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Fact over Fiction
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Fact over Fiction

Given a choice between the right to mass-disinform and democracy, I choose democracy.

AlphaGo is Not the Solution to AI
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AlphaGo is Not the Solution to AI

Some of the discussion around this seems like giddy overstatement.

The NIPS Experiment
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The NIPS Experiment

In the NIPS experiment, 10% of papers submitted to the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation went through its review process twice, with results compared...

The Perfect Candidate
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The Perfect Candidate

What makes a good candidate for a research position?

Representative Reviewing
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Representative Reviewing

What is good reviewing?

Microsoft Research, New York City
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Microsoft Research, New York City

Yahoo! laid off people. Unlike every previous time there have been layoffs, this is serious for Yahoo! Research.

COLT/ICML Open Problems and ICML Instructions
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COLT/ICML Open Problems and ICML Instructions

Open problems will be presented in a joint session in the evening of the COLT/ICML overlap day. If you have a difficult, theoretically definable problem in machine...

Hadoop AllReduce and Terascale Learning
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Hadoop AllReduce and Terascale Learning

In a breakthrough last summer, we came up with the first learning algorithm I've seen that is provably faster than any future single machine learning algorithm.

Somebody
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Somebody

Stanford University has very visibly started pushing mass teaching in AI,  machine learning, and databases.

Research Directions for Machine Learning and Algorithms
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Research Directions for Machine Learning and Algorithms

An in-depth discussion of near-term research directions for machine learning and algorithms.

To Videolecture or not
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To Videolecture or not

Should conferences cover the cost of a videolecture or not?  I say "yes."
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