Session 5

June 30, 2016

Tabbed Out: How One Man and Three Chrome Extensions Overcame Horrible Browsing Behavior (I will also help you have Chrome *not* eat all your RAM)

Brief Dive into Machine Learning with Big, Scary Gaussian Curves

Victoria Vanderbach

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Summary:

  • The math has been done already, it's cool
  • Great way to prune statistical outliers
  • Area under the curve = profit

How To Prevent a Hostile Takeover of Your Startup

Will Papper

Summary:

  • Lawyers = win mode
  • Get everything in writing
  • Even with friends, make a contract

How To Get To Kona

Meredith "Red" Gardner

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Summary:

  • Meredith is stronger than you'll ever be
  • Train for about a zillion hours
  • Then spend a zillion dollars
  • You. Are. An. Ironman! #nailedit

Fun Flight Facts

Vishal Vusirikala

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Summary:

  • Planes operate on magic and hope
  • Discount airlines are the dirtiest businesses ever
  • Buy your airfare 1-4 months ahead of time

All About Lasik

Nam Nguyen

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Summary:

  • You have two choices for lasik: Eye flap -or- Eyeball sanding
  • It will be "technically painful"
  • Act now and you too can pay to have your eyes mutliated for a short time!

Why Did The Universe Begin?

James Lee

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Summary:

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  • James basically blew my mind
  • You should go talk to him about this subject

How to Win at Life (and other board games)

Greg Militello

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Summary:

  • LIFE – Go to college. Steal people's salaries.
  • RISK – Start in South America. Defend with 2 units. Kill your opponents to death.
  • Ticket To Ride – East to West tickets. Get the chokepoints. Block your opponents.
  • Settlers of Catan – Get them hot tiles. Get cards. Control a resource. Ports are friends.