Hey, I'm Ash!

I do all kinds of stuff, but mostly:

  • Artificial Intelligence,
  • High-Performance Computing and
  • Risky Investment Stretegies.

My Timeline

πŸ‘ΆπŸ» I wrote my first line of code in elementary school.
πŸ‘¦πŸ» Freelanced as a web-developer in middle school.
πŸ§”πŸ» Launched my first profitable IT business in high school.
πŸ”­ Dropped my Astrophysics degree. Twice.
πŸ’΅ Sitting on semiconductor & tech stocks since 2013.
🏒 Invested over 6 years of research to design Unum, self-funded!
🌍 Visited ~50 countries across 4 continents, lived in 11 of them.
πŸ‘… Fluent in Russian, Armenian & English.
πŸ’» These days, I code in C++ 20, CUDA 17, Python, and Assembly on x86/ARM.
❀️ Science, big servers & chess!

Current Activities

My Lectures

  • Computational graphs and AI in C++ @ Synopsys HQ in Palo Alto, CA, USA. GitHub.
  • Efficient GPGPU Programming @ JetBrains HQ in St. Petersburg, Russia. GitHub, YouTube.
  • Deep dive into GPGPU programming @ CppRussia Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia. GitHub, YouTube.
  • Artsakh Must Be Independent. Yerevan, Armenia. YouTube.
  • A conversation about High Performance Computing @ Pure Virtual Cast #4. YouTube.
  • SIMD = Performance you have already paid for @ CppRussia Online. GitHub, Conference. YouTube, Russian.
  • SIMD. From Basic Terminology To Frequency Scaling Licenses And Speculative Execution @ Armenian C++ Community Meetup #1. GitHub, Youtube.