My name is Daniel Duckworth, and I am a software engineer and former
natural language processing, optimization, and robotics researcher.
My current work revolves around online learning and optimization, but
my interests span from probability theory to robotics, computer
vision to econometrics, topic modeling [sic] to prediction markets.
In my spare time, I write a significant amount of Python code, climb
rocks, read "sick papes" (née interesting academic papers), play the
guitar, and get lost in foreign countries. My favorite authors are
I was born, raised, and educated in California, a land of hope and
is where my heart (and presently, my person) still resides.