Ian Pointer

Ian Pointer is a senior big data and deep learning architect, working with Apache Spark and PyTorch. He has more than 15 years of development and operations experience.

5 AI startups out to change the world

5 AI startups leading MLops

5 AI startups leading MLops

From data preparation and training to model deployment and beyond, these companies offer state-of-the-art platforms for managing the entire machine learning lifecycle.

3 AI startups revolutionizing NLP

3 AI startups revolutionizing NLP

Deep learning has yielded amazing advances in natural language processing. Tap into the latest innovations with Explosion, Huggingface, and John Snow Labs.

InfoWorld’s 2021 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld’s 2021 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld celebrates the year’s best products in software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning.

The best open source software of 2020

The best open source software of 2020

InfoWorld picks the year’s best open source software for software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning

Learn PyTorch: The best free online courses and tutorials

Learn PyTorch: The best free online courses and tutorials

Look no further than these excellent free resources to master the development of deep learning models using PyTorch

What is Apache Spark? The big data platform that crushed Hadoop

What is Apache Spark? The big data platform that crushed Hadoop

Fast, flexible, and developer-friendly, Apache Spark is the leading platform for large-scale SQL, batch processing, stream processing, and machine learning

5 reasons to choose PyTorch for deep learning

5 reasons to choose PyTorch for deep learning

TensorFlow still has certain advantages, but a stronger case can be made for PyTorch every day

InfoWorld’s 2020 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld’s 2020 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld recognizes the year’s best products in software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning

6 best programming languages for AI development

6 best programming languages for AI development

Which programming language should you pick for your machine learning or deep learning project? These are your best options

The best open source software of 2019

The best open source software of 2019

InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning

Pub/sub messaging: Apache Kafka vs. Apache Pulsar

Pub/sub messaging: Apache Kafka vs. Apache Pulsar

Apache Kafka set the bar for large-scale distributed messaging, but Apache Pulsar has some neat tricks of its own

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