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InfoWorld Machine learning, and especially deep learning, have turned out to be incredibly useful in the right hands, as well as incredibly demanding of computer hardware. The boom in availability of high-end GPGPUs (general purpose graphics processing units), FPGAs (field-programmable gate arrays), and custom chips such as Google’s Tensor Processing…

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To track all of the most relevant companies in the Intelligent Assistance ecosystem, refer to the “Intelligent Assistance and Bot” landscape provided by VB Profiles and Opus Research. From being the plots of sci-fi thrillers to being seen as threats by the working populace, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has during the…

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Venerable Shogun was created in 1999 and written in C++, but can be used with Java, Python, C#, Ruby, R, Lua, Octave, and Matlab. The latest version, 6.0.0, adds native support for Microsoft Windows and the Scala language. Though popular and wide-ranging, Shogun has competition. Another C++-based machine learning library, Mlpack, has…

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Bossies 2017: The Best of Open Source Software Awards | InfoWorld InfoWorld celebrates the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, machine learning, data storage and analytics, and security IDG “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); Open source software isn’t what it used to be. The term used to conjure…

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CockroachDB is a cloud-native SQL database for building global, scalable cloud services that survive disasters. Built on a transactional and strongly consistent key-value store, CockroachDB scales horizontally, survives disk, machine, rack, and even datacenter failures with minimal latency disruption and no manual intervention, supports strongly consistent ACID transactions, and provides…

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Core ML is Apple’s framework for integrating trained machine learning models into an iOS or MacOS app. Core ML supports Apple’s Vision framework for image analysis, Foundation framework for natural language processing, and GameplayKit framework for evaluating learned decision trees. Currently, Core ML cannot train models itself, and the only…

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Roshan Kumar is senior product manager at Redis Labs. Real-time streaming data ingest is a common requirement for many big data use cases. In fields like IoT, e-commerce, security, communications, entertainment, finance, and retail, where so much depends on timely and accurate data-driven decision making, real-time data collection and analysis…

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