On July 15, 2013 in Palo Alto at DLA Piper, SVForum staff held a volunteer meeting. Atttending were Jon Baer, Denyse Cardozo, Geoffrey Doyle, Francine Gordon, Steve Hogan, Joe Jasin, Bob Ketner, Jay Kumar, Michal Lenchner, Sonja London, Susan Lucas Conwell, Eilish McCaffrey, Waiming Mok, Kim Murray, Dave Nielsen, Christine Oliver, Rhinehart Reglos, Subu Sankara, David Snyder, Jeanine Swatton, Paul Wcislo.
On Saturday, October 13, 2011 in San Jose at eBay, the San Francisco Bay ACM held an unconference Data Mining Camp. ACM Data Mining SIG Chair Patricia Hoffman and organizer Greg Makowski welcomed the crowd. Andrew Ng of Stanford gave the keynote “The Online Revolution: High-Quality Education for Everyone.” He showed how it was possible to teach, grade and accredit millions of students around the world. It may solve the logistical problem of educating seven billion people.
Also on hand were:
Junling Hu on recommender systems are being used by an increasing number of E-commerce sites to help consumers find products to purchase.
Peter Kassakian on Inferring Statistical Structure.
Bob Kirby on Representing Knowledge using Conditional Probabilities and Primitives.
Nick Kolegraff on using Data Zen to battle data dementia.
Dave Nielsen on Big Data Analytics systems such as Apache Drill, Dremal, Druid and IBM Stream
Paul O’Rorke on data science and building and contributing to strong analytics, data engineering and data science groups.
Antonio Piccolboni on RHadoop, an open source project combining the convenience and sophistication of R with the scalability of Hadoop.
Liana Ye on Transparent Information Infrastructure. A transparent information system means transparency in five different aspects: data, engineering, inner self, business and politics.
On September 9, 2009 SDForumâ€™s Susan Lucas-Conwell held a strategy breakfast for volunteers and visitors.The discussed upcoming events and ideas for new ones Attending were Charles Cao, Mark Duncan, Dave Nielsen, Kathy Pink and George Yang.
On October 1, 2008 at TechMart in Santa Clara, SDF hosted
â€œCloud Computing and Beyond: The Web Grows up (finally)â€. Several industry leaders and startups discussed the future of creating and running applications on the web and accessed by a local device. Will they be cheaper or even free compared to desktop or mainstream IT software? If enough people adopt it does it become â€œmainstreamâ€?Text from DJCline.comContinue reading Oct. 1, 2008 SDF Cloud Computing 2→
On September 3, 2008 SDForum’s Susan Lucas-Conwell held a strategy breakfast for volunteers and visitors. Attending were Mark Duncan, Shirley Lin, David Cheung, ArLyne Diamond, Ovidiu Feodorov, Francine Gordon, Irene Lefton, William Leong, and Dave Nielsen. Text from DJCline.com.Continue reading Sept. 3, 2008 SDF Breakfast→