Beau Cronin

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   .  e  ||*  start @ Data Guild #data - Partner
   .  y  *|   start @ Beseeq #data #AI #ML - Chief scientist
2017  '   |   Embedding.js initial release #data #VR / Introducing Embedding.js #data #VR
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   .  '  |||| The dynamic forces shaping AI #AI
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   .  '  |||* start @ O'Reilly AI Conference #AI - Member of advisory committee
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   .  '  *||  start @ 21 Inc #data #prog - Head of data
   .  '  ▽||  end @ Salesforce #ve$t // Perceptual augmentation #AI #VR #neuro
2016  '  |||  
   .  '  |||  a16z pod: Present and Future of VR #VR
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   .  '  |||  👶 Suzannah Sky born
   .  '  |||  Auto-didact: my kind of freak / The Oculus Rift Is An Applied Neuroscience Powerhouse #VR #neuro
   .  '  |||  Speculations on neuro-motivated design for VR #VR #neuro
   .  '  |||  Unbundling reality #VR / Analyzing VR as a computing platform #strategy #VR
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   .  '  |||  Transfer to Salesforce strategic planning team under Peter Schwartz
   .  ~  ||*  start @ Wrangle Conference #data - Member of program committee // Welcome to the new VR #VR
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2015  a  ||   The hierarchy of needs in VR development #VR
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   .  a  ||   Challenges facing predictive APIs #ML / AI in 2014: Progress and Problems #AI
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   .  '  ||   In search of a model for modeling intelligence #AI
   .  '  ||   AI's dueling definitions #AI / Untapped opportunities in AI #AI / Foocamp Ignite Talk #AI
   .  '  ||   It works like the brain. So? #AI #neuro
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   .  '  ||   Probabilistic Programming: What, Why, How, and When #PP
2014  '  |*   start @ O'Reilly Strata Conference - Member of program committee
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   .  '  |    Evaluating machine learning systems: Kaggle’s not enough #ML
   .  '  |    A different take on data skepticism / What is probabilistic programming? #PP
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2013  '  |    
   .  '  *    start @ Salesforce #ve$t - PM and strategic analyst while vesting after PK acquisition
   .  '  ▽    end @ Prior Knowledge #ML #Bayes #startup // PK acquired by Salesforce #startup
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   .  '  |    👶 Jona Jane born
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   .  '  |    Veritable beta launch #ML #data #Bayes
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2012  '  |    
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   .  '  *    start @ Prior Knowledge #ML #Bayes #startup - co-founded machine learning SaaS company
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   .  '   ▽   end @ Navia Systems #Bayes #PP #prog #startup
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   .  '   |   💗 Married Naomi
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   .  '   |   What is Probabilistic computing? #PP #Bayes
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   .  '   |   Raised Navia seed round from Founders Fund #startup
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   .  '  |    💗 Met Naomi
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1997  '  |    
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   .  '  *    start @ UC Berkeley #prog - BA in computer science
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