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Reading List

A growing collection of papers, articles, books, literature, and ideas I enjoy & recommend1

By topic: Deep Learning, Philosophy, Fiction, Film, Words

Updated every month or so.

Deep Learning

See an additional curated list of great papers discussed in my first book as case studies here.

Deep Learning Theory (“Theory” 😉)

Bias and Fairness

Computer Vision

Language Modeling

Emergent Language

Meta Stuff

Shameless Self-Promotion


Currently Reading

  • The Poverty of Ethics by Anat Amar
  • On the Suffering of the World by Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Queer Phenomenology by Sara Ahmed
  • Silicon Valley of Dreams by David Pellow and Lisa Sun-Hee Park
  • Bad Gays by Huw Lemmey and Ben Miller

Pretending to be Currently Reading

  • Capital by Karl Marx
  • Of Grammatology by Derrida
  • The Sublime Object of Ideology by Slavoj Zizek

Next on the reading List

  • Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis
  • The Politics of Friendship by Jacques Derrida


Ultimate Favorites

  • Summer of ‘85
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • La La Land
  • Parasite

Pretty Good

  • The Menu
  • Synecdoche: New York
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Interstellar
  • A Quiet Place
  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Ex Machina
  • The White Lotus
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once
  • Triangle of Sadness
  • Tár


Currently Reading

  • None :(

Pretending to be Currently (Re-)Reading

  • Tender is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica
  • The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

The Good Stuff

  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
  • Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

  1. …but do not necessarily endorse or agree with.