Black Tech Building Skills Episode 25 Nashlie Sephus
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This episode is talking about a women name Nashlie Sephus a black tech entrepreneur. https://www.inc.com/teneshia-carr/nashlie-sephus-jackson-mississippi-bean-path-tech-hub.html?cid=sf01002&fbclid=IwAR0dy3FaAADDncQ__YjPxbxRIirlnvoA2hfvP_EjBYU1HpKV62w8eF6TD-c --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ben-uko/message
Wrap Session 9 : Planting Tech Roots with AI Leader & Founder Dr. Nashlie Sephus
Tech Wrap Queen
From her humble roots in Jackson, Mississippi, to obtaining a Ph.D. from Georgia Tech and later becoming the CTO of a startup (PartPic), lead by Black women and acquired by Amazon; Dr. Nashlie Sephus is on a mission to ensure her community is empowered and equipped. In this wrap session, Nashlie shares her experiences as an AI Leader from college to startup life and now Amazon and also drops gems on the importance of rooting & planting tech seeds back home through her nonprofit The Bean Path. Follow Nashlie: https://twitter.com/phenomenashlie https://thebeanpath.org/ https://twitter.com/TheBeanPath --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/techwrapqueen/message
Now You're talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Dr. Nashlie Sephus Making Moves in MS!
Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey
When you think of the city of Jackson, the “hub of technology” is not the first thing that comes to mind, but successful Amazon Engineer and Jackson, MS native Dr. Nashlie Sephus, has plans to change that. Her $25 million dollar Tech-Hub development project is generating a lot of buzz and she’s here with us today to talk about the project and what it will mean for the city of Jackson and the State of Mississippi. For more information about Dr. Nashlie Sephus visit: IG @phenomenashlie For more information about " The Bean Path" visit: https://thebeanpath.org/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nashlie Sephus is a Jackson native who graduated from Jackson Public Schools to ultimately go on to earn a PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. She worked in Atlanta as a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of a startup company, Partpic, that was ultimately acquired by one of the world’s largest technology companies. Her Jackson-based nonprofit, the Bean Path, is celebrating it’s two-year anniversary soon, and she’s working on a new live-work development near downtown Jackson that promises maker spaces, restaurants and an unprecedented creative environment in Jackson.https://thebeanpath.org/ https://twitter.com/phenomenashlie http://www.phenomenash.org/
34. Nashlie Sephus, PhD - homegrown Jackson, MS millionaire
Your First Million
Dr. Nashlie H. Sephus sits down with Arlan in LA to discuss how she and her teammates—including YFM alum Jewel Burks-Solomon— turned their highly technical startup into a successful exit to Amazon in just a few short years. Today, Nashlie leads the Amazon Visual Search & AR team-Atlanta. She received her PhD from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Georgia Institute of Technology and her BS in ECE from Mississippi State University. Her core research area is Artificial Intelligence. This native of Jackson, MS, recently became founder of The Bean Path non-profit which assists individuals with technical expertise/ guidance. Credits Music by Jeff Kaale (1, 2, 3, 4) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yfm/message
S9:E7 - How do you create visual recognition software ethically and responsibly (Nashlie Sephus)
At the time of this recording, the New York Times released a report titled "As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias," which discussed some of the issues in machine learning such as algorithmic bias, and facial recognition software giving more false matches for black people than white people. We chat with Nashlie Sephus, CTO of Partpic, which was acquired by Amazon in 2016, and now an Applied Science Manager at Amazon Web Services, about her journey into machine learning, developing Partpic, and tackling some of the ethical issues in machine learning in her new role at Amazon. Show Links TwilioQuest (sponsor) DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Ambassador Labs (sponsor) Rudderstack (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) re:MARS Algorithmic bias Facial recognition Hex bolt Central processing unit (CPU) Caffe Graphics processing unit (GPU) Shazam Cocktail party effect Artificial intelligence (AI) Machine learning Partpic CodeNewbie Survey New York Times: As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Part Finder Carriage bolt NVIDIA Apache MXNet TensorFlow Computer Vision Music information retrieval Digital signal processing Nashlie SephusDr. Nashlie Sephus is currently an Applied Science Manager at Amazon AI in Atlanta where she was formerly the CTO of startup Partpic (acquired by Amazon in 2016). She focusses on computer vision, machine learning, fairness and biases in AI, and is founder of Mississippi-based non-profit The Bean Path (https://thebeanpath.org), having received her B.S. in computer engineering at Mississippi State University (2007) and Master's/Ph.D. at Georgia Tech (2014).