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“We shouldn’t be bound by stereotypes” – An interview with Claire Chung

Claire Chung is a PhD student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong researching bioinformatics. She is also one of the authors of Matplotlib 2.0 by Example. We spoke to Claire about her experience in tech, and her book. She offered a unique perspective...

“Technology opens up so many doors” – An Interview with Sharon Kaur from School of Code

School of Code is a company on a mission to help more people benefit from technology. It has created an online multiplayer platform that aims to make coding fun, simple and accessible to all. This platform has been used by over 120,000 people since...

“School of Code encourages people to work as a team” – An interview with Nazia Choudrey from School of Code

School of Code is a company on a mission to help more people benefit from technology. And Packt are delighted to support the initiative. Empowering people to master code and feel confident developing software is central to Packt's mission, so it is fantastic to...

Why ASP.NET makes building apps for mobile and web easy – Interview with Jason de Oliveira

Jason De Oliveira works as a CTO for MEGA International, a software company in Paris (France), providing modeling tools for business transformation, enterprise architecture, and enterprise governance, risk, and compliance management. He is an experienced manager and senior solutions architect, with high skills in...

‘If tech is building the future, let’s make that future inclusive and representative of all of society’ – An interview with Charlotte Jee

Charlotte Jee is a journalist specialising in technology and politics, currently working as editor for Techworld. Charlotte has founded, hosted and moderated a range of events including The Techies awards and her own ‘Women in Tech Speak Up’ event series. In 2017, Charlotte set...

Why you should use Keras for deep learning

Why you should use Keras
A lot of people rave about TensorFlow and Theano, but there are is one complaint you hear fairly regularly: that they can be a little challenging to use if you're directly building deep learning models. That’s where Keras comes to the rescue. It's a...

Is Apache Spark today’s Hadoop?

CentOS Stream
With businesses generating data at an enormous rate today, many Big Data processing alternatives such as Apache Hadoop, Spark, Flink, and more have emerged in the last few years. Apache Spark among them has gained a lot of popularity of late, as it offers...

Ride the third wave of BI with Microsoft Power BI

TensorFlow 1.6.0
Self-service Business Intelligence is the buzzword everyone's talking about today. It gives modern business users the ability to find unique insights from their data without any hassle. Amidst a myriad of BI tools and platforms out there in the market, Microsoft’s Power BI has...

Unlocking the secrets of Microsoft Power BI

Apache Storm
Self-service Business Intelligence is the buzzword everyone's talking about today. It gives modern business users the ability to find unique insights from their data without any hassle. Amidst a myriad of BI tools and platforms out there in the market, Microsoft’s Power BI has...

Why learn IBM SPSS Modeler in 2017

Linear Regression Analysis with R
IBM’s SPSS Modeler provides a powerful, versatile workbench that allows you to build efficient and accurate predictive models in no time. What else separates IBM SPSS Modeler from other enterprise analytics tools out there today? To know just that, we talk to arguably two...