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Steve Moore

Steve Moore

Steve is a Senior Story Strategist at IBM, offering internal and external clients fresh language, metaphors, and frames for revealing the deeper meaning of their work to others.

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Steve Moore
Steve Moore
7 months ago

Data Science Hub & the Data Science Community: Philippe Van Impe

At the recent sold-out Spark & Machine Learning Meetup in Brussels, Philippe Van Impe of the European Data Science Academy delivered a lightning talk called Data Science Hub & the Data Science Community. Philippe's talk gave an introduction to the activities of the Data Science Community, whose mission is to educate, inspire and empower scholars and professionals to apply data sciences... Read More

Steve Moore
Steve Moore
7 months ago

Apache Spark™ Applications the Easy Way: Pierre Borckmans

At the recent sold-out Spark & Machine Learning Meetup in Brussels, Pierre Borckmans of Real Impact Analytics delivered a lightning talk called Writing Spark applications, the easy way. As Pierre explained, even though Apache Spark™ offers intuitive and high-level APIs, writing production-ready Spark data pipelines involves non-trivial challenges for data scientists without expert backgroun... Read More

Steve Moore
Steve Moore
7 months ago

Hyperparameter Optimization: Sven Hafeneger

At the recent sold-out Spark & Machine Learning Meetup in Brussels, Sven Hafeneger of IBM delivered a lightning talk called Hyperparameter Optimization - when scikit-learn meets PySpark. As Sven explained, Apache Spark™ is not only useful when you have big data problems. If you have a relatively small data set you might still have a big computational problem. One problem is the search for o... Read More

Steve Moore
Steve Moore
7 months ago

Intro to Extending Spark ML for Custom Models: Holden Karau

At the recent sold-out Spark & Machine Learning Meetup in Brussels, Holden Karau of the Spark Technology Center delivered a lightning talk called A very brief introduction to extending Spark ML for custom models: Talk + Demo. Holden took a look at Apache SparkML™ pipelines. Inspired by sci-kit learn, they have the potential to make machine learning tasks much easier. This talk looked at how... Read More

Steve Moore
Steve Moore
7 months ago

Data Science and Beer: Kris Peeters

At the recent sold-out Spark & Machine Learning Meetup in Brussels, Kris Peeters of Data Minded delivered a lightning talk called Data Science and Beer. As Kris explained, because of its general-purpose nature, Apache Spark™ is being used by a wide variety of data professionals, each with their own backgrounds. The data warehouse / data lake of a large organization is a spot where those 3 worl... Read More