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Why Attend ODSC Europe as a Group
In the nature of open-source data science, we often see individuals attending ODSC conferences in groups, either as friends with similar interests or as a unit from the same organization. These groups will attend for a variety of reasons, such as wanting to work towards a shared goal, to... Read more
The Second Round of ODSC Europe 2020 Speakers
Planning for the ODSC Europe 2020 Virtual Conference is well underway and we’re excited to announce the next group of expert speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and expertise with you this September 17-19.  By registering now for 60% off ticket prices, you’ll be all set to attend... Read more
Accelerate your NLP pipelines using Hugging Face Transformers and ONNX Runtime
This post was written by Morgan Funtowicz from Hugging Face and Tianlei Wu from Microsoft Transformer models have taken the world of natural language processing (NLP) by storm. They went from beating all the research benchmarks to getting adopted for production by a growing number of companies in a record number of months.... Read more
Introducing Applied AI: A Free One-Day Virtual Event
Looking to strengthen existing–or build new–skills with workshops and tutorials that use real-world data, but don’t have a ton of time to spare? Check out ODSC’s new virtual event, ODSC Applied AI on July 15, 2020. Hosted by ODSC, and sponsored by DataRobot, Appen, IBM Developer, and Red Hat. ODSC Applied... Read more
Call for ODSC West 2020 Virtual Conference Speakers and Committee Members
We are excited to announce our official Call for Speakers and Call for Content Committee Members for the ODSC West 2020 Virtual Conference!  We are now accepting proposals for talks, workshops, and training sessions. You can apply now to speak at ODSC West or to be a member of the... Read more
Announcing AI+ Live & On-Demand Data Science Training
To excel in the field of data science means one must always be learning about the latest tools, trends, and techniques, and to always know of the latest developments in their respective specialities. This is why we have created AI+ Training, a platform devoted to both live and on-demand... Read more
Companies Hiring Data Scientists During COVID-19
The field of data science is flexible and adaptable, making it a path that will remain relevant regardless of industry or circumstance. Given the COVID-19 crisis, many individuals are questioning their ability to find a new position, however, there are still many companies looking to hire a data scientist... Read more
Kickstart Your Data Science Career With the ODSC Europe Virtual Bootcamp
As competition for data science jobs has increased, it’s become ever more important to build a strong skill set that will enable you to stand out from the crowd. ODSC’s Mini-Virtual Bootcamps are an excellent way to begin building new skills. Not only will you learn from some of... Read more
Accelerating Model Training with the ONNX Runtime
TDLR; This article introduces the new improvements to the ONNX runtime for accelerated training and outlines the 4 key steps for speeding up training of an existing PyTorch model with the ONNX Runtime (ORT). What is the ONNX Runtime (ORT)? ONNX Runtime is a performance-focused inference engine for ONNX (Open Neural... Read more
How to Assess AI System’s Fairness and Mitigate Any Observed Unfairness Issues
As we are leveraging data for making significant decisions that affect individual lives in domains such as health care, justice, finance, education, marketing, and employment, it is important to ensure the safe, ethical, and responsible use of AI. In collaboration with the Aether Committee and its working groups, Microsoft is bringing... Read more