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Using Machine Learning to Tell You What You Are Thinking, Ted Willke, Intel Labs

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Ted Willke’s work at Intel Labs has seen him use well known toolsets to bring order to the chaos of big data, guiding his teams through massive updates to graph based machine learning and data mining software to allow Data Scientists to extract the best possible value from data sets. This must have been as good a preparation as any ...

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The People Driving Large Scale Machine Learning with Apache Spark

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The popular benchmark banded around about Apache Spark‘s machine learning library MLlib is that it is ten times faster than Hadoop based Apache Mahout as an environment for building scalable machine learning applications and a hundred times faster than Hadoop MapReduce. It’s scalabilty is also proven in production to over 8,000 nodes with the ability to cache datasets in memory ...

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Developers Guide to Containers from Docker to Borg and Kubernetes, Mandy Waite, Google

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How do you explain the popularity of Docker? By comparing it to Fernando Alonso of course. Mandy Waite has become a popular torch bearer on the cloud circuit as Developer Advocate at Google and recently featured at Codemotion in Rome talking about Containers for Developers from Docker to Google’s own Kubernetes. Waite weaves her work at Google with an industrious ...

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Container Influencers Gather at Container Camp

Gathering of Container Influencers at Container Camp

As the world of software development continues to roll around in the flexibility and portability that has been enabled by Docker with containers, the community’s most recognised people gathered at Container Camp last week for a day of talks on software virtualisation. In real terms Docker has provided software developers with a tool that allows production environment set up to ...

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SF Machine Learning to Look at Google Research Tool in Production

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The furious rise of Japanese news app SmartNews, which has become the country’s most downloaded news app, is starting to see it’s popularity quickly cross the Pacific into the smartphones of Americans. SmartNews delivers an extremely clean and responsive user experience with curated news items from around the web delivered at a time of the day chosen by the reader. Big ...

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The Monolithic to Microservices Conundrum Roundup

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One of the sessions on microservices which has been doing the rounds the last week was a talk by ThoughtWorks CTO Rebecca Parsons at QCon in London. The overall message behind Parsons’ talk was that whilst adopting microservices has become extremely popular, it needs to be approached with caution. The talk explores the relationship between evolutionary architecture and continuous delivery and ...

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Amazon Turns up to The Machine Learning Camp Fire with Huge Bellows

Amazon Turns up to The Machine Learning Camp Fire with Huge Bellows

To date, most serious machine learning tools and efforts have been assembled around internal bespoke systems which have to make sense of insane amounts of unstructured data. Now Amazon has unleashed Amazon Machine Learning, leveraging it vast resources which will integrate with it’s present suite of products and console. Amazon is creating value once again by delivering a product which takes ...

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Docker for Node.js and Puppet’s Chocolatey, DevOps News Digest

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InformationWeek reported this week that the next release of Windows Server will feature Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers that run with Docker functionality and that further details on the release will be specified at the annual Build Developers Conference in San Francisco later in April. As Developers have been washed away by the Docker phenomenon, Microsoft has also donated ...

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The Week in Machine Learning – 11th April 2015

The Week in Machine Learning – 11th April 2015

Jeff Heaton’s Kickstarter campaign to write the third book in his series on Artificial Intelligence for Humans came to the end of it’s funding period last week, having raised a lot more than the $2,500 target. Volume 3 presents Deep Belief and Neural Networks – follow Jeff on Twitter to keep up to date on progress, support Jeff in his ...

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