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Here’s What’s New with ODSC West 2020
Virtual learning is becoming the norm for a lot of people and is easily accessible regardless of location. That’s one of the reasons why ODSC West is going virtual this year from October 27th-30th. Following ODSC East 2020, the demand for another virtual event was clear. Over the course... Read more
Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon Ban Police from Using Facial Technology
Facial recognition technology has long sparked debate in the data science community and beyond. For years, companies and individuals have struggled to find ethical uses of the technology and to minimize bias. Research has shown that the currently available software misidentifies black and female faces at a much higher... Read more
Neural Magic Launches High-Performance Inference Engine and Tool Suite for CPUs
Run computer vision models at lower cost with a suite of new tools that simplify model performance. Today, Neural Magic is announcing the release of its Inference Engine software, the NM Model Repo, and our ML Tooling. Now, data science teams can run computer vision models in production on... Read more
Grow Your Data Science Career With the ODSC West Virtual Bootcamp
To stay ahead of the curve in today’s competitive business environment, it’s essential to keep learning and building new skills. Bootcamps are a great way to do just that. A traditional bootcamp, however, can be both time and resource-intensive. ODSC’s Mini-Virtual Bootcamp, on the other hand, not only enables... Read more
Here are the First Speakers for ODSC West 2020!
ODSC West brings out some of the best and brightest minds in AI and data science on the west coast. Researchers from leading institutions and Silicon Valley convene to share their expertise in this important field of study, and always excite attendees with their impressive cutting-edge knowledge. As such,... Read more
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.... 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