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Elixir and Money

Posted by Tomasz Kowal  on  Oct 08, 2017 Posted by Tomasz Kowal Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 08, 2017

Tomasz Kowal discusses using Elixir for a financial application, handling rounding errors, designing APIs that gracefully handle network and hardware failures, and crashing the app during design.

47:03
Development Follow 141 Followers

Real-World Virtual Reality

Posted by Alex Kesling  on  Oct 07, 2017 Posted by Alex Kesling Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 07, 2017

Alex Kesling explores Google Expeditions as a case study in building meaningful Virtual Reality applications.

50:04
Architecture & Design Follow 607 Followers

Modern Distributed Optimization

Posted by Matt Adereth  on  Oct 05, 2017 Posted by Matt Adereth Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 05, 2017

Matt Adereth talks about the Black-box optimization techniques, what’s actually going on inside of these black-boxes and discusses an idea of how they can be used to solve problems today.

43:00
Architecture & Design Follow 607 Followers

What Came First: The Ordering of Events in Systems

Posted by Kavya Joshi  on  Oct 05, 2017 Posted by Kavya Joshi Follow 1 Followers  on  Oct 05, 2017

Kavya Joshi explores the beautifully simple happens-before principle and delves into how happens-before is tracked in a distributed database like Riak.

41:50
Data Science Follow 269 Followers

Automating Inventory at Stitch Fix

Posted by Sally Langford  on  Oct 05, 2017 Posted by Sally Langford Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 05, 2017

Sally Langford talks about the use of ML within StitchFix’s inventory forecasting system, the architecture they have developed in-house and their use of Bayesian methods.

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Data Science Follow 269 Followers

Solving Payment Fraud and User Security with ML

Posted by Soups Ranjan  on  Oct 05, 2017 Posted by Soups Ranjan Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 05, 2017

Soups Ranjan talks about Coinbase’s risk program that relies on machine learning (supervised and unsupervised), rules-based systems as well as highly-skilled human fraud fighters.

21:58
Data Science Follow 269 Followers

Causal Modeling Using Software Called TETRAD V

Posted by Suchitra Abel  on  Oct 04, 2017 Posted by Suchitra Abel Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 04, 2017

Suchitra Abel introduces TETRAD and some of its components used for causal modeling to find out the proper causes and effects of an event.

44:35
Data Science Follow 269 Followers

Evaluating Machine Learning Models: A Case Study

Posted by Nelson Ray  on  Oct 04, 2017 Posted by Nelson Ray Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 04, 2017

Nelson Ray talks about on how to estimate the business impact of launching various machine learning models, in particular, those Opendoor uses for modeling the liquidity of houses.

50:42
Data Science Follow 269 Followers

Deep Learning @Google Scale: Smart Reply in Inbox

Posted by Anjuli Kannan  on  Oct 03, 2017 3 Posted by Anjuli Kannan Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 03, 2017 3

Anjuli Kannan describes the algorithmic, scaling, deployment considerations involved in a an application of cutting-edge deep learning in a user-facing product: the Smart Reply feature of Google Inbox

51:32
Data Science Follow 269 Followers

Semi-Supervised Deep Learning on Large Scale Climate Models

Posted by Prabhat  on  Sep 27, 2017 Posted by Prabhat Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 27, 2017

Prabhat presents NERSc’s results in applying Deep Learning for supervised and semi-supervised learning of extreme weather patterns, scaling Deep Learning to 9000 KNL nodes on a supercomputer.

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Web API Follow 112 Followers

API Design Lessons Learned: Enterprise to Startup

Posted by Mohamed El-Geish  on  Sep 27, 2017 Posted by Mohamed El-Geish Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 27, 2017

Mohamed El-Geish explores lessons learned at big companies like Microsoft and LinkedIn, and adapts the insights drawn from them to fit a fast-growing startup.

47:15
Web API Follow 112 Followers

Beyond REST: Coursera's Journey to GraphQL

Posted by Bryan Kane  on  Sep 27, 2017 Posted by Bryan Kane Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 27, 2017

Bryan Kane talks about why Coursera is transitioning to GraphQL and shares challenges and learnings from building their GraphQL assembly layer.

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