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I play at the crossroads of technology, health and art. Broadcasting from: www.mrdbourke.com
How do you choose between A or B? Well… the trick is to remember there’s also C, D, E, F, G, yes, no, all of the above and none of the above.

From my first novel, Charlie Walks.

Charlie’s downtown again. At another grey building. Working on something he enjoys but not to the depths he’d like. So he’s torn.

Torn between a known path and his own path. Between what he thinks he should be and what he’d love to be.


Grey on grey.

From my first novel, Charlie Walks.

Since Charlie works as a machine learning engineer for the largest technology company in the world, many other companies recruit his team’s services.

Some projects are out of the main office and lack style, hence the brief chapter.

Chapter 1, chapter 2, chapter 3


Jumping out of a plane solo is about as on your own as you can get… or is it?

From my first novel, Charlie Walks.

Some background: Charlie’s a machine learning engineer working at the largest technology company in the world but wants to be a writer.

In his spare time at work he siphons the company compute power to fuel his secret world-generating project, XK-1.

However, whenever Charlie…


lined paper with writing on it, pen being held by hand writing on the paper
Charlie’s extent of planning ends at a single sheet of yellow lined paper per day.

From my first novel, Charlie Walks.

Some background: Charlie’s a machine learning engineer working at the largest technology company in the world but wants to be a writer.

In his spare time at work he siphons the company compute power to fuel his secret world-generating project, XK-1. XK-1 works but…


tall office building with lights on
Looking for Charlie? Floor number 77, desk number 171.

From my first novel, Charlie Walks, the story of a machine learning engineer who loves walks and wants to be a writer.

Some background: Charlie works for the largest technology company in the world. …


Yesterday I released my first novel, Charlie Walks, the story of a machine learning engineer who wants to be a writer. And to celebrate, I’m posting the first seven chapters day by day for the first seven days. This is chapter 2. Chapter 1 is also available.

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Someone asked me…


writing on post-it notes, 1. I’ve died twice, 2. I’m a wri…
What would you write about yourself?

This is the first chapter of my new and first novel, Charlie Walks, the story of a machine learning engineer who wants to be writer. The digital versions are out today (print coming later in the year).

Over the next seven days, I’m going to be posting a chapter a…


To take heaven and connect it to Earth in a way others can understand. What a skill.

Good explanations are nothing short of magic, because that’s what they offer: a connection between the divine and reality.

I’ve noticed many YouTube channels publishing clips channels. A small dose of a larger…


machine learning code is often only a small piece of an entire machine learning system
ML code is only a small piece of the puzzle.

I’m often asked, “what kind of machine learning project should I work on?”

And I usually answer with “follow your curiosity.”

Why?

Because of how experimental machine learning is, it’s in your best interest to figure things out through tinkering. By trying things that might not work.

However, machine learning…


snow leopard looking outward
Photo by Frida Bredesen on Unsplash

The games of life reveal themselves everywhere, business, dating, wealth, status, relationships, health, politics.

And how much I love to play them!

But of course, the games are fun until you realise you’re part of the game. A scenario where you don’t control the rules.

Do I stop playing?

No…

Daniel Bourke

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