February Meetups

We have another great line-up of meet-ups scheduled for February across a number of our chapters:

Dallas 2/2: Rendering Synthetic Objects into Real Scenes, Paul Debevec, pres. Adam Hill

Toronto 2/4: Chris Saunders on Teaching Garbage Collectors

New York 2/5: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt on Composable and Compilable Macros

Hyderabad 2/14: A Theoretician's­ Guide to the Experimental Analysis of Algorithms

St. Louis 2/16: On Certain Formal Properties of Grammars (Chomsky)

Montreal 2/18: Guy Dumais on "Learning to Rank with Multi-Aspect Relevance for Vertical Search"

San Francisco 2/19: Caitie McCaffrey on Orleans: A Framework for Cloud Computing

Vienna 2/23: Dynamo: Amazon’s Highly Available Key-value Store

New York 2/23: Andrew Turley on Incremental Mature Garbage Collection Using the Train Algorithm

Los Angeles 2/25: Sam L'ecuyer on The Join Calculus: a Language for Distributed Mobile Programming

The New York Chapter would like to give special thanks to our Platinum sponsor TwoSigma. We would like to give additional thanks to The Ladders, tumblr and LispNYC for providing food/refreshments and facilities for the February meetup.