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Data Science at Ticketmaster

In the video presentation below, Jenn Webb, Managing Editor at Radar, interviews John Carnahan who serves as Executive Vice President of Data Science at Ticketmaster.

The Science of Data-Driven Storytelling

The video presentation below captures the highlights of the all-day data-driven storytelling event produced by DataScience, Inc. and the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s West Big Data Innovation Hub.

Scalable Deep Learning Platform On Spark In Baidu

In the presentation below, Weide Zhang is a Senior Architect at Baidu, talks about his team’s work in using Spark to drive deep learning training and prediction using Paddle, the deep learning library developed by Baidu IDL.

Detecting and Mitigating Fraud at Scale

The presentation below by Eric Levine, Engineering Manager at Airbnb shows how Airbnb’s Trust and Safety team has built machine learning infrastructure from the ground up to catch and defuse fraudsters on the platform.

Apache Spark MLlib 2.0 Preview: Data Science and Production

From the recent Spark Summit 2016 in San Francisco, the video presentation below by Joseph K. Bradley of Databricks give focus to “Apache Spark MLlib 2.0 Preview: Data Science and Production.”

Looker Simplifies Data Delivery with Powered By Looker

Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, released substantial enhancements to Powered by Looker one of the flagship capabilities available on the Looker Data Platform.

Teradata Showcases Presto at 2016 Hadoop Summit

“Presto is a perfect fit with the Teradata Unified Data Architecture, an integrated analytical ecosystem for our enterprise customers. Presto enables companies to leverage standard ANSI SQL to execute interactive queries against Hadoop data. With Presto, utilizing Teradata’s Query Grid connector for Presto, customers can execute queries that originate in Teradata Integrated Data Warehouse that join data within the IDW and Hadoop leveraging Presto.”

Stephen Hawking: Advances in AI May Not Be Benign

Professor Hawking joined Larry King to discuss the greatest issues facing the planet, including where artificial intelligence is headed (and what he makes of Kurzweil’s singularity theory).

Slidecast: Announcing the Nvidia Deep Learning SDK

In this slidecast, Marc Hamilton from Nvidia describes the latest updates to the company’s Deep Learning Platform. “Great hardware needs great software. To help data scientists and developers make the most of the vast opportunities in deep learning, we’re announcing today at the International Supercomputing show, ISC16, a trio of new capabilities for our deep learning software platform. The three — NVIDIA DIGITS 4, CUDA Deep Neural Network Library (cuDNN) 5.1 and the new GPU Inference Engine (GIE) — are powerful tools that make it even easier to create solutions on our platform.”

Large-Scale Deep Learning with TensorFlow

We bring you the keynote presentation below from the recent Spark Summit 2016 held in San Francisco on June 6-8. Speaker Jeff Dean joined Google in 1999 and is currently a Google Senior Fellow.