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“It’s a great time to be an engineer.”
Information retrieval and search engineering are becoming more intertwined with machine learning and natural language processing, leading to a wealth of work to be done in the field.
Grant Ingersoll is a founder and CTO of LucidWorks, which helps clients make sense of their data and deploy search applications built on Apache Lucene and Solr.
What kinds of applications need search functionality?
Do you have to vectorize client data and files before you can use them?
How are search and machine learning complementary?
What is the difference between supervised and unsupervised machine learning?
When you teach people the concepts of information retrieval, what are the things that people have trouble understanding?
What do you mean when you say “embrace fuzziness”?
How will information retrieval change in the next 5-10 years?
SE Radio Episode 187: Grant Ingersoll on the Solr Search Engine
SE Radio Episode 193: Apache Mahout
Grant on Twitter
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“Changing anything changes everything.”
Technical debt, referring to the compounding cost of changes to software architecture, can be especially challenging in machine learning systems.
D. Sculley is a software engineer at Google, focusing on machine learning, data mining, and information retrieval. He recently co-authored the paper Machine Learning: The High Interest Credit Card of Technical Debt.
How do you define technical debt?
Why does technical debt tend to compound like financial debt?
Is machine learning the marriage of hard-coded software logic and constantly changing external data?
What types of anti-patterns should be avoided by machine learning engineers?
What is a decision threshold in a machine learning system?
What advice would you give to organizations that are building their prototypes and product systems in different languages?
Adapter pattern and glue code
D’s research page
Dan talks about the challenges facing Millennials, the importance of follow through, horrible offices, being self-aware in your daily life and at the workplace, and listener emails.
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The Talk Show
‘They Buy a Hole in the Wall’, With Guest Horace Dediu
Sunday, 28 June 2015
Special guest Horace Dediu joins The Talk Show for the first time. Topics include the state of the maps industry, Apple’s functional organizational structure, what the WWDC keynote said about the state of the company today, and more.
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Hybrid Events Group, who handled the live streaming video for The Talk Show’s live episode two weeks ago.
Horace’s analysis of the state of the maps market.
New York Times feature on the curated nature of Apple Music’s streaming music.
Horace’s transcript of Tim Cook’s poetic description of Apple’s doctrine, from a 2009 quarterly analyst call.
Horace’s podcast: The Critical Path.