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From:
Shlomi Fish
Date:
September 1, 2019 21:54
Subject:
Re: [ please ] request for perl machine learning utils development
Message ID:
20190902003033.06f19f1f@telaviv1.shlomifish.org
Hi,

[resending]

On Wed, 28 Aug 2019 16:47:10 +0800
Cloud Cache <support@cloudcache.net> wrote:

> Hi Elizabeth,
> 
> Thanks for the encouragement.
> I am not good at low level system development, just using the high-level 
> API from tensorflow/keras etc.
> So I hope there should have perl's framework appearing.
> 

See https://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/psychology/elephant-in-the-circus/ -
some people seriously underestimate their own potential. You should also read
http://catb.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/ which still has some solid
advice.

That put aside, given all the hype about machine learning, it seems that a new
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AI_winter is forthcoming.

I agree with Liz that requests-for-implementations tend to linger on until
someone volunteers the time or makes a money offer. As Hillel put it:
https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/rabbi_hillel_173085


> regards.
> 
> 
> on 2019/8/28 16:39, Elizabeth Mattijsen wrote:
> >> On 28 Aug 2019, at 08:23, Cloud Cache <support@cloudcache.net> wrote:
> >> Perl is for big data. Many operators in banks use perl to analyse data
> >> stuff. Many programmers in big companies use perl to do statistics from
> >> all kinds of logs.
> >>
> >> For me, I use perl everyday, for data gathering, data cleaning etc. I
> >> pretty like its Regex and flexibility for text parsing.
> >>
> >> But there is no mainstream machine learning frameworks by perl.
> >> I have to write codes with other languages and other frameworks to run ML
> >> tasks.
> >>
> >> Will please perl6 developers take part focus on development of ML tools
> >> and frameworks?  
> > 
> > Why don't you become a Perl 6 developer and work on that?  Than you can be
> > sure it will have the interface and behaviour that you want!
> > 
> >   
> >> I think there are many other perl people around the world expect this
> >> capability.  
> > 
> > If there were more people actually working on this, we would actually have
> > that capability.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Liz

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