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Eric Ma of Moderna on Biomedical Data Science, pyjanitor, and nyviz
Eric Ma, Principal Data Scientist at Moderna,  supporting research data science. Prior to Moderna, he was at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research conducting biomedical data science research with a focus on using Bayesian statistical methods in the service of making medicines for patients. We recently... Read more
The three authors are speaking at ODSC APAC 2021. Be sure to check out their talk, “Stitching Open Source Components Together to Build an End to End Computer Vision Platform for Your Enterprise,” there! Imagine a scenario where you just got into a meeting with your... Read more
Understanding the Fundamentals of Branching in Git
Using branches is critical to working with git, not to mention to the success of your project. The idea is this: you have a ”main” branch that you’ll do your releases from. Each time code is added to the main branch it is checked and reviewed so that the main... Read more
Take a Deep Dive into NLP at ODSC APAC 2021
ODSC APAC 2021 is right around the corner this September 15-16th, and while there’s something for everyone, NLP is sticking out as one of the focal points of this conference. Natural language processing is indeed special in the APAC region, namely because there’s a greater need... Read more
Introducing ScaleDown: An Open-Source Neural Network Optimization Framework for TinyML Devices 
Editor’s Note: Archana is a speaker for ODSC APAC 2021. Check out her talk, “Scaled-Down Package: Open-Source Neural Network Optimisation Framework for TinyML Devices,” there! Over the last decade, the popularity of smart connected devices has led to an exponential growth of Internet of Things (IoT)... Read more
How to Get Started with Deep Reinforcement Learning on a Variety of Use Cases
Editor’s note: Maggie is a speaker for ODSC APAC 2021. Check out her talk, “How to Get Started With Deep Reinforcement Learning on a Variety of Use Cases?” there! I, like many others, first heard of reinforcement learning (RL) in the context of games. I watched... Read more
Towards More Energy Efficient Machine Learning Models
Editor’s note: Olaf de Leeuw is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “Towards More Energy-Efficient Neural Networks? Use Your Brain!” there! In recent years, machine learning models have evolved rapidly. Machine learning is a popular field and data scientists... Read more
Beautiful Graph Visualization with nxviz
When working with network (graph) data, being able to visualize it is immensely valuable. When a graph visualization is done well, it can help you provide immediate visual insights based on the structure of a graph. While NetworkX provides a built-in graph visualization library, other tools... Read more
Tuning Hyperparameters with Reproducible Experiments
Editor’s note: Milecia McGregor is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out her talk, “Tuning Hyperparameters with Reproducible Experiments,” there! When you’re starting to build a new machine learning model and you’re deciding on the model architecture, there are a number of... Read more
8 Ways Machine Learning Can be Used in Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity has been a concern for businesses since the dawn of the internet, as hackers saw an opportunity arise instantly. Machine learning has been around for years as well. The two go hand-in-hand, as cybersecurity benefits from the automation of data collection and defense, thus making... Read more