Jeffrey Smith, Manager, Tech at x.ai

Jeffrey Smith

Manager, Tech, x.ai

Jeff Smith builds large-scale machine learning systems using Scala and Spark. For the past decade, he has been working on data science applications at various startups in New York, San Francisco, and Hong Kong. He’s a frequent blogger and the author of “Reactive Machine Learning Systems,” an upcoming book from Manning on how to build real-world machine learning systems using Scala, Akka, and Spark.


Spark as the Gateway Drug to Typed Functional Programming

Something really exciting and largely unnoticed is going on in the Spark ecosystem. As data scientists and engineers learn Spark, they’re actually all implicitly learning a much older, more general topic: typed functional programming. While… Read more