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HalloweeM 42: WeeM, The Universe, and Everything

October 26 – 29, 2017

Preregistration is now closed. Come to WeeM and, if you haven't preregistered, please register at the door. If you preregistered but your payment was not received by October 12th, you will have to register at the door and no discounts for which you may have qualified will be honored.

Program Details*


Practical Artificial Intelligence, Facts & Fallacies


Science fiction and inflated doomsday predictions have gripped the culture’s imagination as to the dangers and opportunities of AI and machine learning. Jump into the deep end with a data science practitioner to discuss the current state of AI in a corporate setting, discussing some of the basic philosophy, mathematics, and big data methodologies that underpins the current incarnation of machine learning. Explore the tricks developers employ to create the guise of a ghost in the machine.

Presenter’s Name

John Wood

Presenter’s Bio

John Wood has been a practitioner in data science for the last four years, deploying machine learning algorithms for analysis on client interactions and financial data for TD Ameritrade and more recently, LiquidMetrix (whose clients range from bulge-bracket investment banks to the largest hedge funds / pension funds).

Tentative Date Time

Friday, October 27th 1:30 PM

*Note: The information above is a draft provided by the presenter and may be different in the WeeM Booklet.


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