You & Mr Jones, the brandtech group founded by former Havas chief executive David Jones, has invested in ethical video startup Good-Loop. The UK-based firm announced it has closed a US $1.6m seed funding round.Read Full Story
David Brown has joined Manifest as Executive Chairman, effective January 1. Manifest was recently named the 2019 Content Marketing Agency of the Year by the Content Marketing Institute. In this new position, Brown will oversee all aspects of Manifest, with a focus on continuing growth throughout North America.Read Full Story
O’Reilly Media Podcast: David Hsieh, of Qubole, in conversation with John Slocum, of MediaMath.In a recent episode of the O’Reilly Media Podcast, David Hsieh, senior vice president of marketing at Qubole, sat down with John Slocum, vice president of MediaMath’s data management platform (DMP), to discuss DataOps in the media industry.Read Full Story
A few years ago, David Rothschild and I wrote:
Prediction markets have a strong track record and people trust them. And that actually may be the problem right now. . . . a trader can buy a contract on an outcome, such as the Democratic nominee to win the 2016 presidential election, and it will be worth $1 if the outcome occurs and $0 if the outcome does not occur.
This article is written with much help by David Blei. It is extracted from a discussion paper on “Fast Approximate Inference for Arbitrarily Large Semiparametric Regression Models via Message Passing”. [link]
We commend Wand (2016) for an excellent description of
message passing (mp) and for developing it to infer large semiparametric
David Meza is Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA, and talks to Renee in this episode about his educational background, his early work at NASA, and examples of his work with multidisciplinary teams. He also describes a project involving a graph database that improved search capabilities so NASA engineers could more easily find “lessons learned”.Read Full Story
David Cameron and his Conservative administration became synonymous with Brexit, but he points out that every other political party in the U.K. has in recent history “supported a referendum on Europe.” (Photo: Kitwood/Getty)
In 2016, David Cameron held a referendum on whether the U.K. should stay in the European Union. A longtime Euroskeptic, he nevertheless led the Remain campaign.
and I are organizing a workshop at ICML this year, titled
Workshop URL: https://sites.google.com/view/implicitmodels/
Leveraging this recent and highly impactful topic, I’m personally
excited to see how we might foster discussion across communities.
Last night on the train I read this nice paper by David Duvenaud and colleagues. Around midnight I got a calendar notification “it’s David Duvenaud’s birthday”.Read Full Story
The famous statistician, F.N. (for Florence Nightingale) David was a professor at UC Riverside, where I earned my doctorate. My advisor told this story about her:
We were on this dissertation committee – I forget if it was for biology or what, back then, this was a small campus so if you were in statistics you could end up on any committee. So, he gets to the end of his defense, and F.N.