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It’s a Jungle out there (Unity Arena) … and our AI Agent is learning to survive. He needs to catch food (Green Balls) … If he fails to feed himself within the stipulated time, he will die of starvation. He also needs to save himself from the predators (Red Balls)…

I so love this pot on my desk, it feels like Escher’s Circle Limit. A world complete in itself, with its own laws of mathematics, having its own time-space …

It reminds me of the first time I had encountered the idea of circle limit.

It was 2004, I was…

It was June-End 1998, I joined IIT-Kanpur for my B.Tech Program …

The very first week, some seniors took a bunch of us to their hostel to rag us … they started belittling us … also, they were trying to brag about themselves … they showed us Penthouse and Debonaire…

There was this Professor, Mr. O. P. Bakshi, he used to take Political Theory. Somehow I attended almost all of his classes. It was the exam time, Paper had this question on Plato’s Theory of Justice.

I wrote; I don’t know what Plato’s theory of justice is, as you didn’t…

My Experience with CAT

IIM Ahmedabad Campus

I was in the Himalayas, I didn’t open a book for 4 years. I decided to do my MBA. Planned to join some coaching institute. Called few friends to find out who’s living alone and has a spare room. Zeroed in on Sachin, he was living…

Reflections on the last decade

10 years back, it was Jun-end 2009 when I joined IIM-Ahmedabad. For the last 4 years, I was in the Himalayas … It was a world complete in itself, everybody around me was aspiring to become the God … Here at IIM-A, I was a…

Meditation Hall — Vipassana Sadhana Sansthan, Chattarpur.

It was the year 1999, I was in BA 1st Year. I happened to meet a Vipassana Teacher … got indulged in argument … he was not very good with reasoning but he gave me the hard copy of a 4–5 page Newsletter on “What happens at Death?” …

It was the summer of 2003, I and my school friend Sandeep decided to finally leave for the Himalayas. Our intent was to leave this ephemeral world behind, work towards something permanent, achieve something which is independent of Space-Time. I told everyone that I’m going to take admission in JNU…

Alok Gautam

Building Artificial General Intelligence

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