Stories by By Tamlin Magee

QuantumBlack open sources its data analytics framework

A new open source framework that aims to make building machine learning pipelines easier for data scientists was released today by QuantumBlack, the data analytics outfit snapped up by McKinsey in 2015 and that has its roots in data work for Formula 1 racing teams.

Appian CEO Matt Calkins: openness is the way to go

Appian founder and board game designer Matt Calkins believes that "openness is the way to go" with regards to running the proprietary low-code provider, and said that - while there are no plans at present - he hasn't ruled out open sourcing some of the components across the platform.

How does OpenStack fit in to a newly independent SUSE?

Some of the most prominent messaging that emerged from the recent SUSEcon event, held in Nashville last month, was that it was now the world's largest, independent open source company (particularly in wake of the Red Hat-IBM deal). But what does this spell for its relationship with OpenStack?

How OpenStack supports Verizon Media's publications

A $4.4bn deal in 2015 saw AOL-owned publications transferred to Verizon Media (at that time called Oath, the group was rebranded in January 2019). Despite the long legacy tail, the company now runs the majority of its publications on open source.

Inside the new Continuous Delivery Foundation

Does the world need yet another open source foundation? That is a question that was posed to the founding members of the CDF - the Continuous Delivery Foundation - which recently formed as an addition to the roster of sub-groups beneath the Linux Foundation.

Inside IBM Q System One: an archetype for the quantum computing frontier?

Last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, IBM Quantum displayed a replica of its first "commercial" quantum computer - Q System One. Following years of painstaking attention from a team of engineers and designers, the technology giant has created what it hopes will be an archetype for the next mode of computing.

Inside GEN, the nonprofit combatting human trafficking with big data

The vast majority of law enforcement agencies are woefully underfunded for tackling human trafficking, which according to statistics from the Global Emancipation Network (GEN) claims roughly 21 million men, women and children as victims every year, who between them are worth as much as $50 billion to organised crime.

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