Skip to content

My Writing Elsewhere

I am currently working on a book for Bloomsbury Sigma! It is set to be titled “Models of the Mind” and will be about the quest to understand the mathematics of the brain.

I won an essay contest hosted by Harvard’s Black Hole Initiative and the piece—about how black holes can be built in the lab—was published in Nautilus.

I wrote about cortical cartography and the history of the concept of “maps” in the brain for Lateral

My Aeon piece is about how we can compare artificial intelligence to the brain

I interviewed Scott Aaronson about the relationship between quantum computing and black holes and wrote about it here

I occasionally write for the Simons Foundation:

Uncovering Hidden Dimensions in Brain Signals

Frustrated Fish Reveal Glia’s Computational Role in Motivated Behavior

How Important Is Spike Sorting?

Recurrent Connections Improve Neural Network Models of Vision

Grid Cells Encode Both Meaning and Position

How the Brain Holds on to Working Memory

Some Neurons Break the Fire-Together-Wire-Together Rule

Widefield Calcium Imaging in Freely-behaving Rats

Noise Cancelling Method Enhances Ability to Predict Behavior from Brain Activity

Cross-pollination at Cosyne 2018

Foundation Hosts Workshop to Advance Analysis of Calcium Imaging in the Brain

I wrote a three-part series on brain plasticity for the Dana Foundation, the links to which are collected on this page

For SciAm’s guest blog I talked about what it takes to be a scientist



%d bloggers like this: