What’s inside the “black box” of machine learning

Takeaway: Machine learning can optimize business decisions, but the decision reached by an algorithm often isn’t transparent. How far can machine learning take us? The list of possibilities is endless.  Machine learning applications “can provide customer...

Nvidia and Audi aim to bring a self-driving AI car to market by 2020

Nvidia announced several new partners for its efforts to bring autonomous cars to public roads in a production capacity today, but the biggest by far was Audi. Nvidia is working with the carmaker to...

Three Different Kinds Of Companies Working On Machine Learning Today

By Auren Hoffman, CEO, SafeGraph There are three different types of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence companies: The Superrich, the Servicers, and the Innovators. Superrich: Companies that do machine learning and have their own data. Servicers:...

Learning words from pictures: Automating speech recognition

Speech recognition systems, such as those that convert speech to text on cellphones, are generally the result of machine learning. A computer pores through thousands or even millions of audio files and their transcriptions,...

Competitive landscape for machine intelligence: a focus on talent

Three years ago, our venture capital firm began studying startups in artificial intelligence. AI felt misunderstood, burdened by expectations from science fiction, and so for the last two years we’ve tried to capture the...

AMD unveils ‘Radeon Instinct’: GPUs for deep learning, open AI software

AMD has unveiled a new GPU, the Radeon Instinct, but it’s not for gaming. The Instinct is designed for high-performance machine learning, and uses a brand new open-source library for GPU accelerators called MIOpen. Together,...

11 enterprise-level business use cases for AI and machine learning

Many aspects of artificial intelligence such as neural networks and deep learning may not be entirely new. But the technology is now increasingly accessible for developers, with tech vendors offering a range of APIs...

Apple leaps into AI research with improved unsupervised learning

Corporate machine learning research may be getting a new vanguard in Apple. Six researchers from the company’s recently formed machine learning group published a paperthat describes a novel method for simulated + unsupervised learning. The aim...

AI infused into Gartner’s Top 10 strategic technology trends for 2017

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and smart things promise an intelligent future. Today, a digital stethoscope has the ability to record and store heartbeat and respiratory sounds. Tomorrow, the stethoscope could function as an “intelligent thing”...

MapD Big Data Management Powered by GPU Hardware

A young startup in San Francisco is an industry-leading example of what happens when big data meets the GPU: data processing at both very high speed and high volume. MapD, maker of the Core...