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Observations from AWS re:Invent

By | 2017-12-04T17:02:37+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Data Practices, Embedded BI, Machine Learning, News|

Amazon certainly knows how to go big at a conference.  With nearly 50,000 attendees AWS re:Invent was spread across Las Vegas hotels and included fully booked sessions from end to end.    Over 1000 sessions were held and venues spanned the MGM, Aria, Venetian, LINQ and Mirage elevating conference logistics and unfortunately wait times to

Observations from KNIME Summit 2017

By | 2017-11-03T17:20:57+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, Data Practices, data science, KNIME, Machine Learning, News|

Any analytics project today requires data integration, cleansing, manipulation and often they require machine learning.  In order to solve these problems a hodge podge of tooling is typically required.  That usually leads to glueing technologies together that were never meant to really work with each other in the same place.   The problem is exacerbated

Blacklight Solutions Names Ian Clarke Chief Scientist

By | 2017-08-31T16:18:19+00:00 August 31st, 2017|News, Products, Services|

AUSTIN, TEXAS AUGUST 31, 2017 Blacklight Solutions has named Internet entrepreneur and AI visionary Ian Clarke to lead the company’s new Machine Intelligence Practice. Clarke created and launched Freenet, the web’s first peer-to-peer, censorship resistant platform for communication, and his research in artificial intelligence has led to numerous technology advances and business startups. His work has resulted in

Blacklight Sponsoring Data Science Learnathon at HomeAway

By | 2017-08-31T15:12:01+00:00 August 31st, 2017|education, News|

We are very excited to sponsor this "Learnathon" style event with Rosaria Silipo speaking from KNIME!  See below to learn more and register for the event!   Data Science Learnathon. From Raw Data toDeployment: the Data Science Cycle withKNIME, R, or Python. Thursday, September 14 2017 6:30 pm HomeAway 1800 Domain Blvd , Austin, TX