The ethics of AI and ML

What data should AI be trained on to avoid bias?

Humans are introducing their own biases and prejudices into machine learning. As advanced as AI can be, having been built by humans, it can still share some of our own ethical shortcomings. The usage of proper databases during training is one of the ways to help prevent biases from developing within artificial intelligence.

Learn about the latest JavaScript trends

International JavaScript Conference London 2020 early bird offer ends February 13

International JavaScript Conference London 2020 will take place from April 20 to 22. More than 40 international speakers will present their expertise in sessions, keynotes and workshops, and provide insight into the latest trends and technologies. Those who register by February 13 can benefit from a special early bird rate and receive a PlayStation Classic Mini or C64 Mini for free with their ticket.

Serverless Architecture Conference 2020 program preview & early bird special

Serverless Architecture Conference 2020 will be held in The Hague from April 20 to 22, 2020—so it’s high time for a small program preview. More than 25 sessions and workshops have already been announced. Attention! Until Thursday, February 13, 2020, you can also benefit from our early bird specials and receive a C64 Mini or a Raspberry Pi for free with your ticket.

Natural language generation with 17 billion parameters

Microsoft’s deep learning language model Turing-NLG outperforms GPT-2

Microsoft has announced its deep learning language model Turing-NLG, and its impressive 17 billion parameters make it the largest language model to date. While it is not publicly available, a demo version has been released to a small group for testing purposes. Let’s see if more parameters mean better results, compared to OpenAI’s GPT-2 and NVIDIA’s Megatron-LM.

Step by step interactive graphs

Python data visualization with Bokeh

Thanks to its usage in big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence libraries, Python has seen a huge surge in popularity over the past few years. Bokeh is an open source interactive data visualization library for Python that can be used in modern web browsers. Find out how to visualize your datasets using Bokeh by following these simple steps.

Watch Manfred Steyer's International JavaScript Conference session

Angular 9 – The Future of Angular with Ivy

Angular 9 was released just last week, and it has the long-anticipated compiler Ivy on board. It reduces bundle size, but that’s not all. Ivy has great potential for the future of Angular! In this talk at International JavaScript Conference, Manfred Steyer explains what is possible with Ivy.

Feelin' Groovy.

Groovy 3.0: New default parser & Java-style Lambda syntax

After several release candidates and years of work, welcome the latest version of Groovy: version 3.0. This Java-syntax-compatible language hits a new milestone and adds plenty of improvements and brand new capabilities. The biggest change in Apache Groovy 3.0 is the new parser, Parrot, which adds support for additional syntax and new language features.

Role models, advice, and discussion

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020: Raising up voices

February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, where worldwide, equality efforts are celebrated. Let us raise up the voices of some of our favorite women in tech and see what inspirational advice they have for other women, what challenges they have faced in their careers, who their current role models are, and what initially sparked their lifelong interest in tech.