Broken Fingers: A Deep Dive Into Open Source Fingerprint Authentication and its Security Issues
February 26, 2020
Biometric authentication provides distinguished advantages over other techniques such as password-based ones; Biometric information is always with and unique to an individual, and hardly forgeable. On …
Production ML pipelines with TensorFlow Extended (TFX)
February 23, 2020
Aurlien Gron dives into creating production ML pipelines with TensorFlow Extended (TFX) and using TFX to move from ML coding to ML engineering. You'll walk through the basics and put your first pipeline together, then learn how to customize TFX components and perform deep analysis of model performance.
February 22, 2020
Creating smaller, faster, production-worthy mobile machine learning models
February 20, 2020
Getting machine learning models ready for use on device is a major challenge. Drag-and-drop training tools can get you started, but the models they produce arent small enough or fast enough to ship. Jameson Toole walks you through optimization, pruning, and compression techniques to keep app sizes small and inference speeds high.
When flying is cheaper than standing still
February 17, 2020
It's hard ignore the attention given to autonomy and robotics. The impact is significant and the reach is extensive, hitting transportation with self-driving cars, logistics and supply with mobile robots, and remote sensing applications with aerial vehicles or drones. Raffaello D'Andrea explores how autonomous indoor drones will drive the next wave of autonomous robotics development and growth.
How disruptive tech is reshaping the financial services industry
February 13, 2020
The financial services industry is increasingly using disruptive technologyincluding AI and machine learning, edge computing, blockchain, mobile and mixed reality, virtual assistants, and quantum computing to name a fewto enhance the customer experience and personalize their interactions with customers. Swatee Singh outlines how the same is true at American Express.
Search logs + machine learning = autotagged inventory
February 10, 2020
Eventbrite is exploring a new machine learning approach that allows it to harvest data from customer search logs and automatically tag events based upon their content. John Berryman dives into the results and how they have allowed the company to provide users with a better inventory-browsing experience.
Can behavioral analytics for enterprise security benefit from approaches in NLP?
February 7, 2020
While network protocols are the language of the conversations among devices in a network, these conversations are hardly ever labeled. Advances in capturing semantics present an opportunity for capturing access semantics to model user behavior. Ram Janakiraman explains how, with strong embeddings as a foundation, behavioral use cases can be mapped to NLP models of choice.
Deep learning at scale: Tools and solutions
February 6, 2020
Success with DL requires more than just TensorFlow or PyTorch. Angela Wu, Sidney Wijngaarde, Shiyuan Zhu, and Vishnu Mohan detail practical problems faced by practitioners and the software tools and techniques you'll need to address the problems, including data prep, GPU scheduling, hyperparameter tuning, distributed training, metrics management, deployment, mobile and edge optimization, and more.
Blockchain for good
January 31, 2020
ixo is the blockchain for impact, helping individuals and organizations around the world to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Herman Smith dives into how ixo can help you count what matters and value what counts using new Web 3.0 protocols and the ixo blockchain.
Democratizing fintech: Enabling financial services for all through open source banking
January 30, 2020
A convergence of trends and technologies is enabling the democratization of financial servicesbig data, AI, the cloud, smartphone ubiquity, national IDs, blockchain, and open banking. However, there's one missing factoropen source bankingthat will scale the movement and unlock financial services for all, from the unbanked in India to the underbanked in America.
Solving enterprise DevOps and frontend challenges with open source (sponsored by HPE)
January 24, 2020
Almost everyone's looking to streamline the way they develop apps and deploy them. Taking advantage of an easy-to-use open source UI component library (such as grommet.io) to create responsive, mobile-first projects is the way to go. Join Pramod Sareddy to learn how Open Service Broker saves you time.
How to mitigate mobile fraud risk by data analytics
January 9, 2020
Seonmin Kim offers an introduction to activities that mitigate the risk of mobile payments through various data analytical skills, drawn from actual case studies of mobile frauds, along with tree-based machine learning, graph analytics, and statistical approaches.
Leveraging metadata for automating delivery and operations of advanced data platforms
January 9, 2020
Peter Billen explains how to use metadata to automate delivery and operations of a data platform. By injecting automation into the delivery processes, you shorten the time to market while improving the quality of the initial user experience. Typical examples include data profiling and prototyping, test automation, continuous delivery and deployment, and automated code creation.