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Machine learning comes to your browser via JavaScript

A new JavaScript library runs Google's TensorFlow right in the browser with GPU acceleration—a novel way to bring machine learning to the masses

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Data is eating the software that is eating the world

The data-driven machine learning algorithms that power AI will not only upend programming, but lower the barriers to AI itself

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Apache Spark 2.2 gets streaming, R language boosts

The latest additions to Apache's all-in-one in-memory processing framework simplify stream processing and flesh out support for the R language

What is deep learning really?

Easier, faster: The next steps for deep learning

Rapidly advancing software frameworks, dedicated silicon, Spark integrations, and higher level APIs aim to put deep learning within reach

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Data in, intelligence out: Machine learning pipelines demystified

Data plus algorithms equals machine learning, but how does that all unfold? Let’s lift the lid on the way those pieces fit together, beginning to end

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Aggregating with Apache Spark

Get an overview of threadless, multithreaded, and distributed aggregation using the Streams API, Java threads, and MapReduce, then see for yourself what Spark's cluster computing engine brings to the equation

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MIT-Stanford project uses LLVM to break big data bottlenecks

Written in Rust, Weld can provide orders-of-magnitude speedups to Spark and TensorFlow

What is deep learning really?

What deep learning really means

GPUs in the cloud put the predictive power of deep neural networks within reach of every developer

InfoWorld Technology of the Year 2017

InfoWorld's 2017 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the year's best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services

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10 new AWS cloud services you never expected

From data scooping to facial recognition, Amazon’s latest additions give devs new, wide-ranging powers in the cloud

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Want to be a software developer? Time to learn AI and data science

Data science skills will become more important for coding as software is 'trained' via AI

Predictions for the Future of Programming

11 predictions for the future of programming

Our coding crystal ball offers clues about the kinds of turns your programming career will take in the years ahead

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IBM: Next 5 years AI, IoT and nanotech will literally change the way we see the world

IBM offers its annual, eye-opening predictions for how technology will transform everyday life in the next five years

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Q&A: Hortonworks CTO unfolds the big data road map

Hortonworks' Scott Gnau talks about Apache Spark vs. Hadoop and data in motion

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AI tools came out of the lab in 2016

AIs may not have feelings, but they're well on the way to analyzing ours -- and to understanding a whole lot more about our world.

Despite risk, 1,000 in tech pledge not to help Trump's data efforts

Participating in the pledge means agreeing not to help the government create a database that can be used to target people based on race or religion or "facilitate mass deportations."

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Dear engineers: Please build friendly robots

Anyone who has read science fiction can tell you that killer robots are a problem. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) wants to do something about it.

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Get started with Azure Machine Learning

Jump into Microsoft’s drag-and-drop machine learning studio with this hands-on tutorial

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