Kicking off data i/o

  • Feb 27, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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1. Meet and greet over refreshments.

2. Presentations by our featured speakers:

Carl Schoonover is a neuroscience PhD candidate at Columbia
University and studies the sense of touch in the Bruno laboratory at Columbia University Medical Center. He is author of Portraits of the Mind, and has written for The New York Times, Le Figaro, and Scientific American. He is also a co-founder of NeuWrite (a collaborative working group for scientists, writers, and those in between) and hosts a radio show on WKCR 89.9FM that focuses on opera, classical music, and their relationship to the brain.

Carl currently lives in New York City. He is a former NSF Graduate Research Fellow and a 2012 TED Fellow:

Paul Nemirovsky is the co-founder and CEO of dMetrics, a decision discovery engine that uses algorithms to analyze hundreds of millions of online conversations in order to identify the decisions and motivations of consumers. dMetrics is a venture-backed, MIT spinoff based on more than thirty years of research and is supported by the National Science Foundation.

Paul holds a Masters & PhD at MIT with a focus on machine learning techniques for the exploration of big data (audio, video, and text) and human-computer interaction. He has published fifteen academic papers in this field and overseen the successful launches of many commercial and academic projects.

3. Networking.

This event is hosted and sponsored by Enigma Technologies

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  • Daniel

    Great Meetup! Liked a Brain talking to other Brains about Brains !! Very Cool!!

    1 · February 28, 2013

  • Destine O.

    Thank you for joining us last night for those of you who were able to make it! I hope you enjoyed yourselves and found the speakers interesting, looking forward to planning the next one. We'll also post some photos of the meetup soon.

    2 · February 28, 2013

  • Deirdre B.

    Unfortunately I'm not going to be able to make it tonight - work grrrrr. Enjoy the night and looking forward to hearing how it goes.

    February 27, 2013

  • Patricia

    more like maybe, but hopefully can attend future events

    February 27, 2013

  • Destine O.

    Looking forward to seeing you all tonight! We're going to be getting Lombardi's Pizza for refreshments, will be fun.

    February 27, 2013

  • abe D.

    sorry i will not be able to make this event,i have a conflicting meetup

    February 22, 2013

    • Yoav I.

      There is always next time Abe!

      February 22, 2013

  • Geoff G


    February 21, 2013

  • harry m.

    Looks very interesting

    1 · February 20, 2013

    • Yoav I.

      Looking forward to see you Harry!

      February 20, 2013

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