5 Examples of Sensory Branding in Retail

When I was in middle school, the coolest place to shop was Abercrombie & Fitch. I loved going in and picking out my favorite jeans and hoodies. The issue was that my mom — who I depended on to drive me to the mall — couldn’t stand going into the store. Why? Long story short, she referred to her experiences at the Abercrombie store as “sensory overload”.

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How to Write a Press Release [Free Press Release Template + Examples]

When it comes to content, sometimes old school can be a good thing (namely, when it comes to old-school rap or Throwback Thursday on Instagram). But when it comes to your company’s public relations strategy, being old school isn’t advantageous for your business or your brand.
Ten years ago, people still relied on morning papers for news.

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Causal Inference 2: Illustrating Interventions via a Toy Example

Last week I had the honor to lecture at the Machine Learning Summer School in Stellenbosch, South Africa. I chose to talk about Causal Inference, despite being a newcomer to this whole area. In fact, I chose it exactly because I’m a newcomer: causal inference has been a blindspot for me for a long time.

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MIDS Winter 2018 Commencement Ceremony

On January 21, the UC Berkeley School of Information (I School) recognized more than 100 summer and fall 2017 graduates with their families at the winter commencement. It was an intimate ceremony despite the online nature of the school’s Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program, moving some online students to reflect on their accomplishments.

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15 Podcast Tools to Take Your Show from Good to Great in 2019

Just like Sharpay Evans from “High School Musical” says, “It’s out with the old, and in with the new.”
Although Sharpay is talking about fabulous summer plans, that adage also applies to podcasting.
With 32% of the population listening to podcasts regularly, podcast shows should continue to evolve as the industry does.

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Machine Learning Summer School 2014

Zico Kolter and I proudly announce the 2014 Machine Learning Summer School in Pittsburgh. It will be held at Carnegie Mellon University in July 7-18, 2014. Our focus is on scalable data analysis and its applications, largely in the internet domain. So, if this is you PhD topic or if you’re planning on a startup in this area, come along. 
Registration is open now.

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Deep Prognosis: Predicting Mortality in the ICU

Originally posted on Towards Data Science.In medical school, we learn to identify lab abnormalities, their causes and treatments. When a patient is observed to have a blood potassium of 5.5 mmol/L, doctors can quickly identify the culprit (e.g. renal failure, acute kidney injury, ACE inhibitor-induced, etc.) in light of the patient’s history and presentation.

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Highlights from EDRM Workshop 2019

The annual EDRM Workshop was held at Duke Law School starting on the evening of May 15th and ending at lunch time on the 17th.  It consisted of a mixture of panels, presentations, working group reports, and working sessions focused on various aspects of e-discovery.  I’ve provided some highlights below.  You can find my full set of photos here.

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