Notes from Microsoft Machine Learning and Data Science Summit - Day 2

Microsoft Machine Learning and Data Science Summit promised to connect Big Data engineers, Data Scientists, Machine Learning practitioners and managers to share best practices, to Dive deep & learn, and to facilitate Think big & execute fast ideas. In my experience, the summit met majority of its goals and it was a great start. Microsoft has graciously made majority...

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Notes from Microsoft Machine Learning and Data Science Summit - Day 1

Microsoft Machine Learning & Data Science Summit is taking place in conjunction with Microsoft Ignite at Georgia World Congress Center. Today, day 1 started with keynote by Dr. Joseph Sirosh who identified three axes of innovation along with various customer case studies. Thought leaders and Microsoft engineers discuss the latest Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence,...

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Microsoft Machine Learning and Data Science Summit

Microsoft Machine Learning & Data Science Summit is taking place in conjunction with Microsoft Ignite at Georgia World Congress Center on September 26 – 27, 2016 in Atlanta where thought leaders and Microsoft engineers will discuss the latest Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Open Source techniques and technologies. I am exited to attend the summit due...

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R tidyverse, dplyr and ggplot2 at Tampa Bay Data Science Group

At Tampa Bay Data Science Group, this month Dr. Thomas Keller presented on intro to the R tidyverse: dplyr,ggplot2, and some Twitter conference data visualization. Two other good dplyr/ggplot resources is this blog post (https://rollingyours.wordpress.com/2016/07/19/dplyr-and-zika-epilogue/ ) and this recent JSM talk by Jim Horton (https://github.com/Amherst-Statistics/JSM2016-thinkwithR/blob/master/jsm2016-horton.pdf ) Here are links to the slides ( http://thomas-keller.github.io/talks/intro_ggplot_twitter_conf_20160808.pdf ) , R...

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Keeping up with 2016 Trends in Cybersecurity, and Data Breach Investigations Report

As an industry we have all learned that the landscape of information security evolves rapidly. From attack vectors to the KPI/statistics which really matter for security professionals and leaders change and requires a consistent refresh. I usually refer to Trends in Cybersecurity and Verizon'€™s Data Breach Investigations Report to keep up with a consolidated overview of such findings. Microsoft's Trends...

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Irvine Dev Meetup - From Story to Document: Modeling Common Business Problems with MongoDB

Nuri Halperin, pluralsight author and speaker recently spoke to Irvine Programming Meetup, one of the groups I organize with Matthew Mousseau on the topic of From Story to Document: Modeling Common Business Problems with MongoDB. Following is the recording from his talk. . Abstract: When designing a solution leveraging MongoDB, the entities and business requirements need to be evaluated...

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Apache Spark on Azure HDInsight - My Talk @ Tampa Bay Data Science Group

Last week Microsoft has announced that Apache Spark on Azure HDInsight (Microsoft’s managed Hadoop and Spark cloud service) is now generally available. I spoke to Tampa Bay Data Science Group last night regarding Apache Spark on Azure HDInsight and the associated offerings. Spark for Azure HDInsight offers customers an enterprise-ready Spark solution that’s fully managed, secured, and highly available...

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