As AI jobs become more mainstream, there’s a big rush to define exactly what types of skills make a “AI Engineer.”

Here’s one take.

Apart from development experience, an AI engineer should have exposure to operations and support for AI applications. It is recommended that the person should be able to create CI/CD pipelines using Azure Boards, Azure Pipelines, Azure Repos, Azure Test Plans and Azure Artifacts on Microsoft Azure ore parallel DevOps platforms from other Cloud providers.

Microsoft is happy to announce the Generally Available (GA) release of PowerShell 7.0!

Joey Aiello and Sydney Smith, PowerShell PM’s, stop by to introduce the latest news and features in PowerShell 7.

PowerShell 7 is the latest major update to PowerShell, a cross-platform (Windows, Linux, and macOS) automation tool and configuration framework optimized for dealing with structured data (e.g. JSON, CSV, XML, etc.), REST APIs, and object models.We’re happy to announce the Generally Available (GA) release of PowerShell 7.0! Joey Aiello and Sydney Smith, PowerShell PM’s, stop by to introduce the latest news and features in PowerShell 7.

80% of ocean plastic comes from inland sources.

In this episode of CodeStories, learn about the Plastic Origins project, from Surfrider Foundation Europe, which tackles inland plastic pollution by monitoring microplastic and tracking the path of plastic waste as it travels to the ocean.

Episode index:

  • About Surfrider Foundation Europe
  • About AI School
  • Seine River, near Microsoft France office
  • How Plastic Origins is using AI and machine learning
  • Demo with Azure Machine Learning
  • How to get involved with the Plastic Origins project

Surfrider Foundation Europe would like to thank all the volunteers who contribute everyday to the success of the Plastic origins project. If you want to become one of them and join the project, write us at [email protected]

Links from this episode: 

In this video, get answers to questions like: Why should you care about the data model? What kind of relations are available? How do they influence performance? Why redundancy is (not) a bad thing? Don’t just tell your friends that you’re a professional who works with models, but be great in doing it.

If you’re a developer (or IT professional) who likes to use the command line and appreciates an organized, customized, fast workflow, then this video is for you!

  • Run PowerShell, Ubuntu (Linux), Azure CLI, Oh-my-Zsh, and Posh-Git command lines all in one terminal via multiple tabs.
  • Open each command line in separate split panes, all in the same terminal window using shortcut keys to jump between them.
  • Customize your font, background colors or images, shortcut keys, and default profiles.
  • Checkout some demos and see what’s good.

Kayla Cinnamon shows you how to get started. 

AI is everywhere – and now even included in Power BI Desktop.

No matter if you’re a business user, analyst, or data scientist – Power BI has AI capabilities tailored to you.

In this video, learn how to leverage the use of language R, integrate an Azure Machine Learning Service when loading data, and understand what kinds of insights Power BI is capable of delivering automatically. 

To learn more, visit: https://community.powerbi.com

Check out how Stora Enso makes RFID tags green

Enabling automated item level processes and bringing business and environmental benefits to the industries the RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) based solutions are getting their lost interest back step by step.

In retail for example apparel industry and retailers are implementing RFID and driving related development. Material and manufacturing point of view Stora Enso has introduced most sustainable tags to the market – providing scalability and performance.

This is Part 2 of a four-part series that breaks up a talk that Seth Juarez gave at the Toronto AI Meetup. (Watch Part 1)

Index:

  • [00:13] Optimization (I explain calculus!!!)
  • [04:40] Gradient descent
  • [06:26] Perceptron (or linear models – we learned what these are in part 1 but I expound a bit more)
  • [07:04] Neural Networks (as an extension to linear models)
  • [09:28] Brief Review of TensorFlow

Persistent Log Buffers, sometimes referred to as tail of log caching, uses persistent memory to persist the database log buffer, eliminating bottlenecks that may occur on busy systems waiting for the log buffer to flush to disk.

A process known as log hardening.

Learn more here.

  • [00:00] Intro
  • [00:45] Positioning persistent log buffer
  • [01:13] Persistent memory (PMEM) devices
  • [01:58] Usecase for and benefits of persistent log buffer
  • [02:31] Best practices for SQL Server with PMEM in Windows
  • [03:38] Best practices for SQL Server with PMEM in Linux
  • [04:01] What is persistent log buffer?
  • [04:43] What is forced delayed durability?
  • [05:30] Difference between persistent log buffer and forced delayed durability
  • [06:42] Demo: setting up persistent log buffer
  • [07:54] Wrap-up