AI for Mankind Tech Talk

AI for Mankind
AI for Mankind
Public group

Adobe Inc.

345 Park Avenue · San Jose, ca

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Come and join AI for Mankind's tech talk series.
In this event, we will feature

1) Aleksandra Faust from Google Brain Robotics to talk about
Robot navigation with automated reinforcement learning.
Join the talk and learn about how the latest AI advancements can improve the independence of people with limited mobility by using service robots that can autonomously navigate long distances.

Aleksandra is the Deep Learning Task and Motion Planning Technical Lead and Manager at Google Brain Robotics. She is specializing in robot motion planning and reinforcement learning. Previously, Aleksandra led machine learning efforts for self-driving car planning and controls in Waymo, and was a researcher in Sandia National Laboratories. She earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of New Mexico (with distinction), and a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2) Olya Gurevich from Marvelous AI to talk about Detecting Political Narratives with Human-in-the-loop NLP. is developing natural language tools to analyze political discourse in news and social media especially in understanding how messaging spreads, both negatively (propaganda) and positively (pro-democracy campaigns). Here are some examples of the recent work:

Olya Gurevich is the Co-founder and Chief Scientist at Marvelous AI. She holds a PhD in Linguistics from UC Berkeley. She has been a computational linguist and data scientist at Powerset, Microsoft Bing, Topsy, and Apple's Siri. In 2018, she joined forces with Christopher Walker and Danielle Deibler to found, focusing on NLP tools to discover and counteract malicious narratives in public discourse.

Adobe will check ID. Provide your full name when register for the event.

Please check in at East Tower Lobby. Since there is limited parking in Adobe San Jose, please either carpool or find offsite parking lots. Another options are Caltrain and Amtrak.

Conf Room: Park at East Tower

Adobe Inc
345 Park Avenue
San Jose, CA[masked]

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