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Malo Bourgon
Works at Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Attended University of Guelph
Lives in Berkeley, CA
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Some of these clips were so funny I actually cried. Who knew animal voiceovers could be so funny?

The groundhog is totally my favorite. 
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Sitting on the couch reading “Gödel, Escher, Bach” while +Gerry Ryan  is working out whether MU is a theorem of the MIU-system.

Awesome Saturday night!
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A startup trying to disrupt the mattress industry—I'm in!
"Buying a mattress is one of the worst consumer experiences in the world," says Philip Krim. Yet, few startups have really tried to improve it — perhaps because the mattress business isn’t...
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Sooo much detail!

Human faces are kind of gross way up close.
Daniel Boschung cartographies faces. The composed mega portraits are irritating. 'The Machine View' is the Swiss publicity and coverage photographer's newest project. He cartographies faces. Instead of taking pictures himself, he removes himself out of the process by delegating the work to an ...
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“In Which I Fix My Girlfriend’s Grandparents’ Wifi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero”

I have been on many such epics in my day.
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While trying to get rid of some old textbooks today, I signed up for an account at www.bookmob.ca. I my account confirmation email they included my password, in PLAIN TEXT!!!
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Recently I tried Harry's as an alternative to Dollar Shave Club. Although they are more expensive, I definitely prefer their offering.

I'm making the switch.
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I want to be friends with this dog!
Duncan Lou Who, a two-legged boxer puppy, visits a beach for the first time and boy is he happy about it.
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If you like HARD iOS games like Super Hexagon. Check out Wave Wave.

Highly recommended.
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Days that start like this are pretty great.

(At the start of Sensation Haut, Mont Tremblant)
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  • Machine Intelligence Research Institute
    Program Management Analyst, 2014 - present
  • Machine Intelligence Research Institute
    Project Manager, 2012 - 2014
  • Machine Intelligence Research Institute
    Biblio Guardian, 2012 - 2012
  • Apple Canada
    Campus Rep, University of Guelph, 2006 - 2011
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Berkeley, CA
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Guelph, ON - Mississauga, ON
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Hi. I'm Malo, and I work for the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI), a non-profit working on making sure that good things happen—rather than bad things (which is a serious possibility)—when machines surpass human levels of intelligence (which may very well happen this century).

When I'm not working for MIRI, I spend most of my time rock climbing (mostly bouldering, sometimes competitively) or reading about AI-risk, cognitive science and rationality, and more tech/science news than I care to admit. When I come across something particularly interesting, I usually post it to my Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

I also spend some time maintaining a web presence for my mom's work in Zambia. Oh, and I wrote an engineering Master's thesis on something completely unrelated to anything here.

Education
  • University of Guelph
    M.A.Sc in Environmental Engineering, 2009 - 2012
    Master's Thesis: http://hdl.handle.net/10214/3268
  • University of Guelph
    B.Eng in Engineering Systems and Computing, 2004 - 2009
  • École Secondaire Sainte Famille
    2000 - 2004
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