Category Archives: Conferences

Deal and Reveal Blackjack Again

Many of the technical conferences I speak at are in Las Vegas. Vegas is a great town for conferences because, well, the town is basically designed to accommodate thousands of people. Hotel rates in Vegas are very reasonable, air travel … Continue reading

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I do an Interview about Machine Learning on Microsoft’s Channel 9

Channel 9 is a Microsoft community video Web site. There are all kinds of interesting videos on Channel 9, but most of the videos are aimed at software developers. I was recently asked to do a short (6-minute) interview on … Continue reading

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Recap of the 2017 IoT Evolution Conference

I spoke at the 2017 Interop IoT Evolution conference which ran from July 17-20 in Las Vegas. See http://www.iotevolutionexpo.com/west/. I estimate there were about 300 attendees. Attendees came from all kinds of companies (and government agencies) and were in all … Continue reading

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I do an Interview with InformationWeek Magazine

A few weeks ago I spoke at the 2017 Interop Conference. Interop is a very large conference with many topics related to IT in general — hardware, software, management, and so on. My talk at Interop was an introduction to … Continue reading

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I Give a Talk About the Neural Network Input-Output Mechanism

Among software developers, there a tremendous thirst for knowledge about neural networks, especially deep neural networks. In order to fully understand deep neural networks, you really have to understand simple NNs that have a single hidden layer. Even simple feed-forward … Continue reading

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I Give a Talk “Introduction to Deep Neural Networks”

I gave a talk titled “Introduction to Deep Neural Networks” recently. The goal was to give the audience of engineers the information they needed to understand what types of problems can be solved using a DNN, and what tools and … Continue reading

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GeekWire.com and Microsoft Talk Sports Technology

GeekWire.com (http://www.geekwire.com) is a Seattle-based Web site and is quite well-known in the Pacific Northwest. The site posts all kinds of interesting, tech-related stories. I had read a few sports-tech related articles written by a GeekWire.com reporter, Taylor Soper. So, … Continue reading

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