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Five tech jobs that AI and automation will make radically more efficient

Technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence are already impacting many industries. Here are five jobs that will get the biggest …

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s custom TPU machine learning accelerators are now available in beta

Google’s Tensor Processing Units (TPUs), the company’s custom chips for running machine learning workloads written for its TensorFlow framework, are now available to developers.<p>The promise of these Google-designed chips is that they can run specific machine learning workflows significantly faster …

Machine Learning

Hands-on: Creating Neural Networks using Chainer

This tutorial is a practical guide which helps you to create Neural Networks in Chainer. The focus is not on the architecture of the networks (more …

Deep Learning

Neural network AI is simple. So… Stop pretending you are a genius

This post may come off as a rant, but that’s not so much its intent, as it is to point out why we went from having very few AI experts, to having so …

Deep Learning

Julia vs R vs Python: simple optimization

In this post, I will try to compare and contrast Julia, R, and Python via a simple maximum likelihood optimization problem whose motivation comes …

Python Programming

“Beautiful[AI]” Uses Artificial Intelligence To Create Your Presentations

It’s pretty wild – it appears that using Artificial Intelligence to help people create their presentations could a next Big Thing.<p>Yesterday, a new …

Artificial Intelligence

What’s A Blockchain? Explaining The Technology Behind Bitcoin

The tech industry is loaded with buzzwords. This app disrupts <i>this</i>, this program gamifies <i>that</i>. So when you hear about the “blockchain” you might assume that it’s similar jargon. Another hot term which no one really understands. But though the latter part of that sentence might be true, the word …

Blockchain

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

Machine Learning

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

Microsoft’s Azure Event Grid hits general availability

With Event Grid, Microsoft introduced a new Azure service last year that it hopes will become the glue that holds together modern event-driven and distributed applications. Starting today, Event Grid is generally available, with all the SLAs and other premises this entails.<p>Using Event Grid, …

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft’s Azure Event Grid, a management layer for serverless computing, now generally available

A key part of Microsoft’s strategy for serverless computing is ready for prime time.<p>Azure Event Grid, first announced last August, is now generally …

Cloud Computing

Apache Kibble is now a Top-Level Project

The Apache Software Foundation has announced that Apache Kibble is now a Top-Level Project. Apache Kibble is a reporting platform that collects, …

Big Data

Heptio launches its Kubernetes ‘un-distribution’

Heptio holds a special place in the Kubernetes startup ecosystem. Its co-founders, Craig McLuckie and Joe Beda, are, after all, also two of the co-founders of the Kubernetes project (together with Brendan Burns), which launched inside of Google. Heptio also raised $8.5 million when it launched in …

Kubernetes

This in-demand AI genius just got $175 million from Silicon Valley’s biggest investors

Andrew Ng may not be a household name like other tech entrepreneurs, but he's very in-demand among techies both in Silicon Valley and in China.<p>Ng is one of the top experts in machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies in the world — he's taught at Stanford, worked at Google, and most …

Artificial Intelligence

AWS Innovate Special Edition - Machine Learning

Duration: 30 mins<p><b>How Machine Learning is delivering Business Outcome</b><p>30 mins<p>Choosing the best AI technologies for your use case -- Application …

Machine Learning

4 AI Stocks That You Need to Be Watching Now

These companies are making better use of smarter machines, and have the patent applications to prove it.<p>Artificial-intelligence stocks can feel like …

Investing

Create a Chef Automate Server - AWS OpsWorks

Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the AWS OpsWorks console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/opsworks/.<p>On the AWS OpsWorks Stacks home …

Cloud Computing

R or Python? Python or R? The ongoing debate.

(This article was first published on <b>R – TomazTsql</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>On every SQL community event, where there could be a cluster …

Data Science

Amazon Kinesis Case Study - Yieldmo

Yieldmo needed to capture user behavior, in real time, for billions of ad impressions. It uses Amazon Kinesis to capture, process, and deliver …

Cloud Computing

Configuring AWS S3 Storage Gateway on VMware ESXi for Uploading Files to S3 via Local NFS Mount

AWS provides a VM image that can be run locally to provide a local NFS mount that transparently transfers files copied to the mount to an S3 …

Linux

Before you build your startup on Ethereum, consider the options

Before you build your blockchain startup atop Ethereum, which is what most people in cryptoworld do, take a step back and survey the field. With a little comparison shopping and a lot of hustle, you can secure a blockbuster deal with one of Ethereum’s rising challengers.<p>Blockchain platforms like …

Blockchain

How retailers can use geospatial data to predict consumer behavior

<i>By Jay Wardle – president, Dstillery</i><p>It’s 5 p.m. on a Saturday. A shopper enters a Nike store in Philadelphia. At 5:35 p.m., she leaves carrying a new …

10 Audio Processing Tasks to get you started with Deep Learning Applications (with Case Studies)

Introduction<p>Imagine a world where machines understand what you want and how you are feeling when you call at a customer care – if you are unhappy …

Machine Learning

Bitcoin and Ethereum Have a Hidden Power Structure, and It’s Just Been Revealed - MIT Technology Review

In cryptocurrency circles, calling something “centralized” is an insult. The epithet stems from Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s revelation: a …

[P] Python package for analyzing trained Tensorflow model through Grad-CAM and Influence score

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TensorFlow

A Crash Course in Data Science

• <b>Video:</b> About Your Instructors• <b><br>Reading:</b> Specialization Textbook• <b><br>Reading:</b> Grading• <b><br>Reading:</b> Pre-Course Survey• <b><br>Video:</b> What is Data Science?• <b><br>Reading:</b> …

pandas-profiling

Generates profile reports from a pandas DataFrame. The pandas df.describe() function is great but a little basic for serious exploratory data …

How machine learning engineers can detect and debug algorithmic bias

Ben Lorica, O'Reilly's chief data scientist, has posted slides and notes from his talk at last December's Strata Data Conference in Singapore, "We …

Does Apache Kafka Store the messages internally in HDFS or Some other File system

We have a project requirement of testing the data at Kafka Layer. So JSON files are moving into hadoop area and kafka is reading the live data in …

AWS Glue Now Supports Scala in Addition to Python

You can run these scripts interactively using Glue’s development endpoints or create jobs that can be scheduled. To get started, please refer to our …