Why IT workers deserve better from recruiters

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After all, you’re more than a list of skills and keywords. What you bring to the game can’t always be quantified in bullets, and your past skills may not reveal where you want to go. You deserve better. You worked hard to acquire skills that employers need, and yet sometimes you’re treated like a commodity. And the short-term thinking that leads some staffing agencies to try to fill every job with a new candidate—instead of developing long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with top IT candidates—isn’t a great approach to relationships or business.

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What is artificial narrow intelligence (Narrow AI)?

Article | April 9, 2020

This article is part of Demystifying AI, a series of posts that (try to) disambiguate the jargon and myths surrounding AI. In 1956, a group of scientists led by John McCarthy, a young assistant-professor of mathematics, gathered at the Dartmouth College, NH, for an ambitious six-week project: Creating computers that could “use language, form abstractions and concepts, solve kinds of problems now reserved for humans, and improve themselves.”

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Nutanix Clusters: Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure for the Multicloud Era

Article | April 9, 2020

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The Nuts and Bolts of Deep Learning Algorithms for Object Detection

Article | April 9, 2020

You just got a new drone and you want it to be super smart! Maybe it should detect whether workers are properly wearing their helmets or how big the cracks on a factory rooftop are. In this blog post, we’ll look at the basic methods of object detection (Exhaustive Search, R-CNN, Fast R-CNN and Faster R-CNN) and try to understand the technical details of each model. The best part? We’ll do all of this without any formula, allowing readers with all levels of experience to follow along! Finally, we will follow this post with a second one, where we will take a deeper dive into Single Shot Detector (SSD) networks and see how this can be deployed… on a drone.

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The 2020 CIO Cloud Data Management initiatives

Article | April 9, 2020

CIOs have been tasked with many of the same issues for decades. Cost concerns, generating revenue growth, supporting the digital business, and managing cyberthreats, all while navigating skills shortages, have been a way of life for CIOs. And then 2020 presented additional challenges for data centers. Let’s examine in more detail the top CIO priorities, and examine how Veeam can help.

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