I have the immense privilege to be collaborating with Yoshua and some of his students — shoutout to Anirudh Goyal — on what is the most exciting research I’ve ever done. I love his research direction, but most importantly I love his research philosophy:
What matters to me as a scientist is what needs to be explored in order to solve the problems. Not who’s right, who’s wrong, or who’s praying at which chapel.
Read more about the researcher who’s most influenced me in this IEEE Spectrum article.