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How Amazon exec uses machine learning at home

Paul Misener
Paul Misener, Amazon’s vice president for global innovation policy and communications, talks about Amazon’s “invention machine” at the Global AI Conference. (GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle)

Taking advantage of artificial intelligence and machine learning may be part of Paul Misener’s job as an Amazon executive, but he’s doing it for fun as well.

Misener, Amazon’s vice president for global innovation policy and communications, gave a personal endorsement for Amazon Web Services’ machine learning platform today at the Global Artificial Intelligence Conference in Seattle.

“Amazon SageMaker is a really cool service offered by Amazon Web Services,” he told the audience at the Washington State Convention Center. “This brings machine learning out to everyone, including me. I’ve done some fooling around with things on it, some hobby things.”

Like what? We had to ask.

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By Alan Boyle

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