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Aileen Nielsen

Aileen Nielsen
Software Engineer, Skillman Consulting

Aileen Nielsen works at an early-stage NYC startup that has something to do with time series data and neural networks. Previously, Aileen worked at corporate law firms, physics research labs, a variety of NYC tech startups, and most recently, the mobile health platform One Drop as well as on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Her interests range from defensive software engineering to UX designs for reducing cognitive load to the interplay between law and technology. She also serves as chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Science and Law Committee, which focuses on how the latest developments in science and computing should be regulated and how such developments should inform existing legal practices. Aileen is a frequent speaker at machine learning conferences on both technical and legal subjects.


11:55–12:35 Thursday, 11 October 2018
Implementing AI
Location: Hilton Meeting Room 3-6
Secondary topics:  Temporal data and time-series
Aileen Nielsen (Skillman Consulting)
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Deep learning for time series prediction has made rapid progress in the past few years, but performance still greatly lags that of other intelligence tasks. Aileen Nielsen offers an overview of the state of the art in 2018, covering the hottest new architectures, emerging best practices for RNN training, and long overdue standard metrics to measure and compete on neural network prediction. Read more.
14:35–15:15 Thursday, 11 October 2018
Secondary topics:  Ethics, Privacy, and Security
Aileen Nielsen (Skillman Consulting)
We're in the year of the AI fake out. "Fake news" is the order of the day, as nebulous chatbots have become significant political actors. Startups peddle robotically handwritten notes and algorithmically personalized gifts for our loved ones. Soon we won't even be able to tell if a customer service agent is a real person. Aileen Nielsen asks, How should we redefine intelligence as fakes flourish? Read more.