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Facebook Releases PyTorch 1.0 Preview, with Google, AWS and Microsoft Azure Integrations

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Nov 17, 2018

At a recent PyTorch developer conference in San Francisco, Facebook released a developer preview version of PyTorch 1.0. PyTorch is an open source, deep learning framework used to reduce friction in taking research projects to production. In this release, many investments have been made by public cloud and hardware companies to better support the PyTorch ecosystem.

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New Updates to Firebase: Enterprise-Grade Support, ML Kit Face Contours, Management API, and More

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 07, 2018

Firebase is a service available on the Google infrastructure, enabling developers to build apps for Android, iOS, and the web. Recently, Google updated Firebase with paid enterprise-grade support, ML Kit Face Contours, a Firebase Management API, Test Lab for iOS, Performance Monitoring improvements, and Firebase Predictions.

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Introducing EmoPy: An Open Source Toolkit for Facial Expression Recognition

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Oct 31, 2018

In a recent blog post, Angelica Perez shared information about a new open source project for an interactive film experience. The project is called EmoPy and focuses on Facial Expression Recognition (FER) by providing a toolkit that allows developers to accurately predict emotions based upon images passed to the service.

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NVIDIA Announces RAPIDS, Medical Image Application, and a Driving Simulator for Autonomous Vehicles.

by Roland Meertens Follow 8 Followers on  Oct 10, 2018

Today Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, gave a keynote at the GPU Technology Conference 2018 in Munich. He announced RAPIDS, an open-source CUDA accelerated toolkit that can help data scientists to faster process their data. They announced a partnership to work on medical imaging. They announced a self-driving car simulator that car manufacturers can use for verification of autonomous vehicles.

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The Machine Learning Behind Android Pie Smart Linkify API

by Alex Giamas Follow 10 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

Last week, Google announced Android 9, codenamed Pie. Android is launching a set of new features, powered by Artificial Intelligence. One of the most important new AI powered features is Android Smart Linkify. This article explores the architecture behind the dual in-device Neural Network powering content understanding in context to generate smart links on any text showing up on an Android phone.

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Pymetrics Open-Sources Fairness-Aware Machine Learning Algorithms

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Jul 30, 2018

Pymetrics, an AI start-up that specializes in providing recruitment services for organizations, has recently open-sourced their bias detection algorithms on Github. The tool, also known as Audit AI, is used to mitigate discriminatory patterns that exist within training data sets which influence or improve the probability of a population being selected by a machine learning algorithm.

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A Team's Transformation from Software Development to ML: Golestan Radwan at QCon NY

by Srini Penchikala Follow 41 Followers on  Jul 12, 2018

As companies start to add Big Data and Machine Learning initiatives to their project portfolios, they face several challenges including the teams' transition from software engineering to data engineering and machine learning. Golestan "Sally" Radwan spoke at QCon New York 2018 Conference about her experience in leading a traditional software engineering team on a machine learning/AI journey.

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Electric Cloud Launches Predictive Analytics for DevOps

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 03, 2018

ElectricFlow DevOps Foresight uses deep learning to identify patterns in release pipelines, gauge the likelihood of software release success and make recommendations in order to incrementally improve pipeline performance and application quality.

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Google Has Released Android P Beta 2

by Diogo Carleto Follow 46 Followers on  Jun 13, 2018

Google has released Android P Beta 2. Android P Beta 2 includes the final Android P APIs, latest system images, display cutout support, and more.

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Apple Has Released Core ML 2

by Roland Meertens Follow 8 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

At WWDC Apple released Core ML 2: a new version of their machine learning SDK for iOS devices. The new release of Core ML should create an inference time speedup of 30% for apps developed using Core ML 2. An important new feature of the Core ML SDK is Create ML. Developers can create and train custom machine learning models on their mac.

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Testing Software with Artificial Intelligence

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Advances in computer vision algorithms and the application of modern artificial intelligence (AI) techniques have made writing visual tests practical. With AI in testing, autonomous testing becomes possible. The boring and rote tasks will be delegated to the AI so that the tester can do the thinking.

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Google Brings Machine Learning to Firebase with ML Kit

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  May 24, 2018

Google recently introduced ML Kit, a machine-learning module fully integrated in its Firebase mobile development platform and available for both iOS and Android. With this new Firebase module, Google simplifies the creation of machine-learning powered applications on mobile phones and solves some of the challenges of implementing computationally intense features on mobile devices.

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Propel Shifts Plans to Leverage TensorFlow.js

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 10 Followers on  May 21, 2018

The Propel JavaScript scientific computing and machine learning library has announced a change in the project's direction. Just a few weeks after Propel's initial launch in March 2018, TensorFlow.js announced its release. Propel's initial efforts extended deeplearn.js and the C implementation of TensorFlow. Tensorflow.js is an evolution of deeplearn.js.

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Build 2018: .NET Overview & Roadmap

by Michael Stiefel Follow 6 Followers on  May 17, 2018

At Microsoft Build 2018, Scott Hunter, director program management, .NET and Scott Hanselman, director community, .NET gave a session on the future of .NET. The thrust of the presentation was that .NET can be the platform for building any kind of application: desktop, web, cloud, mobile, gaming, IoT or AI. Your existing language skills are not wasted and can be used in new areas.

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What’s New in Azure Machine Learning?

by Michael Stiefel Follow 6 Followers on  May 09, 2018

Matt Winkler delivered a talk at Microsoft Build 2018 explaining what is new in Azure Machine Learning. The new improvements come in several areas: making development easier, single container deployment to make the dev/test loop faster, using the SDK from the Azure Notebook for control, as well as helping people get started solving a particular problem.

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