IBM’s Elyra AI Toolkit

Elyra is a set of AI-centric extensions to Jupyter Notebooks to plug this ga which aims to help data scientists, machine learning engineers and AI developer’s through the model development life cycle complexities. Elyra provides a visual editor for building Notebook-based AI pipelines, simplifying the conversion of multiple notebooks into batch jobs or workflows. Currently, the only supported pipeline runtime is Kubeflow Pipelines, but others can be easily added. Elyra has hybrid runtime support thanks to the the work...

Tech gauges how brain learns faces

Real-world, unconstrained images like these (a) are used to train facial recognition networks. Testing for the study was done on highly controlled laser-scan data varying by viewpoint (b, columns), illumination (b, rows) and caricature-like identity strength (c). Credit: University of Texas at Dallas. Facial recognition technology has advanced swiftly in the last five years. As University of Texas at Dallas researchers try to determine how computers have gotten as good as people at the task,...

Coursera adds Machine Learning Specialization

Coursera has added another Machine Learning Specialization. Its distinguishing feature is that is targeted at those working in finance, medicine, engineering, business or other domains where machine learning is taking hold. We’ve all heard the buzz around machine learning and the way it pervades every aspect of our lives, see Machine Learning For Cat Control, and even that it pays well. As far courses as are concerned we have looked at offerings from Udacity, edX and Google as...

Android P developer Preview

It’s not long till May and the preview of Android P is available. We could spend hours speculating on what the P stands for, but let’s assume for the moment that is stands for Programmer or Programmer’s. AndroidP is not long till May and the preview of Android P is available. We could spend hours speculating on what the P stands for, but let’s assume for the moment that is stands for Programmer or Programmer’s....