Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-26 Thread Anton Chernov
Here is a demo with some impressions: https://youtu.be/UwJxLztoI1o The MXNet blog post will follow soon. We wanted to show it on GTC as well, but couldn't allocate the needed time. You can see the code in Thomas repository: https://github.com/ThomasDelteil/RobotTracker_MXNet But it's far

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-20 Thread Aaron Markham
Anton, can you share the design and specs and code for the robot arm demo? I wish that was being shown at GTC now. It would be great to let people borrow it for West coast events. Maybe I can get one built here in Palo Alto. On Tue, Mar 19, 2019, 05:54 Anton Chernov wrote: > I don't know

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-19 Thread Anton Chernov
I don't know whether that is enough, but here are a few efforts we make to promote MXNet: * The robotic arms demo at the embedded world We promoted MXNet as the framework to go on embedded devices with our robotic arms demo. We've got a lot of attention from different people including professors

RE: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-19 Thread Isabel Drost-Fromm
Am 19. März 2019 02:49:23 MEZ schrieb "Zhao, Patric" : >I suggest to encourage and fund the students/researchers to present >their works on the popular conference. >I know talking is easy but maybe the decision maker can allocate more >resources for marketing. Just for clarity, who exactly do

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-18 Thread Way Barrios
Hi Patric, I'm grad researcher from Robotics Institute at CMU, I use mxnet in my research in video analysis, and your idea to fund the students/researchers to present their works on the popular conference is really interesting. Best Wayner On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 at 21:58, Zhao, Patric wrote: >

RE: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-18 Thread Zhao, Patric
Regarding the marketing, one example from the GTC, which is ongoing at San Jose, US now. https://gputechconf2019.smarteventscloud.com/connect/search.ww#loadSearch-searchPhrase==session=0=dayTime= There are total 850 sessions and I search the keyword of MXNet, Pytorch and Tensorflow. The

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-18 Thread Isabel Drost-Fromm
Am 17. März 2019 22:15:15 MEZ schrieb Lin Yuan : >Thanks for joining in the mxnet project and your very thoughtful >discussion. We do have virtual hangout/meetups. Please refer to >https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MXNET/Meetups+and+Hangouts Would it help to have summaries of its

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-17 Thread Lin Yuan
Zach, Thanks for joining in the mxnet project and your very thoughtful discussion. We do have virtual hangout/meetups. Please refer to https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MXNET/Meetups+and+Hangouts I also strongly agree with your 4). I think we should have a clear roadmap on our wiki

RE: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-17 Thread Zhao, Patric
Very great points! +1 for 4) and 5) > -Original Message- > From: Zach Boldyga [mailto:z...@scalabull.com] > Sent: Sunday, March 17, 2019 8:33 AM > To: dev@mxnet.incubator.apache.org > Subject: Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building > > This is a great discussion,

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-16 Thread Zach Boldyga
This is a great discussion, thanks for opening, Carin! As a newcomer to MXNet and Apache communities in general, I’ve been considering what I can bring to the table here, and what importance it would have to me. I'm not employed by large organizations, and communities like this are perhaps the

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-07 Thread Tianqi Chen
what happens (also) happens in the mail-list. If there is a certain things or person’s contribution is only known by colleagues, it is a indication of things that should be improved toward more apache way. Tianqi On Thu, Mar 7, 2019 at 4:42 AM Isabel Drost-Fromm wrote: > On Wed, Mar 06, 2019

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-07 Thread Isabel Drost-Fromm
On Wed, Mar 06, 2019 at 10:03:57PM -0800, Steffen Rochel wrote: > I agree with Tianqi on "One approach toward building a more diverse > community is to acknowledge the fact that we want to encourage interactions > in the Apache way beyond our physical cycle." However, I disagree with his >

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-06 Thread Sheng Zha
First, I echo a lot with Steffen’s points on educating users on the usage of MXNet and DL, and my team at my day job takes it as its mission. Just to name a few related efforts: d2l.ai (a whole book on deep learning with mxnet), the numerous tutorials in GluonCV, GluonNLP, DGL toolkits, the

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-06 Thread Steffen Rochel
Thanks Carin to start the discussion on this important topic. My suggestions: 1) get more involved educating the public about MXNet and how to use for DL. Carin's Can You GAN? is a great example and there are many others. Meetups are another good way

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-06 Thread Isabel Drost-Fromm
Am 6. März 2019 18:36:36 MEZ schrieb Aaron Markham : >Having more creatives in the open source community, not just MXNet, >would >be great for diversity. .oO(And something that would be appreciated even at the foundation level...) Is there anything else that people can think of where help

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-06 Thread Aaron Markham
I'd like to see if we can get designers involved. I noted that there are some boot camps for UX and design. They pick up projects for class to design a brand or a new site or service. Why not get them involved with open source? Apache has a lot of projects with sites that could use help, and ours,

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-06 Thread Tianqi Chen
It is important for a contribution to be visible publically, and being able to get identifications from PMC members that you do not interact daily is a way to do that. It also boils down to the trust, on whether fellow PMC members think it is appropriate to entrust others to do the nomination. I

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-06 Thread Anirudh Acharya
Having only non-organization PMC members nominate new committers could un-level the playing field. 1. Many times contributions might not require a contributor to have direct 1:1 discussion with PMC members outside his org. 2. It would give inordinate power/responsibility to the few non-Amazon

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-06 Thread Isabel Drost-Fromm
Am 2. März 2019 15:13:23 MEZ schrieb Carin Meier : >I wanted to kickoff a discussion about community building. There was an >excellent blog post from the Apache Beam Community on this >https://blogs.apache.org/comdev/entry/an-approach-to-community-building Needless to say I really love that

Re: Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-06 Thread Tianqi Chen
Thanks, Carin for bringing this topic up. I have suggested this several times. But would like to do it again. One approach toward building a more diverse community is to acknowledge the fact that we want to encourage interactions in the Apache way beyond our physical cycle. One principle to

Call for Ideas and Approaches to Community Building

2019-03-02 Thread Carin Meier
I wanted to kickoff a discussion about community building. There was an excellent blog post from the Apache Beam Community on this https://blogs.apache.org/comdev/entry/an-approach-to-community-building In it they wanted to improve their contributor/committer base in the following ways which