Open Source Design: What It Is And Why It Matters

Forrester IT

There’s a new buzz phrase in the air — “open source design.” It’s a “remix” (to borrow a term from Figma) of the open source software movement’s commitment to sharing and collaborative validation and improvement of software source code.

Open Source Software Vulnerabilities Increased By 130% in 2019

CTOvision

The number of open source software (OSS) vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019 compared with 2018, a new RiskSense report has shown. Total common vulnerabilities and exposures vulnerabilities (CVEs) reached […].

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Microsoft open-sources Lumos, a Python library for automatically monitoring web app metrics

Venture Beast

Microsoft's Lumos, which is available in open source, is used to monitor quality metrics within the Skype and Teams engineering departments. Read More.

Huawei open-sources MindSpore, a framework for AI app development

CTOvision

Huawei this week announced that MindSpore, a framework for AI app development the company detailed in August 2019, is now available in open source on GitHub and Gitee.

Uber open-sources Neuropod to unify AI frameworks and turn models into products

Venture Beast

Uber open-sourced Neuropod, an abstraction layer designed to unify disparate AI frameworks like Google's TensorFlow and Facebook's PyTorch. AI Big Data Dev ai artificial intelligence machine learning machine learning frameworks Open source PyTorch research TensorFlow Uber

Facebook open-sources AI for clinical trial eligibility

Venture Beast

Facebook researchers open-sourced a family of models that parse, extract, and transform clinical trial data to make it easier to understand. Read More.

Microsoft: we were wrong about open source

The Verge

Microsoft has admitted it was wrong about open source, after the company battled it and Linux for years at the height of its desktop domination. Microsoft president Brad Smith now believes the company was wrong about open source. Image by Alex Castro / The Verge.

How open source software vulnerabilities create risk for organizations

Tech Republic Security

Security flaws in open source software have increased and can take a long time to be added to the National Vulnerability Database, says RiskSense

Google open-sources framework that reduces AI training costs by up to 80%

CTOvision

Google researchers recently published a paper describing a framework — SEED RL — that scales AI model training to thousands of machines. They say that it could facilitate training at millions of frames per second on a machine while reducing costs by up to 80%, potentially leveling the playing field for startups that couldn’t previously […].

Baidu open-sources Paddle Quantum toolkit for AI quantum computing research

Venture Beast

Tech giant Baidu has released Paddle Quantum, a toolkit for AI quantum computing research that's available in open source on GitHub. Read More.

How open source might prove helpful during the coronavirus pandemic

Tech Republic Cloud

Commentary: As bad as things may get due to COVID-19, open source just might make life a little better, at least regarding an economic downturn and possible recession

Uber open-sources automated design framework for experiments

Venture Beast

Uber open-sourced an AI framework for automating experimental design. It's now available for the company's Pyro platform. Read More.

Open source in 2020: The future looks bright

Tech Republic Cloud

Jack Wallen offers up predictions on open source, Linux, docker engines, automation, and more for the coming year

#HackCorona 2.0: Open-source hardware, telehealth & pandemic forecasts

Datacponomy

Open-source hardware, telehealth & pandemic forecasts appeared first on Dataconomy.

Microsoft debuts WhiteNoise, an AI toolkit for differential privacy

Venture Beast

During Build 2020, Microsoft debuted a number of privacy- and fairness-focused enhancements to Azure Machine Learning, including the WhiteNoise toolkit.

Uncovering Vulnerabilities in Open Source Libraries

ForAllSecure

In recent articles, ForAllSecure has discussed how we were able to use our next-generation fuzzing solution, Mayhem, to discover previously unknown vulnerabilities in several open source projects, including Netflix DIAL reference , Das U-Boot , and more. Introduction.

Open source security report finds library-induced flaws in 70% of applications

Tech Republic Security

Problems are everywhere, but most fixes are easy to find and implement, according to a Veracode report that analyzed

Amazon unveils Distance Assistant, an open source platform to enforce physical distancing among workers

Venture Beast

Amazons Distance Assistant is an open source tool that taps AI and augmented reality to enforce social distancing among workers. Read More.

How Coronavirus can make open-source movements flourish and fix our healthcare systems

Datacponomy

The post How Coronavirus can make open-source movements flourish and fix our healthcare systems appeared first on Dataconomy. Five experts went live with educational sessions at our community site DN Club and told us about technology in times of coronavirus.

Mozilla Common Voice updates will help train the ‘Hey Firefox’ wakeword for voice-based web browsing

Venture Beast

Mozilla updated Common Voice, its open source collection of transcribed voice data. It now contains over 7,000 hours of speech across 54 languages. Read More.

How to install and use the open source OTPClient 2FA tool on Linux

Tech Republic Security

If your desktop of choice is Linux, you don't have to be without a 2FA tool, thanks to OTPClient

Microsoft: we were on "the wrong side of history" when it came to open source

TechSpot

Speaking at an event hosted by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), Microsoft President Brad Smith said: “Microsoft was on the wrong side of history when open source exploded at the beginning of the century, and I can say that about me personally

IBM donates machine learning tooling to enable ‘responsible’ AI

CTOvision

is donating three open-source artificial intelligence development toolkits to LF AI, an organization within the Linux Foundation that maintains open-source machine learning tools. IBM Corp. The LF AI Technical Advisory Committee […].

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How to install and use the open source OTPClient 2FA tool on Linux

Tech Republic Security

If your desktop of choice is Linux, you don't have to be without a 2FA tool, thanks to OTPClient

Identity Relationship Management Market to Exceed $50 Billion by 2020

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley Identity Relationship Management Market to Exceed $50 Billion by 2020. billion things were connected to the Internet in 2012, expecting to grow to 50 billion Internet-connected things by 2020. ForgeRock Open Identity Stack ( [link] ).

Facebook’s Digit is a low-cost tactile sensor for robotic hands

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Engineering & Technology/Robotics Digit Facebook machine learning Open source research robotics

HackerOne CEO Mårten Mickos: COVID-19 is ‘the planet’s warning’ to accelerate digital civilization

GeekWire

A native of Finland, he’s the former CEO of MySQL, the open-source database company that was sold to Sun Microsystems in 2008. TB: What could the global response to COVID-19 learn from the principles of open source?

IBM Research releases differential privacy library that works with machine learning

Tech Republic Data Center

The open-source repository is unique in that most tasks can be run with only a single line of code, according to the company

Some Good News About Application Security

Forrester IT

In my new report, “The State Of Application Security, 2020,” some of the trends are. Applications remain the most popular attack vector, open source continues to infect everything, and too many industries are not investing in the application security controls they need.

Hottest tech skills to hire for in 2020

Hacker Earth

Here are some of the hottest tech skills (a mix of programming languages, tools, and frameworks; in random order) to hire for in 2020, which will help you thrive in the workplace of tomorrow. Source: Twitter. Source: Coding Dojo. Source: Dice.

The future of serverless everything

David Linthicum

Kubernetes has become the de facto open source container cluster and orchestration platform. Sometimes I think we’re overdoing it with serverless. Once it was a handy platform that saved you from having to size server resources correctly and that removed resources when no longer needed.

Raspberry Pi is your new private cloud

David Linthicum

Although I wouldn’t pay $50 to $100 for a pie to eat, the idea is to provide a very capable computer, with a small footprint, with built-in networking, running open source software, at a price that hobbyists, as well as professionals, can afford.

The biggest announcements from Microsoft Build 2020

The Verge

Microsoft has really pulled off the WFH keynote stream today pic.twitter.com/iSzguPsF0j — Tom Warren (@tomwarren) May 19, 2020. The company that once crusaded against open source has fully embraced it. ? Openness for the have-nots, deals and exclusivity for the haves. ?

Full list of top companies leveraging blockchain

CTOvision

Baidu uses a popular open-source […]. China’s search giant has numerous blockchain ventures, including a canine version of Cryptokitties, which enables millions of Chinese to adopt and trade cute digital puppies, each distinct, that “live” on the blockchain.

Red Hat Summit 2020 virtual conference introduces advanced OpenShift capabilities

Tech Republic Cloud

The enterprise open source provider announced OpenShift 4.4, Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes, and OpenShift virtualization to accelerate open hybrid cloud tech

CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools

Information Week

Open source tools are crucial to machine learning development, but if you want to manage those models in the enterprise, you need a platform

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Cloudera: Extract Benefit From All Your Data And Work Across Clouds

CTOvision

We have tracked Cloudera from the very beginning and have watched as it has continually innovated in ways that help both enterprises and the open source community deliver more value.

Google Cloud launches new AI chatbot for COVID-19 information

Tech Republic Cloud

The Rapid Response Virtual Agent program includes open source templates for companies to add coronavirus content to their own chatbots

Four Takeaways About Modern Design From Figma’s Config Conference

Forrester IT

In this video we talk about major themes and big takeaways from the event: What is “open source design” and is it a new thing? Recently, Gina Bhawalkar and I attended Figma’s Config customer conference.

Windows 10 May 2020 Update now available with built-in Linux kernel and Cortana updates

The Verge

Microsoft is releasing its Windows 10 May 2020 Update today. Microsoft released a final version of the update to testers last month , and everyone on Windows 10 can get access to the May 2020 Update through Windows Update today.

How to install the OpenEMR medical software on Ubuntu Server

Tech Republic Data Center

If you need server software for the medical practice you administer, look no further than the open source OpenEMR

DeepMind releases Acme, a distributed framework for reinforcement learning algorithm development

Venture Beast

DeepMind this week released Acme, an open source distributed framework for reinforcement learning algorithm development. Read More. AI Big Data Dev Acme ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science DeepMind machine learning reinforcement learning

Release the monkey! How Infection Monkey tests network security

Network World

This free, open source penetration testing tool uses real attacks and real techniques to try and exploit its way into a network