April 2015 Blog Posts (2)

JavaOne

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Perhaps this is old news for you, but JavaOne San Francisco registration is live. Various saving options are available leading up to the conference, and to take advantage of the current US$600 in savings registration needs to be completed by May 31st, 2015 (11:59pm PT).



I encourage you to read through the registration options by visiting the JavaOne registration site:…

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Added by Michael Levin on April 24, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

An Inside Look at the Components of a Recommendation Engine

Recommendation engines help narrow your choices to those that best meet your particular needs.  In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at how all the different components of a recommendation engine work together. We’re going to use collaborative filtering on movie ratings data to recommend movies. The key components are a collaborative filtering algorithm in Apache Mahout to build and train a machine learning model,…

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Added by Carol McDonald on April 13, 2015 at 9:14am — 1 Comment

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Deno 1.10 Released with Shared Wasm Memory and Web Storage Support

The Deno team recently released Deno 1.10 with shared WASM memory support, an implementation of Web Storage API, remote import maps, improvements to the built-in test runner, and more.

By Bruno Couriol

NVIDIA Announces AI Training Dataset Generator DatasetGAN

Researchers at NVIDIA have created DatasetGAN, a system for generating synthetic images with annotations to create datasets for training AI vision models. DatasetGAN can be trained with as few as 16 human-annotated images and performs as well as fully-supervised systems requiring 100x more annotated images.

By Anthony Alford

Article: The Future of Windows (and other Platforms) Development

Microsoft is looking to address the fragmentation in the Windows developer ecosystem through Windows UI and Project Reunion. In this article, we’ll see how different groups of Windows developers will be able to adopt Project Reunion. We’ll also look at how Project Reunion, coupled with the Uno Platform, can be used to extend a Windows application across iOS, macOS, Android, Web, and even Linux.

By Nick Randolph

IBM Introduces Watson Orchestrate for Task Automation

At the recent Think conference, IBM introduces an AI-powered automation tool called Watson Orchestrate. It is currently in preview in IBM Cloud Paks for Automation and expected to be generally available later in 2021 as a SaaS offering.

By Steef-Jan Wiggers

Article: Applying the “Whole Product Model” to the “Technology Adoption Life Cycle”

In order to develop products customer love, product managers need to truly understand how their “whole product” delivers value and when to address which customer segment. Two models that are very powerful when applied together, and that a product manager can use to develop extraordinary products are The Whole Product Model and The Technology Adoption Life Cycle.

By Sebastian Straube

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