DOTS & Foursquare are featured in this month's iOSoHo Meetup...
5 million downloads in 30 days - The hacker behind DOTS, a super-addictive global triumph
How Foursquare uses text analysis to help you avoid the worst places in the world and find the best
Developer of Dots, Hacker in Residence at betaworks, formerly at Vimeo and co-founder of Banters.
Max Sklar is an engineer and a machine learning specialist. At Foursquare, his continuing objective is to make the app smarter and more interesting. Over the last two years, Max has spearheaded the effort to apply Natural Language Processing technology to Foursquare’s user-generated text corpus. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and meetups in New York’s tech scene, and has been an adjunct instructor for NYU’s data structures course for four semesters. He holds an M.S. in Information Systems from NYU, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Yale, and can be found on Twitter @maxsklar.