April 2016 Blog Posts (5)

Attend OSCON for Free May 16-19 in Austin, TX



The O'Reilly Open Source Convention is just a few weeks away and we have free expo plus passes available. OSCON is the best place to sharpen your skills and discover important new trends, making you better at what you do and rekindling your love of all things digital. The Expo Plus pass includes access to the expo hall, all evening events, sponsored sessions and…

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Added by Michael Levin on April 25, 2016 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Articulating Design Decisions

Added by Michael Levin on April 18, 2016 at 2:03pm — No Comments

What's 18F?

Since 18F’s mission is to transform government, we’re constantly thinking about how to scale up our impact. How can our custom-developed work get more mileage in benefitting the federal government and beyond? One way is through reuse of our open source code.



We encourage you to adapt 18F open source projects for your work and personal purposes, whether you’re a fellow federal employee or outside government. We’ve put together a list of some 18F repositories that might be especially… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on April 12, 2016 at 11:53pm — No Comments

Apply to Speak at Strata + Hadoop World in New York

Apply to Speak at Strata + Hadoop World in New York

September 26-29, 2016

New York, NY



Do you have a story waiting to be heard? A big idea to share? A skill to teach? Strata + Hadoop World has become the gathering place for those who work with and consume data. It’s where the industry charts a course towards better decision-making and navigating our connected, always-on world. Strata + Hadoop World showcases the cutting-edge science that’s making organizations worldwide… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on April 11, 2016 at 9:42am — No Comments

Hay Caramba! CFP for JavaOne Latin America 2016 extended!

Folks, The CFP for JavaOne Latin America 2016 has been extended to April 18th. Please expect the web site to be updated shortly with this information. Would appreciate your help circulating this news with your developer peers.

https://www.oracle.com/br/en/javaone/call-for-proposals.html



Here's some info. The deadline is 4/18.





"Welcome to the Call for Papers for JavaOne Latin America,… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on April 7, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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QCon New York 2020 - Data Engineering, Predictive Architectures & ML, Microservices

The program committee for QCon New York 2020 is pleased to announce the 2020 conference tracks! Join us in New York and become a better engineer by improving your knowledge on Java, security, machine learning, next-generation microservices, DevEx & teams, and more.

By Diana Baciu

PyTorch 1.4 Release Introduces Java Bindings, Distributed Training

PyTorch, Facebook's open-source deep-learning framework, announced the release of version 1.4. This release, which will be the last version to support Python 2, includes improvements to distributed training and mobile inference and introduces support for Java.

By Anthony Alford

Article: Tutorial: Writing Microservices in Kotlin with Ktor—a Multiplatform Framework for Connected Systems

Ktor (pronounced Kay-tor) is a framework built from the ground up using Kotlin and coroutines. It is a great fit for applications that require HTTP and/or socket connectivity. These can be HTTP backends and RESTful systems, whether or not they’re architectured in a microservice approach.

By Hadi Hariri

Boosting Apache Spark with GPUs and the RAPIDS Library

At the 2019 Spark AI Summit Europe conference, NVIDIA software engineers Thomas Graves and Miguel Martinez hosted a session on Accelerating Apache Spark by Several Orders of Magnitude with GPUs and RAPIDS Library. InfoQ recently talked with Jim Scott, head of developer relations at NVIDIA, to learn more about accelerating Apache Spark with GPUs and the RAPIDS library.

By Carol McDonald

Equifax Hackers Charged With Crime

The United States has charges four members of the Chinese military with hacking Equifax. The attack on Struts2 Deserialization can be detected by a suite of tools.

By Erik Costlow

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