Software Law: GDPR, Patents, and Antitrust with Micah Kesselman

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_23_LawandSoftware.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download The world of software moves faster than the laws that regulate it. When software companies do get regulated, that regulation is often enforced unevenly among different companies. Software continually presents the legal system with new requirements. Consumer data privacy needs to enforced on a granular level. Software developers need a system of protecting their intellectual property. When a company becomes dominant, our legal

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Container Security with Maya Kaczorowski

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_22_ContainerSecurity.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Deploying software to a container presents a different security model than deploying an application to a VM. There is a smaller attack surface per container, but the container is colocated on a node with other containers. Containers are meant to have a shorter lifetime than VMs, so there are generally fewer consequences if a container needs to be destroyed and rebuilt due to

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Voice with Rita Singh

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_21_VoiceRecognitionAnalysis.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadA sample of the human voice is a rich piece of unstructured data. Voice recordings can be turned into visualizations called spectrograms. Machine learning models can be trained to identify features of these spectrograms. Using this kind of analytic strategy, breakthroughs in voice analysis are happening at an amazing pace. Rita Singh researches voice at Carnegie Mellon University. Her work studies the high volume

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Machine Learning with Data Skeptic and Second Spectrum at Telesign

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_19_LAMeetup.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadData Skeptic is a podcast about machine learning, data science, and how software affects our lives. The first guest on today’s episode is Kyle Polich, the host of Data Skeptic. Kyle is one of the best explainers of machine learning concepts I have met, and for this episode, he presented some material that is perfect for this audience: machine learning for software engineers. Second

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Alexa Voice Design with Paul Cutsinger

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_18_VoiceDesign.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Voice interfaces are a newer form of communicating with computers. Alexa is a voice interface platform from Amazon. Alexa powers the Amazon Echo, as well as Alexa-enabled cars, refrigerators, and dishwashers. Any developer can build a device with a voice interface using a Raspberry Pi. Paul Cutsinger works on Echo and Alexa at Amazon. He’s focused on growing the market of developers who

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Pulsar Messaging with Lewis Kaneshiro

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_17_Pulsar.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Message broker systems decouple the consumers and producers of a message channel. In previous shows, we have explored ZeroMQ, PubNub, Apache Kafka, and NATS. In this episode, we talk about another message broker: Apache Pulsar. Pulsar is an open source distributed pub-sub message system originally created at Yahoo. It was used to scale products with high volumes of users–such as Yahoo Mail. There

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Gloo: Function Gateway with Idit Levine

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_16_Gloo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Gloo is a function gateway built on top of the popular open source project Envoy. The goal of Gloo is to decouple client-facing APIs from upstream APIs. Gloo is similar to an API gateway, which is a tool that software companies can use to collect all their APIs and one place and impose security, monitoring, and other standards around those APIs. The goal

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Cloud Native Computing Foundation with Chris Aniszczyk and Dan Kohn

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_14_CloudNativeComputingFoundation.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Kubernetes ecosystem consists of enterprises, vendors, open source projects, and individual engineers. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation was created to balance the interests of all the different groups within the cloud native community. CNCF has similarities to the Linux Foundation and the Apache Foundation. CNCF helps to guide open source projects in the Kubernetes ecosystem–including Prometheus, Fluentd, and Envoy. With the help

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Cluster Schedulers with Ben Hindman

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_11_Mesosphere.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Mesos is a system for managing distributed systems. The goal of Mesos is to help engineers orchestrate resources among multi-node applications like Spark. Mesos can also manage lower level schedulers like Kubernetes. A common misconception is that Mesos aims to solve the same problem as Kubernetes, but Mesos is a higher level abstraction. Ben Hindman co-founded Mesosphere to bring the Mesos project to

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Deep Learning Topologies with Yinyin Liu

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_10_DeepLearningTopologies.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Algorithms for building neural networks have existed for decades. For a long time, neural networks were not widely used. Recent changes to the cost of compute and the size of our data have made neural networks extremely useful. Our smart phones generate terabytes of useful data. Lower storage costs make it economical to keep that data. Cloud computing democratized the ability to do

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Data Engineering Podcast with Tobias Macey

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_09_DataEngineeringwithTobiasMacey.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadCloud computing lowered the cost and improved accessibility to tools for storing large volumes of data. In the early 2000s, Hadoop caused a revolution in large scale batch processing. Since then, companies have been building ways to store and access their data faster and more efficiently. At the same time, the sheer volume of data has increased and machine learning has given rise to

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Stripe Atlas with Patrick McKenzie

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_08_StripeAtlas.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadStarting an Internet business is harder than it should be. You need to incorporate, create an operating agreement, set up a system to accept payments, and many other straightforward tasks. In the 1990s, this was how it felt to set up anything on the Internet. You always had to stand up a web server on your own infrastructure, before you could get to the

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Affirm Engineering with Libor Michalek

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_07_AffirmEngineering.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhen I buy a mattress online, I pay for it with my credit card. Behind the scenes, a complex series of transactions occur between a payment gateway, the credit card company, and a few banks. There are problems with this process–it is slow, complex, and involves the synchronization of several different parties. Some consumers will not want to purchase the mattress because they do

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Superpedestrian Robotic Wheel / Infrastructure at HubSpot Meetup Talks

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_05_RoboticWheel_InfrastructureatHubspotMeetupTalks.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSuperpedestrian is a robotic bicycle wheel that learns how you pedal and personalizes your bicycle ride. The engineering challenges of Superpedestrian are at the intersection of robotics, software, and real-time analytics. The first half of today’s show is about Superpedestrian. Goss Nuzzo Jones and Matt Cole are engineers at Superpedestrian. The slides for their presentation are also in the show notes. The second half

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Spark Geospatial Analytics with Ram Sriharsha

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_04_GeospatialAnalytics.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Phones are constantly tracking the location of a user in space. Devices like cars, smart watches, and drones are also picking up high volumes of location data. This location data is also called “geospatial data.” The amount of geospatial data is rapidly increasing, and there is a growing demand for software to perform operations over that data. Geospatial data sets are often massive–so

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WannaCry’s Gray Hat with Reeves Wiedeman

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_03_WannaCryGrayHat.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Last year, the WannaCry ransomware attack shut down hospitals, public transportation systems, and governments, demanding payment to unlock key computer systems. A programmer named Marcus Hutchins was able to stop WannaCry by registering a DNS entry buried in the WannaCry code. Not long after he stopped the WannaCry attack, Marcus Hutchins was arrested at a security conference in Las Vegas. Marcus’s arrest was

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Building Datadog with Alexis Le-Quoc

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_02_BuildingDatadog.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Alexis Le-Quoc started Datadog in 2010, after living through the Internet boom and bust cycle of the late 90s and early 2000s. In 2010, cloud was just starting to become popular. There was a gap in the market for infrastructure monitoring tools, which Alexis helped fill with the first version of Datadog. Since 2010, the number of different cloud infrastructure products has proliferated.

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Technology Utopia with Michael Solana

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_05_01_AnatomyofNext.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTechnology is pushing us rapidly toward a future that is impossible to forecast. We try to imagine what that future might look like, and we can’t help having our predictions shaped by the media we have consumed. 1984, Terminator, Gattaca, Ex Machina, Black Mirror–all of these stories present a dystopian future. But if you look around the world, the most successful technologists are mostly

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Epicenter Cryptocurrencies with Brian Fabian Crain

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_04_30_EpicenterBitcoin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcasting about cryptocurrencies is a strange occupation. You get emails all the time from companies doing a token sale that you would never want to be affiliated with. You get angry tweets from anonymous Twitter accounts that are on one side of the Bitcoin scaling debate. You get to interview extreme personalities, and the technical discussions can be highly educational. Brian Fabian Crain

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