As a technical founder at Siri, Sentient, and Viv Labs, Adam Cheyer has helped design and develop a number of intelligent systems. Drawing on specific examples, Adam reveals techniques he uses to maximize the impact of the AI technologies he employs.
Companies are differentiating themselves by acting on data in real time. But what does “real time” really mean? Jack Norris discusses the challenges of coordinating data flows, analysis, and integration at scale to shape business as it happens.
Christina Wodke, Associate Professor at the California College of the Arts, reveals the meaning of OKRs (objects and key results) and how they are used in team environments. Wodke also shares the best practices for establishing OKRs, and explains how she defines a good fail.
Christina Wodke interviewed by Jenn Webb at Cultivate Strata in San Jose 2016.
Julie Rodriguez, Associate Creative Director at Sapient Global Markets, addresses the challenges and common pitfalls of data visualization. Rodriguez also discusses the practical applications of visualization in the finance industry, as well as the modern methods of data visualization.
Julie Rodriguez interviewed by Jenn Webb at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose 2016.
Jeremy Stanley, Instacart VP of Data Science, explains how data science optimizes Instacart's fulfillment. Stanley also discusses the trends that have made this a good time for on-demand grocery delivery.
Jeremy Stanley interviewed by Mac Slocum at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose 2016.
Jonathan Gosier, CEO at AuDIGENT, highlights the benefits of gathering data from music streaming versus downloading music. Gosier discusses the advantages of stream science, and how to use data analysis to gather behavioral analytics and consumer activity around music.
Jonathan Gosier interviewed by Mac Slocum at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose 2016.
Orbital Insight's CEO James Crawford discusses machine vision and how it relates to deep learning and computer vision. Crawford explains how Orbital Insight is using machine vision to gather data through satellite-image analysis, and how that data will be used.
James Crawford interviewed by Jenn Webb at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose 2016.
Software engineer, blogger, and speaker Kate Heddleston discusses the importance of technical onboarding, and the additional training needed for engineers due to the complicated nature of their work. Kate outlines some of the best practices in the onboarding process, as well as research from CodePath about hiring diversity and overcoming recruiting bias.
Kate Heddleston interviewed by Jenn Webb at Cultivate Strata in San Jose 2016.
Michael Lopp, Head of Engineering at Pinterest, discusses the foundational blocks of leadership and why he considers leadership an art. Lopp goes on to explain why people tend to quit, and what leaders can do to keep their good people from leaving.
Michael Lopp interviewed by Jenn Webb at Cultivate Strata in San Jose 2016.
As the number of smart devices and types of big data services grow, the relevant legal risk and compliance questions continue to increase and evolve as well. Alysa Hutnik and Kristi Wolff provide practical privacy, data security, and consumer protection dos and don’ts to help avoid becoming a legal target.
Microsoft's Senior Data Scientist Brandon Rohrer talks about how to make houses more like robots, and the challenges of realizing the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT). Brandon discusses the areas that hold the most promise for the IoT--things that have sensors & actuators and just needs brains to make them intelligent. He follows deep learning, deep reinforcement learning, and anything related to robots.
Brandon Rohrer interviewed by Mac Slocum at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose 2016.