Pedro Domingos received an undergraduate degree (1988) and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (1992) from IST, in Lisbon. He received an M.S. (1994) and Ph.D. (1997) in Information and Computer Science from the University of California at Irvine. He spent two years as an assistant professor at IST, before joining the faculty of the University of Washington in 1999. He is the author or co-author of over 200 technical publications in machine learning, data mining, and other areas. Domingos is the winner of the SIGKDD Innovation Award, the highest honor in data science. He is also an AAAI Fellow, and has received a Sloan Fellowship, an NSF CAREER Award, a Fulbright Scholarship, an IBM Faculty Award, several best paper awards, and other distinctions. He is a member of the editorial board of the Machine Learning journal, co-founder of the International Machine Learning Society, and past associate editor of JAIR.
In the first half of the program, authority on Nostradamus and prophecy, John Hogue, shared some predictions for 2016, specifically surrounding the presidential election, and talked about the infamous Prophecy of the Popes. In the latter half, professor of computer... More »