Cloud Follow 194 Followers

Oral Arguments before Supreme Court in Microsoft Cloud Computing Case Focus on Legal Issues

by Michael Stiefel Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 15, 2018

On February 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments on the Microsoft cloud computing case. A ruling against Microsoft could require companies based in the United States to hand over to law enforcement data stored on foreign servers. U.S. based organizations might then not be able to provide cloud computing services to foreign countries.

Cloud Follow 194 Followers

Managing and Operating Kafka Clusters in Kubernetes

by Srini Penchikala Follow 29 Followers on  Feb 06, 2018

Nenad Bogojevic, platform solutions architect at Amadeus, spoke at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2017 Conference on how to run and manage Kafka clusters in Kubernetes environment. He talked about provisioning Kafka clusters and configuring them using Kubernetes custom resources or ConfigMaps.

DevOps Follow 522 Followers

DevOps Workbench Launched by ZeroStack

by Helen Beal Follow 1 Followers on  Jan 12, 2018

Private cloud provider, ZeroStack, has announced a self-service capability from which developers can create their own workbenches. Forty developer tools from a mix of open source and commercial providers are available to users of the DevOps Workbench through Zerostack’s Intelligent Cloud Platform.

Data Science Follow 577 Followers

Modern Big Data Pipelines over Kubernetes

by Srini Penchikala Follow 29 Followers on  Jan 08, 2018

Container management technologies like Kubernetes make it possible to implement modern big data pipelines. Eliran Bivas, senior big data architect at Iguazio, spoke at the recent KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2017 Conference about big data pipelines and how Kubernetes can help develop them.

Data Science Follow 577 Followers

TensorFlow Lite Supports On-Device Conversational Modeling

by Srini Penchikala Follow 29 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 436 Followers

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

by Shane Hastie Follow 13 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 577 Followers

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

by Srini Penchikala Follow 29 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.

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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 577 Followers

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

by Rags Srinivas Follow 8 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 577 Followers

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

by Roland Meertens Follow 4 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 577 Followers

Netflix Announces Genie 3

by Dylan Raithel Follow 8 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 577 Followers

Scalable Chatbot Architecture with eBay ShopBot Shopping Assistant

by Srini Penchikala Follow 29 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 577 Followers

Enhancing Google Maps with Deep Learning and Street View

by Srini Penchikala Follow 29 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 577 Followers

Facebook Publishes New Neural Machine Translation Algorithm

by Roland Meertens Follow 4 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 577 Followers

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

by Srini Penchikala Follow 29 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.

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