Curricula Vitae

George Flint

Boston, MA;
Berkeley, CA


University of California, Berkeley
Undergraduate, Class of 2026
Cognitive Sciences, 3.8


Testing a Distributional Semantics Account of Grammatical Gender Effects on Semantic Gender Perception
George Flint, Anna Ivanova
Preprint - CogSci 2024



Lab of Evelina Fedorenko, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

First-authorship study on linguistic relativity in a distributional semantic space, humans (preprint, CogSci 2024)

Gathered and analyzed gigabytes of MRI scan data on brain-lesioned but phenotypically normal participants (project)

Investigating compositional utilization cross-linguistically and LLM performance on understanding the plausibility of adjective-noun compositions

Investigating patterns in semantic projections onto least reductive dimensionality lines in distributional semantic space

May 2023 - Present


UC Berkeley

Created and taught >50 students the Linguistics 198 course on linguistic relativity

January 2023 - May 2023

Project Manager

Launchpad (UC Berkeley)

Leading a team of engineers for a generative AI project (details published when complete)

May 2024 - Present

Head of Education

Launchpad (UC Berkeley)

Directing the growth and management of internal and external education initiatives

May 2024 - Present

Machine Learning Engineer

Launchpad (UC Berkeley)

Developing computer vision model and surrounding architecture to detect valid versus invalid exercises and provide form correction suggestions for invalid ones

January 2024 - Present

Machine Learning Research Engineer


Mentoring student projects and contributing to AI/LLM research in Algoverse AI research program

June 2024 - August 2024

Cofounder, Full-Stack Developer


Developed data gathering/sifting infrastructure, frontend architecture

Developing architecture semantic search and LLM-powered answers to students' queries on their university

Directing growth to other schools (working models for Berkeley and BU currently)

August 2023 - Present

Full-Stack Web Developer


Web development services for dozens of clients

November 2018 - Present

Areas of Interest

Information theory

Theoretical linguistics, linguistic relativity, grammatical gender, interaction between linguistic and nonlinguistic networks

LLMs & NLP, word embedding spaces & semantic projection

Neuroplasticity & Entropic Brain Theory, Multiple Demand Network & Language Network, Default Mode Network


Programming Languages: Python, HTML, CSS, JS, SQL, PHP, R
Developer Tools: Git, Google Cloud Platform, VS Code, RStudio, Qualtrics, Google Sheets, Google Apps Script
Libraries: FastText, Numpy, Matplotlib, Seaborn, pandasDB, BeautifulSoup, Word2Vec, Gensim, GloVe, BERT, OpenAI API
Machinery: Siemens fMRI scanning and data analysis
Certifications: CITI Biomedical Research Code of Conduct, CITI Biomedical Research Investigators, MRI Yellowbadge
Spoken Languages: English (native), Spanish (fluent), Dutch (intermediate), Italian (intermediate), Esperanto (beginner)

Licenses & Certifications

CITI Biomedical Research Code of Conduct
May 2023, MIT

CITI Biomedical Research Investigators
May 2023, MIT

MRI Yellowbadge
May 2023, MIT

Personal Interests & Activities

High dimensional embedding spaces and information, their information capture
Semantic search
Broadly, information theory, theoretical linguistics, linguistic relativity in organic and inorganic linguistic cognition, interaction and abstraction barriers between linguistic and nonlinguistic networks
Grammatical gender and other systems of language-wide intralinguistic marking, their information capture
Neuroplasticity & Entropic Brain Theory, Multiple Demand Network & Language Network, Default Mode Network
Cal Boxing Team, marathons (Boston, 2021; Big Sur, 2023)


Anna Ivanova
Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Carol Jenkins
Co-President and CEO of The ERA Coalition and the Fund for Women’s Equality
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