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Open Source Highlight: Orchest

Orchest is an open-source tool for creating data science pipelines. Its core value proposition is to make it easy to combine notebooks and scripts with a visual pipeline editor (“build”); to make your notebooks executable (“run”); and to facilitate experiments (“discover”).

Open Source Highlight: Klio

Klio is a framework for easy large-scale processing and ML research on binary files, such as audio files -- its original use case. As a matter of fact, it was developed for audio intelligence at Spotify, which open-sourced it earlier this year at the 2020 International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference.

Open Source Highlight: DataHub

DataHub is a generalized metadata search & discovery tool. Originally created at LinkedIn, it was open sourced in February of this year , and has been adopted by other companies such as Expedia and Typeform, with the ambition to help connect employees to data that matters to them.
 

How Big Data Can Help Improve the Meteorological Risk Models That Are Out of Date

According to a recent article published in The New York Times, water damage from hurricane Harvey extended far beyond flood zones. Now that the rescue efforts are underway, it’s clear that much of the damage occurred outside of the typical boundaries drawn on official FEMA flood maps.

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