Meetup #52

'Git for Data' - Who, What, How and Why?

A look at the open-source 'Git for Data' landscape with a focus on how the various tools fit into the pipeline. Following that scene setting, we will delve into how and why TerminusDB build a revision control database from the ground up.

In this episode

Luke Feeney

Luke Feeney

Operations Lead, TerminusDB

Luke Feeney is Operations Director at TerminusDB. Prior to joining TerminusDB, Luke worked in the Irish Foreign Ministry for a number of years. He served in Ireland’s Permanent Mission to the UN in New York and the Embassies in South Africa and Greece. He was Ireland’s acting Ambassador to Greece for 2016 and 2017. Luke was also the Head of the Government of Ireland’s Brexit Communications Team and the Government Brexit Spokesperson from 2017 to 2018.

@lukefeeney

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Gavin Mendel-Gleason

Gavin Mendel-Gleason

CTO/BDFL, TerminusDB

Dr. Gavin Mendel-Gleason is CTO of TerminusDB. He is a former research fellow at Trinity College Dublin in the School of Statistics and Computer Science. His research focuses on databases, logic and verification in software engineering. His work includes contributing to the Seshat global historical databank, an ambitious project to record and analyse patterns in human history. He is the inventor of the Web Object Query Language and the primary architect of TerminusDB. He is interested in improving the best practices of the software development community and a strong believer in formal methods and the use of mathematics and logic as disciplines to increase the quality and robustness of software.

@GavinMGleason

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Demetrios Brinkmann

Demetrios Brinkmann

Host

Demetrios is one of the main organizers of the MLOps community and currently resides in a small town outside Frankfurt, Germany. He is an avid traveller who taught English as a second language to see the world and learn about new cultures. Demetrios fell into the Machine Learning Operations world, and since, has interviewed the leading names around MLOps, Data Science, and ML. Since diving into the nitty-gritty of Machine Learning Operations he felt a strong calling to explore the ethical issues surrounding ML. When he is not conducting interviews you can find him making stone stacking with his daughter in the woods or playing the ukulele by the campfire.