Monday, December 11, 2017
TerraSwarm PI and Professor at the University of Washington speaks for Apple at NIPS conference
While simultaneously an Associate Professor of Machine Learning at the Computer Science and Engineering Department of the University of Washington and a TerraSwarm PI, Carlos Guestrin addressed attendees at the 2017 NIPS conference as Apple's Director of Machine Learning. Prof. Guestrin spoke about the powerful computer systems and large datasets available to machine-learning engineers who join Apple. Winning applause from his audience, he also announced that Apple is open sourcing software to help application developers use machine learning first developed in his own startup Turu, which was acquired by Apple last summer.