Saturday, March 25, 2017

How to Maximize Engagement With Intelligent Apps

With intelligent apps topping the list of strategic trends for 2017, bridging the gap between man and machine is coming much closer to reality. In fact, the trend is so strong it won’t likely...

IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein Unified for Fast-Track AI Adoption

IBM has partnered marketing cloud specialist Salesforce to deliver a unified AI- powered solution, bringing together IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein. Both AI platforms will be deployed using a new integration practice formed by...

AWS, Microsoft and Google take different paths to the cloud

A recent outage at Amazon Web Services rekindled the debate about whether it is wise to rely too heavily on one cloud service provider. Such snafus are rare for AWS, so CIOs worry more about...

Which company is leading the field in AI research?

By Eric Jang, research engineer at Google Brain Who is leading in AI research among big players like IBM, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft? My response contains some bias, because I work at Google Brain; my...

Reinforcement Learning: Computers figuring things out on their own

Inside a simple computer simulation, a group of self-driving cars are performing a crazy-looking maneuver on a four-lane virtual highway. Half are trying to move from the right-hand lanes just as the other half...

What Salesforce Einstein teaches us about enterprise AI

Every business has customers. Every customer needs care. That’s why CRM is so critical to enterprises, but between incomplete data and clunky workflows, sales and marketing operations at most companies are less than optimal. At...

Three Major Trends Shaping the Future of Machine Learning

The topics of machine learning and, particularly, deep learning are clearly among the hottest topics covered by many tech publications. While the amount of hype is not insignificant, there are many good reasons why...

The opportunities and challenges of AI in healthcare

When we asked dozens of venture capitalists where they see the most potential for applied artificial intelligence, they unanimously agreed on healthcare. Technology has already been used to incrementally improve patient medical records, care...

Facebook, Salesforce, Google and IBM Research Offer AI Updates at MIT

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Here is a roundup from the MIT Technical Conference held on Feb. 18, with its focus on Exponential Technologies: Facebook is working on “social” virtual reality, following up on...

Bloomberg Adds Machine-Learning To Apache Solr Search

Bloomberg has found the Solr open source search engine valuable as a core element of several Bloomberg products. Now it has come up with a Solr plug-in that lets Bloomberg customers build a machine...

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