A Python Data Scientist’s Guide to the Apple Silicon Transition #Python #M1 @anacondainc @apple
Even if you are not a Mac user, you have likely heard Apple is switching from Intel CPUs to their own custom CPUs, which they refer to collectively as “Apple Silicon.” The last time Apple changed its computer architecture this dramatically was 15 years ago when they switched from PowerPC to Intel CPUs.
As a result, much has been written in the technology press about what the transition means for Mac users, but seldom from a Python data scientist’s perspective. In a post on Anaconda, Stanley Seibert breaks down what Apple Silicon means for Python users today, especially those doing scientific computing and data science: what works, what doesn’t, and where this might be going.
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