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Año: 2015

Query Understanding in Product Search (Tanvi Motwani)

Overall comments: I think its a very good entry level talk that explains what goes into query parsing and detection and how its a complex and interesting problem on its own. I have to get a link to the slices and post it here. Meanwhile, here is my raw blog post which I will clean […]

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GHC15: It’s Okay to Fail

This session focused on growth mindset versus fixed mindset, and how to acknowledge the failures in our own careers that have been disguised opportunities for growth and advancement. Growth mindset is the idea that ability is not innate, but is rather developed through hard work and dedication, and that failure is a learning opportunity. The […]

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GHC15: Keynote: Robotics as a Part of Society

Manuela Veloso, Herbert A. Simon University Professor, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University.Robots use sensors and reasoning to have autonomy. They use radars, lasers and cameras to see, and wheels to get around.  There are Roo…

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GHC15 Building your brand as an emerging leader/tech expert.

I blogged Jo Miller’s talk last year and was elated when the schedule came out and she was on it. Jo gives amazing career advice and now that I’m living my first year in corporate life, it’s only fitting that I continue to learn from …

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GHC15: Networking Events

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GHC 2015 Day 2: Even More Innovation and Inspiration

GHC 2015 Day 2: Even More Innovation and Inspiration

Read all about how Day 2 of the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration unfolded in Houston. Stay tuned for the final recap on Friday!

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Developing Market-Leading Products – Strategies and Techniques for Growth Engineering

Speakers: Helena Tan (Fitbit)  Anna Majkowska (Pinterest) June Wang (Instagram) Karen Kim (Airbnb) This session was anchored by June Wang from Instagram and was very Interactive. The four panelists  did a marvelous expose on developing market leading products and gave us insights based on data from the companies they work in. The discussion  was structured around the four stages of the growth […]

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GHC15 Male Allies

Male allies are having a moment. I missed the session last year but heard all about it through word of mouth and Twitter. Hearing stories of women being mistreated socially and professionally is difficult but necessary for us to move forward.I’m …

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Open Source Day GHC15 – the story as it happened

The Open Source Day 2015: 300 participants, 8 organisations, 15 open source humanitarian projects, 4 full hours of coding lead to an amazing open source contribution for humanitarian purposes. We kicked-off at 10:00, directly after the first keynote of…

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Friday Livestream

Watch Friday’s main stage sessions here. Opening Session 8:30 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. CST Keynote Speaker Manuela M. Veloso, Herbert A. Simon University Professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration Denise Denton Award Winner Lydia Tapia 2015 A. Richard Newton Educator ABIE Award Winner Dr. Joanne McGarth Cohoon  Afternoon…

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