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Build Custom SageMaker Project Templates – Best Practices

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SageMaker Projects give organizations the ability to easily setup and standardize developer environments for data scientists and CI/CD systems for MLOps Engineers. With SageMaker Projects, MLOps engineers or organization admins can define templates which bootstrap the ML Workflow with source version control, automated ML Pipelines, and a set of code to quickly start iterating over ML use cases. With Projects, dependency management, code repository management, build reproducibility, artifact sharing and management become easy for organizations to set up. SageMaker Projects are provisioned using AWS Service Catalog products. Project templates are used by organizations to provision Projects for each of their users.


Traveling for the holidays? Invest in a security camera -- a few from Blink are on sale.

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BEST FOR OUTSIDE: Blink Outdoor three-camera kit -- $169.99 (save 32%) BEST FOR INSIDE: Blink Indoor camera -- $59.99 (save 25%) BEST FOR APARTMENTS: Blink Mini indoor camera -- $24.99 (save 29%) If you're planning on traveling to see family this holiday season, you should prep your home for your absence. One step to take is investing in a security camera, so you can have some peace of mind and actually enjoy your vacation -- or at least get through the holidays without any extra stressors. To see what's going on around the outside of your house, grab this three-camera kit and hang them up in areas you want to keep an eye on. If you don't have a video doorbell, it's probably smart to install one of these cameras near your front door. The Blink Outdoor cameras are wireless, have night vision, and are built to withstand bad weather.


Online Retailers Are Tapping Artificial Intelligence for the Holiday Shopping Rush

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Artificial intelligence will be playing a big part in your online shopping escapades for the holidays. That's because roughly 81% of online retailers are tapping AI to boost their sales in time for the holiday rush. According to VentureBeat, these businesses have increased their artificial intelligence budgets to do just that. The businesses in question are classified as small to medium enterprises who might not be competitive with other online shopping giants like Amazon. With artificial intelligence, the businesses are tapping into its power to help manage their supply chain (which is already stretched thin due to the pandemic), protect against ecommerce fraud, and even increase their overall sales.


Amazon signs deal with British spy agencies to boost use of AI for espionage -FT

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Oct 25 (Reuters) - Britain's spy agencies have given a contract to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host classified material in a deal aimed at boosting the use of data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) for espionage, the Financial Times reported on Monday. Britain's GCHQ spy agency championed the procurement of a high-security cloud system and it will be used by sister services MI5 and MI6, as well as other government departments such as the Ministry of Defence during joint operations, the report added. The agreement was signed this year with AWS, Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) cloud service unit, and the data of all the agencies will be held in Britain, the newspaper reported, citing people familiar with the discussions. GCHQ said it would not comment on reports about its relationships with tech suppliers.


Grab a refurbished Eufy robot vacuum for under $170

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SAVE $155: As of Oct. 25, get a refurbished RoboVac G30 from eufy by Anker at Amazon for $165.49 For a limited time, you can snag a refurbished eufy RoboVac G30 on sale at Amazon for $165.49. The G30 is a powerful robot vacuum that works on both hardwood and carpets. Its Smart Dynamic Navigation efficiently cleans floors with strong 2000Pa suction power, and its BoostIQ technology automatically adjusts the vacuum's power to more effectively clean carpets. The vacuum is part of Amazon's Renewed program, which means it will arrive clean, fully functional, and with minimal to zero signs of wear.


Amazon's early Black Friday deals: Laptops, robot vacuums, more

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In case you didn't get the memo: Black Friday is starting early this year, as decided by the likes of Best Buy and Amazon. From now until -- well, Black Friday, Amazon will be listing its wide selection of products at specially-marked prices. While there is no word on whether the same products will go for less in a few weeks, we've scoured the retailer, from A to Z, to uncover the best deals available right now. Amazon has expanded its Holiday Return Policy, giving purchases made between October 1 to December 31 eligibility for return until January 31, 2022. Looking for a headphone that has superior sound quality, a comfortable fit, and long-lasting battery life?


Robot vacuum shoppers on a budget can score a self-emptying Shark for under $300

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Save 40%: As of Oct. 21, the Shark EZ Robot Vacuum with Self-Empty Base (AV911S) has a $200 discount at Amazon, dropping it to just $299.99. Unless there's a very specific robot vacuum model for which you're holding out for a sale, there's no reason to wait until actual Black Friday to upgrade your cleaning. Case in point: Today's juicy find is a self-emptying robot vacuum for under $300, and it's not from some obscure brand that's potentially unreliable. The bagless Shark EZ AV911S vacuum comes with a self-empty base that keeps you off the hook from emptying dust for up to a month at a time. This model usually costs $499.99, but a 40% discount at Amazon brings it down to $299.99.


Tile floors have met their match in these 7 robot vacuums

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Roborock E4 Robot Vacuum -- $209.99 (save $90) Yeedi Vac Station Robot Vacuum and Mop with Self Empty -- $399.99 (save $100) Samsung JetBot Robot Vacuum with Clean Station -- $699.99 (save $100) When it comes to household cleaning products and devices, most folks would agree that you'd be hard-pressed to name a more revolutionary concept than the robotic vacuum -- even the dishwasher doesn't really compare to the convenience of a device that does your floors without you ever having to lift a finger. And it's not just the ease of use or satisfaction of watching a robot do the work for you that makes a robotic vacuum oh-so-appealing, either. Not having to worry about stress-cleaning before guests arrive, the ability to schedule cleans while you're away from home, and even foregoing having to empty the dustbin in certain cases are all enticing benefits of upgrading to a robot vacuum -- especially if you have tile floors. Here, you'll find everything you need to know about the best robot vacuum for tile floors -- whether you want a device to do all the vacuuming and mopping for you, you need something that self-empties, or you just want a complementary helper to pick up the dust and debris you might have missed while manually vacuuming. Robot vacuums receive more front-page attention in Black Friday ads each year, but even more deals are exclusively scattered across the internet.


Don't wait to score Black Friday pricing on the Eufy RoboVac G30 Verge -- it's already $200 off at Walmart

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The Anker Eufy RoboVac G30 Verge robot vacuum is on sale for $149 at Walmart, down from $349.99. The Black Friday fairy has come early to Walmart, and with it comes some awesome deals on our favorite products, like robot vacuums. As of Oct. 20 (yes, more than a month before Black Friday), the Eufy RoboVac G30 Verge robot vacuum is discounted $200, dropping the price down to $149. This robot vacuum has home mapping, which learns your home's layout and strategically cleans it rather than cleaning in a random pattern. It's app-controlled, so you can start and stop cleans, set schedules, and see where the robot cleaned all from your phone. You can also set it up with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant for voice-controlled cleaning.


Prefer vacuuming by hand? Shop Dyson deals ahead of Black Friday.

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Dyson V8 Fluffy -- $299.99 (save $100) Dyson Outsize Total Clean -- $699.99 (save $250) Robot vacuums are often in the spotlight for Black Friday. Their automated convenience is undeniably sweet, but for some, a Roomba just can't compare to the manual vacuuming experience. If you have your eye on a Dyson, Black Friday 2021 should be a good time to shop for one, especially if you're planning on cord-cutting. Dyson has rearranged its stick vacuum lineup since last Black Friday, so even those upgrading from an older Dyson vacuum could find a discount on a fancier model. A $250 discount on the beastly Dyson Outsize at Best Buy.