A note on RSVPs: For the Data Science events we are using Eventbrite for registration. In order to attend the event you need to RSVP here (RSPVs on meetup.com are closed).
Data Science @ Factual
The availability of great tools have made it easier to create Machine Learning models without domain expertise. However, most of these tools will likely not provide a turnkey solution for your exact problem. In this talk, I will cover the sometimes interesting, sometimes pedantic work that is involved as we feed and care for our own selected in-house tools: vowpal wabbit and fest.
Bio: Tom White studied visual design and user interaction at the MIT media lab, and has since been prototyping emerging technologies at various Los Angeles establishments. Tom enjoys exploring the intersection of computation, visual design, interaction, and machine learning. He currently works at Factual on their Geopulse products, which use machine learning in analyzing billions of daily records to label geo-behavioral patterns.
About Factual: Factual's location platform enriches mobile location signals with definitive global data, enabling personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences. Built from billions of inputs, the data is constantly updated by Factual’s real-time data stack.
- 6:30pm food/drinks and networking
- 7:30pm talk starts promptly
In order to attend, you need to register/RSVP here (places are limited).
Venue: Factual will kindly host this meetup and provide food/drinks. After this meetup we'll return to our home at Cross Campus.
Address: 1999 Avenue of the Stars, 35th Floor, Los Angeles. When you arrive, please tell the guards you are here for the Meetup at Factual. The best place to park is at the Westfield Century City Mall (payed parking on your own).