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Easy error handling in R with purrr’s possibly

See how the purrr package’s possibly() function helps you flag errors and keep going when applying a function over multiple objects in R.

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4 technical hurdles to quantum computing

Viable, large-scale quantum computers will require better qubits, better control chip technology, more advanced error correction, and new components at every layer of the stack. We’re making progress.

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Reconciling political beliefs with career ambitions

Data professionals face personal dilemmas as AI contributes to ethical issues such as reduced privacy, algorithmic bias, and advanced military weapons.

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Solving query optimization in Presto

By combining machine learning and adaptive query execution, query optimization in Presto could become smarter and more efficient over repeated use.

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Why enterprises are turning from TensorFlow to PyTorch

The deep learning framework PyTorch has infiltrated the enterprise thanks to its relative ease of use. Three companies tell us why they chose PyTorch over Google’s renowned TensorFlow framework.

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How to create ggplot labels in R

Annotate ggplot with text labels using built-in functions and create non-overlapping labels with the ggrepel package.

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On-premises data warehouses are dead

The writing's been on the wall for awhile now. Data analytics migration to the cloud is now underway and is making on-premises data warehouses obsolete.

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Apple releases TensorFlow fork with speedups for M1 Macs

Apple says the M1-compiled version of TensorFlow delivers several times faster performance on a number of benchmarks, while running existing TensorFlow scripts as-is

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Today’s data science roles won’t exist in 10 years

AutoML is poised to turn developers into data scientists — and vice versa. Here’s how AutoML will radically change data science for the better.

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Stargate: A new way to think about databases

An open source API framework for data, Stargate promises to allow developers to work with back-end data in any shape they want

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The cloud’s role in elections grows more significant

Most campaigns view polling data, logistics, and demographics as fundamental to winning an election. More likely, data science and cloud computing will win the day.

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How to create an election map in R

See how to use the R leaflet package to color-code a map by winner, loser, and margin of victory.

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Microsoft brings .NET dev to Apache Spark

.NET for Apache Spark 1.0 provides high-performance .NET APIs to Apache Spark including Spark SQL, Spark Streaming, and MLlib

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Download InfoWorld’s ultimate R data.table cheat sheet

Get your own copy of our searchable cheat sheet of R data.table and Tidyverse code for dozens of data tasks. Free for registered Insiders!

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The ultimate R data.table cheat sheet

How do I do that in data.table? Find code for dozens of data tasks in this searchable cheat sheet of R data.table and Tidyverse code.

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How edge analytics will drive smarter computing

Tapping edge computing and IoT devices for real-time analytics holds great promise, but designing analytical models for edge deployment presents a challenge.

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Looking into the post-2020 future of Big Tech

A strong showing during the pandemic leaves Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft poised for continued growth and increased regulatory scrutiny.

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Build custom models with Azure Machine Learning Designer

Now anyone can be a model designer with assistive tooling and a new automated ML development service. All you need is data.

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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

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Microsoft’s innovative new tools for the ‘new normal’

Support for social distancing, remote collaboration, immersive reality, and biosensing are top announcements at Ignite 2020

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