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Data Science Follow 380 Followers

TensorFlow Lite Supports On-Device Conversational Modeling

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Nov 29, 2017

TensorFlow Lite, the light-weight solution of open source deep learning framework TensorFlow, supports on-device conversation modeling to plugin the conversational intelligence features into chat applications. The TensorFlow team recently announced the release of TensorFlow Lite, which can be used in mobile and embedded devices.

Culture & Methods Follow 285 Followers

Leslie Miley on Bias in Big Data/ML and AI - QCon San Francisco

by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers on  Nov 20, 2017 1

At QCon San Francisco Leslie Miley gave a keynote talk in which he explained how inherent bias in data sets have affected things from the 2016 Presidential race to criminal sentencing in the United States.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Confluent Releases KSQL, a Distributed Streaming SQL Engine for Apache Kafka

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Oct 25, 2017

Confluent released KSQL: interactive, distributed streaming SQL engine for Apache Kafka. KSQL supports stream processing operations like aggregations, joins, windowing, and sessionization on topics in Apache Kafka. Confluent announced the open source streaming SQL engine at the recent Kafka Summit conference.

Cloud Follow 109 Followers

Microsoft Updates AI Services and Tools for Data Scientists and Developers

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 30, 2017

At the recent Ignite conference, Microsoft released several updates related to its Artificial Intelligence (AI) services and tools. These updates include the release of the Azure ML Experimentation service, Azure ML Model Management service, Azure ML Workbench and the general availability of Microsoft Cognitive Services.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Q&A with Andrew Brust of Datameer Regarding Big Data's Role in AI

by Rags Srinivas Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

Rags Srinivas talks to Datameer's Andrew Brust about the larger role of Big Data in AI and how it's operationalized with SmartAI.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Researchers Improve State of the Art in Image Recognition Using Data Set with 300 Million Images

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017

Researchers improved the state of the art results on several benchmarks with models trained on a generated data set with 300 million images instead of the 1 million normally used. To test what happens with more train data, Google created an internal dataset of 300 million images. They labelled the data automatically in a noisy way. The conclusion is that more training data indeed helps.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Netflix Announces Genie 3

by Dylan Raithel Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 11, 2017

Netflix announced major revisions and functionality in their Big Data distributed workflow management tool, Genie 3. In its newest version, Genie 3 supports scalable, config-driven data processing executables and task pipelines.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Scalable Chatbot Architecture with eBay ShopBot Shopping Assistant

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Jul 09, 2017

Robert Enyedi, software engineer at eBay spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about ShopBot personal shopping assistant application. ShopBot, launched in late 2016 based on Facebook Messenger bot, leverages AI components and the eBay user data to provide shopping options in a conversational style.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Enhancing Google Maps with Deep Learning and Street View

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Jun 13, 2017 1

Google's Ground Truth team recently announced a new Deep Learning model for the automatic extraction of information from geo-located image files to improve Google Maps. This neural network model achieved a higher accuracy in processing the challenging French Street Name Signs (FSNS) dataset.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Facebook Publishes New Neural Machine Translation Algorithm

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  May 24, 2017

Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Research team published research results using a new approach for neural machine translation (NMT). Their algorithm scores higher than any other system on three established machine translation tasks.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Developing Virtual Assistant Apps with Amazon Lex and Polly Deep Learning Technologies

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  May 22, 2017

Greg Bulmash from Amazon spoke at the OSCON 2017 Conference last week about developing your own virtual assistant applications using Amazon's Lex and Polly technologies.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Apache Metron Graduates to Top-Level Project

by Dylan Raithel Follow 4 Followers on  May 18, 2017

Hortonworks and Apache announce graduation of Metron, a realtime big data security platform to top-level project at the ASF.

Architecture & Design Follow 902 Followers

Confluent Cloud, Apache Kafka as a Service in AWS

by Alex Giamas Follow 3 Followers on  May 18, 2017

Apache Kafka is a distributed, fault-tolerant pub sub messaging soltuion, originally developed by LinkedIn and open sourced. Confluent was formed by former LinkedIn engineers in the Kafka development group and today announced Confluent Cloud, a fully hosted and managed Apache Kafka as a Service in AWS. We also take a look at Confluent's second annual Streaming Data report and its findings.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Dani Traphagen on Next Phase of Distributed Systems with Apache Ignite

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  May 15, 2017

Dani Traphagen from GridGain spoke at OSCON 2017 Conference about Apache Ignite platform. She talked about the paradigm shift in viewing the disk as a bottleneck, the decreasing costs of memory and how to optimize toward the cache, leveraging it for microservices architectures with the open source project Apache Ignite.

Java Follow 488 Followers

Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference 2017: Day Two Recap

by Michael Redlich Follow 6 Followers on  Apr 30, 2017

Day Two of the 12th annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference was held in Philadelphia. This two-day event included keynotes by Blair MacIntyre (augmented reality pioneer) and Scott Hanselman (podcaster), and featured speakers Kyle Daigle (engineering manager at GitHub), Holden Karau (principal software engineer at IBM), and Karen Kinnear (JVM technical lead at Oracle).

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