What people say behind my back:
"Nothing escapes his keen analytical gaze... He has immersed himself in an incredible volume of seemingly-dry historical sources and not only wrestled them into a clear and well-structured piece of writing, but also condensed them into a pithy but substantial interpretive formula... articulated with flair."
Professor Natasha Wheatley
"Having such a broad impact on the course of a project takes skills ranging from communication and vulnerability – such as reaching out for help when stuck understanding something – to the technical aptitude needed to understand and master range of difficult tools, from Amazon Web Services to python and the mathematics and statistics needed to make sense of machine learning. "
Jaan Altosaar, Postdoctoral Officer of Research at Columbia University
"You're so much cooler than me."
Dina Guzovsky, Ben's sister. Don't ask her if she's ever said this.
What I've Been Reading:
Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison
Experience & Education, John Dewey
The Odessa Tales, Isaac Babel
Crowds and Power, Elias Canetti