Thursday, February 23, 2017

Deloitte predicts machine intelligence, not mere AI, as a big trend for 2017

Conventional wisdom holds that artificial intelligence is the next great horizontal technology that will unleash future waves of innovation. Yet AI is not a single type of technology. It takes many forms and encompasses many,...

IBM’s Watson wants to assist you with your tax returns

If anyone can make sense of the over 74,000 pages of the US tax code, IBM’s Watson can. Or at least that’s the plan as Big Blue has teamed up its Watson cognitive supercomputer...

Artificial intelligence uncovers new insight into biophysics of cancer

Scientists from Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences, the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County have used artificial intelligence to gain insight into the biophysics of cancer....

Adopt a customer-first strategy during the ‘A.I. Spring’

The A.I. Spring has arrived in full force, thanks to a couple of key trends coalescing at the same time. First, prominent industry incumbents have opened up their cognitive platforms. New startups claim to base...

A master algorithm may be the solution to machine learning

Machine learning is not new. We have witnessed it since the 1990s, when Amazon introduced a new “recommended for you” section for its users to display more personalized results. When we search for something...

How marketers should respond to Google search’s new bots

In late 2015, Google revealed a little about how it is using sophisticated Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques to help improve its search results. Systems such as its RankBrain technology are helping...

Kinetica Uses GPUs for Advanced In-Database Analytics

Kinetica, the in-memory, GPU-accelerated database, now enables in-database analytics via user-defined functions (UDFs). The capability makes the parallel processing power of graphics processing units accessible to custom analytics functions deployed within Kinetica. With the...

5 Major AI Hurdles We’re on Track to Overcome by 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) gets more advanced every year, but there are still some major limitations keeping us from seeing a futuristic reality that includes robot butlers and near-complete societal automation. Fortunately, some of these limitations...

To make DIY deep learning less painful, Deepgram open sources Kur

Deepgram, a YC backed startup using machine learning to analyze audio data for businesses, is open sourcing an internal deep learning tool called Kur. The release should further help those interested in the space get their ideas...

Why IoT needs AI

At one of my recent talks in New York about AI in the supply chain, one of the key questions that came up was “Are you talking about robots?” You see, AI has been romanticized...

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