Image segmentation is the task in which we assign a label to pixels (all or some in the image) instead of just one label for the whole image. As a result, image segmentation is also categorized as a dense prediction task. Unlike detection using rectangular bounding boxes, segmentation provides pixel accurate locations of objects in … Continue reading A Look at Image Segmentation using CNNs
Today is January 24th. It's a warm, beautiful, and sunny day. I also got my first Ph.D. rejection. What a fantastic day it is today. I'm going to write this post in the form of a story as a means of catharsis. Here it goes. I wake up. It's 9 in the morning. My body … Continue reading The Start of the End
My journey of applying to grad schools sprinkled with humor, self-deprecating jokes and a hint of satire. Most importantly, a collection of my original memes documenting the process.
Three years ago, randomly scrolling through YouTube and jumping from one song after another, I came across a fancy-looking video. It had Korean in the title and Blood Sweat & Tears written in English. This was my first exposure to BTS. What stood out to me were the popping vivid colors in the video and … Continue reading I Actually Like BTS?
Yesterday I finally managed to book a slot to get my first dose of the Coronavirus vaccine. This was a huge milestone! It has been tough to find vaccines. It even seemed as if vaccines didn't exist, and this entire vaccine drive is a colossal hoax. No center seemed to have vaccine slots for 18+. … Continue reading Covid Vaccine Dose-1: Check
I added this book, The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis, to my to-read list after seeing it mentioned in Goodreads' top-rated newcomer list end of last year. I finally got around to reading it. I am concerned about the environment and wanted to understand the current situation. What can we do to prevent … Continue reading What our Future might look like?
The mysteries of the mind and memories have always enthralled me. There is something surreal about trying to understand the brain and the mind using the brain itself. To me, it resembles an infinite recursion. Will we ever truly understand this fantastic creation of nature? This book, Moonwalking with Einstein, delves into one specific aspect … Continue reading Memories: Science or Art?