Sunday, April 30, 2017

Startup CheckRecipient using ML to clean email adresses, raises $2.7M

The discourse around email security is often framed as the bad folk trying to get in, rather than something as simple as human error. And yet, a plethora of high-profile cases in recent years...

How Machine Learning helps Pandora find the music of the moment

Finding the music of the moment can often be a challenging problem, even for humans with well-versed musical tastes. These challenges further explode into a myriad of complexities when attempting to construct algorithmic approaches...

Author: Machine learning adds punch to predictive analytics

Predictive analytics has become an increasingly important tool for businesses as they look to make better use of all the data they're gathering. Machine learning can provide even more punch to analytics, giving enterprises...

If Machines Are Replacing CFOs, Why Did I Become One?

Dr. Mana Mojadadr, CFO, SAP If machines were people, they would be on the executive fast track program in your company and would have gotten promoted before you. They work harder, learn faster, cost less,...

Machine Learning, Analytics Play Growing Role in US Exascale Efforts

Exascale computing promises to bring significant changes to both the high-performance computing space and eventually enterprise datacenter infrastructures. (Exascale computing refers to computing systems capable of at least one exaFLOPS, or a billion billion calculations...

Prof. Gary Marcus of NYU on today’s limits of artificial intelligence

Interview by Alice Lloyd George, an investor at RRE Ventures and the host of Flux, a series of podcast conversations with leaders in frontier technology. It’s hard to visit a tech site these days without seeing a...

Please Don’t Hire a Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Every serious technology company now has an Artificial Intelligence team in place. These companies are investing millions into intelligent systems for situation assessment, prediction analysis, learning-based recognition systems, conversational interfaces, and recommendation engines. Companies...

Baidu’s Plan for Artificial Intelligence without Andrew Ng

When Andrew Ng, one of the world’s leading thinkers on artificial intelligence, announced he would be stepping down from his position as chief scientist at Chinese search giant Baidu, the company’s stock dropped nearly...

Unoffical Google Data Science Blog: Causality in Machine Learning

By OMKAR MURALIDHARAN, NIALL CARDIN, TODD PHILLIPS, AMIR NAJMI Given recent advances and interest in machine learning, those of us with traditional statistical training have had occasion to ponder the similarities and differences between the...

Indian-American computer scientist selected for NSF’s CAREER award

An Indian-American computer scientist has won National Science Foundation's prestigious CAREER award for his research on redesigning current machine-learning processes. Anshumali Shrivastava was one of the recipients of the CAREER awards given to about 400...

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