Uses of Big Data by a Non-Profit Engaged in Conducting Events Funded in Part by Third Party Sponsors
Thomas Grilk discusses how a non-profit can efficiently use data from customers/athletes in its marketing and sponsorship activities while respecting the privacy and confidentiality of its customers.
Preslav Le talks about how Dropbox’s infrastructure evolved over the years, how it looks today, as well the challenges and lessons learned on the way.
Rajat Monga talks about why Google built TensorFlow, an open source software library for numerical computation using data flow graphs, and what were some of the technical challenges in building it.
David Fisher discusses via example how to build a data navigation language into visualizations, providing an intuitive user experience via the mechanism of subtle visual cuing.
Yao Yue introduces Pelikan, a framework to implement distributed caches such as Memcached and Redis.
Keith Adams tours Slack's infrastructure from clients into the Slack datacenter, and around the various services that provide real-time messaging, search, voice calls, and custom emoji.
Josh Evans talks about the chaotic and vibrant world of microservices at Netflix, exploring the cultural, architectural, and operational methods that lead to microservice mastery.
Lawrence Chernin describes best practices and validation methods used to deal with large unstructured data, including a suite of unit tests covering the implementations of algorithmic equations.
Beach Clark talks about the technological and cultural challenges of turning data science into a vital part of the business model at Georgia Aquarium.
Alok Aggarwal overviews Artificial Intelligence and discusses a use case, “Voice of Cancer Patients” that uses ML and NLP algorithms to analyze unstructured text written by cancer patients.
Dave Syer shows how Spring Cloud Cluster provides a simple abstraction for leader election and how it is implemented using Zookeeper, Hazelcast and etc.
The panelists discuss how Data Science can help solve various problems for business.