Friday, February 27, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
I am happy to announce the 2nd predictive API conference (Papis.io) that will take place 6-7 August joint with KDD in Australia. The 1st Papis.io was held in Barcelona joint with Strata Barcelona this November and attracted 200 predictive analytics practitioners. Video of the talks are available online. There is just a month for submission deadline.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
I got introduced to next.ml by my colleague Gideon Wulfsohn who is now working at indico.io. Readers of my blog are welcome to use 15% discount code: dato when registering to the next.ml upcoming event April 27 in Boston. Students are welcome to apply for a free ticket here. Among the interesting speakers Matei and Paco from Databricks, Yhat, and indico.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
I got this from my colleague Johnnie Konstantas: DataDog acquires MortarData. Not long ago I helped David Bayer from AmplifyPartners to setup a VIP Dinner in Israel. AmplifyPartners invested at round B of DataDog. I previously wrote about Mortar a couple of years ago in my blog.
My Colleague Yevgeny Seldin sent me the following job description:
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for 7 PhD scholarships in Computer Science.http://www.diku.dk/english/
If you are interested in doing PhD in online learning, put special attention to the following positions on the list:
- 1 PhD scholarship in Computer science - this is a highly competitive and prestigious scholarship with only one candidate being elected from all CS areas
Further details about the research project can be found here:https://sites.google.com/site/
- 1 PhD scholarship in Online learning (with a focus on theoretical research in online learning)
The working language at the University of Copenhagen is English and knowledge of Danish is not required for work and life in Denmark.
Friday, February 6, 2015
I got this from my collaborative Joey Gonzalez: DimmWitted, a new paper by Christopher Re. This paper investigates a few memory access methods (row/ columns) and others and heavily compares to our older GraphLab/GraphChi open source codes.