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PyTorch 1.0 Announced for Research and Production AI Projects

by Kent Weare Follow 9 Followers on  May 14, 2018

In a recent blog post, Bill Jia announced a new 1.0 version of PyTorch. PyTorch is an open source AI framework package for Python with Tensor computation and Deep Neural Networks. The importance of this new release is the reduction in time required to move an AI-driven project from the research phase to production while improving the accuracy and performance of these applications.

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New GCC 8.1 Supports Several Features of C++2a

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  May 07, 2018

GCC 8.1 is the latest major release of the GNU Compiler Collection, bringing experimental support for some parts of the upcoming C++2a standard. Additionally, GCC 8.1 improves profile driven optimizations and brings Go support up to version 1.10.1.

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NGINX Releases Open Source Web Server with Dynamic Configuration

by Matt Campbell Follow 0 Followers on  May 04, 2018

NGINX recently released version 1.0 of Unit, an open-source web and application server. The server supports remote and dynamic configuration and incurs no service interruptions for configuration changes. Unit 1.0 also supports multiple languages (Go, Perl, PHP, Python, and Ruby) running on the same instance, including multiple versions of the same language.

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New Report from The Linux Foundation Shows Demand High for DevOps Skills

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 30, 2018

The 2017 Open Source Jobs Report from the Linux Foundation and tech career hub, Dice, shows 60% demand for DevOps human resources among more than 2,000 IT open source professionals and IT hiring managers.  DevOps skills were found to be in the top three most sought after open source skills (57%) along with cloud/virtualisation (60%) and application platforms (59%).

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Apple Open Sources FoundationDB

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 29, 2018

Apple has open sourced its distributed database core, FoundationDB, which it acquired back in 2015 from the homonymous company. FoundationDB is designed to handle large volumes of data stored across clusters of commodity servers and to favor data consistency by supporting fully global, cross-row ACID transactions.

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Hyperledger Adds "Caliper" to Measure Blockchain Performance across Implementations

by Kent Weare Follow 9 Followers on  Apr 06, 2018

On March 19th, Hyperledger announced Caliper has been accepted by the Technical Steering Committee as a Hyperledger project. Hyperledger Caliper is a blockchain benchmark tool that allows projects to consistently track performance characteristics across different blockchain implementations.

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Google Open Sources Accessibility Test Framework for iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 04, 2018

Google GTXiLib, an accessibility test automation framework for iOS, is now open source under the Apache License. GTXiLib is written in Objective-C and integrate with Xcode unit testing facilities.

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Swift 4.1 Enhances Generics, Compiler Optimizations, and Package Manager

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 30, 2018 2

Swift 4.1 is now officially available, bringing new language features, build options, and a few enhancements to the Swift Package Manager and Foundation.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 699 Followers

Baidu Release Huge Dataset "ApolloScape" for Autonomous Vehicle Research

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 30, 2018

Baidu, the Chinese internet giant, has released ApolloScape, a massive data-set for autonomous vehicle simulation and research. ApolloScape is an order of magnitude more complex than similar open data-sets. It is part of Apollo, Baidu's vehicle simulation and hardware platform. With this release, Baidu strengthens its position in the automated driving sector.

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LG Release webOS Open Source Edition (OSE), an IoT-Friendly OS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 25, 2018

LG has released an open-sourced version of webOS, with the aim of expanding its usage for display products, mobile devices, and home appliances.

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GitHub Security Alerts Detected over Four Million Vulnerabilities

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 21, 2018

Launched last October, GitHub security alerts significantly reduced the time it takes for developers to remove vulnerabilities from their Ruby and JavaScript projects, says GitHub.

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Microsoft Embeds Artificial Intelligence Platform in Windows 10 Update

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 20, 2018

The next Windows 10 update opens the way for the integration of artificial intelligence functionalities within Windows applications. Developers will be able to integrate pre-trained deep-learning models converted to the ONNX framework in their Windows applications.

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GitHub Licensed Aims to Make it Easier to Comply with OSS Licenses

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 19, 2018

GitHub Licensed is an open-source tool that aims to simplify the chore of ensuring license soundness and documentation for all dependencies of a GitHub project.

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Rust 2018 Will Focus on Productivity, WebAssembly, Embedded, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 16, 2018

The Rust core team has announced the official roadmap for Rust in 2018, which brings productivity to the fore and targets four main domains: Web services, WebAssembly, CLI apps, and embedded devices.

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Facebook Releases Open Source "Detectron" Deep-Learning Library for Object Detection

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 13, 2018

Recent releases from Facebook and Google implement the most current deep-learning algorithms to take a crack at the challenging problem of machine object detection.

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