TWIML Presents: NIPS 2017

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This week on the podcast we’re featuring a series of conversations from the NIPS conference in Long Beach, California. This was my first time at NIPS, and I had a great time there: I attended a bunch of talks and of course learned a ton, I organized an impromptu roundtable on Building AI Products, and met a bunch of great people, including some former TWIML Talk guests. I’ll be sharing a bit more about my experience at NIPS via my newsletter, which you should take a second right now to subscribe to at

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TWIML Presents: NIPS 2017

TWIML Talk #88Using Deep Learning and Google Street View to Estimate DemographicsTimnit Gebru, Microsoft Research
TWIML Talk #89AI at the NASA Frontier Development LabSara Jennings, NASA Frontier Development Lab
Timothy Seabrook, NASA Frontier Development Lab
Andres Rodriguez, Intel
TWIML Talk #90Geometric Deep LearningJoan Bruna, NYU
Michael Bronstein, Università della Svizzera Italiana
TWIML Talk #91Philosophy of IntelligenceMatthew Crosby, Imperial College
TWIML Talk #92Learning State RepresentationsYael Niv, Princeton

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