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SC24: Technical Program Leaders Discuss Their Role and Scientific Vision

Science lies at the heart of the annual Supercomputing conference, and the Technical Program is one of the most important and challenging aspects of the conference. To learn more about what this program does, as well as the scientific vision that drives every decision within the program, here’s an interview with SC24 Technical Program Chair Guillaume Pallez (Inria) and Vice Chair Judith Hill (LLNL).

Comet Launches Course on Building with LLMs

Comet, a leading MLOps platform, launched of a new initiative to help data scientists and software engineers keep pace with the changing world of Large Language Models (LLMs) and all of the possibilities they can enable. In a new course, taught by co-founder of DAIR.AI, Elvis Saravia, Comet breaks down the process of building LLMs for the real world with practical examples and use cases, such as how to build a reliable customer support chatbot, how to construct a clickbait detector from scratch, and how to deploy an LLM-powered evaluation system.

AI and Big Data Expo Global Returns to London: A Glimpse into the Future of AI

The AI and Big Data Expo Global is set to make a return to the vibrant city of London on 30th November and 1st December 2023. This eagerly awaited event, dedicated to the fascinating world of artificial intelligence and big data, will take place at the iconic Olympia London venue. After a successful stint in Amsterdam, we are gearing up for an even bigger and better gathering, with expectations of drawing over 6,000 attendees, 150 distinguished speakers, and 200 cutting-edge exhibitors.

Protestors to Meta AI: “Sharing model weights is fundamentally unsafe” 

Meta’s frontier AI models are fundamentally unsafe. Since Meta AI has released the model weights publicly, any safety measures can be removed. Before it releases even more advanced models – which can have more dangerous capabilities – a group of concerned citizens call on Meta to take responsible release seriously and stop irreversible proliferation. Join in for a peaceful protest at Meta’s office in San Francisco.

KDD 2023 – August 6-10 – Long Beach, CA

Sponsored by the ACM, the 29TH SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining is coming to Long Beach, CA on August 6-10. The annual conference is the premier international forum for data mining researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to share their ideas, research results and experiences. The KDD conferences feature keynote presentations, oral paper presentations, poster sessions, workshops, tutorials, panels, exhibits, demonstrations, and the KDD Cup competition.

AI and Big Data Expo North America Tickets are Now Live 

Plan to attend the AI and Big Data Expo North America, May 17-18, 2023 in the heart of Silicon Valley at the San Jose Convention Center. This in-person event, delivering AI & Big Data for a smarter future.

Comet Announces Convergence 2023, the Leading Conference to Explore the New Frontiers of Machine Learning

Comet, provider of a leading MLOps platform for machine learning (ML) teams from startup to enterprise, announced its second annual Convergence conference. The event, which is free to the ML community, will take place virtually March 7-8, 2023.

Big Data London (21-22 September 2022)

Visitor registration has opened for Big Data LDN (London) – the UK’s leading data and analytics event, organized by RX (Reed Exhibitions Ltd). The exhibition and conference will run from Wednesday 21-Thursday 22 September 2022 at Olympia, London. Visitors can register to secure their free ticket now.

Next-Generation of Tableau Brings Advanced Analytics and Automated Insights to Business Users

oday, at the annual Tableau Conference, Salesforce introduced Tableau Cloud, the fast and easy way for customers to get the full value of Tableau at enterprise scale. The offering is the next generation of what was formerly known as Tableau Online and includes several new innovations to deliver intelligent, powerful and easy-to-use analytical tools to help anyone uncover insights, confidently make data-driven decisions, and create a single source of truth for all trusted data, accessible anytime, anywhere.

Python Madness

The Python MVP March Madness 2022 tournament also has arrived at its championship game, with echoes of the real NCAA. Two weeks ago, the tournament began with 32 Python packages matched up in a head-to-head, lose-or-go-home tournament play. The community voted, round-by-round, and delivered NumPy and pandas to the final game.