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TWIML Presents: AI Rewind 2018

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To close out 2018, and open the new year, we’re excited to bring you our first-ever “AI Rewind” series! In this series I interview friends of the show for their perspectives on the key developments of 2018, as well as a look ahead at the year to come. We’ll cover a few key categories this…

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Happy Holidays & New Year! – The Final Bits & Bytes of 2018

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Bits & Bytes IBM, Nvidia pair up on AI-optimized converged storage system. IBM SpectrumAI with Nvidia DGX, is a converged system that combines a software-defined file system, all-flash storage, and Nvidia’s DGX-1 GPU system. The storage system supports AI workloads and data tools such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, and Spark. Google announces Cloud TPU Pods, availability in alpha. Google Cloud TPU…

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TWIML Presents: NeurIPS 2018

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A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the NeurIPS conference in Montreal. I had a wonderful time there and of course, the highlight was the chance to meet a ton of TWIML listeners. I held two fun meetups at the conference: The first was focused on AI in Production, and AI…

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TWIML Presents: Trust in AI

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In this series we explore perspectives on Trust in AI. Thanks to our Sponsor! This week’s series is sponsored by our friends at Georgian Partners. Georgian Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in growth stage business software companies in the US and Canada. Post investment, Georgian works closely with portfolio companies to accelerate…

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It’s a Wrap! The AWS re:Invent Recap

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A couple of weeks ago I spent the week in Las Vegas at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference, and we shared a few of my interviews from the event in our AWS re:Invent Series. I’ll share a bit of the news coming out of the event in this post, but if you’re interested…

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TWIML Presents: AWS re:Invent 2018

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This week on the podcast features a few of my conversations from last week’s AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. TWIML Presents: AWS re:Invent 2018 TWIML Talk #205re:Invent Roundtable RoundupSam Charrington, TWIMLDave McCrory, Wise.io at GE Digital Val Bercovici, Pencil Data TWIML Talk #206Language Parsing and Character MiningJinho Choi, Emory University TWIML Talk #207Unbiased Learning…

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Thanks + Meet me at re:Invent, NeurIPS & Kubecon

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On Friday we published episode number 200 of the TWIML Talk podcast. That achievement, along with the fact that tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the U.S., seems like a worthy prompt for a bit of, well, giving thanks. When I think of giving thanks today, there is a growing list of groups that I really…

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Bits & Bytes – 11.21.18

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Bits & Bytes Google Cloud first to offer Tesla T4 GPUs. The NVIDIA Tesla T4 instances are currently available in alpha. They target ML inference, distributed training of models, and computer graphics workloads. Intel unveils Neural Compute Stick 2. Intel announced an update to the Movidius Neural Compute Stick focused on AI at the network edge. The Intel NCS 2 is…

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Building Platforms for ML & AI

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“AI Platforms Month” continues on the podcast with our in-depth coverage of scaling machine learning in the enterprise. I’m super-excited about what we’ve done here, and I really hope you’re enjoying it! If you’ve been following the series, you’ve already heard great interviews with folks from Facebook, Airbnb, and OpenAI. The back end of the…

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Bits & Bytes – 11.15.18

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Bits & Bytes AWS introduces Amazon SageMaker Object2Vec. Entity embeddings are a powerful technique gaining traction among many ML users. With its new Object2Vec algorithm, AWS aims to make creating them more accessible for SageMaker users. Object2Vec is a highly customizable multi-purpose algorithm that can learn low-dimensional dense embeddings of high dimensional objects. Microsoft develops flexible AI…

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