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Loop AI Labs Cognitive Computing Platform


The talk below by CTO Bart Peintner of Loop AI Labs was presented at the Deep Learning Summit in Boston on May 26, 2015 and coincides with the launch of the Loop Cognitive Computing Platform.

IBM’s Machine Learning Technology Accepted as Apache Open Source Project


IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that its machine learning technology –SystemML –has been accepted as a project by the Apache Incubator open source project. Originally developed by IBM Research, and now used in IBM’s BigInsights data analytics platform, SystemML is a machine learning algorithm translator.

Spark MLlib: Making Practical Machine Learning Easy and Scalable


In this talk, Xiangrui Meng of Databricks shares his experience in developing MLlib. The talk covers both higher-level APIs, ML pipelines, that make MLlib easy to use, as well as lower-level optimizations that make MLlib scale to massive data sets.

Book Review: Doing Math with Python


When one of my favorite independent tech book publishers, No Starch Press, notified me about their new title “Doing Math with Python,” I was energized to review what potentially could be a good new resource for budding data scientists.

Argyle Data Outlines Five Key 2016 Predictions for Native Hadoop Applications


Vikash Varma, President and CEO of Argyle Data, a leader in native Hadoop applications for threat analytics in mobile communications, has provided a perspective on the company’s momentum and industry outlook for 2016. Varma’s predictions for substantially accelerated growth are fueled by the growing need for data-driven applications and fraud analytics for the mobile communications industry that run natively on Hadoop.

Andrew Ng Talks Deep Learning at Bay Learn 2015


In this short presentation, Dr. Andrew Ng (world renowned deep learning luminary, Chief Scientist of Baidu; Chairman and Co-Founder of Coursera; Stanford CS faculty) talks about what’s going on with deep learning and how it is rapidly changing the problem domains that can be addressed with machine learning. In particular, Ng announces a deep learning […]

TensorFlow: Second Generation Deep Learning System


Jeff Dean of Google presented this talk at BayLearn 2015. “In this talk, I’ll highlight some of the lessons we have learned in using our first-generation distributed training system and discuss some of the design choices in our second-generation system. I’ll then discuss ways in which we have applied this work to a variety of problems in Google’s products, usually in close collaboration with other teams.”

Newest Release of SIOS iQ Machine Learning Analytics Solution Announced


SIOS Technology Corp., a leading provider of high availability and IT analytics software, announced the latest release of SIOS iQ machine learning analytics software, which has new features that deliver unparalleled accuracy and precision in performance root cause analysis for VMware environments.

Jetson TX1 Module Runs Deep Neural Networks for Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Navigation, While Drawing Little Power


NVIDIA unveiled a credit-card sized module that harnesses the power of machine learning to enable a new generation of smart, autonomous machines that can learn.

Numenta Anomaly Benchmark Evaluates Anomaly Detection Techniques for Real-time, Streaming Data


Numenta, Inc., a leader in machine intelligence, launched the Numenta Anomaly Benchmark (NAB), an open-source benchmark and tool designed to help data researchers evaluate the effectiveness of algorithms for anomaly detection in streaming, real-time applications.