Embry-Riddle Student Joins Developers at Facebook Conference

by Lacey McLaughlin Thu Apr 21, 2016 at 01:19 PM Courtney Thurston Being part of the next generation of developers who will help connect the world brought Embry-Riddle student Courtney Thurston to the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco earlier this month. During the conference, Thurston, a Computer Engineering freshman, had the opportunity to see Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg deliver a keynote address in which he unveiled the social networking company’s 10-year roadmap. Thurston, who will be interning this summer at Microsoft’s data group, said that one of the highlights of the conference was learning about Facebook’s plans for improving machine learning and artificial intelligence to help make products more accessible for the disabled.   “Facebook is a super smart company in that they’re not just invested in their social…


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