Day: July 19, 2019

Philosophy Fridays

The Philosophy of Stoicism

It’s been a while since my last “Philosophy Friday” post. Rather than despair, I figured it would be a good time to take a closer look at stoicism.

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Blockchain Future

The Next Age of Open Innovation

Alison McCauley gives a very thought provoking presentation at OSCON. Can blockchain really be this good for humanity? In a world of increasingly complex challenges, the accelerated innovation of open source development is more urgent than ever. But nobody knows if it’s enough. Join Alison McCauley to learn how blockchain technology offers new tools that […]

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Data Science Developer

Maintainable Code in Data Science

In this PyData London talk,  Kevin Lemagnen covers something that I’ve long wondered about: the maintainability of code created in data science projects. Notebooks are great, they allow to explore your data and prototype models quickly. But they make it hard to follow good software practices. In this tutorial, we will go through a case […]

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Data Science Machine Learning

Random Forest for Beginners

Stemplicity has a great introductory video on random forests.

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Azure Data

Data Migration Life-Cycle

Gain a better understanding of the cloud migration journey and learn how to leverage Data migration tools and Azure Database Migration Service for successful database migrations to Azure Data.

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Azure Kubernetes

Preview of Availability Zones for your Kubernetes cluster in Azure

Justin Luk joins Scott Hanselman to discuss AKS preview features and enabling new functionality like Virtual Machine Scale Set node pools and Availability Zones. Availability Zones (AZ) is a high availability offering from Azure that protects applications and data from datacenter failures. By using AZ with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), you will get higher reliability […]

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Economics of AI

Amazon to Retrain Its Employees. Why That’s Big Deal.

Recently, Amazon announced that it will spend $700 Million (USD) to retrain its employees. Why are they doing this? Simple: automation. They know that a displaced workforce would be bad political mojo at a time when the giant is facing increasing calls for regulation, even potential anti-trust action.Anti-trust laws in the US were made largely […]

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AI Machine Learning

Machine Learning App that could Save Your Life

Jabrils developed an app for the 2019 Call for Code global challenge.  You can also submit yours by 7/29 for a chance to win $200,000 USD.

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