Sunday, July 22, 2018

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...

Natural Language Generation is Humanizing Analytics for the Masses

We are witnessing a fascinating change happening in analytics and across all industries. Novel immersive user experiences are just beginning to emerge that leverage artificial intelligence and human language. Natural Language Generation (NLG) is...

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,...

Automated Empathy in the Contact Center of the Future

Customer service is one of the biggest competitive differentiators for today’s businesses. At the same time, advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are supplementing and replacing some traditionally human roles in the contact...

Can Alexa Lie?

A recent tabloid piece featuring a video of a woman asking Alexa if it was connected to the CIA. At the time, the Echo Dot she was speaking to did not respond to the...

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...

Voice: The Next Computing Empire

This article is the first in a two-part series aimed at exploring the rapidly developing state of voice computing from the investor's perspective. In Part I, I discuss why it's now increasingly clear that...

English financial tech company builds AI app that creates virtual accountant

A North-East fintech company is using artificial intelligence (AI) and speech recognition software to allow users to discuss their financial accounts with their phone. Darlington-based MyFirmsApp creates custom app platforms for accountants and has recently...

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