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Interviews

When Machine Learning Becomes Machine Design: new paradigms and patterns for automated deep learning

Andrew Ferlitsch reveals new paradigms–and patterns–for automated deep learning

Andrew Ferlitsch, from the developer relations team at Google Cloud AI, is so far out on the cutting edge of machine learning and artificial intelligence that he has to invent new terminology to describe what’s happening in Cloud AI with Google Cloud’s enterprise clients. In this interview with editors at Manning Publications, he talks about the current and coming changes in machine learning systems, starting with the concept of model amalgamation. Ferlitsch is currently writing a book, Deep Learning Design Patterns, which collects his ideas along with the most important composable model components.

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Perspectives on Rust: A Discussion with Prabhu Eshwarla

Prabhu Eshwarla is a senior IT professional with over 26 years in the software engineering and services industry. He currently runs SudhanvaTech, a company focused on developing distributed systems software and cloud-native applications where he has used Rust professionally, and is passionate about helping others learn to use it. His book will be released in the spring of 2021.

Data Science and Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Six Questions for Jesse C. Daniel, author of Data Science with Python and Dask

Jesse Daniel is a software developer (Python, Scala, JavaScript, C#) who leads a team of data scientists at a media technology company. He has taught Python for Data Science at the University of Denver.

Teaching 100,000 People to Code

Six Questions for Tanmay Bakshi, author of Hello Swift!

Tanmay Bakshi is a fifteen-year-old Canadian coder who works in AI and ML. He has addressed over 200,000 people at international conferences, schools, universities, and corporations, and has delivered keynotes at the United Nations, Linux Foundation, Apple, IBM, and more. Find him at @TajyMany on Twitter and Tanmay Teaches on YouTube.

The Java Jigsaw Puzzle

Six questions (+1 bonus question) for Nicolai Parlog, author of The Java Module System

Nicolai Parlog is a developer, author, speaker, and trainer. His home is codefx.org.

Design and Develop

Six questions for Paul McFedries, author of Web Design Playground: HTML and CSS the Interactive Way

Paul McFedries is a web designer, instructor, and the author of more than 100 books. You can find him all over the internet, including his own website.

Going Cloud-Native

 

Six Questions for Cornelia Davis, author of Cloud Native Patterns 

Cornelia Davis is Vice President of Technology at Pivotal Software. A teacher at heart, she’s spent the last 25 years making good software and great software developers.

Fun & Games

Six Questions for Kevin Ferguson, co-author of Deep Learning and the Game of Go.

Kevin Ferguson and Max Pumperla are deep learning specialists skilled in distributed systems and data science. Together, they built the open source bot BetaGo. They also both count Max, the hero of the movie Pi, as a major influence. “He’s a talented mathematician who slowly loses his mind over the stock market and has an intense relationship with his power tools. That’s essentially my short bio,” says Pumperla.

Testing, Testing

Six Questions for Edd Yerburgh, author of Testing Vue.js Applications

By Frances Lefkowitz

Edd Yerburgh is a JavaScript developer and Vue core team member. He’s the main author of the Vue Test Utils library and is passionate about open source tooling for testing component-based applications. He’s currently working as a software engineer at the BBC in London

Beyond Beyond Spreadsheets

Six Questions for Jonathan Carroll, author of Beyond Spreadsheets with R

By Frances Lefkowitz

Jonathan Carroll is a data science consultant providing R programming services. He holds a PhD in theoretical physics.

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