nafSadh Sadh MNM Khan My preferred name is 'Sadh', pronounced: `shaadh` /ʃadʱ/. I'm also known as 'Khan M Nafee Mostafa' on documents and as 'nafSadh' online. I am a software engineer with interest in linguistics, epistemology, logic, natural language understanding, large language models, and AI/ML. I have over a decade of experience in the industry and have built a wide range of systems and infrastructures from the ground up, with a focus on backend development. I enjoy reading books, indulging in my love for tea, going on hikes, biking and writing. I co-founded Lekhalikli.com, an online Bengali literary publishing platform that aimed to nurture amateur writers and contribute to the growth of Bengali literature. Although the platform is now defunct, I still have an interest in literature and writing. Read my blog, notes, Bengali literary works and answers. I grew up in Bangladesh, have lived in New York and now reside in the SF Bay Area. I have studied Computer Science at Stony Brook and KUET. I am always looking for new challenges and opportunities to apply my skills and knowledge in applications of computer science including in the field of large language models and generative AI. work and projects Currently, I am working at Google on a team that explores the possibilities of large language models and AI. Before this, I worked on Android App Safety, where I led multiple cross-org collaborations to build and maintain the infrastructure behind Android's trust and safety ecosystem. I also built Google Nest's backend ML platform that powers Home/Away Presence Sensing and Home Routines. Before Google, I built TCI's Loan Origination SaaS and in my first job at Samsung, I worked on custom system software, DSP, and SoC. I am also involved in a number of open source projects, including Flags.fyi, a repository of flags for vexillophiles, and Sonnivo, a Bengali keyboard. Résumé | LinkedIn | GitHub writings inside the insight My webposts. This includes thoughts on computer science stuff, quick solution to random software development problems, code samples and other scribbles. Notes by nafSadh Notes scribed in markdown as living documents; hosted on GitHub. সুলল সংগ্রহ /Sulol Songroho/ Poetry, in Bengali. সাধুবচন /Sadhubôchôn/ Prose, personal thoughts, opinion pieces and satirical articles in classical Bengali writing style, Shadhu-bhasha. See also: Medium stories, Quora answers and Wikipedia contributions. paintings, graphic arts and photos I am also a budding artist, with my work shared on Behance, DeviantArt, and nafSadh.art. I have also created a number of maps and released them on Wikimedia Commons. Additionally, my photographs can be found on Flickr and 500px. © 2023 nafSadh #links: · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Made with halfmoon css, served on GitHub pages.