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Introducing TensorFlow & Machine Learning techniques to make sense of the news.

  • Trifork bv, Amsterdam

    Rijnsburgstraat 9, 1059 AT Amsterdam (map)

    52.347460 4.850262

  • On Wednesday, 14th of December we present 2 interesting talks:

    • Introducing TensorFlow: The game changer in building "intelligent" applications.

    • Automated news insights: Machine learning techniques to make sense of the news.

    Venue-Host: Trifork Amsterdam

    Costs: Free of charge

    Speakers: Rokesh Jankie followed by Eike Dehling

    Food & refreshments included


    18:00 Registration & Food
    18:30 Short Intro
    18:35 Introducing TensorFlow by Rokesh Jankie
    19:35 Short break
    19:45 Automated news insights by Eike Dehling
    20:45 Ending with beers


    Introducing TensorFlow: The game changer in building "intelligent" applications.

    Tensorflow was released almost a year ago. Since then there was a lot of news on this topic. Although it is very powerful, for most developers it could be bridge too far. This session is about what Tensorflow is, what the concepts are, how you start planning it applying for yourself. Some coding. Use cases and implementations will be shown.

    Automated news insights: Machine learning techniques to make sense of the news.

    Automated news insights - Using machine learning and data analysis techniques lots of insights can be extracted from for example news articles. Many techniques (such as search/analytics, clustering, sentiment, entity extraction, taxonomy) are around for some time and widely used in production, so there is nice (commercial and free) software to apply them. In this talk we'll show how some of them can be applied easily using elasticsearch, carrot2, and IBM Alchemy api.

    Speakers Biography:

    Rokesh Jankie

    Google enthusiast since 2004 (launch of Gmail) and GDG lead for GDG Cloud Netherlands and GDG Netherlands (Web). Professionally as CTO/Head of R&D of IT service provider Qualogy, Rokesh brings innovation and new technologies to the boardroom. From 2007 Rokesh and his team developed advanced solutions for modernizing Oracle legacy applications to new architectures (QAFE).

    At this moment Rokesh his teams are diving into Machine Learning, Machine Intelligence, Google Cloud Platform (data products like: DataFlow, DataProc, BigQuery), Hadoop, Spark, and so forth. Cloud topics in general, like: Docker and Kubernetes. And Web development topics, like: Polymer Web Components and Progressive Web Apps.

    Rokesh is also responsible for the business fellow relationship between Qualogy and LIACS (Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science, part of Leiden University). This partnership focuses on Data Science research and how to apply Data Science techniques within organizations.

    Eike Dehling

    Senior Developer, Elasticsearch consultant at Trifork Amsterdam

    ​Eike is a software engineer who enjoy​s ​challenges​ of technically complex projects. ​In his career he gained a broad experience in various roles in software development, from requirements, product management to programming, architecture and troubleshooting.​ In software projects Eike is focusing on the big picture, understanding customer needs and working in the innovative ways to solve these needs, fast and reliable. He believes in an iterative agile way of product development: ​minimal prototype, incremental improvements, release fast and learn from the feedback.​

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