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AAAI 2016 by the day

I started writing this in Phoenix airport, so if the current trend (n=2) continues, I'll start recounting my next conference half-way through, with interesting implications for the latter half of the post. This was my first time attending the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference (AAAI), so …

NIPS 2015 by the day

I got back from Montreal yesterday. I was at the Twenty-ninth Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) - a rather large gathering of people interested in machine learning, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and related topics. It's an academic conference, and it is intense. Many wonderful conversations were had, things learned …