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ben lorica
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Super excited for the official launch of RISE Lab ⇢ from the team behind @amplab + @ApacheSpark + Alluxio + @ApacheMesos goo.gl/U0Ev57 Reinforcement Learning will be a major focus area
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Drizzle ⇢ low latency execution & stream processing for Apache Spark version 2.2; paper http://goo.gl/cxFv6P code http://goo.gl/znRLF6 
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NEW at #StrataHadoop: Strata Business Summit - for executives, business leaders & strategists goo.gl/iBWkKR Early Price ends Jan 20th [use the 20% discount code: BIGDATA20 ]
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How big compute is powering the deep learning rocket ship ⇢ Building computer systems for #deeplearning and #AI: a conversation with Gregory Diamos of Baidu USA goo.gl/WF8pLZ
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If you're a data scientist wanting to ↑ your engineering chops, go to Jesse Anderson's great course at #StrataHadoop San Jose. Learn "Real-time data engineering in the cloud" from one of the best instructors in the business goo.gl/ZtYjGa
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If you're a data scientist wanting to ↑ your engineering chops, go to Jesse Anderson's great course at #StrataHadoop San Jose. Learn "Real-time data engineering in the cloud" from one of the best instructors in the business goo.gl/ZtYjGa
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Clipper prediction serving system from RISELab + @amplab: isolate apps from variability & diversity in ML frameworks ⇢ paper: goo.gl/LJdnZe and code: goo.gl/4mUzob
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It's time you consider moving your text messaging & voice calls from #WhatsApp to Signal from @whispersystems goo.gl/rZuGzj
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#oreillyai program chair Roger Chen on how data science & #AI are making Telecommunications infrastructure smarter goo.gl/wcNcBF
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Many #deeplearning models excel at "sheer memorization", some can "memorize AND generalize" http://goo.gl/LkWG4d by @beenwrekt @mrtz etc. Embedded image. 3:35 PM - 6 Jan 2017. 3 Retweets3 Likes. Reply to @bigdata · Home · Sign up · Log in · Search · About. More like this; Less like this
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Does your work feed into #AI? "Not really. We study natural stupidity instead of artificial intelligence." ⇢ the late Amos Tversky (on his work with Daniel Kahneman)‬
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Currently the Chief Data Scientist at O'Reilly
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bay area, ca
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quezon city, santa barbara (calif), westwood (calif), berkeley (calif), davis (calif), pacific grove (calif), SF (calif)
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    Ph.D. in Mathematics
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