Monday, November 06, 2017

Napa.js: multithreading + Node.js

Microsoft’s Napa.js adds multithreading to Node.js

"Microsoft’s beta Napa.js runtime is offering multithreaded support for the Node.js server-side JavaScript platform, to provide the flexibility of JavaScript with speedy performance akin to C++’s.

Built on the same V8 JavaScript runtime as Node.js, Napa.js can be embedded in a host process without Node.js dependency. It can be installed via NPM by typing npm install napajs."

AL, ML: Gluon: AWS + Microsoft

Microsoft and AWS Collaborate on Machine Learning @ InfoQ

"Microsoft and AWS have recently announced a new collaboration aimed at democratizing deep learning and artificial intelligence. Gluon is a joint effort between Microsoft Research and Amazon AI and is intended to make developing solutions using machine learning easier and quicker.

Gluon is an open-source deep learning and neural network solution that is exposed through a Python-based API. It comes with prebuilt neural network components that can be created on the fly and used to train algorithms making it easier to define, debug, iterate and reuse components."
Gluon currently supports Apache MXNet 0.11, the AI framework supported by Amazon, and will support Microsoft’s Cognitive Toolkit in a future release."

app/tool: Secure Shell (SSH) for Chrome Web Browser

Secure Shell - Chrome Web Store

"Terminal emulator and SSH client.Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect directly to ssh servers without the need for external proxies."