You can't be too thin, too rich, or have too much data.
As I pen these words, I'm attending the Embedded Vision Summit at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. It's been an incredibly interesting experience thus far, and we havenít even reached lunch yet.
Following registration, I was ambling around looking for coffee (and hoping for bacon) when I ran into Steve Ernst, who is the CEO of Event Presence. The interesting thing is Steve wasn't attending the conference as a corporeal persona; instead he was using a Beam robot avatar to "Beam In" to the conference.
Yours truly (in the Hawaiian shirt) and Steve Ernst (in the telepresence robot)
(Source: Max Maxfield / Embedded.com)
This was the first time I've actually seen a telepresence robot "in the flesh" (as it were) and it was a very interesting experience. What's going to be even more interesting is that Steve says he will let me use a Beam to attend a forthcoming Augmented Reality conference. I cannot wait. I will be reporting more about this later.
Today's keynote presentation—Large-Scale Deep Learning for Building Intelligent Computer Systems—was given by Jeff Dean, a Google Senior Fellow. I will be writing more about this later (I have to run down to attend the next session in a few minutes). Suffice it to say that Jeff really opened my eyes with regard to all sorts of concepts I never even knew existed.
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