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Machine learning (ML) has reached an exciting phase of development, a phase that Vicki Boykis, Senior ML Engineer at Duo Security* has characterized as the “steam-powered days.” In this episode of Numerically Speaking: The Anaconda Podcast, Vicki talks about the state of the industry and where she sees things heading.
Vicki’s discussion with host Peter Wang covers:
the interplay between software engineering and ML
the human element of the development lifecycle (and the lack thereof in social media)
Operationalization and the rise of microservices
Click here to visit Vicki’s blog.
Click here to purchase The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life by Erving Goffman, referenced by Vicki.
Click here to purchase Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet, also referenced by Vicki.
Click here to listen to the Jim Rutt/Rob Malda (Slashdot) podcast episode referenced by Peter.
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You can find a human-verified transcript of this episode here.
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*At the time of the interview, Vicki Boykis was an ML Engineer working on Tumblr at Automattic.