September 10, 2021

Synthetic data and digital twins

Synthetic data and digital twins are wildly different things but at the same time complementary in the sense that one simulates data for AI and other simulates the interactions of models for people and AI. Rather than being generated by real-world events or processes synthetic data is information that’s artificially manufactured. It is data created algorithmically, and used as a substitute for test datasets of production or operational data, to validate mathematical models… Read More »Synthetic data and digital twins

SD Times news digest: Snyk Series F, Visual Studio extensibility updates, and Rust 1.55

Snyk announced that it closed a $530 million Series F investment, which now totals the company’s funding to-date to $8.5 billion.  “This new investment, together with the rapid adoption of our platform and growing customer base, validates our developer security vision,” said Peter McKay, CEO of Snyk. “When security starts with the world’s expanding pool of developers – estimated to reach 45 million by 20301 –  organizations of all sizes… Read More »SD Times news digest: Snyk Series F, Visual Studio extensibility updates, and Rust 1.55

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OS-C

This week’s open-source project isn’t a development tool, but rather a community of collaborators working together to build a software platform to “boost capital flows into climate change mitigation and resilience,” called OS-C. OS-C is a Linux Foundation project that hopes to create a model that can be used to enable applications used for climate-integrated investing.  RELATED CONTENT: The IT industry’s impact on climate change “The OS-C technology platform will… Read More »SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OS-C