Robert Treat

Robert Treat is a long-time user, developer, and advocate for free and open source software. An international speaker on topcis including databases and managing web operations at scale, he has presented at numerous industry conferences including OSCon, Velocity, Velocity EU, Surgecon, Highload++, PGCon, and more. He spends his days working as COO of OmniTI, a consultancy focused on building and managing highly scalable web architectures. He also maintains a popular blog at xzilla.net.

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Why are Eight Bits Enough for Deep Neural Networks?

May 23 2015

Picture by Retronator Deep learning is a very weird technology. It evolved over decades on a very different track than the mainstream of AI, kept alive by the efforts of a handful of believers. When I started using it a few years ago, it reminded me of the first time… read more

Algocracy

May 23 2015

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How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more