Day: June 2, 2019

Data Science Python

Data Science Best Practices with pandas

Data School has a great video on the pandas library. In it, you’ll use pandas to answer questions about a real-world dataset. Through each exercise, you’ll learn important data science skills as well as “best practices” for using pandas. By the end of the tutorial, you’ll be more fluent at using pandas to correctly and […]

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AI Computer Vision Facial Recognition

Is AI Watching You?

Here’s a thought provoking video I whipped up about the rise of computer vision in surveillance systems.

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Azure IoT

Parkinson’s Patient – Before and After Sensoria Smart Sock

Sensoria, is an Azure IoT partner whose vision is The Garment is The Computer®. Sensoria’s proprietary sensor infused smart garments, Sensoria® Core microelectronics and cloud system enable smart garments to convert data into actionable information for users in real-time. Davide Vigano shares the vision and the product on the IoT Show and how they partner […]

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Quantum Computing

Quantum Computers Take Another Huge Leap Forward

Joe Scott has a great video explaining quantum computing and some of the recent advancements in the field.

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Microsoft is making Cortana Better at Having Conversations

At the recent Build conference, Microsoft revealed its focus at making  Cortana better at conversational interactions for workers who are organizing their days.  Demos at the annual conference showed off some examples of how Cortana will be able to respond to conversations and organize meetings and reminders proactively. Cortana can already do a lot of […]

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Developer Microsoft

Visual Studio Productivity Tips

In this episode, Robert is joined by Kendra Havens. Every version of Visual Studio introduces new productivity features. If you want to see some of the ones introduced in Visual Studio 2019, check out Kendra’s video here. But what about the ones that have been in Visual Studio for a while that you may have […]

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Azure CosmosDB

Partitioning in Azure Cosmos DB

One of the keys (pun intended) of achieving optimal performance out of CosmosDB is partitioning properly.  In partitioning, the items in a container are divided into distinct subsets called logical partitions. Azure Cosmos DB transparently and automatically manages the placement of logical partitions on physical partitions to efficiently satisfy the scalability and performance needs of […]

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Microsoft Python

5 Things about Visual Studio Code Languages, Extension Sharing, and Live Share

JavaScript users love Visual Studio Code, but Go and Rust developers also love VS Code. Amanda Silver shares how you can pair program with Live Share, how Python, Go, and Rust are used in VS Code, information about one of Code’s creators Erich Gamma, and how you can list and share your extensions.

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AI Research

Should AI Research Try to Model the Human Brain?

Two Minute Papers ponders on whether or not AI researchers should model the human brain?

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AI Generative AI

A Short Film Written Entirely by AI

It may not win any awards or headline a film festival, but you have to admit it’s good at creating surrealist cinema. ?

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