Vedant Misra

I work on AI at HubSpot. Previously I was founder/CEO at Kemvi (acquired by HubSpot). I'm interested in artificial intelligence, consciousness, rationality, neuroscience, markets, and Mexican food.

Essays

Meditation can profoundly change your life, and if you think of it as just a tool for stress relief, you're completely missing the point.

The world of The Matrix is a dystopia. But we're so addicted to distractions, and we're so close to asking machines to generate them for us, that we're slowly creating that dystopia ourselves.

Technical projects

Implementing the simulation methodology used by the team at Five Thirty Eight to predict the outcome of the 2012 US Presidential election.

Implementing a Markov chain-based research paper title generator.

An explanation of the algorithms used by elevators for scheduling.

An analysis of the Social Security Names Database to identify patterns in birthname trends that can predict which names will be popular.

An explanation of a popular exploit in Android used to root Android phones.

You can find other much older posts here.