Trends in data and AI: Ben Lorica on cloud, platforms, models and Pegacorns

As Ben Lorica will readily admit, at the risk of dating himself, he belongs to the first generation of data scientists. In addition to having served as Chief Data Scientist for the likes of Databricks and O’Reilly, Lorica advises and works with a number of venture capitals, startups and enterprises, conducts surveys, and chairs some […]

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Make software great again: can open source be ethical and fair?

Is there a way to go beyond open source, and have ethical, fair software in a cloud-first world? This is what some people in the open source community think. In the 20 years since its inception, open source has turned out to be the most successful model for building software. The world today runs on […]

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DataStax Enterprise Graph 6.0: what’s new, and what’s coming?

DataStax Enterprise just released version 6.0, a major upgrade. We take an insider tour with Jonathan Lacefield, Senior Director of Product Management with DataStax, focusing on DSE Graph. Even though news on the new DSE release have been out for a while, one of the principles to go by in the tech world is “never […]

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Media hype and moral panic: fake news and populism in the Netherlands

What led towards an election result that did not live up to Geert Vilders’ hopes and everyone else’s fears? Where does fake news fit in this picture, and what lessons are there to be learned? As an expat who has lived and worked in the Netherlands for 3 full years by choice, speaks the language […]

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