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Video Highlights: JuliaHub – The Best Way to Run Large Scale Computing in the Cloud

JuliaHub helps you read, write, run and share Julia code and applications. JuliaHub is the quickest, easiest on-ramp to leverage Julia – the fastest, easiest, and most powerful scientific, mathematical, and statistical computation language yet.

Video Highlights: The Rise of DeBERTa for NLP Downstream Tasks

In episode seven of the NVIDIA Grandmaster Series, you’ll learn from four members of the Kaggle Grandmasters of NVIDIA (KGMON) team. Watch this video to learn how they used natural language processing to analyze argumentative writing elements from students and identified key phrases in patient notes from medical licensing exams.

Backprop Bonanza

Many new data scientists have voiced what they feel is the lack of a satisfying way to learn the concepts of back propagation/gradient computation in neural networks when taking undergrad level ML classes. So I thought I’d put together a number of useful learning resources to jump-start an understanding for this important process. The following list, curated from an informal Twitter poll, appears in no particular order.

Video Highlights: How to Optimize Deep Learning Models for Production

In the video presentation embedded below, our friends over at Neural Magic present a compelling workshop: How to Optimize Deep Learning Models for Production. After watching this video, you’ll be able to optimize your NLP and/or computer vision model, apply your own data with a few lines of code, and deploy it on commodity CPUs at GPU-level speeds.

Video Highlights: Data Theory in the World Seminar: How Data Drives Business Decisions

I was pleased to learn that my alma mater UCLA has taken a very innovative direction by creating a new Data Theory undergraduate major, a collaboration of the Mathematics and Statistics departments. The video presentation below is a recent panel discussion that explains the genesis of the new major “Data Theory in the World Seminar: How Data Drives Business Decisions.”

NVIDIA Networking Solutions – Unlock the full potential of your Data Center

[SPONSORED POST] NVIDIA® is the leader in accelerated networking solutions and a pioneer in new advancements such as the Data Processing Unit (DPU) which is why PNY is proud to become an NVIDIA networking product partner carrying and supporting NVIDIA’s entire Ethernet and InfiniBand end-to-end product suites. In this article, we highlight four PNY videos available on our YouTube channel that showcase the benefits of each NVIDIA networking product category.

Z by HP Releases Short Film Bringing Interactive Storytelling to the Data Science Community

On Friday, February 18th, NBCUniversal and Z by HP will debut the first branded short film to stream on Peacock entitled, Unlocked, an action-packed thriller that takes viewers on an exciting adventure with data science at its core. Inspired by and created for data scientists, viewers will be taken on an interactive journey that unlocks an ancient mystery that can change the world.

Video Highlights: MLDataR – a Data Package for Supervised Machine Learning in R

The video presentation below is courtesy of Gary Hutson, regarding a new R package he launched recently on CRAN to provide example ML data sets for supervised machine learning problems. The data sets have examples in healthcare, but he plans to widen to include other types of data.

Video Highlights: Expert.ai – Executive Interview

In this interview, expert.ai’s CEO Walt Mayo gives an update on the company’s recent FY20 results. He discusses the technology that is being developed as part of the company’s Path to Lead five-year strategy and outlines how the company expects to commercialise it. He discusses the wider natural language understanding/processing (NLU/NLP) market, highlighting recent M&A activity. Finally, he outlines the key milestones the company is targeting over the next 12 months.

Video Highlights: Time Series Analysis with Pandas

The topic “Time Series Analysis with Pandas” was presented by Joshua Malina, former Data Scientist at American Express, held at the 2019 Data Science Salon event in Miami. In his talk, Joshua explains how American Express utilizes Pandas for the analysis and manipulation of big amounts of time series data in an easy, flexible and powerful way.