Building Smart Contracts on the Ethereum Blockchain

Last week’s Comcast Lab Week gave me another opportunity to dig deeper into Blockchains. In my previous writeup on CodeCoin, I had used Ethereum to create a bounty system for Github issues. However under the hood, we had cloud servers managing various wallets belonging to the different issues. Smart Contracts offer a better way to … Continue reading “Building Smart Contracts on the Ethereum Blockchain”

Building CodeCoin: A Blockchain DApp prototype

If you know me, there is a good chance that you know how 👍 I am about Blockchain and Decentralized apps. I have given a few talks on it but till recently these were mostly either focused on Bitcoin or on the academics of Blockchain technology. At a recent Comcast Labweek, I was finally able to … Continue reading “Building CodeCoin: A Blockchain DApp prototype”

Talks

This page lists some of the talks I have presented in the last few years On the Intersection of Blockchains and Machine Learning – PHLAI 2021 AI and ML for the non-data-scientist – GDGPhilly – 2020 State of Blockchains in 2020 – Comcast Labs Tech Session – 2020 Building Emotionally Intelligent AI – PHLAI 2019 Diving … Continue reading “Talks”

Slides from my PHLAI Talk

Last week I was invited to give a talk at the PHLAI conference on the intersection of Blockchains and Machine Learning, 2 areas I have been working with a fair bit in the last couple of years. My hope with the talk was to get more AI practitioners interested in the Blockchain space, which I … Continue reading “Slides from my PHLAI Talk”

Notes from A16Z’s NFT Virtual Summit

NFTs have been a lot in the news lately, jolted into mainstream spotlight by Beeple’s $69M sale of his NFT art piece called the first The First 5000 Days. As with most things crypto, there are as many passionate believers as there are skeptics of this new model for digital collectables. Regardless, from a purely … Continue reading “Notes from A16Z’s NFT Virtual Summit”

2020 Retrospective

Between a global pandemic and a shocking display of the ugliest parts of human characteristics, 2020 will go down as one of the worst years to be around. Compared to some of the other heartbreaking stories I keep reading, my family and I were lucky to only be inconvenienced and not devastated by everything that … Continue reading “2020 Retrospective”

2019 Retrospective Post

🙃 Can’t believe 2019 is over. Fun was had, life was lived. So let’s talk about it Tech Most of my work in 2019 was split between conversational technologies (bots and such), Flutter, some Machine Learning and finally some Blockchain stuff. So here is a quick recap of the year: 🤖 Chatbots I spent a … Continue reading “2019 Retrospective Post”