This month in AWS Machine Learning: August 2020 edition

Every day there is something new going on in the world of AWS Machine Learning—from launches to new use cases to interactive trainings. We’re packaging some of the not-to-miss information from the ML Blog and beyond for easy perusing each month. Check back at the end of each month for the latest roundup.


This month we gave you a new way to add intelligence to your contact center, improved personalized recommendations, made our Machine Learning University content available, and more. Read on for our August launches:

Use cases

Get ideas and architectures from AWS customers, partners, ML Heroes, and AWS experts on how to apply ML to your use case:

Explore more ML stories

Want more news about developments in ML? Check out the following stories:

Mark your calendars

Join us for the following exciting ML events:

  • Register for the Public Sector AWS Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Week, September 14–18, 2020. Whether you’re in a government, nonprofit, university, or hospital setting, this webinar series is designed to help educate those new to AI, spark new ideas for business stakeholders, and deep dive into technical implementation for developers.
  • AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning streams every Thursday at 4:00 PM PST on Twitch. The series offers free, fun, and interactive training with AWS expert hosts as they demonstrate how to build apps with AWS AI services. Designed for developers—even those without prior ML experience—the show helps you learn to build apps that showcase natural language, speech recognition, and other personalized recommendations. Tune in live, or catch the recorded episodes whenever it’s convenient for you.
  • AWS and Pluralsight are hosting a three-part webinar series on the ins-and-outs of AWS DeepRacer. In the series, you will learn about the basics of DeepRacer, reinforcement learning and refinement, and the future of DeepRacer. View the first two webinars and register for the live webinar on September 22 here.

Also, if you missed it, the season finale of SageMaker Fridays aired on August 28. Stay tuned for more news on season 2!

See you next month for more on AWS ML!

About the Author

Laura Jones is a product marketing lead for AWS AI/ML where she focuses on sharing the stories of AWS’s customers and educating organizations on the impact of machine learning. As a Florida native living and surviving in rainy Seattle, she enjoys coffee, attempting to ski and enjoying the great outdoors.

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