Martin Heller

Contributing Editor

Martin Heller is a contributing editor and reviewer for InfoWorld. Formerly a web and Windows programming consultant, he developed databases, software, and websites from his office in Andover, Massachusetts, from 1986 to 2010. More recently, he has served as VP of technology and education at Alpha Software and chairman and CEO at Tubifi. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard’s TechBeacon marketing website.

Review: Google Cloud AI lights up machine learning

Review: Google Cloud AI lights up machine learning

Google Cloud AI and Machine Learning Platform is missing some pieces, and much is still in beta, but its scope and quality are second to none.

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

10 MLops platforms to manage the machine learning lifecycle

10 MLops platforms to manage the machine learning lifecycle

Machine learning lifecycle management systems rank and track your experiments over time, and sometimes integrate with deployment and monitoring

What are deepfakes? AI that deceives

What are deepfakes? AI that deceives

Deepfakes extend the idea of video compositing with deep learning to make someone appear to say or do something they didn’t really say or do

What is quantum computing? Solutions to impossible problems

What is quantum computing? Solutions to impossible problems

Quantum computing has great promise to solve problems that are too hard for classical computers to solve in reasonable amounts of time, but they are not yet practical

Amazon Braket: Get started with quantum computing

Amazon Braket: Get started with quantum computing

Amazon’s quantum computing service is currently good for learning about quantum computing and developing NISQ-regime quantum algorithms, but stay tuned

What is face recognition? AI for Big Brother

What is face recognition? AI for Big Brother

Facial recognition is becoming more accurate, but some systems exhibit racial bias and some uses of the technology are controversial

How to use TensorFlow in your browser

How to use TensorFlow in your browser

Take advantage of TensorFlow.js to develop and train machine learning models in JavaScript and deploy them in a browser or on Node.js

What is computer vision? AI for images and video

What is computer vision? AI for images and video

Computer vision systems are not only good enough to be useful, but in some cases more accurate than human vision

How to choose a cloud machine learning platform

How to choose a cloud machine learning platform

12 capabilities every cloud machine learning platform should provide to support the complete machine learning lifecycle

Deeplearning4j: Deep learning and ETL for the JVM

Deeplearning4j: Deep learning and ETL for the JVM

Aimed at integrating models with Java applications, Deeplearning4j offers a stack of components for building JVM-based applications that incorporate AI

Kaggle: Where data scientists learn and compete

Kaggle: Where data scientists learn and compete

By hosting datasets, notebooks, and competitions, Kaggle helps data scientists discover how to build better machine learning models

Redis 6: A high-speed database, cache, and message broker

Redis 6: A high-speed database, cache, and message broker

Redis is a powerful blend of speed, resilience, scalability, and flexibility, and Redis Enterprise takes it even further

How to choose a cloud IoT platform

How to choose a cloud IoT platform

Your cloud IoT platform must monitor IoT endpoints and event streams, analyze data at the edge and in the cloud, and enable application development and deployment

The best free programming courses during lockdown

The best free programming courses during lockdown

Want to learn to program? These excellent free introductory courses from Codecademy and Coursera will have you coding in no time

The best free data science courses during lockdown

The best free data science courses during lockdown

6 excellent online courses and one book to learn statistics, machine learning, and deep learning while you’re locked in the house

What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

Node.js is a lean, fast, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment that is useful for both servers and desktop applications

Review: Amazon SageMaker plays catch-up

Review: Amazon SageMaker plays catch-up

With Studio, Autopilot, and other additions, Amazon SageMaker is now competitive with the machine learning environments available in other clouds

What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

Kotlin offers big advantages over Java for JVM and Android development, and plays nicely with Java in the same projects

A hands-on look at quantum computing

A hands-on look at quantum computing

While we wait for the quantum cloud services, let’s explore the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit and IBM Q and Qiskit SDKs

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