Space & ML

Jodie Hughes

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Wed 8 Dec 10 a.m. PST — 11:30 a.m. PST



FDL will be hosting an official NeurIPS social: METI ’Meet’ (Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence) with Google Cloud, Intel and the SETI Institute. Learn about METI and make and decode messages from competing ‘alien’ planets and (of course) win cool Intel prizes.

 “Where is everybody?” This official NeurIPS social will be a chance to connect with other folks in the rarified space / ML / alien-hunting Venn diagram. You’ll be working together with other aliens to communicate key variables about your home planet and then transmit them into the cosmos (um, via Zoom) for other planetary beings to decrypt! The team that decrypts the most alien messages, wins - and the team that is the most decrypted also wins (assuming no galactic domination intent.) Meet us at NeurIPS on Dec 8th at 10 am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm GMT

This will be an excellent opportunity to convene a community around ML application for space exploration, planetary stewardship of Earth and opportunities for ML in science.

We hope you are able to join us for what will be an inspirational and enjoyable event.

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