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Fighting Fraud with Artificial Intelligence

Josh Johnston AI Science Manager, Kount 12:00pm-1:00pm, 20th October, 2017 CCP 221 Abstract: AI is in the news these days with promises of a scifi future, but how do we get from here to there? What are the near-term capabilities … (Read More) Fighting Fraud with Artificial Intelligence

De-CRUDing Apps with Event Sourcing

David Romeo Allata 10th Nov,  12:00pm-1:00pm CCP 221 Abstract: The Create, Read, Update and Delete (CRUD) approach to app development has real limitations when designing a scalable, maintainable system. Event Sourcing, when implemented in the correct business context, is an alternative … (Read More) De-CRUDing Apps with Event Sourcing

Cold, alone, and afraid with Adobe InDesign

Robert Whiting, Clearwater Analytics 13th October, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm, CCP 221 Abstract: We wanted to make high-quality print reports from our own data, and we found ourselves cold, alone, and afraid with Adobe InDesign. A year and a half later, we … (Read More) Cold, alone, and afraid with Adobe InDesign

Disrupting the Advertising Ecosystem with Real-Time Systems

    22nd Sep 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm,  CCP 221 Presenter – Intro/Overview – Seth Samuels – VP of R&D Presenter – Technical Product Deep Dive – Eric Mann – Director of Product Engineering Abstract – Kochava has long played a referee … (Read More) Disrupting the Advertising Ecosystem with Real-Time Systems

Preparing for Technical Interviews

Axel Magnuson Software Engineer, Google (and Boise State CS Alumnus) Thursday, 14th Sep 2017,  6pm-7pm, CCP 221 (Read More) Preparing for Technical Interviews

Advancements and Challenges in Speech-centric Systems

Casey Kennington Computer Science Department Boise State University 1st Sep, 2017 12:00pm – 1:00pm CCP 221 Abstract: The promises of Artificial Intelligence seem to have no end, ranging from self-driving cars to fully capable digital personal assistants. To make these … (Read More) Advancements and Challenges in Speech-centric Systems

Fairness, accountability and transparency in automated decision-making

Speaker: Suresh Venkatasubramanian, University of Utah Location: CCP 221 Abstract: In the last few years we’ve seen the rapid rise of automated decision making systems in all areas that touch our lives, whether it be hiring, credit scoring, university admissions, … (Read More) Fairness, accountability and transparency in automated decision-making

Amazon Recommendations: Who/what is behind the curtain?

Ted Thetford Principal Product Manager, Personalization at Amazon 3rd March, 12:00pm – 1:15pm CCP 221 (Read More) Amazon Recommendations: Who/what is behind the curtain?

Transforming the world of Audio Ads through Innovation

Jateen Parekh CTO, Jelli 24th Feb, 12:00pm-1:15pm CCP 221 Abstract:  The global audio advertising space is a 40B/year industry, supporting many audio entertainment services. Audio advertisers, however, are lacking the innovation they require to connect to their desired audience in … (Read More) Transforming the world of Audio Ads through Innovation

Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning for fun and profit

Mike Ritthaler Senior Software Engineer, Clearwater 17th Feb., 12:00pm — 1:15pm CCP 221 Bio: Mike Ritthaler has been a software engineer and tester for 17 years.   He currently works for Clearwater Analytics, before that he worked at Microsoft.   He has a … (Read More) Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning for fun and profit