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Danny Bickson

CEO
Visual Layer

Presentation Title:

Charting the uncharted:
user videos in social networks.

Presentation Summary:

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Everyday, billions of users in social networks upload daily videos of their day to day activities. From their latest breakfast to dangerous driving, everything imaginable is recorded and shared. 

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In this study we dive into this uncharted world of user videos to gain insights about user behavior and come up with surprising conclusions: many unimaginable activities are also documented and shared. Join us for this talk to get a glimpse of the unimaginable!

About | Danny Bickson

Danny Bickson, holds a Ph.D. in distributed systems from the Hebrew University and was a research scholar at Carnegie Mellon University. His postdoc project, GraphLab, won the VLDB conference test of time award 2023. Danny co-founded GraphLab/Turi a Seattle-based startup, acquired by Apple in 2016 becoming Apple's deep learning infrastructure team. Danny's recent startup, Visual Layer, is based on the popular open-source project fastdup started two years ago by Danny and his collaborators Dr. Amir Alush and Prof. Carlos Guestrin from Stanford. Within the first two years fastdup reached 380,000 installations and grew to a company called Visual Layer. Visual Layer product allows enterprise to manage, index and search billions of video frames and is widely used in many verticals from retail, manufacturing, food industry, wildlife monitoring to defense.