Recent Posts

A short intro to MLOps

6 minute read Published: 2021-06-10

We look at the benefits of MLOps and why you might need it for your company.

Introducing TileDB Rust bindings

3 minute read Published: 2021-05-27

We have built Rust bindings to the TileDB tensor storage engine. As good Rustaceans do, we're open-sourcing the bindings and are quite excited about the possibilities that universal tensor storage open up.

Introducing the scie.nz hub!

1 minute read Published: 2021-04-10

woo.scie.nz! Many data science projects start out with a boring task: downloading your data. We don't like being bored, which is why we built the scie.nz hub.

Introducing Walden

5 minute read Published: 2021-02-15

We have built Walden, a small data lake for (mostly) solitary use, consisting of a set of configurations and images for deployment into a Kubernetes cluster. We are releasing the code as free and open source software, hoping to lower some of the barriers to entry to the world of big data and AI. Check it out on our github, or read below for more info!

Beyond R and Python: Rust for Science

6 minute read Published: 2020-12-10

Rust looks like an increasingly important part of the future of scientific programming. It's as fast as C++, as flexible as Python, and does packaging better than even R. It is also very difficult to learn, and demands a lot of cognitive investment. On balance, the ability to write clean, fast, and safe code is worth it, but be prepared to re-learn programming.