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News in the Age of Algorithmic Recommendation

Nick Rockwell Nick Rockwell | Chief Technology Officer | The New York Times

The Times has reported on the unintended consequences of algorithms. Unsurprisingly, we have been cautious about introducing algorithms into our products. However, over the last year, we've introduced algorithms in the heart of the product, and in the heart of the customer journey.

This talk describes how we have approached building a responsible and impactful applied machine learning program at the Times.

Nick Rockwell will share practical advice for tying ML work to product strategy, and tips for making sure that you find and work on the most important problems so that you can have a real impact on your business.

Nick Rockwell
Nick Rockwell
Chief Technology Officer | The New York Times

Nick Rockwell is the Chief Technology Officer at The New York Times.  Previously he was Chief Technology Officer of Conde Nast, and Digital CTO at MTV Networks. Throughout his career Nick has worked at the intersection of media and the Internet, building digital products at scale.