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Want to run your own Amazon 'region'? Stratoscale shows you how

Q&A: The CEO of Stratoscale makes the case for his company’s datacenter OS replacing VMware and OpenStack, thus transforming your servers into an AWS region

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Facebook brings GPU-powered machine learning to Python

A port of the popular Torch library, PyTorch offers a comfortable coding option for Pythonistas

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Let's make IoT great, for the first time, with Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3

The new compute module comes with a 64 bit processor and 1GB of RAM, with flexibility of on-board storage

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Linux: Why do people hate systemd?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Why you should switch to private, encrypted messaging, and what is your favorite Linux distribution?

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Review: Scikit-learn shines for simpler machine learning

Well-tended Python framework offers wide selection of robust algorithms, but no deep learning

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Linux use on Pornhub surged 14% in 2016

Also in today’s open source roundup: Why Linux users should worry about malware, and DistroWatch reviews Zorin OS 12 “Core.”

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Intel's BigDL deep learning framework snubs GPUs for CPUs

Why create a deep learning framework that doesn't use GPU acceleration by default? For Intel, it's part of a strategy to promote next-gen CPUs for machine learning

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Google ventures into public key encryption

Google's Key Transparency project offers a model of a public lookup service for encryption keys

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Will open data survive Trump?

The US federal government collects vast quantities of data on hundreds of topics and makes it publicly available. Those efforts now face an existential threat

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Nim language draws from best of Python, Rust, Go, and Lisp

Nim compiles and runs fast, delivers tiny executables on several platforms, and borrows great ideas from numerous other languages

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Social network App.net to shut down, open-source its platform

The developer-centric alternative to Twitter and Facebook might give rise to something new—but it probably won't be a social network

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Yahoo adds Screwdriver to devops toolbelt

Yahoo's internal continuous delivery system makes its open source debut, joining a crowded field

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New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

Still in the early stages, the Fission framework turns any Kubernetes cluster into a system for delivering lambda architecture or serverless applications

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The 6 unwritten rules of open source development

Do you want to be a successful and valued member of an open source project? Follow these unwritten rules

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Apache Beam unifies batch and streaming for big data

Beam offers a high-level API and programming paradigm for streaming and batch systems

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Why a MacOS user switched to Ubuntu Linux

Also in today’s open source roundup: Ultimate Edition 5.0 Gamers distro released, and Android versus iOS for business

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Microsoft’s R tools bring data science to the masses

Open source R is key for big data analytics, and Microsoft has infused many of its tools with the language

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Why do you use Linux?

Also in today’s open source roundup: The 5 best Android features you should be using, and Android malware disguised as Super Mario Run.

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