Pandas on Ray accelerates Pandas queries by 4x on an 8-core machine, only requiring users to change a single line of code in their notebooks. The ultimate goal of this work is to be able to use Pandas in a cloud setting.
Instacart is open sourcing Lore, a framework for configuring, building, deploying and maintaining deep learning models in Python.
Algorithmia is announcing DanKu, a new blockchain-based protocol for evaluating and purchasing ML models on a public blockchain such as Ethereum. Good and/or crazy idea?
One reason why one can't "just use UTC" in all situations is that frequently you need "wall time" semantics – i.e., the property you care about is the relationship between two times as displayed by the clock on the wall, regardless of the absolute elapsed duration between them. Here's how to handle wall time semantics in Python.