Aswin Sivaraman

Travel Advice: Tokyo & Kyoto

This post is a long time overdue, but since a few friends of mine have asked for my trip itinerary, as well as general advice with regards to travel in Japan, I figured it was time to write this out...

Last Updated: Feb 20, 2018 14 min read — Tags: travel
Using Python to interactively map travel

I did a lot of driving in 2017, so much so that I thought it'd be nice to chart it all out interactively in a video. Thus, Mappr was born. It is a Python program which parses city data and location...

Last Updated: Jan 28, 2018 < 1 min read — Tags: projects python travel
Turns out you can't go wrong with PHP

Welcome to the latest iteration of my website for 2018! Thematically, it's the same as the former, but a ton has changed under the hood. Here are the major changes...

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2017 11 min read — Tags: projects web
Favorite Music of 2017

Here's a quick list of all my favorite albums and EPs from this past year. There's no denying that the mainstream sound of 2017 was by and large hip-hop. It was pretty inescapable—infectious...

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2017 3 min read — Tags: lists music
Using Psychoacoustics in Speech Denoising

We present a psychoacoustically enhanced cost function to balance network complexity and perceptual performance of deep neural networks for speech denoising. While training the network, we utilize...

Last Updated: Oct 29, 2017 2 min read — Tags: research