Artificial intelligence (AI) can help us do stuff like finding a specific photo in our photos app, or translating signs into another language.

What if we applied the same technology to really big problems in areas like healthcare?

Google’s Dr. Lily Peng describes her journey from medicine to technology and outlines the potential of AI in healthcare, describing how her team trained an AI algorithm to detect diabetic eye disease in medical images to help doctors in India prevent millions of people from getting blind. Dr. Lily Peng is a doctor by training and now works with a team of doctors, scientists, and engineers at Google Health who use AI for medical imaging, to increase the availability and accuracy of care. Some of her team’s recent work includes building models to detect diabetic eye disease, predict cardiovascular health factors, and identify breast and lung cancer.

ARM (Azure Resource Manager) Templates are the native infrastructure as code solution for provisioning Azure Resources. Learn what ARM Templates are and why they are the best way to manage your Azure resources declaratively.     

Content index:

  • [00:50]: Why ARM Templates?
  • [01:45]: What is infra-as-code?
  • [02:40]: Imperative vs Declarative
  • [08:04]: There are lots of declarative infra-as-code tools. Which one do I pick?

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Azure Security Center enables you to strengthen your security posture.

Yuri Diogenes joins Scott Hanselman to show how Security Center helps you identify and perform the hardening tasks recommended as security best practices and implement them across your machines, data services, and apps.

Content Index:

  • [0:00:00]- Intro
  • [0:00:24]- Episode start
  • [0:04:41]- Demo: Security Center dashboard
  • [0:05:20]- Demo: Security recommendations
  • [0:06:20]- Demo: Quick fix remediation
  • [0:07:20]- Demo: View remediation logic
  • [0:08:00]- Demo: Regulatory compliance
  • [0:09:06]- Demo: Standard tier overview (threat protection)
  • [0:11:48]- Demo: Security alerts
  • [0:13:19]- Demo: Security alert suppression rules
  • [0:15:54]- Episode wrap-up

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TED-Ed explores why you should read Waiting for Godot, something I had to read for a philosophy class once.

Two men, Estragon and Vladimir, meet by a tree at dusk to wait for someone named “Godot.” So begins a vexing cycle where the two debate when Godot will come, why they’re waiting and whether they’re even at the right tree. The play offers a simple but stirring question- what should the characters do? Iseult Gillespie shares everything you need to know to read the tragicomedy.

In the second part of this two-part video series, Kate Smith discusses what two things you should understand before beginning with Azure SQL Database Elastic Jobs: Idempotence, and Credentials.

Content index:

  • [01:00] Intro to two fundamental concepts
  • [01:11] Idempotence
  • [01:50] Credentials
  • [03:43] Setting up Credentials
  • [05:42] The Refresh Credential
  • [07:15] The Job Credential

Do you need to change a partition key you’ve already defined in a collection (or collections)?

Program manager Theo van Kraay shows how an account with Azure Cosmos DB Core (SQL) API can change partition keys using change feed.

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