Just Stir It Some More

A data science blog by Benjamin Warner

Jun 14, 2022

Discovering and Debugging a PyTorch Performance Decrease
Subclassed Tensors Reduce GPU Throughput up to Forty Percent

Over the past week, Thomas Capelle and I discovered, debugged, and created a workaround for a performance bug in PyTorch which reduced image training GPU throughput up to forty percent when using fastai. The culprit? Subclassed tensors.

Jun 6, 2022

Introducing fastxtend
A Collection of Tools, Extensions, & Addons for fastai

Fastxtend is a collection of tools, extensions, and addons for fastai. In this post, I highlight some of fastxtend’s current best features.

Mar 11, 2022

Detecting Cloud Cover Via Sentinel-2 Satellite Data
My Top-10 Percent Solution to DrivenData’s On CloudN Competition

In this post I will give an overview of my solution, explore some of my alternate solutions which didn’t perform as well, and give a quick overview on how to customize fastai to work on a new dataset.