Creating Context with Microsoft QNAmaker
If you have not checked out Microsoft’s qnamaker then you should. “From FAQ to Bot in minutes” - quite literally. You can sign up, give it an FAQ to ingest, wait a minute or so for it to train and then you will be given a REST endpoint to which you can POST natural language questions. You can quickly incorporate this into a bot using the Azure Bot Framework or even incorporate it into other web applications.
This is a project that demonstrates using a recurrent neural network to generate Haiku.
How To Build a Bot with Azure
I have created a simple, proof of concept bot that leverages the following Azure services: Azure Bot Service Microsoft Cognitive Service – Text Analytics Microsoft Cognitive Services – LUIS Azure Search Azure Functions
How To Scale Azure SQL Data Warehouse in Azure Data Factory
You can use Azure SQL Data Warehouse as part of your Azure Data Factory pipeline which is great, but you probably don’t want to have the data warehouse running at the maximum Data Warehouse Units (DWU) all the time, especially if the pipeline is not running on a frequent basis. I want to share with you some steps to enable scaling up and scaling down of SQL Data Warehouse right within your Data Factory pipeline.
Using Azure Functions to extract named entities from news articles
Recently a custom visual was released for Power BI that enabled browsing and analyzing collections of text. These visuals can provide a powerful set of tools for analysis.