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Jonathan Peck

Ph.D. student, Ghent University
jonathan.peck@ugent.be

Blog posts

My thoughts, ramblings and divine insights.
Monday, August 2, 2021
At ICML 2021, Radiya-Dixit and Tramèr argue that, in the long run, data poisoning attacks cannot effectively protect our privacy and thwart unauthorized exploitation of our data for facial recognition purposes. I believe their conclusions are premature as long as shortcut learning remains a significant issue in AI.
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Silent Hill 2 is over 20 years old at this point, yet it still remains the only videogame worth playing. Similarly, Linux remains the only operating system worth running. So, naturally, we ask ourselves: how do we get Silent Hill 2 working on Linux?
Monday, June 28, 2021
You’ve heard of concentration inequalities, now get ready for dispersion inequalities!
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
The embarrassing truth of neural news recommendation systems is that they are way too complicated and offer no real advantages over simple baselines.