Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Machine Learning is improving business work processes in 8 ways

Today’s leading organizations are using machine learning–based tools to automate decision processes, and they’re starting to experiment with more-advanced uses of artificial intelligence (AI) for digital transformation. Corporate investment in artificial intelligence is predicted to...

New role of machine learning engineers focused on creating data products, making data science...

We've been talking about data science and data scientists for a decade now. While there’s always been some debate over what “data scientist” means, we've reached the point where many universities, online academies, and...

Apple struggling to become an artificial-intelligence powerhouse

In 2011, Apple became the first company to place artificial intelligence in the pockets of millions of consumers when it launched the voice assistant Siri on the iPhone. Six years later, the technology giant is...

Mass adoption in virtual assistants, chatbots seen in 2017

Experimentation with voice-activated assistants and text-triggered chatbots blossomed in 2016, enabling users to order from Taco Bell using Slack’s messaging interface, check the status of UPS packages and order office supplies from Staples. In 2017,...

Maps: The billion dollar war in self-driving car market

During a test drive near Ford's Michigan headquarters, the team noticed something strange with its self-driving cars. Each car shifted slightly at the same point in the lane "as if they were avoiding a pothole,"...

Machine Learning Helping R.R. Donnelley Streamline Logistics

R.R. Donnelley is a Fortune 500 marketing and business communications firm that became much more than that. One of the 150-year-old company's key services is transporting massive amounts of documents, marketing support materials, and...

Microsoft releases version 2.0 of its deep learning toolkit

Microsoft has launched version 2.0 of what is now called the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit. This open-source toolkit, which was previously known as CNTK, is Microsoft’s competitor to similar tools like TensorFlow, Caffe and Torch,...

Machine learning in the mining industry — a case study

Newcrest Mining in Australia is providing useful solutions grounded in Data Science and using machine learning to help extract gold from its mines. Recently we attended the Unearthed Data Science event in Melbourne. Newcrest provided...

H2O makes deal with NVIDIA to speed machine learning on GPUs

H2O.ai, supplier of an open source AI platform aimed at helping businesses deploy deep learning to solve complex problems, has announced a partnership with NVIDIA, the GPU processing company, to optimize its products on...

AI Is Eating Software

The remarkable success of our GPU Technology Conference last month demonstrated to anyone still in doubt the extraordinary momentum of the AI revolution. Throughout the four-day event here in Silicon Valley, attendees from the world’s leading...

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