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A Recap of the 2019 CEC Conference

I spoke at the 2019 CEC (Casino/Cloud eSports Conference) event. The conference ran September 4-5 and was in Las Vegas. The conference was small (maybe about 150 people) but was a very good event from my perspective because both the … Continue reading

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The New TWIMLcon Conference is Worth Looking At

In the past couple of years several new machine learning conferences have been created. An interesting one is the TWIMLcon conference, which will be having its first event Oct. 1 – 2, 2019 in San Francisco. See https://twimlcon.com/. TWIML stands … Continue reading

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Recap of the 2019 Defcon 27 Hacker Event

I attended and spoke at the Defcon 27 event. Defcon is an event for computer hackers — people who use software tools to break into computer systems such as ATM machines, corporate networks, voting machines, power plants, and so on. … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Speak at DEF CON 2019

The DEF CON conference is a large event that’s all about computer hacking and security. This year’s event is being held August 8-11 in Las Vegas. Last year there were over 25,000 attendees and this year there should be about … Continue reading

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Recap of the 2019 Microsoft Ready Conference

I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the 2019 Microsoft Ready Conference, which was held July 13-19 in Las Vegas. Ready is a by-invitation-only event. Attendees are a combination of Microsoft employees and people who work for … Continue reading

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Machine Learning and eSports

I know what eSports are but I don’t fully understand all of the nuances. I’ve always been a big fan of games, but only classical games like chess and poker. I’ve only ever played video games a handful of times … Continue reading

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Recap of the 2019 Predictive Analytics World and Deep Learning World Conferences

I spoke at and attended the co-located Predictive Analytics World and Deep Learning World conferences. The bottom line: the event was really good — I give it an overall grade of an A- which is (tied for) the best grade … Continue reading

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