Category Archives: Conferences

The 2019 Visual Studio Live! Conference is Coming to Las Vegas

Visual Studio Live! is one of my top three favorite conferences for software developers who use Microsoft technologies. You should consider the possibility of attending. The event runs March 3-8, 2019 and will be at Bally’s Hotel in Las Vegas. … Continue reading

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I Deliver a Machine Learning Workshop to 120 People

I work in the Research division at a large tech company. One of the other divisions in my company asked me if I’d do a two-hour hands-on machine learning workshop. I would normally have to decline such a request because … Continue reading

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Another Look at the ML.NET Library

I wrote an article titled “ML.NET: The Machine Learning Framework for .NET Developers” in Microsoft MSDN Magazine. See The article was part of a special MSDN Magazine issue to accompany the Microsoft Connect(); online conference for developers. See reading

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Recap of the 2018 Azure AI Conference

I spoke at the first-ever Azure AI Conference. The event was held December 3-6, 2018 at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas. See The Azure AI Conference was part of (“co-located with”) the well-established DevIntersection conference for software … Continue reading

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Down Under Blackjack

I discovered a fascinating card game called Down Under Blackjack. I was in Las Vegas, speaking at a technical conference. Between conference sessions I like to take walks. On one such walk I was in the Excalibur Hotel casino area. … Continue reading

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The 2018 Microsoft Azure & AI Conference

I’m getting pretty excited for the upcoming Microsoft Azure & AI Conference, December 2-7, 2018. See and also The event will be at the MGM Hotel in Las Vegas. Most large technology conferences in the U.S. are held … Continue reading

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Recap of the 2018 Money 20/20 Conference

I gave a short talk titled “Understanding Deep Neural Networks for Finance” at the 2018 Money 20/20 Conference. The event ran October 21-24 and was in Las Vegas. I estimate the conference had about 12,000 attendees, speakers, staff, visitors, and … Continue reading

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