Neil Gupta

Neil is in Chicago, Illinois

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👋 Hi, I'm Neil! I'm an engineering manager at Roblox. Previously I built Hiome. The fastest way to learn about me is to view my timeline →



Photos are a great way to capture memories. These are my recent ones.

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I've written 89 articles and 17 notes. It'll take ~2.0 hours to read all 30,649 words.

Latest Articles
The Quest for Interoperability
The Definitive Guide to Business Models
The New Age of Product Design
Authenticity at Work
The Paradox of European Privacy Laws
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Latest Note

Neil Gupta Neil on May 8, 2024

I’m a fan of “slop” as a term, but “unwanted” AI content is subjective. A more concise definition would be “any content not generated by a human that pretends to be human generated”

There’s no wiggle room, either the generated content is known to be AI generated or it’s slop, regardless of its quality or if I wanted that content.

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I like to build things with these tools. See more on GitHub and Dribbble.

Commits in 1 year 709 3 per weekday
Most commits 22 on July 6
Longest streak 17 days Dec 8 - Dec 24
Data from GitHub since June 11, 2023


Board Games

I host game nights in Chicago. These are my most recently played games.

Game Played
Point Salad Point Salad x 2 Apr 6
Secret Hitler Secret Hitler x 2 Mar 20
Brass: Birmingham Brass: Birmingham Feb 10
Secret Hitler Secret Hitler x 2 Feb 10
Love Letter Love Letter Jan 23
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Games played 46 37% replayed
Total plays 63 3 plays/month
Games owned 69 See all →
Data from BoardGameGeek since August 25, 2022



Designed in California. Assembled in Chicago. Shipping worldwide.

Countries visited 16 45 airports
Miles flown 218,421 21d 10h in air
Flights taken 133 See all →
Data from Flighty since January 24, 2016


Movies & TV

Sometimes you just need to unwind. Here's what I've been watching recently.

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Movies watched 54 36% of content
Episodes binged 283 from 41 shows
Hours wasted 327.8 0.7 hours/day
Data from Trakt since February 8, 2023