Day: January 22, 2020

Google Makes NLP Model ALBERT Open Source
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Google Makes NLP Model ALBERT Open Source

In my Data Point earlier today, I mentioned how Google open sourced ALBERT yesterday. ALBERT is an NLP model based on its revolutionary BERT model the company released last year. ALBERT has been released as an open source implementation on top of TensorFlow It reduces model sizes in two ways- by sharing parameters across the […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

A First Look at Cruise’s First Fully Driverless Car

Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, revealed its first vehicle to operate without a human driver, the Cruise Origin. The vehicle, which lacks a steering wheel and pedals, is designed to be more spacious and passenger-friendly than typical self-driving cars. Cruise says the electric vehicle will be deployed as part of a ride-hailing service, […]

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Natural Language Processing

Rise of the Chatbots (Again?)

In this Data Point, Frank points out that chatbots are in demand again. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv.

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Azure Containers

What is a Container Registry and Azure Container Service

Container registries are repositories for storing container images, but who should use them? Which one should we choose and why are they important for cloud native applications? Steve Lasker sits with us in Building 99 today and talks about registries and more specifically Azure Container Registry and the practices around using them for your applications.

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Thoughts on Amazon’s Brick and Mortar Bookstore

In this Data Point, Frank shares his first impressions of Amazon’s brick and mortar store in Bethesda, MD and why the future of retail is data driven. Also, here is the first book for the Data Driven Book Club: Data Loom by Stephen Few. Use the following affiliate link to help support the show! https://amzn.to/2TL0SMx

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