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HAI Weekly Seminar with Thomas Dimson

February 28, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Gates Computer Science Building, Room 219

Bio: Thomas Dimson is the original author of “The Algorithm” — the recommender systems behind Instagram's feed, stories and discovery surfaces. He joined Instagram as one of it's first 50 employees in 2013, working for seven years as a principal engineer and eventually an engineering director. In that time, he also invented products such as the stories polling sticker, Hyperlapse and emojineering and was named one of the top ten most creative people in business by Fast Company. Thomas graduated from the University of Waterloo with a bachelor's of mathematics and received his master's in computer science from Stanford with a specialization in artificial intelligence.

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Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI)
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