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Minecraft or Fortnite for your career?

A shared past/present/future dilemma in the professional space is what I learned from yesterday, which job is available today, and what to know for tomorrow. It gets more complicated as career and ...

AI Index 2018 Report

AI Index is an academic/business partnership research lead by Stanford University. The 2018 report was recently released and is made available under Creative Commons license. It covers all aspects ...

Lightning Talk - Course Sentiment Tweets with AutoML

I presented a 15-minute lightning talk on leveraging AutoML for sentiment analysis. Quick and easy AutoML for Sentiment Analysis and Classification tasks “Machine learning algorithms have evolved...

AutoML - expert AI for the inexperts and businesslike

Nearly everyone around by now has either heard or used artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in some form or fashion. Some students are already publishing papers in the field, whil...

Some Winter Thoughts

Various thoughts I felt like posting on different occasions on LinkedIn. Chess and Coding Even software professionals can be rated like chess players. Whether it is successfully delivering a comp...

'Applied AI/ML in the Workplace – Geek Food for Thought' – UT Austin presentation

Last Thursday, we presented “Applied AI/ML in the Workplace – Geek Food for Thought” at the University of Texas in Austin Computer Science department. Thomson Reuters is one of the Friends of the ...

'AI & I at Work' – University of Texas at Dallas MIS Club Presentation

I love my University of Texas in Dallas MIS Club audience! I started with running videos of main events in data science and AI history since the 60s. I never imagined that I would show Charlie Chap...

English on non-English NLP and machine learning projects

Each time I ask bilingual (English + another language) students or professionals working on machine learning if they considered doing a project for their nonEnglish mother tongues language, such as...

X is not Y and is surely not Z in the Digital Age

Witnessing over 20,000 women in tech attendees at the Grace Hopper Conference 2018, the majority of those by pure observation seems to be in their early twenties, hence Generation Z (those born aft...

He said “if you want a playground, go find another job”

Roughly six years ago, while working at my previous employer Verizon, I asked one of the technology leaders, who was probably having a bad day, why we don’t have a tech playground so that technolog...