Mike Loukides

Mike Loukides

Mike Loukides is Vice President of Content Strategy for O'Reilly Media, Inc. He's edited many highly regarded books on technical subjects that don't involve Windows programming. He's particularly interested in programming languages, Unix and what passes for Unix these days, and system and network administration. Mike is the author of System Performance Tuning and a coauthor of Unix Power Tools. Most recently, he's been fooling around with data and data analysis, languages like R, Mathematica, and Octave, and thinking about how to make books social. Mike can be reached on Twitter @mikeloukides and on LinkedIn.


Posts by Mike Loukides

Stereogram
AI

Learning from adversaries

Adversarial images aren’t a problem—they’re an opportunity to explore new ways of interacting with AI.

Circles
AI

The circle of fairness

We shouldn't ask our AI tools to be fair; instead, we should ask them to be less unfair and be willing to iterate until we see improvement.

Paper clips
AI

Maximizing paper clips

We won’t get the chance to worry about artificial general intelligence if we don’t deal with the problems we have in the present.

Montage

Changing contexts and intents

The internet itself is a changing context—we’re right to worry about data flows, but we also have to worry about the context changing even when data doesn’t flow.

Future of the Firm

Future of the firm

Mapping the complex forces that are reshaping organizations and changing the employee/employer relationship.