Newsletter October 2018 - JuliaPro, Bossie Award and Julia on NPR

By JuliaHub | Oct 12, 2018

JuliaPro, Bossie Award and Julia on NPR

Julia 1.0.1 has been released. The latest update includes bug fixes, performance improvements and documentation updates.

JuliaPro and JuliaBox are now available with Julia 1.0.1. Download JuliaPro or register and sign-in to JuliaBox today to experience the latest and greatest Julia.

JuliaTeam is an enterprise solution that works seamlessly behind your organization's firewall, resolves proxy server issues and facilitates package development, installation, management and control.

Julia training is available online and offline from Julia Computing, including Intro to Julia, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, and customized courses at every level. Registration is available here. Live instructor-led online courses include:

Julia is available with Tensor Processing Units (TPUs). Please contact us if you have an application or proposal using Julia with TPUs.

Julia Computing'sJane Herriman has been appointed to the Board of Directors of NumFOCUS. Jane is Julia Computing's Director of Diversity and Outreach, PhD candidate in Materials Science at Caltech and will soon rejoin Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as a Lawrence Graduate Scholar. NumFOCUS is a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable software, open code development and reproducible scientific research. NumFOCUS supports Jupyter, which was named for Julia, Python and R.

Julia Computing Chief Scientist Alan Edelman discussed the launch of Julia 1.0 on National Public Radio's Morning Edition. The segment is available here.

Julia has been awarded the Best of Open Source Software (Bossie) Award by InfoWorld.

Julia Computing'sJane Herriman will present An Introduction to Julia for Machine Learning at ODSC West in San Francisco Oct 31-Nov 3.

Advances in Engineering Software is producing a Julia special issue which is now open for submission. The submission deadline is October 15, 2018.

The Julia Proposed Release Process and Schedule from Stefan Karpinski proposes a plan for future Julia releases and updates.

Julia and Julia Computing in the News

  • TechRepublic: Why Is Programming Language Julia Growing So Fast and Where Is it Going Next?

  • HPCWire: Julia Computing's Jane Herriman Joins NumFOCUS Board of Directors

  • TechTarget: Julia 1.0 Brings API Stability to Machine Learning Language

  • Factor Daily: Meet Julia, the Grown Up Version

  • TechWorm: Julia Programming Language for Beginners

  • Edgy Labs: Why Julia Is the Programming Language Set to Dominate Our Future

  • Your Story: From Making Intuitive Music to Faster Drug Discovery - How Accelerating AI-Led Innovation Is Impacting the Real World

  • InfoWorld: InfoWorld Recognizes Open Source Software Technologies Driving Business Innovation

  • Bottom Line: Julia – A Solution to the Two Language Problem

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There are more than 170 Julia jobs currently listed on Indeed.com, including jobs at Accenture, BlackRock, Boeing, Conning, Dow Jones, CBRE, McKinsey, Huawei, Instacart, IBM, NBCUniversal, comScore, Disney, Gallup, Mathematica, Zillow, Facebook, National Renewable Energy Research Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, Columbia University, Rutgers University, University of Illinois - Chicago, University of South Florida, Washington State University and Brown University.

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