Confessions of a researchaholic

October 30, 2021

OKR 2021

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 3:45 pm

For OKR 2020, I rated myself 80 percent:

  • Published 2 top papers with 2 student first authors.
  • Contributed to a newly released motion brush feature in Adobe Fresco, and received 6 granted and 4 filed patents.
  • I am relieved some of my management duties (for now) after my last direct report became a professor in NYU.
  • I have yet to start top impacts.
  • The creative practice (mainly drawing and animation) has heightened my sense of observation and can help me focus/relax into a zone similar to meditation.
    I finished Quicksilver, the first volume of the Baroque Cycle, my yardstick for book reading.

The default period is from July 2021 to June 2022 unless stated otherwise.

Publish top papers

Publish at least 4 papers in top graphics/HCI/vision/ML venues, such as ToG (including SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia), CHI/UIST, NIPS/ICML, CVPR/ICCV.

Build top products

Ship at least 1 product feature and file at least 4 patents.

Develop top talents

Help at least 4 students publish in top graphics/HCI/vision/ML venues individually.
Recruit/refer at least 2 top job candidates.

Lead top impacts

This is a new category created last year that I shall start.

Have fun, be awesome

Practice sketching and animation to a professional level.

Continue learning a third language to complement the one Asian and one European language I already know.

Finish the baroque cycle.

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