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From Stevo Slavić <ssla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Welcome New Committer Nikolay Sakharnykh
Date Tue, 02 May 2017 16:30:33 GMT
Congratulations and welcome to the team!

On Tue, May 2, 2017, 03:22 Ellen Friedman <b.ellen.friedman@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Welcome Nikolay, and thank you for all your efforts for Mahout so far!!
>
> Ellen Friedman
>
>
> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 5:34 PM, Dmitriy Lyubimov <dlieu.7@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Welcome!!
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 8:05 PM, Nikolai Sakharnykh <
> > nsakharnykh@nvidia.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > I’m sorry for some delay with my introduction, have been swamped with
> > > other projects recently ☺
> > >
> > > Having worked at NVIDIA for around 8 years I have seen GPUs to evolve
> > from
> > > specialized graphics processors to general purpose computing machines
> > that
> > > can tackle any problem in the world (as long as you can extract enough
> > > parallelism ☺). My area of expertise as an engineer changed as well
> from
> > > games and visual effects to high-performance computing and graph
> > analytics.
> > >
> > > I must say that I’m relatively new to machine learning but it is a very
> > > exciting and quickly evolving field and I’d like to share my knowledge
> > and
> > > skills with the community. I’m honored and very happy to be part of
> this
> > > group and looking forward to making Apache Mahout work efficiently on
> > GPUs!
> > >
> > > Nikolay.
> > >
> > > From: Peng Zhang [mailto:pzhang.xjtu@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Saturday, April 22, 2017 4:31 AM
> > > To: Nikolai Sakharnykh <nsakharnykh@nvidia.com>; dev@mahout.apache.org
> ;
> > > user@mahout.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: Welcome New Committer Nikolay Sakharnykh
> > >
> > > Welcome Nikolay.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sat, 22 Apr 2017 at 12:17 Andrew Musselman <akm@apache.org<mailto:
> > akm@
> > > apache.org>> wrote:
> > > The Apache Mahout PMC is pleased to announce that we have asked Nikolay
> > > Sakharnykh to become a committer and he has accepted. His contribution
> of
> > > an initial set of CUDA bindings into the project are good progress
> toward
> > > our goal of simplifying matrix math at scale.
> > >
> > > Being a committer allows you to contribute more easily to the project,
> > > since in addition to posting pull requests and patches you're also
> > granted
> > > write access to the code repository; which in turn means you can review
> > and
> > > accept community contributions, and help others pitch in.
> > >
> > > Nikolay, we're looking forward to working with you in the future;
> > welcome!
> > > It is customary for new committers to introduce themselves with a few
> > words
> > > :)
> > >
> > > Best
> > > Andrew
> > >
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