Scale By the Bay Scale By the Bay

Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Panel: The Hardware vs Software
Anna Goldie
Anna Goldie
Google Brain / Stanford, Staff Research Scientist
Bryan Cantrill
Bryan Cantrill
Oxide Computer, co-founder and CTO
Vitaly Gordon
Vitaly Gordon
Faros AI, Co-founder and CEO
David Kanter
David Kanter
MLCommons™, Founder and the Executive Director
Alexander O'Connor
Alexander O'Connor
Autodesk, Senior Manager, Data Science & Machine Learning

This panel brings together builders of hardware and software that drive the post-cloud and AI landscape of tomorrow.  How will the hardware changes affect software development?  What drives what?  Join us for a famous debate format that is an SBTB tradition!

- PDT
Transformers End-to-End: Experience training and deploying large language models in production
Alexander O'Connor
Alexander O'Connor
Autodesk, Senior Manager, Data Science & Machine Learning

The Transformers revolution has reached near-ubiquity in research, and continues to grow its influence in industry. In this talk I will discuss our team's experience of leveraging large language models for the kinds of problems we, and many other data science teams, face in customer support, ecommerce, and more.