Thursday, August 24, 2017

Google’s TensorFlow Bet May Be Starting To Pay Off

TensorFlow is Google’s open source software library that makes it easier for coders and developers to design, build, train and execute neural networks and deep learning models. It’s basically a set of codes that...

Amazon and Sears, Tales of Two Retailers

My how time flies. In my 2012 post I held some glimmer of hope that Sears would leverage analytics and refocus its resources as it faced store closings. On a sunny Sunday in 2017, I...

How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking

Artificial Intelligence gets a bad rap in pop culture. Movies like Terminator (with its rebellious Skynet) and 2001 (with its murderous HAL 9000) portray a future where the robots get smart, and conclude that...

Competition to improve airport security with AI launched via the Kaggle data science community

Going through airport security is a universally painful experience. And despite being slow and invasive, the TSA doesn’t have a great record at catching threats. With the help of the Kaggle data science community,...

Workplace collaboration being transformed by artificial intelligence

So Artificial Intelligence (AI) is all the rage these days. AI and machine learning algorithms are increasingly being brought to bear on collaborative business workflows and processes for automation and to enable intelligent conversational...

Cloud Power, Fear of Lock-in Grows Among IT Managers

Computer gaming is having a big impact on how well humans can interact with computers and will accelerate the application of compute power to more areas of human activity, according to the redoubtable Mary...

MIT CIO Summit: Most AI in workplace will augment humans, not replace them

The perception of what artificial intelligence and machine learning mean to the breadth of the workforce: Truck drivers, middle managers, factory workers, even the programmers who teach the machines, all destined to unemployed years...

Apple developing AI chips to make iPhone smarter with neural engine

Apple is reportedly developing proprietary chips equipped with artificial intelligence, potentially called the "Apple Neural Engine." If reports prove true, then this chip will be iOS's most significant AI upgrade since the voice assistant...

Saving Elephants from Poaching using AI: Neurala is Doing it

A centuries-old problem that has affected nearly every region on Earth is about to get a high-tech solution. Artificial intelligence company Neurala is using machine learning coupled with cameras and drones to put a stop...

CrowdStrike, the firm investigating Russian hacks, raised $100M, now valued around $1B

The business of hacking has dealt a huge blow to our democracy, not to mention a plethora of organizations and individuals, and our collective sense of sanity. One silver lining, however, has been that it...

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