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What is an Engineering Manager?

October 31, 2018

David Ives, Engineering Manager at Pusher has held many titles in the tech industry: Engineer, Lead Engineer, Head of Engineering, VP of Engineering, and CTO. You would think that each of these titles would be self-explanatory, but as he’s transitioned from one company to another, he's been surprised by how differently these roles are interpreted by different organizations. Herein, a primer.

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Fiverr Relies on SageMaker to Streamline and Simplify Machine Learning Models

October 22, 2018

When it came time for Fiverr to analyze the data around user behavior on its platform, the freelance services website did what many modern businesses do in terms of recruiting the right tool for the task: they engaged Amazon Web Services’s SageMaker. Amazon SageMaker is an API that enables developers and data scientists to readily build, train, and deploy machine learning models to serve any need and at any scale.

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Startup Central is headed to re:Invent!

October 16, 2018

Looking for content for startups by startups? Interested in meeting 1:1 with a mentor or engaging with other startups to make new connections and perfect your elevator pitch? This year Startup Central is headed to the Aria Quad at AWS re:Invent and we’ve designed a series of technical talks, speed networking activities, mentorship opportunities, and straight-up fun, for those of you planning to join us in Vegas.

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Mackenzie Kosut is the Principal Startup Evangelist at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Prior to AWS, he worked at Betterment, Oscar, Tumblr, and more. Mackenzie travels the globe seeking out groundbreaking startups on AWS, sharing the cool things they're doing through blog, live video, and social media. He's also a regular AWS keynote speaker for startups at global events.

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