Microsoft Research Open Data is a search engine for free datasets available from Microsoft Research. The datasets are primarily aimed at Natural Language Processing (NLP) and computer vision. Take a look if you are in need of a dataset for your next project.
An interview with John Byrnes. Where has SQL taken his career? What does the SQLSaturday community mean to him? Why should someone attend a SQLSaturday event?
Azure Data Week is a virtual conference for all things Microsoft Azure and data science. It takes place October 8-12, 2018. It is not free, but the cost is low and you do not have to travel.
Data Scientists do more than build fancy AI and machine learning models. They often times need to get involved with the data acquisition process. It is common for data to be pulled from other databases or even an API. Plus, the models need to be deployed. These tasks fall to the data scientist to solve … Continue reading Azure Functions for Data Science
Decoding Brain Signals Microsoft has recently announced a machine learning competition platform. As part of the launch, one of the first competitions is the prediction of brain signals. It has $5000 in prizes, and submissions are accepted thru June 30, 2016. Big Data Viz Challenge Google and Tableau have teamed up to offer a big … Continue reading A Couple of Current Data Science Competitions