Open source software is everywhere, but do you know where to start if you want to contribute, convince your manager your next project should be open source, or avoid recreating the wheel?
Michelle Casbon is a Senior Data Science Engineer at Idibon, where she is contributing to the goal of bringing language technologies to all the world’s languages. Her development experience spans a decade across various industries, including media, investment banking, healthcare, retail, and geospatial services. Michelle completed a Masters at the University of Cambridge, focusing on NLP, speech recognition, speech synthesis, and machine translation. She loves working with open source technologies and has had a blast contributing to the Apache Spark project.
Beyond data processing: Utilizing Spark for individual predictions.