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Culture & Methods Follow 177 Followers

The Effective Remote Developer

Posted by David Copeland  on  Oct 10, 2017 2 Posted by David Copeland Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 10, 2017 2

David Copeland talks about what one can do to be at their best as a remote team member, as well as what one needs from environment, team, and company.

40:26
Data Science Follow 277 Followers

Machine Learning in Academia and Industry

Posted by Deborah Hanus  on  Oct 10, 2017 Posted by Deborah Hanus Follow 1 Followers  on  Oct 10, 2017

Deborah Hanus discusses some of the challenges that can arise when working with data.

54:19
Web API Follow 115 Followers

Build a SlackBot

Posted by Shannon Burns  on  Oct 08, 2017 Posted by Shannon Burns Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 08, 2017

Shannon Burns shows how to build a bot for Slack.

33:18
Development Follow 147 Followers

Refactoring Elixir - Lessons Learned from a Year on Exercism.Io

Posted by Devon Estes  on  Oct 08, 2017 Posted by Devon Estes Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 08, 2017

Devon Estes discusses some common, but less than optimal, solutions to some of the problems on exercism.io followed by refactoring, showing the performance improvements and tradeoffs made.

36:26
Development Follow 147 Followers

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.

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Development Follow 147 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 620 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.

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Architecture & Design Follow 620 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 277 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 277 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.

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Data Science Follow 277 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.

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Data Science Follow 277 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.

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