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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Machine learning: What’s real and what’s hype

Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
8:50am9:05am Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 10 ratings)

The power of machine learning is very real, but so too is the hype and confusion about when, where, and how to apply it. Hilary Mason explores practical business applications for intelligent machines and details the tools and processes required to implement machine learning successfully.

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Hilary Mason

Cloudera Fast Forward Labs

Hilary Mason is vice president of research at Cloudera Fast Forward Labs and data scientist in residence at Accel Partners. Previously, Hilary was chief scientist at Bitly. She cohosts DataGotham, a conference for New York’s homegrown data community, and cofounded HackNY, a nonprofit that helps engineering students find opportunities in New York’s creative technical economy. She’s on the board of the Anita Borg Institute and an advisor to several companies, including SparkFun Electronics, Wildcard, and Wonder. Hilary served on Mayor Bloomberg’s Technology Advisory Board and is a member of Brooklyn hacker collective NYC Resistor.