The Evolution of Machine Learning Platforms at Facebook Webcast Recap
Innovation at the Edge and in the Metaverse at Qualcomm
2021 Guest Book Roundup
Holiday Gift Guide 2021
9 AI Nonprofits to Support for #GivingTuesdAI
MLOps at Redfin Redfin is a real estate brokerage founded by software developers that makes the process of buying and selling houses more efficient. They are the biggest real estate brokerage site on the web. When Akshat initially joined the company, the machine learning team at Redfin was a separate unit that focused on both...
Who is Edward Raff? Edward Raff works as a head scientist at the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH). As Edward describes it, their business model is “renting out people’s brains” to business and government organizations. Edward sees BAH research as both a way to establish expertise in their field and a way to train...
Getting to know Andrea Banino Andrea’s background as a neuroscientist informed his work in deep learning. At DeepMind, Andrea’s research falls in the realm of Artificial General Intelligence, specifically memory, along with investigating ways to shape deep learning systems so they better mimic the human brain. “I think for us, we have a different sort...
Who is Tim Rocktäschel? Tim Rocktäschel got his start in NLP research, earning a PhD from University College London. Initially, his research focused on knowledge representation and textual entailment, until he became disillusioned with the static nature of the data sets and tired of “chasing scores on a leaderboard.” Tim’s transition to the field of...
Getting to Know Kanaka Rajan Kanaka Rajan had a circuitous route into computational neuroscience. Initially trained in biomedical engineering, she switched to experimental neuroscience in graduate school at Columbia University. While she enjoyed the challenge of the experiments, she felt impeded by experiment design, and ended up following some of her more mathematical training to...
A quick note: While they’re still early in their ML/AI journey, Stack Overflow is a company that is well-known and beloved in technical communities, and often one of the first places we look to solve problems big or small. For that reason I’m excited to share the conversation with you. That said, if you’re looking...
“Speech is the most natural way to communicate, so using voice to interact with machines has always been one of the top scenarios associated with AI.” Getting to know Li Jiang Li Jiang, now a distinguished engineer at Microsoft Speech, was introduced to speech recognition while doing research as an undergraduate student in the mid-1980’s....
It’s common to think of creativity as conceiving new ideas from nothing, but some of the best examples of creativity come in the form of bringing together previously unconnected ideas. Peanut butter cups provide one tasty example—sorry, I’m writing this at lunchtime—but so do many Tiktok videos, which combine published music with user-created videos to...
Hey everyone! I’m excited to share that show you’re listening to at this very moment in episode 500 of the TWIML AI Podcast! It’s been so amazing having the opportunity to explore, learn about, and chronicle the work of so many amazing people in machine learning and AI over the past five years, and it...
Causality and causal modeling Causality and causal modeling is one of the hottest topics in machine learning. Earlier this year we launched a new causality course and study group with instructor Robert Osazuwa Ness, which received great feedback from students: “I liked the course very much. Robert did a great job of reaching out to...
Sam Charrington: [00:00:00] All right, everyone. I am here with Jabran Zahid, Senior Researcher with Microsoft Research. Jabran, welcome to the TWIML AI Podcast. Jabran Zahid: [00:00:09] Thank you very much, Sam. It’s a pleasure to be here. Sam Charrington: [00:00:11] Great to have you on the show. I’m really looking forward to digging into...
Sam Charrington: [00:00:00] Welcome to the TWIML AI podcast. I’m your host, Sam Charrington. Hey, what’s up, everyone. Before we jump into today’s interview, I’d like to give a huge thanks to our friends at Microsoft for their continued support of the podcast. Microsoft’s mission is to empower every single person on the planet to...
Solmaz Shahalizadeh In our recent TWIMLcon conversation with Solmaz Shahalizadeh, VP of Commerce Intelligence at Shopify, she shared her journey from deploying Shopify’s first machine learning model four years ago to now having over 100 models in production across all aspects of the business. Though she had much to share, one quote that stood out...
In our recent conversation with Nishan Subedi, VP of Algorithms at Overstock.com, he shared with us his approach to machine learning systems and organizational design. Applying architectural patterns to ML system design Nishan shared how the seminal book “Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software” inspired him to look at system architecture as a set...
How do you build a machine learning platform for one of the world’s largest websites from the ground up? This is the question we posed to Chris Albon, Director of Machine Learning, at the Wikimedia Foundation. This is what told us: Learn everything you can about your organization, the customers it serves, and the critical...
What a start to week two of TWIMLcon 2021! Today’s sessions featured speakers from WikiMedia, Prosus Group, Palo Alto Networks, Clorox, Dataiku, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, iRobot, Algorithmia, and ClearML sharing their thoughts on building and running data science and ML platforms. We also got an overview of major themes and trends in machine learning for...
What are the most important factors to consider when building a global data science team? Ya Xu, Head of Data Science at LinkedIn, recently shared at TWIMLcon how she went from being an individual contributor to becoming a data science leader with over 350 global team members. During our conversation, Ya encouraged us to remember...
Sam Charrington: [00:00:00] Welcome to The TWIML AI Podcast. I’m your host, Sam Charrington. Before we jump into the interview, I’d like to take a moment to thank Microsoft for their support of the show and their sponsorship of this series of episodes highlighting just a few of the fundamental innovations behind Azure Cognitive Services....
Today was the sixth day of TWIMLcon and the final day of presentations before we head into a full day of workshops and then a wrap-up unconference. Today we were fortunate to speak to folks from LinkedIn, Intuit, Cloudera, Yelp, Rakuten, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Fiddler. We covered a variety of subjects including: how to build...
Sam Charrington: Hey Everyone! Last week was the first week of our TWIMLcon: AI Platforms conference, and what a great first week it was! Following three days of informative sessions and workshops, we concluded the week with our inaugural TWIMLcon Executive Summit, a packed day featuring insightful and inspiring sessions with leaders from companies like...