The Top Five Data Innovations Transforming Wildlife Conservation: Artificial Intelligence for Wildlife Conservation Workshop 2018

As part of the ICML and IJCAI conferences, I was honored to give the invited keynote talk at the Artificial Intelligence for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) workshop.  It contained a strong agenda of many compelling speakers presenting their work using machine learning to solve challenges in wildlife conservation.  The topic of my talk was innovations in…

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Computer Vision talks at ICML 2018

The 35th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) was held in Stockholm on July 10-15, 2018.  Links to the associated papers and video recordings (when they are posted) will be available on the website under each individual session.  Overall, deep learning and reinforcement learning were still the hottest topics.  During each session slot, there was…

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“AI for Earth” at O’Reilly AI Conference

On April 30-May 2, 2018, I represented the AI for Earth team at the O’Reilly AI conference in New York City.  I was honored to present a keynote on using machine learning, the IoT, drones, and networking to reduce world hunger.  My keynote is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHeXx5IG1T8, and an interview is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2Botu4oE6k.  

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning News from Build 2018

The Microsoft Build conference held on May 7-9, 2018 included many artificial intelligence and machine learning announcements.   Here are some of the highlights that you should know about: Azure Machine Learning Packages for Vision, Text, and Forecasting in Public Preview – these Python pip-installable extensions for Azure Machine Learning simplify the common tasks of computer…

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TechDays Sweden 2017

I had the honor of presenting one of the keynotes at TechDays Sweden.  The recording is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWmuNNZ1WC8.

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Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Talks from Leaders Paris 2017

I was very honored to deliver two talks at Leaders Paris 2017: a main stage talk “Innovations in AI and Machine Learning” and a workshop “AI Now!”  The talks were posted to YouTube and are available now. In the “Innovations in AI and Machine Learning” talk, I discussed some of Microsoft’s recent innovations in artificial…

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AI Announcements at the Build Day 1 keynote

So many exciting announcements in the Artificial Intelligence space at the Build keynote this morning!  In case you missed it, here’s the lowdown.  You can watch the keynote recording at https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2017/KEY01.   Cognitive Services Labs https://labs.cognitive.microsoft.com/ The Labs give developers an early look at the exciting emerging Cognitive Services technologies.  You can try out and…

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Live from Build 2016: Videos

At Build 2016, I interviewed some of Microsoft’s great technologists in the exciting areas of IoT, big data, machine learning, C#, and Visual Studio.  I’ve embedded them all below.  In addition, you might enjoy my team’s summary of the Build 2016 announcements at Our Reaction to the News and Announcements Made at Build 2016.  You…

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MLConf Atlanta 2015 Keynote: Fun with Mind Reading

I was honored to deliver the opening keynote at ML Conf Atlanta on September 18, 2015.  The entire event was recorded and is available at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrbAIdPI69PjHPGmEQwMYMPfN0j-d9Ij5.  I spoke on my lie detector work.  Using the EPOC+ headset from Emotiv, I captured EEG (brainwave) data from people when they were telling the truth and when they…

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Build 2015 Keynote Day 1 Summary

Recordings of the event will be available at https://channel9.msdn.com/events/build/2015.  Microsoft’s Build 2015 conference opening keynote was a testament to Microsoft’s openness.  We demonstrated and announced a new free cross-platform Visual Studio edition, great integration with Docker, and methods for developers to bring code for the Web, .NET/Win32, Android, and iOS to Windows 10.  We also…

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