inevitably herded, like the eland in the scene, through a series of thoughts. Does it have a meaning?  Why are the eland running? What do the white lines coming […]