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Lightning Talks

  • Jun 9, 2011 · 7:00 PM

We have our presenters...


  1. Lawrence Chernin, CEO and Founder of will share the ins-and-outs of matching profiles, and fighting spammers
  2. Foursquare's big data team will discuss some of the recommendation work they are doing
  3. Krishna Kumar will intro "Carry Strategies: How Not to Get Carried Away", using statistical learning methods in carry strategies (FX trading)
  4. Alex Costakis will introduce "Mass Online Business Intelligence", the machine learning technology being used at Wisewindow

See you on Thursday!

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  • Amey B.

    Are the presentations from this meetup posted on the group ?

    June 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very glad I attended. The Mobi product was very englightling and I look forward to doing some research on it. Lawerence's presentation on the trial and tribulations of combating spam were pretty cool. The facility donated by AOL was very comfortable. It was well worth the trip in from NJ to attend. Thanks.

    June 10, 2011

  • cz_d

    Thanks for putting this together.

    June 10, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great the idea, lighting talks! It showcases existing, already in the market, in use methods and tools that not everyone is familiar with. The quality of presenters varied, depending on their presentation experience. Alex was the winner in my opinion. Also, the concept of MOBI has been the hottest subject for marketers. As a marketing professional, I was naturally inclined to what he brought us. Actually my ratiing is 4.5 (can't halve the last star : )

    June 10, 2011

  • Alex D.

    Too much company pitch. Not enough meat as how predictive analytics was used

    Generally not informative enough.

    June 10, 2011

  • David I.

    Great mix of presenters.

    June 10, 2011

  • Jeff S.

    Really enjoyed the Foursquare talk, and the dating presentation was super interesting. Krishna: hold the mic up, man. ;-)

    June 10, 2011

  • SF

    Great meetup! Very informative talks. Will the PPT's be posted on the meetup site?

    June 10, 2011

  • Robert D.

    A lot of fun and I leaned a lot!

    June 10, 2011

  • Alex L.

    Great talks from real world practitioners. Wish we have more time to go more detail for each topics.

    June 9, 2011

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