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R Consortium Funds Technical Initiatives, Events and Training to Support R Users

By   /  March 24, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “The R Consortium, an open source foundation to support the R user community and a Linux Foundation project, today is announcing funding for seven community projects and the formation of two technical working groups. These milestones advance the R Consortium’s mission to support […]

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Open Source Analytics Penetrating Deeper into the Internet of Things

By   /  March 16, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

James Kobielus

Click here to learn more about James Kobielus. The Internet of Things (IoT) is evolving into globe-spanning utility that incorporates open-source componentry down to its lowest level. The open-sourcing of IoT is a well-established trend, as amply attested by this and other sites. There is a dizzying range of open-source IoT industry initiatives. However, I […]

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Apache Spark Continues to Gain Popularity

By   /  February 9, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Brian Taylor reports in TechRepublic, “Apache Spark continues to attract attention in the big data world, where it’s expected to help drive the next wave of innovation. A survey on Hadoop from big data company Syncsort showed that 70% of survey participants are most interested in Spark, higher even than MapReduce, the […]

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Open Source Data Tools are the New Normal

By   /  January 25, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Katherine Noyes recently wrote in PC World, “It’s no secret that Hadoop and Apache Spark are the hottest technologies in big data, but what’s less often remarked upon is that they’re both open source. Mike Tuchen, a former Microsoft executive who is now CEO of big-data vendor Talend, thinks that’s no coincidence. […]

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Google, Talend, and Partners Propose Dataflow as an Apache Incubator Project

By   /  January 22, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Laurent Bride recently wrote in the Talend blog, “There are many Data Processing Engines/Frameworks out there, some are fully open source like Apache Spark, Apache Flink, Apache Apex while others are packaged and available as a service such as Google Dataflow. Most Apache open source projects combine streaming and batch data processing, […]

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Facebook and Nvidia’s Artificial Intelligence Hardware to be Open Source

By   /  December 28, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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In a recent post by Facebook’s engineering team, it has been announced that the company will provide the code for its Big Sur Artificial Intelligence collaboration with NVidia as open source. As quoted from the post, “We plan to open-source Big Sur and will submit the design materials to the Open Compute Project (OCP). Facebook […]

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Is This the Beginning of a Deep Learning Revolution?

By   /  December 22, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Steven Max Patersson recently wrote in Ars Technica, “A few days ago, Facebook open-sourced its artificial intelligence (AI) hardware computing design… Open-sourcing Facebook’s AI hardware means that deep learning has graduated from the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) lab into Facebook’s mainstream production systems intended to run apps created by its product […]

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What Does the Future of Apache Spark Look Like?

By   /  December 16, 2015  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence Blogs, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Jonathan Buckley

Learn more about Jonathan Buckley. Businesses have been buzzing about what Apache Spark could bring to their respective industries. Perhaps this shouldn’t be a total surprise considering the open source nature of Spark, the most popular of all Apache open source projects. Open source makes it a tool that is constantly being updated and improved […]

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Facebook Introduces Big Sur, a Powerful New AI Server

By   /  December 14, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Stacey Higginbotham recently wrote in Fortune, “Facebook wants to speed up research into artificial intelligence for everyone by making the plans for a massively powered box available to any company that wants to hasten up its efforts to build better facial or voice recognition. The box is called Big Sur, and is […]

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Google Open-Sources Machine Learning Library, TensorFlow

By   /  November 10, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Thomas Claburn reports in InformationWeek, “Google may be focused on machine learning, but its researchers understand that human learning is a prerequisite for smarter machines. To help people inside and outside the company learn how to teach machines more efficiently, Google on Monday released its latest machine learning library, TensorFlow, under the open […]

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