A Recap of GGD PHL HighT[ech] #1

23 Feb

On February 18th, 2012, GGD PHL hosted our first High T[ech], a tasty gathering of food, speakers, and friendship. We got together to listen to three women speak about their research in the technical field in a casual intellectual environment.

The event was hosted at IndyHall, our venue sponsor, and attendees enjoyed catering from Miss Rachel’s Pantry. Chariot Solutions was our speaker sponsor. A good time was had by all, some even wishing it lasted longer. Enjoy some photos from the event, and we hope to see you next time!

For all photos from the event, see our Flickr or Facebook albums!


Slides: Sadia Afroz: Detecting Hoaxes, Frauds, and Deception in Writing Style Online


Slides: Aylin Caliskan: Quantifying the Translator Effect: Identifying authors and machine translation tools in translated text


Slides: Kamelia Aryafar: Musical Genre Classification Using Sparsity-Eager Support Vector Machines and Extended Semantic Analysis

Recap written by Girl Geek Dinners Philadelphia Event Organizer, Pam Selle.
Pam is a developer and all-around nerd who’s passionate about doing awesome things and doing them well. You can find her online at thewebivore.com, queenofthevillage.com, and @pamasaur.

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