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Hector Yee
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Developments in machine learning allow computers to answer more complex questions about the contents of images
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I took a picture of a crocus, trained a machine learning model on it and then queried it to ask what color a pixel should be at varying capacities. At the beginning it learns large Haar like coefficients and later on it learns tiny 3x3 blocks.

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Epsilon insensitive linear regression and the feature transforms are over complete relatively prime sizer Haar wavelets . I'll release the full source next week on github 
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Now the decade of work we put into NoSQL is available to everyone using GCP.  One way it shows that we've been working on this longer than anyone else: 99% read latency is 6ms vs ~300ms for other systems.
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Any of my friends use google fi for their phone service yet?
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Oh I don't use it was hoping to get a review from someone who did!
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+Manfred Georg I'm making sauerkraut again but this time at a much smaller scale than the crock and with an airlock
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oh yeah I use the glass jars above for kimchi
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View from the Airbnb Singapore office
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No, it's smog. F18 is the pollution index.
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Was having fun with a regression model today and wrote an animated GIF of the model learning to reconstruct an image at various levels of capacity from 0.3% to 11% of the orginal image (in terms of number of variables). Will talk about this and more at OpenAir 2015 in San Francisco.  http://openair2015.com
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Google's AI supercomputer and Baidu's AI supercomputer fall in love, despite the protestations of their rival parent companies. Shakespeare-bot will write a classic play about this that future AIs will read in high school for centuries to come.
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I'll be speaking on "How Much is That Worth?" at Airbnb's conference OpenAir

https://openair2015.com/

If you are a friend of mine and are attending email me for a coupon code
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The startup’s artist-trained software quickly sifts through stock photos
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I'll probably do it again at an airbnb event if it is recorded I will post it
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The american pitcher plant is blooming!
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Very nice, Hectors! I had no idea either.
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Software Engineer in AI
Employment
  • Airbnb, Inc.
    2014 - present
  • Google
    Research Engineer, 2007 - 2014
  • Petroglyph
    Senior 3D engineer, 2005 - 2007
  • Dreamworks
    Rendering Specialist, 2002 - 2005
  • Electronic Arts
    Game engineer, 2000 - 2002
  • NASA
    Intern, 1995 - 1995
  • 3dfx
    Intern, 1996 - 1996
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San Francisco, CA
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Mountain View, CA - Singapore - Las Vegas, NV - Ithaca, NY - Palo Alto, CA
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Applied information theorist, avid foodie. Googler (images, self-driving cars, Google [x], Google Research, Youtube). Predictions using mathematics. (http://www.youtube.com/feed/recommended)
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  • machine learning
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Hector Yee's recent projects include writing the machine learning and camera perception for the Google self driving car, automatic labeling of millions of videos in YouTube, personalized video recommendations.
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Many millions of people see my work daily. Won an Emmy award for personalized video recommendations in Youtube.
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