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On November 30th, 2020, UAE Developer Advocate Mridul Bhandari & Egypt Developer Advocate Mustafa Abdulaleem conducted a webinar on Deploying State-Of-The-Art Deep Learning Models in your Apps.

There were a total of 7 attendees including developers and students across MEA. The webinar started with a welcome note introducing the audience to IBM Developer Series and was divided into two primary sections, one of the sections briefing the audience about CODAIT & Model Asset Exchange and another section was the Code Pattern.


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On November 14th, 2020, Egypt Developer Advocate Karim Deif & UAE Developer Advocate Mridul Bhandari conducted a webinar on Building a Pizza Delivery Chatbot with IBM Watson Assistant on Red Hat OpenShift.

There were a total of 23 attendees including developers and students across MEA. The webinar started with a welcome note introducing the audience to IBM Developer Series and was divided into two primary sections, one of the sections briefing the audience about Watson Assitant & Red Hat OpenShift, and another section was the Code Pattern.


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Ever wondered how insightful your Facebook posts can be? Let me tell you if you derive insights from Facebook posts and comments you’ll actually derive your customer needs and pain-points.

As a result, on November 1st, 2020, IBM Developer Advocates Fawaz Siddiqi & Mridul Bhandari conducted a webinar about how you’ll be able to derive and visualize insights obtained from data acquired from Facebook posts and comments.

The webinar was divided into two parts, the primary part was conducted by Fawaz within which he talked about AI vs. IA, and IA is extremely essential because it helps us design a…


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Your Path to AI is a series of workshops to get you started on your path to becoming proficient in AI. Each session consists of important topics in the Data & AI methodology so that you can learn its concepts and what tool IBM provides along with open-source to make your Path to AI easier.

The second session, which is Part 2 of Your Path to AI-series was conducted by IBM Developer Advocates Mridul Bhandari & Anam Mahmood which covered Data Exploration using IBM CloudPak for Data.

There were a total of 171 attendees including students and developers across the…


On October 2nd, 2020, Data & AI Technical Specialist Anchal Bhalla​ & UAE Cloud Developer Advocate Mridul Bhandari conducted a webinar on Forecasting the Stock Market with Watson Studio.

There were a total of 38 attendees including developers and students across MEA. The webinar started with a welcome note introducing the audience to IBM Developer Series and was divided into two primary sections, one of the sections briefing the audience about Data Science, Machine Learning & Quandl, and another section was the Code Pattern.

The first part was led by Anchal Bhalla. Anchal started it off by introducing Data Science…


Programming

Create an Augmented Reality Treasure Hunt using A-Frame & AR.js

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What is WebVR?

WebVR is an experimental JavaScript application programming interface (API) that provides support for virtual reality devices, such as the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, or OSVR in a web browser. This API is designed with the following goals in mind: • Detect available Virtual Reality devices. • Query the device's capabilities. • Poll the device’s position and orientation. • Display imagery on the device at the appropriate frame rate. WebVR makes it possible to experience VR in your browser. The goal is to make it easier for everyone to get into VR experiences, no matter what device you have…


Create and visualize a neural network that takes in a dataset and trains a model to predict outcomes.

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What is R?
R is a programming language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and data analysis.

Advantages of using R
It’s an open-source language, related to other languages making it cross-platform compatible.

Installation Guide
Download R & RStudio

Packages
CRAN — Comprehensive R Archive Network
CRAN is a network of FTP and web servers around the world that store identical, up-to-date, versions of code and documentation for R.

To install packages in R, type the below mentioned commands in R Console…


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Beirut needs you!

On August 4th, 2020 more than 300,000 people lost their homes, hundreds lost their lives and thousands suffered injuries due to a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. In a country already experiencing acute political and economic challenges, the current tragedy has further increased the hardship people face. Join IBM in the Call for Code® Spot Challenge Beirut to help those delivering aid to this community need.

We are calling all developers to contribute to an open-source solution previously submitted to the Call for Code® Global Challenge to help humanitarian organizations active in Beirut ensure optimized distribution of relief resources using…

Mridul Bhandari

Cloud Developer Experience Advocate at @IBM. Graduated with B.E (Hons) Computer Science from Birla Institute Of Technology and Science, Pilani Dubai.

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