GETTING TO KNOW BENITO, AI ENGINEER
Q: What drew you to ThirdAI?
A: ThirdAI is a place where I can simultaneously get industry experience, work on cutting-edge machine learning technology, and learn about building a startup.
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you?
A: I love city planning and I enjoy being involved in the Houston urbanism scene! The fusion of architecture, engineering, and humanity within urban planning is fascinating—if you are intrigued, I highly recommend checking out NotJustBikes and City Beautiful on YouTube.
Q: When you aren’t coding, what do you like to do?
A: I really enjoy cooking—my favorite dish to make is authentic carbonara. I also like drinking coffee, playing board games (my current top-pick is Pandemic), and reading about urban planning.
Q: What projects are you most excited to be working on at ThirdAI?
A: I’m currently working on recommendation systems, elastic file search, and smart batch subsampling—I can’t pick a favorite. I love how fast-paced ThirdAI is. I learn some new type of state-of-the-art architecture every day!