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“I definitely think we can try to abstract away the first principles of intelligence and then try to go from these principles to an intelligent machine that might look nothing like the brain.”
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“You don’t mind if failures slow things down, but its very important that failures do not stop forward progress.”
“Changing anything changes everything.”
Technical debt, referring to the compounding cost of changes to software architecture, can be especially challenging in machine learning systems.
“A lot of data science teams – if you ask them what their ten most important questions are… a lot of people can’t even come up with those.”
Many companies find themselves drowning in data. The quantity of data matters far less than the right questions in the pursuit of actionable insights.
Modern automated attacks using widespread botnets have evolved in sophistication, making cybercrime an increasingly relevant threat in today’s internet. Security researchers and organizations have to stay vigilant in this cat-and-mouse game.
Shuman Ghosemajumder is the VP of Product at Shape Security, which defends applications from malware and bots. He is the former click fraud czar at Google, and he will be speaking at QCon San Francisco.
“What we learn again and again is that security is less about what you think of, and more about what you didn’t think of.”
Bruce Schneier is a security researcher and author of Data and Goliath.