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DarwinAI Generative Synthesis Platform and Intel Optimizations for TensorFlow Accelerate Neural Networks

DarwinAI, a Waterloo, Canada startup creating next-generation technologies for Artificial Intelligence development, announced that the company’s Generative Synthesis platform – when used with Intel technology and optimizations – generated neural networks with a 16.3X improvement in image classification inference performance. Intel shared the optimization results in a recently published solution brief.

New Stack Overflow Study of Developer Attitudes, Salaries and Demographics

Stack Overflow, the online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge and build their careers, today released the Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey results . With more than 100,000 responses from coders in 184 countries and dependent territories, it is the most extensive survey of the programmer workforce to date.

The Difference Between Data Science and Data Analytics

In this contributed article, tech writer Rick Delgado, examines the differences between the terms: data science and data analytics, where people working in the tech field or other related industries probably hear these terms all the time, often interchangeably. Although they may sound similar, the terms are often quite different and have differing implications for business.

Ask a Data Scientist: Unsupervised Learning

Welcome back to the “Ask a Data Scientist” article series. This week’s question is from a reader who asks for an overview of unsupervised machine learning.

Beyond Volume, Variety and Velocity is the Issue of Big Data Veracity

Inderpal Bhandar, Chief Data Officer at Express Scripts noted in his key note presentation at the Big Data Innovation Summit in Boston that IT, business and data scientist need to be also concerned with big data veracity.