Past Events

  • Let’s learn HTML5

    This event requires payment. Please see: Click here to register for the HTML5 Seminar HP Campus location and map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=19483+Pruneridge+Ave,+Cupertino,+CA+95014&ie=UTF8&om=1   Map of HP Campus http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/abouthp/ebc/cup-campus.html ...

    May 14, 2011 @ 8:30 am
  • Free meeting: The Art of Social Data by the Chief Scientist of Amazon

    Location: Hewlett Packard (see directions), Bldg. 48, Oak Room, Pruneridge and Wolfe, Cupertino, CA  

    May 18, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • FREE at Linkedin: Bayesian [see full title below] by Professor David Draper, PhD

    Bayesian Statistical Reasoning: an inferential, predictive and decision-making paradigm for the 21st century, May 23, 2011 LOCATION: LinkedIn, 2025 Stierlin Ct, Mountain View, CA 94043 Date: Monday May 23, 2011; 6:30 pm 6:30 – 9:00 pm (6:30 – 7:00 networking... Read more

    May 23, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • the New Micro-Information Product Economy, by Peter Ebert, CEO of vTricity

    Meet the New Micro-Information Product Economy Presented by: Peter Ebert, vTricity Date: Wednesday, 15 June, 2011, 6:30 PMLocation: Hewlett Packard (see directions), Bldg. 48, Oak Room, Pruneridge and Wolfe, Cupertino, CA   Abstract We already see the ever growing scale... Read more

    June 15, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • DataMining – Recycling Digital Exhaust for Fun and Money

    DMSIG – Recycling Digital Exhaust for Fun and Money – Challenges and approaches to the design of contextual and behavioral interest classification systems in online advertising, June 27, 2011   Location: LinkedIn, 2025 Stierlin Ct, Mountain View, CA 94043 Date:... Read more

    June 27, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • Free ACM Event: Designing With the Mind in Mind

    Free ACM Event: Designing With the Mind in Mind: The Psychological Basis for UI Design Ruleshttp://www.sfbayacm.org/home <a href=”http://www.sfbayacm.org/home”></a>Wed, Jul 20 Hewlett Packard, Bldg. 48 Oak Room, Cupertino, CA, US Keywords: ACM, UI, design rules, application...

    July 20, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • Free ACM talk on Speech Recognition

    DMSIG – Segmental Conditional Random Fields in Speech Recognition Date Monday, July 25, 2011 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm Venue LinkedIn LinkedIn 2025 Stierlin Ct. Mountain View, CA 94043 See map: Google Maps Speaker: Patrick Nguyen Event Details  Novel techniques in... Read more

    July 25, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • Free Talk: Organizing the Exchange of Smart Meter Data

    Mechanical meters are being replaced with electronic meters in an effort to create more efficient electricity markets and, in doing so, to achieve climate targets. Making meters smart by equipping them with computing and network capabilities might have a huge... Read more

    August 10, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • DMSIG – Formal Ontology and the Suggested Upper Merged Ontology (SUMO)

    Speaker:   Adam Pease Event Details This talk presents an overview of ontology, including how formal ontology compares to less formal approaches and how the Suggested Upper Merged Ontology (SUMO) ( www.ontologyportal.org) compares to other formal ontologies. Classes of ontology-based applications....

    August 22, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • ACM Data Mining Camp

    For more information: http://www.sfbayacm.org/event/data-mining-camp-october-2011 For Registration: http://www.sfbayacm.org/content/dm-camp-registration For Training Class Information and Registration: http://www.sfbayacm.org/introduction-mining-big-data-map-reduce   Data Mining Camp Saturday, Octo...

    October 15, 2011 @ 8:30 am
  • DMSIG – The Web as a Laboratory for Studying Humanity

    Speaker: Jure Leskovec Event Details With an increasing amount of social interaction taking place in on-line settings, we are accumulating massive amounts of data about phenomena that were once essentially invisible to us: the collective behavior and social interactions of... Read more

    October 24, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • Leveraging the Cloud, Mobile, and Social to Transform Video Editing

      Leveraging the Cloud, Mobile, and Social to Transform Video Editing   Wednesday, November 16, 20116:30pm – 8:30pm6:30pm Networking & Refreshments7:00pm Announcements & Lecture HP Oak Room19111 Pruneridge AvenueCupertino, CA 95014See map: Google Maps Joint meeting with ACM SIGGRAPH....

    November 16, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • SIGGRAPH 2011 Electronic Theater Screening and Re-launch

    San Francisco ACM SIGGRAPH “SIGGRAPH 2011 Electronic Theater Screening” Relaunch of San Francisco ACM SIGGRAPH   Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 7:00PM Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) Letterman Visual Arts Center San Francisco ACM SIGGRAPH is proud to announce that... Read more

    November 20, 2011 @ 7:00 pm
  • DMSIG – Mobile App Search

    Event Details Mobile app discovery, and specifically app search, is becoming a significant problem for both users and developers. However the app search problem is fundamentally different from web search; there is no link structure, and there is significantly less... Read more

    November 28, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
  • Dart, a structured web programming language

    DateWednesday, January 18, 2012 – 6:30pm – 8:30pm VenueHP Oak Room19111 Pruneridge AvenueCupertino, CA 95014See map: Google Maps Speaker: Seth Ladd Event Details Dart is a new programming language for structured web programming. The Dart project includes a language, libraries,... Read mo...

    January 18, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • Big Data & Predictive Analytics – Leveraging the New Data Science

    Big Data & Predictive Analytics – Leveraging the New Data Science: Applications and Challenges DateMonday, January 23, 2012 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm VenueLinkedIn2025 Stierlin Ct.Mountain View, CA 94043See map: Google Maps Speaker: Usama Fayyad Event Details Virtually all organizations ar...

    January 23, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • Drupal – Gateway to Web Apps

    Drupal – Gateway to Web Apps DateWednesday, February 15, 2012 – 6:30pm – 8:00pm VenueHP Oak Room19111 Pruneridge AvenueCupertino, CA 95014See map: Google Maps Speaker:  Padmanabhan Balamani Event Details So you want to start a web based company? See how... Read more

    February 15, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • Scaling Up Machine Learning: Parallel and Distributed Approaches

    Scaling Up Machine Learning: Parallel and Distributed Approaches DateMonday, February 27, 2012 – 6:30pm – 8:10pm VenueLinkedIn2025 Stierlin Ct.Mountain View, CA 94043See map: Google Maps Speaker:  Ron Bekkerman, LinkedIn Event Details In this talk, I’ll provide an extensive introd...

    February 27, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • $$Bargain Seminar: introduction to the “R” language (fee required)

    All-day Seminar at eBay, presented by SF Bay ACM$$ NOT free $$An introduction to the “R” language for Software Developers and Data AnalystsSaturday, March 10, 2012 – 8:30am – 5:00pmEntry fee required, book purchase highly advisedSee this URL for full... Read more

    March 10, 2012 @ 8:30 am
  • ‘Natural’ Search User Interfaces

    ‘Natural’ Search User Interfaces DateWednesday, March 21, 2012 – 6:30pm – 8:00pm VenueHP Oak Room19111 Pruneridge AvenueCupertino, CA 95014See map: Google Maps Speaker: Marti Hearst Event Details What does the future hold for search user interfaces? Following on a recently......

    March 21, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • @Intuit!! Randomized algorithms for matrices and data

    NEW LOCATION: Intuit – MTV-09 Innovation and Invention2600 Casey AveMountain View, CA 94043 Speaker: Michael W. Mahoney New Location Details: GETTING TO THE MEETING ROOM Go to the sfbayACM.org web site, click on the goolge maps link, change to satellite... Read more

    March 26, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • Threads and Shared Variables in C++11 and elsewhere

    Venue HP Oak Room 19111 Pruneridge Avenue Cupertino, CA 95014 See map: Google Maps Speaker: Hans Boehm Event Details In spite of over 40 years of shared memory parallel programming, there has been a surprising amount of confusion surrounding the basic meaning of shared... Read more

    April 18, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • Introduction to Bayesian Belief Networks and their Applications

    Please download and set up the free software ahead of time! We will not take time during the presentation to do this! Bayesia Lab is offering a free one month license to all the attendees for a special BayesiaLab Extended... Read more

    April 23, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • The Online Revolution: High-Quality Education for Everyone

    DateWednesday, May 16, 2012 – 6:30pm – 8:00pmVenueHP Oak Room19111 Pruneridge AvenueCupertino, CA 95014See map: Google MapsSpeaker: Andrew Y. NgEvent DetailsLast year, Stanford University offered three online courses, which anyone in the world could enroll in and take for free.... Read m...

    May 16, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • Advances in Regularization: Bridge Regression and Coordinate Descent Algorithms

    ACM Data Mining SIG Title: Advances in Regularization: Bridge Regression and Coordinate Descent Algorithms Speaker: Giovanni Seni Event Details Please note the date change to June 4 A widely held principle in Statistical model inference is that accuracy and simplicity... Read more

    June 4, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Yes, My Iguana Loves to Cha-Cha: Improv, Creativity and Design

    Yes, My Iguana Loves to Cha-Cha: Improv, Creativity and Design Speaker: Steve Portigal Event DetailsImprov is not “stand-up comedy.” It is often presented series of games with rules that offer huge degrees of freedom within a set of constraints. In... Read more

    June 20, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Probabilistic Models for Predicting Multiple Correlated Labels

    Data Mining SIG Title: Probabilistic Models for Predicting Multiple Correlated Labels Speaker: Kevin Murphy Event DetailsJoint probability models are useful for unsupervised learning (“knowledge discovery”) as well as supervised learning tasks such as where we want to predict multiple co...

    June 25, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Representing Knowledge with Primitives in Conditional Probabilities

    Speaker: Bob Kirby 6:30 – 7:00  Registration, pizza, networking7:00 – 7:10  Announcements, job openings, book drawing for members7:10 Talk Event Details This research talk espouses using conditional probabilities to represent and process knowledge from natural language, images, and sensed data...

    July 18, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Representing Predictive Solutions with PMML

    Speaker: Dr. Alex Guazzelli Agenda 6:30 – 7:00 Registration, pizza, networking7:00 – 7:10 Announcements, job openings, book drawing for members7:10 Talk Event Details Data mining scientists work hard to analyze historical data and to build the best predictive solutions out... Read more

    July 23, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Ontology Professional Development Seminar

    You MUST signup at http://sfbayacm.ticketleap.com/a-course-in-formal-ontology-with-adam-pease/ Event DetailsYou MUST signup at http://sfbayacm.ticketleap.com/a-course-in-formal-ontology-with-adam-pease/ Description The purpose of this course is to give participants a working knowledge in formal onto...

    August 6, 2012 @ 10:00 am - August 9, 2012 @ 4:00 pm
  • Intelligent Design: Analyzing User Stories Like Stocks

    Speaker: Jon InnesEvent DetailsThe practice of software development is evolving. In the past decade we’ve seen the widespread adoption of agile and UX practices. Agile has focused mainly on development, not requirements analysis and design. The Lean Startup movement and... Read more

    August 15, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • Data Mining Hackathon on Big Data

    This is the kickoff for a Big Data competition that will end in October, 2012. Winner will be announced at the Big Data unConference on October 13. (COMPETITION CLOSES:Saturday, 10/6/2012, 6pm PST )====================COMPETITION: Which person or team can develop the... Read more

    August 18, 2012 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Architectures for Big Data Analytics and Data Mining Platforms

    How are cutting edge, stellar companies advancing the state of the art in big data mining?We will take a look at some outstanding platforms for analytics and data mining on “Big Data.”Our panelists helped…Netflix to analyze massive data on customer’s... Read more

    August 27, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Topic Change: the well known Sean Murphy will speak on Startups

      Speaker and topic have changed:   The well known Silicon Valley personality Sean Murphy will speak. Sean is the owner of SKMurphy, Inc.  The talk will address the challenge of associating different inputs about a problem or a need... Read more

    September 19, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Power of Declarative Languages: From Information Extraction to Machine Learning

    DateMonday, September 24, 2012 – 6:30pm – 9:00pmVenueLinkedIn2025 Stierlin Ct.Mountain View, CA 94043 Speaker: Shivakumar ‘Shiv’ Vaithyanathan, IBM Research – Almaden Event DetailsModern enterprises are performing complex analyses on increasingly large data sets to drive busine...

    September 24, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
  • $99 Cloud Conference at Computer History Museum

    ==========================================THIS IS NOT AN ACM event – we are just helping advertise it.========================================== Please see http://www.meetup.com/cloudcomputing/events/56678082/ for fees and info. Cloud Tech III Saturday October 6th Computer History Museum Plea...

    October 6, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Data Mining Camp – October 2012

    Don’t worry, you can officially register on http://sfbayacm.ticketleap.com/dm-camp-2012/   Find out more details about this unique event at http://www.sfbayacm.org/DMcamp2012   Remember, you should officially register on </a><a href=”http://sfbayacm.ticketleap.com/dm-camp-201...

    October 13, 2012 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Big Data Professional Development Seminar

        This requires $$ payment $$ to attend! See this web page to sign up: http://www.sfbayacm.org/event/big-data-professional-development-seminar This requires $$ payment $$ to attend!

    October 14, 2012 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • What does it mean to be literate in the age of Google?

    Daniel RussellGoogle   Agenda 6:30 pm Networking, Snacks, Great Door Prizes for Members!7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm Presentation and Q&A   Event Details What does it mean to be literate at a time when you can search over billions of texts... Read more

    October 17, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Netflix Recommendations: Beyond the 5 Stars

    Xavier AmatriainResearch/Engineering Manager at Netflix   Agenda 6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm Presentation and Q&A   Event Details Netflix is known for pushing the envelope of recommendation technologies. In particular, the Netflix Prize put a focus on using... Read m...

    October 22, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Combating Antipatterns with Platform as a Service *NEW LOCATION*

    John WetherillDeveloper Evangelist at ActiveState *** NOTE THE NEW LOCATION ***Agenda 6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm Presentation and Q&A *** NOTE THE NEW LOCATION ***Event Details Building reliable and successful enterprise software is hard. Given the breadth and... Read...

    November 14, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Party to honor Stanford Professor Andrew Ng and his CS229 Machine Learning class

    You MUST be a current or former student of this class! RSVP at http://linkd.in/RNNhdT   Party at Linkedin to honor Stanford Professor Andrew Ng and his CS229 Machine Learning class. LinkedIn is inviting all alumni of the class to attend.... Read more

    November 15, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
  • Data Analysis Webinar by Salford Systems (no charge)

    Salford Systems has been a sponsor of our Big Data unconference (in October). They are providing a Webinar at no charge: Advances in Gradient Boosting: the Power of Post-ProcessingDecember 14, 10-11 a.m., PST Webinar Registration: http://2.salford-systems.com/gradientboosting-and-post-processing/ &l...

    December 14, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • What’s it like to design a user interface for six billion people?

    What’s it like to design a user interface for six billion people?A personal history of modeless text editing and cut/copy-paste. Larry Tesler DateWednesday, January 16, 2013 – 6:30pm – 8:15pm VenueTo Be Announced Agenda6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm... Read ...

    January 16, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
  • SIGGRAPH 2012 Computer Animation Festival (Electronic Theater)

    The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the annual festival for the world’s most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents the best work of the year in daily... Read more

    January 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
  • GraphLab: A Distributed Abstraction for Machine Learning in the Cloud

    Carlos Guestrin   DateMonday, January 28, 2013 – 6:30pm – 8:00pm VenueTo Be Announced Agenda 6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm Presentation and Q&A Event Details Today, machine learning (ML) methods play a central role in industry and science.... Read more

    January 28, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Conceptual Models: Core to good design

    SpeakersJeff Johnson and Austin Henderson DateWednesday, February 20, 2013 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm No entry after 8 pm   VenueHP – 1501 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA · Use the 1501 Page Mill entrance, at Page Mill... Read more

    February 20, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • APL BUG: APL2: Early Years: Can You & Should You Compromise on Technical Issues?

    APL BUG (Bay Area User Group) Meeting APL2: the Early Years: Can you and should you compromise on technical issues? Jim Brown’s talk originally given at York University at a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Ken Iverson’s book “A... Read more

    February 23, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
  • Mahout 0.8 – New and Improved with Super-fast Clustering (TM)

    Ted DunningChief Application Architect — MapR Technologies DateMonday, February 25, 2013 – 6:30pm – 8:00pm VenueeBay Whitman Campus, Community Building (Voices Conference Room)2065 Hamilton Ave, San Jose, CA Agenda6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm Presentation and ...

    February 25, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • SEMINAR: Practical Data Visualization with R

    Click HERE to register on TicketLeap Professional Development SeminarSF Bay ACM & SV ACM SIGGRAPH   Practical Data Visualization with R Robert Kabacoff   REGISTRATION & PAYMENT REQUIRED – Click HERE to register Saturday, March 9, 2013 – 8:30am –... Read more

    March 9, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Enterprise Gamification – Exploiting people by letting them have fun

    Mario Herger, SAP   Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 6:30pm – 8:00pm HP Palo Alto1501 Page Mill RoadPalo Alto, CA 94304 Use the 1501 Page Mill entrance, at Page Mill and Peter Coutts Rd.Drive straight. Find parking after the second... Read more

    March 20, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • When Science Meets Data: Three Stories from the Field

    Neel SundaresanSenior Director of eBay Research Labs Monday, March 25, 2013 – 6:30pm – 8:00pm eBay Whitman Campus, Community Building (Voices Conference Room)2065 Hamilton Ave, San Jose, CA Agenda6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm Presentation and Q&A Event Detail...

    March 25, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • The Future Is Responsive

      Jonathan Smiley   Event Details ***** Event is in Building 5 ***** Location details: Use the 1501 Page Mill entrance, at Page Mill and Peter Coutts Rd. Drive straight. Find parking after the second stop sign. The entrance is... Read more

    April 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Machine Learning Applications using big data for securing end users

    Event DetailsSymantec protects hundreds of millions of users (consumer and enterprise) and their online interactions. We leverage massive amounts of anonymously collected data such as application behaviors, application stability and performance details, URL/web page characteristics, file information...

    April 22, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • How the Internet Transformed the Software Industry

    Speaker:  Tony Wasserman Event Details   Location CHNAGEd TODAY, see map Directions: Use the 1501 Page Mill entrance, at Page Mill and Peter Coutts Rd. Drive straight. Find parking after the second stop sign. The entrance is at the left corner... Read more

    May 15, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
  • SF SIGGRAPH: Game Design Using Autodesk Tools

    http://san-francisco.siggraph.org/ Game Design Using Autodesk Tools Presentation: Using Autodesk tools for Game Development Presenter: Greg Castle & Louis MarcouxWhen: May 22, 2013Time: 6:30 to 9:00pmWhere: Autodesk Gallery, 1 Market Street, San Francisco 2nd Floor Are you currently using Autode...

    May 22, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • A few Challenges to Make Machine Learning Easy

    Speaker:  Dr. Francisco J Martin Event Details In the age of data, Machine Learning is the key component to make data-driven decisions, develop smart applications, and build predictive analytics. However, Machine Learning is complex. The current tools are complicated and do... Read more

    June 3, 2013 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
  • CSS For Real Pages and Apps with Flexbox

    Tab AtkinsWeb Standards HackerGoogle *** Free Food, Prizes – Once-a-Year Member Appreciation Night ***   Agenda 6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:07 pm Annual Elections7:10 pm Presentation and Q&A Event Details *** Free Food, Prizes – Once-a-Year Member Appreciation N...

    June 19, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Large-Scale Graph Data Mining with MapReduce: the Bag of Algorithmic Tricks

    Nima Sarshar, Ph.D.Intuit Agenda 6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm Presentation and Q&A Event Details Many modern large-scale data mining problems are defined on graphs (think of People you May Know) , or have a graph representation (think of... Read more

    June 24, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Development on SAP HANA – what, how? And why?

    Juergen Schmerder SAP   Location SAP, 3475 Deer Creek Road, Palo Alto, California 94304 Building 7, Sequoia room Agenda Registration 6:30 pm to 7 pm Announcements 7 pm to 7:10 pm Presentation 7:10 pm to 8:30 pm Q&A 8:30 pm... Read more

    July 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Machine Learning as a Service (Joint Meeting with SVForum & The Hive)

    Registration is closed. Panel:Andy Bartley, Algorithms.ioFrancisco Martin, BigMLSubutai Ahmad, Grok SolutionsSashikanth Chandrasekaran, SnapAnalytxDavid Steier, Director – Deloitte (Moderator) SFBayACM joins with SVForum and the Hive to Present:“Machine Learning as a Service” Regis...

    July 22, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Best Practices for Conducting Remote Research on the Web

    Kyle Henderson, YouEye NEW Venue (Not HP) This event will be recorded at the Midpeninsula Community Media Center. Agenda 6:30 pm Networking & Food7:00 pm Announcements7:15 pm Presentation and Q&A(Latecomers after 7:15 will be quietly escorted into the studio) Event... Read more

    August 21, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • A Big Data Solution using JSONiq, by Dr. Matthias Brantner – CTO of 28msec

    Dr. Matthias BrantnerCTO of 28msec Agenda 6:30 pm Networking, Snacks7:00 pm Announcements7:10 pm Presentation and Q&A Event Details 28msec will give a free copy of their book on JSONiq, to the first 50 people to enter the meeting room. JSONiq... Read more

    August 26, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Inner Source in Product Line Engineering — Dirk Riehle

    Dirk Riehle Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – 6:30pm – 8:00pm HP Palo Alto3000 Hanover Street, Building 20 – Auditorium Palo Alto, CA 94304 Event Details While open source *software* helps you improve your products, open source *methods* help you improve your... Read more

    September 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Scalable Recommender/Advertising Systems

    Speaker: Joaquin A. Delgado, PhD.Event DetailsIn this presentation I will talk about the design of scalable recommender systems and its similarity with advertising systems. The problem of generating and delivering recommendations of content/products to appropriate audiences and ultimately to individ...

    September 23, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Platform as a Service Professional Development Seminar (NOT free)

    Speaker: John Wetherill, Developer Evangelist, ActiveState *** Click HERE to Register *** The Cloud is poised to revolutionize software development, and PaaS (Platform as a Service) is at the center of this revolution. PaaS allows development teams to focus on... Read more

    September 28, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Dave Nielsen: the HP OpenStack Cloud

    Dave Nielsen, well known cloud guru and friend of the ACM, is giving a talk on Saturday at SVCC (Silicon Valley Code Camp). Room 4302 This getting started talk is for any developer (beginner o intermediate) who wants to build... Read more

    October 5, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
  • Mining Big Data Camp

    Click Here to Register Mining Big Data Camp Date Saturday, October 12, 2013 – 8:30am – 7:30pm Venue eBay Town Hall 2161 North 1st Street San Jose, CA 95131 See map: Google Maps Event Details Join Our Unconference or camp... Read more

    October 12, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Taming Latency Variability and Scaling Deep Learning

    Jeff Dean, Google DateWednesday, October 16, 2013 – 6:30pm – 8:30pm6:30 Food & Networking7:00 Presentation VenueHP Palo Alto Briefing Center (Main Lobby)3000 Hanover Street Building 20APalo Alto, CA 94304 Event Details Today’s large-scale web services operate in warehouse-sized...

    October 16, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Toyota-ITC /ACM pre-Hackathon #1 of 3

    Click here for info and to Register! Quantified Car Ideathon Kickoff #1: one of three evening Ideathons for Toyota-ITC ACM Quantified Car HackathonThursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:30pm – 10:00pmWho: Developers, designers, marketers, entrepreneurs who want to make the driving... Read more

    October 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Toyota-ITC /ACM pre-Hackathon #2 of 3

    Click here for info and to Register! Quantified Car Ideathon Kickoff #2: one of three evening Ideathons for Toyota-ITC ACM Quantified Car HackathonTMonday, October 21, 2013 at 6:30pm – 10:00pmWho: Developers, designers, marketers, entrepreneurs who want to make the driving... Read more

    October 21, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Eleanor Rieffel, NASA: How to Compute with Schroedinger’s­ Cat

    Quantum Computinghttp://www.meetup.com/Quantum-Computers/events/145591202/ Meet Eleanor.Rieffel, one of the top experts in the field of Quantum Computing, who has worked in QC since the 1990s. Eleanor co-authored “Quantum Computing: A Gentle Introduction” (MIT, 2011) and was recently fea...

    October 24, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • PredictionIO – An Open Source Machine Learning Server for Developers

    Simon Chan – PredictionIO VenueeBay Whitman Campus2065 Hamilton AveSan Jose, CA 6:30 Food & Networking7:00 Presentation Event Details With the advancement of Machine Learning, software applications can now learn from Big Data efficiently and perform all kinds of intelligent tasks.... Read ...

    October 28, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Toyota-ITC /ACM pre-Hackathon #3 of 3

    Click here for info and to Register! Quantified Car Ideathon Kickoff #3: one of three evening Ideathons for Toyota-ITC ACM Quantified Car HackathonTuesday, October 29, 2013 at 6:30pm – 10:00pmWho: Developers, designers, marketers, entrepreneurs who want to make the driving... Read more

    October 29, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Toyota ITC ACM Quantified Car Hackathon

    Toyota-ITC / ACM Quantified-Car Hackathon Toyota InfoTechnology Center, U.S.A., Inc. (Toyota-ITC) together with ACM, announces sponsorship of Toyota-ITC ACM Quantified-Car Hackathon. Come join this competition to create apps that utilize the API for vehicle data on either iOS or Android... Read more

    November 9, 2013 @ 8:00 am - November 10, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
  • Probabilistic Color-by-Numbers: Pattern Colorizations Using Factor Graphs

    Joint Event with Silicon Valley ACM SIGGRAPH and SF Bay ACM DM SIGNote different time and location. Probabilistic Color-by-Numbers:Suggesting Pattern Colorizations Using Factor Graphs Sharon Lin, Ph.D. candidate, Stanford UniversityDaniel Ritchie, Ph.D. candidate, Stanford UniversityMatthew Fisher, ...

    November 14, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • What is Lean? – Lean Innovation 101

    Sean Murphy Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking7:00 Presentation Event Details “Lean” provides a scientific approach for creating a product and developing new businesses. Teams can iteratively building products or services to meet the needs of early customers by adopting a... Read more

    November 20, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
  • Bust the Android Fragmentation Myth!

    Joint Event with CodeChix Bay Area Chiu-Ki Chan, Square Island Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking7:00 Presentation Event Details There is a great variety of Android devices out in the market. How do you make apps that work well on so... Read more

    January 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Cognitive Computing with Associative Memories: Reasoning by Similarity

    Speaker:  Paul Hofmann, CTO Saffron Technology Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking7:00 Presentation Event Details We combine two very powerful ideas, Associative Memories and Kolmogorov Complexity for Cognitive Computing in order to make meaning from huge data sets in real time.... Read more

    January 27, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Availability, Consistency, and Horizontally Scalable Data Management

    Speaker:  Peter Bailis Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking7:00 Presentation Event Details In this talk, I’ll discuss recent advances in scalable data stores, focusing on the fundamental trade-offs between availability, consistency, and latency required by replication. As services are increasing...

    February 19, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Building Scalable, Flexible Data Pipelines for Big Data

    Speaker:  Vivek Ganesan Data Science SIG (formerly Data Mining SIG) Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation Abstract This presentation will be an overview of ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) tasks and tools in Hadoop and will cover the pros/cons of different approaches.... Read mor...

    February 24, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Replicated Data Consistency Explained Through Baseball

    Doug Terry, Microsoft ResearchAgenda 6:30 Food & Networking7:00 Presentation Event Details Some cloud storage services, like Windows Azure, replicate data while providing strong consistency to their clients while others, like Amazon, have chosen eventual consistency in order to obtain better... ...

    March 19, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • GPU Programming for the Data Sciences

    Mark Ebersole, NVIDIA Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking7:00 Presentation Event Details The past decade has seen a shift from serial to parallel computing. No longer the exotic domain of supercomputing, parallel hardware is ubiquitous and software must follow: a serial,... Read more

    March 24, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Data Mining Camp planning

    Meeting location:  The address for the building for Rosie McCann’s says it is on Santana Row, but the only entrance to the restaurant is on Plazza De Valencia.  See this Google Map link.  Free WiFi is available, bring your smart... Read more

    April 14, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Ageism and Today’s Older Technology Worker

    Andrew Davis, Synergistech Communications Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation Event Details Hiring managers and older candidates often experience frustration that is related to ageism and generational differences. Andrew Davis, a recruiter of technology industry content developers ...

    April 16, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Learning Parse Structure of Paragraphs and its Applications in Search

    Boris Galitsky, Elastica Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation Event Details We propose to combine parse forest and discourse structures to form a unified representation for a paragraph of text. The purpose of this representation is to tackle answering complex... Read more

    April 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • 3D Printing – Where Materials & Structures Collide

    San Francisco Bay ACM & Silicon Valley ACM SIGGRAPH Joint Meeting Geoffrey Doyle, GrowShapes Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation Event Details GrowShapes CEO Geoffrey Doyle will begin with a brief history of 3D printing, the various types of technologies... Read more

    May 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Implementing Randomized Matrix Algorithms in Parallel & Distributed Environments

    Michael W. Mahoney, UC Berkeley Agenda 6:30 Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation  ** MUST ARRIVE BEFORE 7 PM TO ENTER ** Event Details Motivated by problems in large-scale data analysis, randomized algorithms for matrix problems such as regression and low-rank matrix approximation... Read more

    June 2, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Iconoclasts

    Ted Neward, iTrellis Agenda *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** >>> Note not in usual location ! <<<>>> See map for exact entrance <<< 6:30 Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation Event Details >>> Note not in usual... Read more

    June 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Professional Seminar: Getting Started with AngularJS

    Here is the registration link and fee information! https://sfbayacm.ticketleap.com/getting-started-with-angularjs/dates/Jun-21-2014_at_0830AM Professional Development Seminar Getting Started with AngularJS Deborah Kurata  & Jerry Kurata Saturday, June 21, 2014 – 8:00am – 5:00pmRegi...

    June 21, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Distributed Computing with Spark: Reza Zadeh, ICME program at Stanford

    *** Notice the Location – North Campus! *** As computer clusters scale up, data flow models such as MapReduce have emerged as a way to run fault-tolerant computations on commodity hardware. Unfortunately, MapReduce is limited in efficiency for many numerical... Read more

    June 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • RAML: DDD (Delight-Driven Development) For APIs

    Uri Sarid, CTO, Mulesoft Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details RAML, the RESTful API Modeling Language (http://raml.org), is a relatively new open format for specifying web APIs.... Read more

    July 16, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Hadoop Talk: Details of Anomaly Detection in Big Data

    Nikunj Oza, Leader, Data Sciences Group, NASA Ames Research Center Speaker supplied by the Hadoop Talks meetup. See this link for the Hadoop Talks meetup group:  http://www.meetup.com/Hadoop-Talks/ Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***6:30 Doors Open,... Read mor...

    July 28, 2014 @ 6:45 pm
  • HTML5 WebSocket for the Real-Time Web and the Internet of Things

    Peter Moskovits, Kaazing Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details In his talk Peter gives a brief introduction to WebSocket and discusses how real-time Web communications technologies can... Read more

    August 20, 2014 @ 6:45 pm
  • August Data Science Meeting – CANCELED

    The meeting is CANCELED. There will NOT be such a meeting in August.

    August 25, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Technology Applications for Seismic Events

    Jennifer Strauss, PhD <b style=”font-size : 16px”>External Relations OfficerBerkeley Seismological Laboratory Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details More often than not, earthquakes are associated ...

    September 17, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • noSQL, SQL, and mo’SQL – Big Data Complexities for Sci. Comp. in Oil and Gas

    noSQL, SQL, and mo’SQL – Big Data Complexities for Scientific Computing in the Oil and Gas Industry David M. Butler, PhDPresident and Founder Limit Point Systems, Inc. <b style=”font-size : 16px”>Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security... Read ...

    September 22, 2014 @ 6:45 pm
  • Data Mining Quick Start Seminar and Hands On Training

    MUST REGISTER HERE:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/data-mining-quick-start-tickets-12698217711 Sponsored Professional Development Seminar Speaker: Mikhail Golovnya, Senior Scientist, Salford Systems Hands-on data mining training Saturday, September 27th Includes free 90-day access to the SPM Salford P...

    September 27, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • If We’re Agile Why Do We Need Managers?

    Ron Lichty Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details A common misconception about agile is that managers are unnecessary. After all, agile is based on self-organizing teams. If... Read more

    October 15, 2014 @ 6:45 pm
  • Data Science Camp

    Register Here on Eventbrite Details on Campsite. Make and see session proposals Event Summary The Data Science Camp event is at eBay in North San Jose, October 25 from 9am to 6pm.  From 9-11am, there is a $40 tutorial on... Read more

    October 25, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  • Special Event: Alex Pentland: Social Physics and Urban Computing

    Special Data Science/IoT Event Alex Pentland, MIT Media Lab NOTE  Location Target Digital100 Mathilda PlaceSunnyvale, CAPlenty of parking available under the building and on the street. NOTE This talk is on a Tuesday! Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Pizza & Networking 7:00... Read more

    October 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
  • Sensors, Wearable Devices and Internet of Things

    Walt MaclayPresident and Chief EngineerVoler Systems Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Today, it is all about being connected and staying connected. Low-cost sensors are revolutionizing medical,... Read mor...

    November 19, 2014 @ 6:45 pm
  • NO November Data Science SIG Meeting (Past Videos Available)

    Next meeting will be in 2015 Enjoy a video from one of the past Data Science SIG meetings: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL87GtQd0bfJx73ibrce-Hl_kUhX2MBXGn 2014 Presentations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UrpBM7cD98&list=PL87GtQd0bfJx73ibrce-Hl_kUhX2MBXGn&index=1 https://www.youtu...

    November 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  • Build. Better. Content!

    Jonathon Colman Content Strategist Facebook Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Content strategists at Facebook plan, structure, and create content for more than a billion people. But... Read more

    January 21, 2015 @ 6:45 pm
  • How to Detect Anomalies in High Cardinality Dimensions and Make Them Actionable

    Shankar Vedaraman, Manager, Data Science & EngineeringChris Colburn, Senior Analytics Engineer Netflix Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security... Read more

    January 26, 2015 @ 6:45 pm
  • Community Sense and Response Systems: Your Phone as Quake Detector

    Annie Liu, Software Engineer, FacebookMichael Olson, Software Engineer, Google Agenda  *** Alternate HP Location ***6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details The proliferation of smartphones and other powerful sensor-equip...

    February 18, 2015 @ 6:45 pm
  • Going from Hadoop to Spark: A Case Study

    Sujee Maniyam, Co-Founder, Elephant Scale Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Spark is an up-and-coming... Read more

    February 23, 2015 @ 6:45 pm
  • Synopsys Science & Technology Championship Judging

    For more details visit http://www.sfbayacm.org/science-fair Call for Volunteers: Judges for Bay Area Regional Science Fairs ACM San Francisco Bay Area Professional Chapter Is looking for volunteer Judges the regional Science Fair. It’s easy and fun. You will spend less than... Read more

    March 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am
  • TreodeDB: Replicated, Sharded, Transactional

    Christopher Olson, Founder, Treode Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation >%$> Fully Gated Campus may Lock by 7 pm  <&*% Event Details TreodeDB is a resilient and consistent database for petabytes, it’s open source, and it runs on commodity... Read more

    March 18, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Putting Apache Kafka to Use: Building Real-Time Data Platform for Event Streams

    Jay Kreps, Co-founder & CEO, Confluent Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation   *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details What happens... Read more

    March 23, 2015 @ 6:45 pm
  • Current State of Physically Modeled Musical Instruments on Mobile Devices

    Current State of Physically Modeled Musical Instruments on Handheld Mobile Devices Pat Scandalis, CTO and acting CEO moForte.com Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Handheld mobile computing... Read more

    April 15, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Collaborative Modeling, Simulation, and Analytics with Splash

    Peter J. Haas, IBM Almaden Research Center Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation   *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details In... Read more

    April 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • A Look Under the Hood of the Connected Car

    Panelists:  E. Jason Dietrich, Technology Analyst, General Motors Divya Toopran, Software Engineer, Toyota InfoTechnology Center Naoki “Nick” Sugimoto, Senior Program Director, Honda Silicon Valley Lab John Suh, Executive Director, Hyundai Ventures Steve Goldberg, Partner, Venrock...

    May 20, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Scalable Data Science and Deep Learning with H2O

    Arno Candel, Chief Architect, H2O.ai Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details H2O is fast scalable... Read more

    June 3, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Transforming Chaos to Clarity: Making Your Software Development Hum (& VOTING)

    SF Bay ACM Members: We NEED you to attend! Chapter Elections will be briefly held at the beginning of this meeting. Ron Lichty, Lichty Consulting Inc. Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Chapter Elections & Announcements7:10 Presentation *** Please arrive... Read more

    June 17, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Collaborative Modeling, Simulation, and Analytics with Splash

    Peter J. Haas, IBM Almaden Research Center Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation   *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details In... Read more

    June 22, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • HTTP/2 is Here, Let’s Optimize!

    Ilya Grigorik, Developer Advocate, Google Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details HTTP is, hands down, one of the most important and successful protocols. That said, the use... Read more

    July 15, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Kamanja: A New Open Source Real-Time System for Scoring Data Mining Models

    Greg Makowski, Director of Data Science, LigaDATA Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details This talk will... Read more

    July 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • No August General Meeting

    There will be no General Meeting in August.

    August 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Data Science Reinvents Learning

    Paco Nathan, O’Reilly Media Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Project Jupiter https://jupyter.org/ evolved from IPython notebook...

    August 24, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • From Monoliths to Microservices via PaaS

    John Wetherill, Developer/Evanglist, Activestate Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details These days every enterprise is a software company. In the ongoing and accelerating race to innovate, compete,... Read more

    September 16, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Visit SF Bay ACM at Integrate 2015 at Booth 321

    Come visit the SF Bay ACM at Booth 321 at Integrate 2015  (Booth open on September 29 and 30) SF Bay ACM has partnered with the Integrate + API World 2015 Conference (Sept. 26-30, Santa Clara) and will be offering... Read more

    September 26, 2015 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
  • Scalable Machine Learning at Yahoo

    Andy Feng, VP Architecture, Yahoo Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details At Yahoo, our Hadoop... Read more

    September 28, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Building Out an Application Security Program

    HP requires that you stay out of the meeting room until the ACM registration desk checks you in. Seth Law, Director of Research & Development, nVisium Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to... Read more

    October 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Data Science Camp 2015

    Save the Date! YOU MUST SIGN UP AT THIS LINK!  For this event, we are not signing up through Meetup. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/data-science-camp-silicon-valley-2015-tickets-17667573187 We (SF Bay ACM) have been putting on this mostly free Data Science unConference for several years.  Come join....

    October 24, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Scala Professional Development Seminar

    You will need to register and pay on EventBrite. Speaker: Cay S. Horstmann, Computer Science, San Jose State University Event Details Professor and book author Cay Horstmann invites you to an interactive crash course into the Scala language. Bring you laptop... Read more

    November 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am
  • Online Controlled Experiments: Lessons from Running A/B/n Tests for 12 Years

    First Speaker at Data Science SIG (formerly Data Mining SIG) Ron Kohavi, Distinguished Engineer & General ManagerAnalysis & Experimentation, Microsoft Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  ***....

    November 30, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
  • Computer History Museum: Community Days @CHM: Adafest

    Celebrate Computer Pioneer Ada Lovelace with a Day of Fun and Learning for All Ages We don’t hold meetings in December so instead, we are listing this ACM sponsored event at the Computer History Museum. Museum general admission is $15Students,... Read more

    December 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am
  • The Super Bowl, Football and Computers

    Joint meeting between SF Bay ACM and Silicon Valley ACM SIGGRAPH  This meeting will NOT be held at HP. We will be meeting at Target Digital.  Agenda  Note half-hour earlier time 6:00 Doors Open, Food & Networking 6:30 Presentation *** Please arrive by... Read more

    January 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Using Deep Learning to do Continuous Scoring in Practical Applications

    Greg Makowski, Director of Data Science, LigaDATA Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Please RSVP or un-RSVP... Read more

    January 25, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • TensorFlow: Machine Learning for Everyone

    The Event is “Sold Out” – No Room Left. Rajat Monga, TensorFlow Technical Lead & Manager, Google Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM... Read more

    February 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Five Stages of Open Source Volunteering

    NOTE NEW LOCATION AND SPECIAL DATE Professor Dr. Dirk Riehle, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Today’s software systems build on open source software...

    March 1, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Urgent! TV Audience needed Tomorrow, Thursday, March 3

    At the Midpeninsula Media Center on Thursday, March 3, either morning OR afternoon (or both).  Our Past Chairman Greg Weinstein says:“taping segments for a webinar for Denodo. There will be some one-on-one segments, and then ending with a panel including... Read more

    March 3, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Magic Moments in Research and Teaching

    Jennifer Widom, Stanford UniversityACM-W 2015-2016 Athena Lecturer Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7:00 PM due to Security *** Event Details A few magic moments have occurred during my approximately 30 years of computer science... Read more

    March 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Synopsys Science & Technology Championship Judging

    Call for Volunteers: Judges for Bay Area Regional Science Fairs ACM San Francisco Bay Area Professional Chapter is looking for volunteer judges for the regional Science Fair. It’s easy and fun. You will spend less than one day viewing students’... Read more

    March 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am
  • Custom discount for Strata + Hadoop World San Jose 2016 is UGSFACM

    Conference Description with Custom discount for Strata + Hadoop World San Jose 2016 Strata + Hadoop World is the leading event on how big data and ubiquitous, real-time computing is shaping the course of business and society. It brings together... Read more

    March 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
  • Microsoft Data Group Machine Learning Lightning Talks @ Strata

    SF Bay ACM and Microsoft IMML invite you to an evening of lightning talks on Machine Learning.  The event is free and open to all; you do not require a conference pass to attend. All RSVPs received by Saturday, March... Read more

    March 31, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • The Shape of Data

    NOTE SPECIAL DATE AND NEW LOCATION and Time http://math.stanford.edu/~gunnar/GunnarCarlssonPhoto338585.JPG Gunnar Carlsson, Co-founder, Ayasdi Inc. Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for Pivotal Security ***   Starting at 6:30 pm, before our talk, there will be Cloud Foundry Meetup...

    April 7, 2016 @ 8:15 pm
  • Artificial Intelligence: Think Again

    Jerry Kaplan, CodeX Fellow, The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics Location Room 190 1st FloorF.I.R. Hall, Classroom BuildingStanford School of Law559 Nathan Abbott WayStanford, CA We recommend parking at  Wilbur Field Garage/Parking Structure 6.Parking is free after 4:00 pm.http://cyberlaw.sta...

    April 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Win a Free FULL Pass to the SVVR Conference, April 27, 28, 29

    Completely Free FULL Entry to the SVVR ConferenceApril 27, 28, 29 at the San Jose Convention Center We will do two drawings Monday night (for SF Bay ACM members only = join now!) so two winners will each be given  one... Read more

    April 25, 2016 @ 11:45 pm
  • Drawing for Two Free Full Passes to IoT World + Connected Car + Wearables …

    Drawing for Two Free Full Passes to Apps World + IoT World + Connected Car + Wearables, which are all co-located and happening all at once. ALSO: Free Expo passes and Special ACM20 discount code! Must be a Member of... Read more

    May 8, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • IEEE – The Ten Commandments of Effective Software Technology Management

    CANCELLED Unfortunately they had to cancel this talk by Karen Bartleson; please watch our comments for a re-schedule. Karen Bartleson, Sr. Director, Corporate Programs and Initiatives, Synopsys Agenda  6:00 Doors Open, Food & Networking 6:30 Presentation  REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE FOR TICKETShtt...

    May 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
  • How to Transform your Business with AI, Deep Learning & Machine Learning [+VOTE]

    Paid SF Bay ACM Members: We need you to attend! Chapter Elections will be briefly held at the beginning of this meeting.  Free O’Reilly ebook for paid SF Bay ACM members who attend. Join or renew onsite. How to Transform your... Read more

    June 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Data Science goes to Hollywood

    Todd Holloway, Director of Content Science & Algorithms, Netflix Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00-8:30 Presentation Event Details Netflix will spend six billion dollars this year on content, making the company a major player in Hollywood.  An increasing portion... Read mo...

    June 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • AT&T Park for a meetup? Join us there Fri. evening, July 15!

    How cool would it be to attend a meetup at AT&T Park? Well, now’s your chance!  Register at http://soc.att.com/1r5JIab and use this coupon code: MUMSSF to attend the event for free.  As part of “Shape, an AT&T Tech Expo”, AT&T is inviting... Read more

    July 15, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Algorithms to Live By

    Brian Christian, Author, The Most Human Human Tom Griffiths, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, UC Berkeley Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details There is a set of... Read more

    July 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • A Framework for Processing Large Graphs in Shared Memory

    Julian Shun, Miller Research Fellow, UC Berkeley ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award  Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event... Read more

    July 25, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Management 3.0 – Happiness at Work

    NOTE SPECIAL DAY: THURSDAY Jurgen Appelo Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details The research is clear: happy workers are more productive workers. Managing for Happiness is about... Read more

    August 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Real-Time Object Recognition on Mobile

    NEW LOCATION: DOBE China, Newark, CA Alberto Rizzoli, Founder, Aipoly Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation   Event Details Object recognition using convolutional neural networks has been extensively used in the cloud because of its computing costs. However... Read mo...

    August 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Is Deep Learning and Statistical AI the Silver Bullet in Understanding Language?

    Michal Wroczynski, CEO & Co-founder, Fido Labs Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details We will cover the history of language understanding in AI, go through examples of what... Read more

    September 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Hacking Digital Video Via Deep Learning, A Video Machine Learning Solution

    NOTE SPECIAL DAY THURSDAY AND NEW LOCATION Chase McMichael, CEO & Co-Founder, InfiniGraph, Inc. Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Deep Learning, image and object recognition... Read more

    September 29, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Training Course: Deep Learning and TensorFlow (With Hands-On Exercises)

    Please Note: This is a paid event. Sign up and details are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/training-course-deep-learning-and-tensorflow-with-hands-on-exercises-tickets-27859381159 The goal of this course is helping you to understand fundamentals of deep learning and become practical in it...

    October 8, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Truth, Trustworthiness and Technology in Political Campaigns

    *** Note CHANGED DATE/DAY to THURSDAY! *** Jeff Hancock, Professor of Communication, Stanford University Agenda  *** Note CHANGED DATE/DAY to Thursday ! *** 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to building security ***... Read more

    October 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Brain-Like Machine Learning Algorithms Enabling Real-Time Learning

    NEW EBAY BUILDING — MAIN STREET BUILDING IS 2 BUILDINGS EAST Tsvi Achler, Founder, Optimizing Mind Agenda  *** Bring ID (e.g. Driver’s License) for eBay Security ***  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7... Read more

    October 24, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Data Science Camp 2016

    Sign up on EventBrite.   $10 for Camp 11am and later, or $60 for day, including the morning tutorial. http://datasciencecampsiliconvalley2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=meetup Schedule 8:30 Tutorial registration8:50 – 10:50 Tutorial: $60 Introduction to TensorFlow for 2 hours  (details listed at ww...

    October 29, 2016 @ 8:15 am
  • Hacking Video Games: How TASBot Exploits Glitches and Plays Games Perfectly

    *** NEW LOCATION *** Allan Cecil Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details TASBot is an augmented Nintendo Robotic Operating Buddy that can play classic video games without... Read more

    November 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Origins of Silicon Valley: How It Happened & Predictions for the Upcoming Years

    *** Special Event: Open to your entire family *** Event co-sponsored by Intel Corporation. Paul Wesling, Tandem Computers/H-P (retired),  past IEEE SF Bay Area Communications Director, IEEE Life Fellow Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by... Read ...

    December 7, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Learn About Complex Ecological Networks Through Gaming

    Dr. Ilmi Yoon, ProfessorComputer Science DepartmentSan Francisco State University Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Learn About Complex Ecological Networks Through Gaming Advances in computer science are... Read ...

    January 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
  • Experience Emerging Research and More Around Immersive Analytics

    Todd Margolis, Product Manager, Qlik Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking  7:00 Presentation  *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Interested in learning more about Immersive Analytics?  Join Todd Margolis from Qlik as he discusses... Read more

    February 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
  • Continuous Spark ML & Tensorflow AI Training & Deployment Across Hybrid Cloud

    NOTE SPECIAL DAY: TUESDAY   (Seating is limited to 150 people, so please un-RSVP if you change your mind)  Continuous Spark ML and Tensorflow AI Model Training and Deployment Across Hybrid Cloud Environments Chris Fregly, Research Scientist, PipelineAI Agenda  6:30... Read more

    February 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
  • Synopsys Science & Technology Championship Judging

    Call for Volunteers: Judges for Bay Area Regional Science Fairs ACM San Francisco Bay Area Professional Chapter is looking for volunteer judges for the regional Science Fair. It’s easy and fun. You will spend less than one day viewing students’... Read more

    March 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am
  • Debunking the Myth of 100x GPU vs CPU: Efficient Training & Prediction of NN

    Debunking the Myth of 100x GPU vs. CPUEfficient Training and Prediction of Neural Networks on the CPU Victor Jakubiuk, Chief Scientist, OnSpecta.com  Agenda  6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking 7:00 Presentation *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details... Read more

    April 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
  • Traffic Sign Recognition with TensorFlow Deep Learning

    Speaker Waleed AbdullaEntrepreneur, software engineer, deep learning consultant.https://github.com/waleedkahttps://www.linkedin.com/in/waleedka/ Agenda 6:30 – 7:00 audience arrives, registers, network, pizza7:00 – 7:10 ACM announcements, pass mic to audience for DS hiring or announce o...

    May 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
  • Data Science SIG (seeking speaker)

    NOTE: this meeting is on TUE, 7/25, because of the location availability. We are seeking talk Data Science SIG talk proposals (generally for the 4th Monday of the month). We are seeking General Computing talk proposals (generally the 3rd Wed... Read more

    July 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
  • [EVENTBRITE] Spark with Scala – Professional Development Seminar $130-195

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spark-with-scala-professional-development-seminar-tickets-33637186731?aff=meetup2 YOU MUST REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE AND PAY THE FEE TO BE ENROLLED IN THE SEMINAR $130-195  The course will introduce Apache Spark to participants. This is an introductory course and no previ...

    August 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am
  • Writing Applications that are Easier to Defend than Attack

    Alan H Karp, Earth Computing Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security *** Event Details Conventional wisdom says that the attacker has an enduring economicadvantage over the defender. After all, the... Read more

    February 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Deep Learning for Medical Image Analysis

    Geeta Chauhan, Consulting CTO, Silicon Valley Software Group Agenda: • 6:30 arrive, register, network, food • 7:00 ACM upcoming events, general announcements • 7:10 to about 8:30 Presentation • 9:00 hard stop, all out. Description: This talk will cover use... Read more

    March 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Synopsys Science & Technology Championship Judging

    Call for Volunteers: Judges for Bay Area Regional Science Fairs ACM San Francisco Bay Area Professional Chapter is looking for volunteer judges for the regional Science Fair. It’s easy and fun. You will spend less than one day viewing students’... Read more

    March 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Fundamentals of Cloud Security

    Join us as we discuss how to effectively detect and respond to threatswithin your AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud environments. Proliferation ofcloud has fundamentally changed the way applications are developed,deployed and secured. Security teams not only need visibility & controlover... Read more

    March 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Rapid Adoption of Cloud Data Warehouse Technology Using Datometry Hyper-Q

    Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation by Lyublena Antova &Mohamed Soliman*** Please arrive by 6 PM due to Security *** AbstractThe database industry is about to undergo a fundamental transformationof unprecedented magnitude as enterprises start trading their well-establi...

    October 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • SDN: Changing Only Everything About Networking (and IT)

    Agenda6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7:00 PM due to Security ***8:30 wrap up Event DetailsIt’s been about eight years since Software-Defined Networking (SDN) hit the headlines with a lot of fanfare, initially as a way... Read more

    October 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Design and Deployment of Artificial Neural Networks with Spark

    This is a one-day, 8 hour bootcamp during which you will cover artificial neural network introduction to getting to production with optimized deployment. TICKETS $130-195, SIGN UP THROUGH EVENTBRITE( Door Prize of AI Frontier Conference 11/9-11/2018, $1,295 Business pass –... Read more

    October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • The Data Analytics of Application Scaling and Why There Are No Giants

    Dr. Neil Gunther, Performance Dynamics Company Agenda6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7:00 PM due to Security ***8:30 wrap up Event DetailsLike the 30 ft. giant in ‘Jack and the Beanstalk,’ myths and fallacies abound regarding... Read more

    November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Hands on Lab – Test Drive an Autonomous Data Warehouse Powered by AI/ML

    Hand on Lab -Test Drive an Autonomous Database Warehouse powered by AI/ML Agenda 6:00 Doors Open, Food & Networking6:30 Workshop lead by Sai Valluri & Santosh Kumar Ramarathnam6:45 Registration close Abstract Please join us for an Oracle workshop on Autonomous... Read more

    February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Part II – From Sorcerer’s Apprentice to Mad Scientist

    Part II – From Sorcerer’s Apprentice to Mad Scientist:How to Meet Today’s Performance, Security, and Affordability Desires-by Dr. Mark Cummings Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation*** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security ****** Bring PHOTO ID... Read more

    March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Innovative applications using Deep Learning and Blockchain w/ Insight AI Fellows

    A panel of Insights Fellows, sharing their projects in Deep Learning / AI. Speaker 1 – Michelle Bonat, CEO & Co-Founder, Data Simply, Inc –“What I Learned Predicting Crypto Flows with Deep Learning and Blockchain” Speaker 2 – Josh Deetz,... Read more

    March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • DevOps Journey Experiences

    DevOps Journey Experiencesby Sumesh Vadassery, Software/Cloud department, Paypal, Inc. Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation7:10 Live Streaming on this link:https://www.youtube.com/watch? *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security ****** Bring PHOTO ID (passport, driver licen...

    April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Serverless Stream Processing: Using Serverless concepts to the streaming world

    By Sanjeev Kulkarni, co-founder, Streamlio 6:30 arrive, register, pizza, network7:00 ACM intro7:10 to 8:30-ish talk7:10 Live stream Click the link to set your PC up and get readyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v= Abstract:The last few years have seen the emergence of serverless as a... Read more

    April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened Here

    Speaker Paul Wesling, ACM member, IEEE Life Fellow and DistinguishedLecturer (retired from H-P/Tandem) SF Bay ACM, IEEE-SCV Computer Chapter; Stanford and MIT Alumni co-presenting Registration: https://may1siliconvalley.eventbrite.com 6:45 arrive, register, network7:30 lecture Abstracts:Early 20th c...

    May 1 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
  • Distributed Tensorflow on Kubernetes – Organized by SFBay ACM & ValleyML.ai

    *** NO RSVP on MEETUP, ****** MUST PURCHASE TICKET on EVENTBRIGHT, click this link:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/distributed-tensorflow-with-kubernetes-ai-workshop-by-sfbay-acm-tickets-58548919394?aff=meetup One-day, 8-hr Bootcamp, during which you will have deep learning introduction to getting to p...

    May 4 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Scalable Agreement is What We Need

    By Mahnush Movahedi, senior research scientist, Dfinity 6:30 arrive, register, pizza, network7:00 ACM intro7:10 PresentationLive stream at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdEa74WcYXI Abstract:Fast rise of decentralized systems and cloud computing introduces a new challenge, designing highly scalable...

    May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Emerging AI Applications & Infrastructure Systems w/ Active Storage-class Memory

    by Dr. Wen-mei W. Hwu, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 Presentation7:10 Live Streaming on this link:https://www.youtube.com/watch? *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security ****** Bring... Read...

    May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Human Intuition, Decision Analysis, and the Value of Information

    By Dr. Max Henrion, Founder & CEO, Lumina Decision Systems Agenda 6:30 Doors Open, Food & Networking7:00 PresentationLive Streaming on this link:https://www.youtube.com/watch? *** Please arrive by 7 PM due to Security ****** Bring PHOTO ID (passport, driver license, etc.) ***... Read more

    June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Real-time monitoring of Twitter’s network infrastructure with Heron

    By Julien Delange, Phd. Software Engineer, Twitter 6:30 arrive, register, pizza, network7:00 ACM intro7:10 PresentationLive stream at https://www.youtube.com/watch? Abstract:Twitter users start and join multiple conversations every day, so monitoring and mitigating any potential network issue in rea...

    June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm



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