AI and Machine Learning @ Microsoft Build 2017

Microsoft Build 2017, the premier software developers event is in the books now. There has been a significant number of announcements and releases across the wide array of new software and services but I will cover the area of Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning, specifically around Microsoft Cognitive Services in this post. Democratization of Artificial...

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Stanford Artificial Intelligence Event (2017 Plenary Session) @ SAIL

Live stream for the Stanford AI event (2017 Plenary Session)  scheduled from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm PST Agenda: 8:00AM - 8:30AM Registration & Breakfast 8:30AM - 9:00AM Welcome Presented by Department and Plenary Session Chairs Mendel Rosenblum,Stanford Alex Aiken,Stanford Abbas El Gamal,Stanford Fei-Fei Li, Stanford 9:00AM - 9:20AM Seeing is Understanding, Fei-Fei Li,Stanford 9:20AM...

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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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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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A Workable Definition of Data Science

John Foreman in, Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight works towards a A Workable Definition of Data Science, which is definitely an excellent read. To an extent, data science is synonymous with or related to terms like business analytics, operations research, business intelligence, competitive intelligence, data analysis and modeling, and knowledge extraction (also called knowledge...

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