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Baidu's deep learning framework adopts Kubernetes

PaddlePaddle, Baidu's open source framework for deep learning, is now compatible with the Kubernetes cluster management system to allow large models …

Machine Learning

The One Email Every Founder Should Know How To Write To Investors

You have to keep your investors in the loop, even when you aren’t fundraising. Here’s how.<p>So you raised your first round of funding. Good for you! Seriously, it takes a tremendous amount of work to close a round, so you should feel great about that. But regardless of the size of your round or the …

A Brand's Guide to Empathy: Marketing's Latest Buzzword

Empathy is picking up steam as the official marketing buzzword of 2017. The election fueled it, the inauguration sealed it, and the Super Bowl was …

UI component explorers — your new favorite tool – Chroma

UI component explorers — your new favorite tool<p>Building complex UIs one component at a time<p>UI components make you think reusable, predictable, and …

Distributed Systems

My Career in Silicon Valley Taught Me the Futility of 80-Hour Work Weeks

The much-maligned 40-hour work week is actually a pretty good way to work for the long term.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let me say up front that from experience, if I had to choose, I believe a 30-hour work week is more effective than a long work week. I’ve lived …

‘You have to manage up’: Confessions of a former agency exec on corporate politics

Agency culture is known to be politically driven, which is covered by perks like nice offices, unlimited vacation days and casual dress codes. That …

The demand for AI is helping Nvidia and AMD leapfrog Intel

The future is machine learning, and no machine learns as well as a graphics card<p>Intel is the king of a shrinking kingdom. Almost every traditional desktop or laptop PC runs on the Santa Clara company’s processors, but that tradition is fast being eroded by more mobile, ARM-powered alternatives. …

Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

Santa left a new Kindle, iPad, Kindle Fire or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we'll do ours. We'll tell you how to fill those …