Projects (2013 – 2016)

Visual Question Answering

"What color is the sailboat?" "What are they laughing at?" AI systems can answer these types of questions about images. Our research group trained a deep neural network that won the VQA real-image challenges by a significant margin.

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Stockfish for Mac screenshot

Stockfish for Mac

A powerful chess analysis app for the Mac, with over 50,000 downloads and a 4.5-star rating on the App Store.

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Go To Bed screenshot

Go To Bed for iPhone

Reminds you to go to bed, allows you to track the durations of your sleep, and has a personalized sleep leaderboard that compares your sleep average against your friends. Downloaded over 45,000 times and has a 4.5-star rating on the App Store.

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Elevate screenshot


As a quantified self-er, I built a dashboard that synced fitness data from Fitbit, Jawbone, and Strava. But then I discovered Gyroscope, and they do a much better job.


Chess ID

Snap a photo of your chessboard and Chess ID will use a deep neural network to recognize the pieces and tell you the best move.

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