Thursday, August 24, 2017

The evolution of machine learning: traditional tools don’t work; big companies building their own

Major tech companies have actively reoriented themselves around AI and machine learning: Google is now “AI-first,” Uber has ML running through its veins, and internal AI research labs keep popping up. They’re pouring resources and attention into convincing the world...

Hiring the Best Talent From the Newly Graduated Developer Pool

While recruiting is tough for us all, tech sector employers face an especially difficult battle for talent. The pool of qualified, eligible applicants for tech roles always seems to be too small. As a result, graduation season...

Deep Learning: Machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time

When Ray Kurzweil met with Google CEO Larry Page last July, he wasn’t looking for a job. A respected inventor who’s become a machine-intelligence futurist, Kurzweil wanted to discuss his upcoming book How to Create...

China’s largest AI unicorn SenseTime sets single round record by raising $410 million in...

SenseTime, China’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) company that specializes in computer vision and deep learning, has raised $410 million in its Series B round of funding, setting a new record for the most capital...

The Retail Industry has a New Cornerstone- AI and Deep Learning

Retail is one of a handful of industries that enjoys the involvement of almost every person on the planet. While the recent advent of technology has created a deep divide between the online and...

Data Trends: IT Coralling Data Science; Big Data May Not be Better

We’ve recently seen data science shift markedly from a peripheral capability to a core function, with larger teams tackling increasingly complex analytics problems. We’ve watched rapid advances in data science platforms and their big...

Artificial Neural Network Uses AI to Find Speeding Stars

If you’ve ever tried to look for a needle in the proverbial haystack, you might have wished for a computer that could do it for you. A team of European astronomers recently trained an...

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI: No one really knows how advanced...

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by researchers at the chip maker Nvidia, didn’t look different from other autonomous...

6 Deep Learning Techniques They Never Taught You In School

We all remember Maxim Gorky, Rabindranath Tagore, Ernest Hemingway, James Watt, Thomas Alva Edison, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Wright Brothers as some of the few people who left their mark in the world....

IT Skills Gap Appears to be Growing, Finds CompTIA survey

A skills gap frequently exists between what employers want from their IT workforce and what workers can actually deliver. Out of 600 executives surveyed, 46% believe the gap has gotten worse in the last...

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