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Sep 27, 2018

In this episode of our Strata Data conference series, we’re joined by Justin Norman, Director of Research and Data Science Services at Cloudera Fast Forward Labs.

Fast Forward Labs was an Applied AI research firm and consultancy founded by Hilary Mason, who’s TWiML Talk episode remains an all-time fan favorite. My...


Sep 26, 2018

In today’s episode of our Strata Data series, we’re joined by Viviana Acquaviva, Associate Professor at City Tech, the New York City College of Technology.

Viviana led a tutorial at the conference, titled “Learning Machine Learning using Astronomy data sets.” In our conversation, we begin by discussing an...


Sep 24, 2018

In this episode of our Strata Data series we’re joined by James Dreiss, Senior Data Scientist at international news syndicate Reuters.

James and I sat down to discuss his talk from the conference “Document vectors in the wild, building a content recommendation system,” in which he details how Reuters implemented...


Sep 20, 2018

In today’s episode we’re joined by Naveed Ahmad, Senior Director of data engineering and machine learning at Hearst Newspapers.

A few months ago, Naveed gave a talk at the Google Cloud Next Conference on “How Publishers Can Take Advantage of Machine Learning.” In our conversation, we discuss into the role of ML...


Sep 17, 2018

In this episode, we’re joined by Nick Bostrom, professor in the faculty of philosophy at the University of Oxford, where he also heads the Future of Humanity Institute, a multidisciplinary institute focused on answering big-picture questions for humanity with regards to AI safety and ethics.

Nick is of course also...