Day: August 12, 2020

Livestream Quantum Computing

Talking Quantum Computing with Rupesh

In a recent Instagram Live, I spoke with Rupesh Maplani about quantum computing and that means for AI research. Watch now on IGTV.

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Quantum Computing Science

Explaining One of the Most Common Misunderstandings About Quantum Mechanics

Sabine Hossenfelder explains one of the most common misunderstandings about quantum mechanics — that quantum mechanics is about making things discrete or quantifiable. This must be one of the most common misunderstandings about quantum mechanics, But is an understandable misunderstanding because the word “quantum” suggests that quantum mechanics is about small amounts of something. Indeed, […]

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Azure DevOps

Azure With Terraform: Provider 2.0 Update

Hashicorp’s Terraform Provider for Azure has been released! Check out the new features and where Hashi has improved usability of Terraform. Learn More: April’s blog on the Updates Hashi’s Announcement of the Update Terraform Landing Zones Azure DevOps Docs Write Cool Code GitHub Actions Create a Free Azure DevOps Account

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Big Data Spark

The Apache Spark File Format Ecosystem

It’s all too easy to overlook the importance of storage and IO in the performance and optimization of Spark jobs. However, the choice of file format has drastic implications to everything from the ongoing stability to compute cost of compute jobs. These file formats also employ a number of optimization techniques to minimize data exchange, […]

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AI Mathematics Research

AI Can Now Prove Mathematical Theorems

Here’s an interesting innovation coming out of Google in regards to AI and mathematics. I wonder how much AI will accelerate our understanding of math.

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Azure SQL Server

Learning How to Transition Your SQL Server Skills to Azure SQL

Are you interested in learning how to translate your existing SQL Server expertise to Azure SQL? In this episode, Bob Ward, Anna Hoffman, and Marisa Brasile announce all-new content on YouTube, Github, and Microsoft Learn to help you become an Azure SQL professional. To support you as you learn, you can join Bob & Anna […]

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AI Future Quantum Computing

The Future of AI: 12 possible breakthroughs in the next 5-10 years

David Wood explains 12 ways in which the AI of 5-10 years time could be very different from today. A copy of the slides is available on Slideshare,

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Role of Data analytics in Company’s culture

The Role of Data Analytics in a Company’s Culture

We can all agree that data analytics is critical to any company’s success, but what does it mean to have a data driven culture? Here’s an interesting article on that topic. The importance of data analytics in company’s culture lies in the fact that it has become a core part of any business in today’s […]

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