Aidan Sarsfield

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Why A Modern IT Infrastructure Is The Cornerstone Of Data-Driven Enterprises

Even the most sophisticated analytics technologies, like artificial intelligence and machine learning, can’t deliver results by themselves. To make the most of these technologies, enterprises must have a solid IT foundation to ensure underlying data sets are complete, timely and accurate.<p>Effective …

Machine Learning

Open Source GraphPipe Project Hints At Next Wave Of AI Expansion

GraphPipe is a new open source software project that points to what’s ahead in the next wave of artificial intelligence.<p>Today, AI and its machine learning cousin are mostly about experiments and testing. We’re seeing a surge of those experiments now because anyone can access online frameworks for …

Machine Learning

Researchers develop AI that can re-create real-world lighting and reflections

Ever shop online for carpet or fabric and wish you could tell what it looks like in real life? Thanks to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Inria Sophia Antipolis in France, you’re one step closer to being able to …

Machine Learning

The Magic Leap One mixed reality headset is shipping today for $2,295

The Magic Leap One Creator Edition, the first mixed reality headset from startup Magic Leap, is shipping today in “select areas” in the United States for $2,295. The Creator Edition isn’t quite a development kit — Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz calls it a “full-blown, working consumer-grade product,” …

Augmented Reality

‘The Beginning of a Wave’: A.I. Tiptoes Into the Workplace

There is no shortage of predictions about how artificial intelligence is going to reshape where, how and if people work in the future.<p>But the grand work-changing projects of A.I., like self-driving cars and humanoid robots, are not yet commercial products. A more humble version of the technology, …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Questions About AI That Nontechnical Employees Should Be Able to Answer

Articles about artificial intelligence often begin with an intention to shock readers, referencing classic works of science fiction or alarming statistics about impending job losses. But I think we get closer to the heart of AI in 2018 when we think about small and mundane ways in which AI makes …

Machine Learning

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Here They Lie Horror Adventure Free On PSVR

Later this month PlayStation virtual reality gamers will be able to experience the adventure horror game Here They Lie for free. The PlayStation VR …

Virtual Reality

NetApp and Nvidia announce Ontap AI, an AI data platform for enterprise

Artificial intelligence isn’t just about algorithms. The data on which they’re trained is more important than the models themselves, some would argue, which is one of the reasons IDC predicts that more than 44 zettabytes of digital data will be created by 2020. Thankfully, the rise of big data has …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Unexpected Signs You're a Much Better Leader Than You Think

Charisma? Drive? Passion? Not exactly.<p>Think for a moment about the most effective boss that you've ever worked with in your life. As you look back, ponder for a moment what made that individual stand out. What characteristics made him or her special?<p>Was it charisma? Drive? Enthusiasm? The ability …

Leadership

The futuristic Naked 3D fitness tracker creates a model of your naked body

The future’s weird. Just when you’re disappointed with the lack of <i>Star Trek</i>-style replicators (come on, scientists), something unexpectedly badass rears its head. You know, like the Naked 3D fitness tracker.<p>Marketed as the world’s first home body scanner, the device comes in two main parts. The …

Star Trek

Do You Know The Difference Between Data Analytics And AI Machine Learning?

The artificial intelligence (AI) industry has been leading the headlines consistently, and for good reason. It has already transformed industries across the globe, and companies are racing to understand how to integrate this emerging technology.<p>Artificial intelligence is not a new concept. The …

Machine Learning

How to Design Gesture Interactions for Virtual and Augmented Reality

Gesture interactions have become an easy and convenient form of interaction on touch devices largely because we have developed conventions for how …

Augmented Reality

Google gives Chrome the virtual reality treatment

Google is injecting a little Chrome into its VR platform, bringing the web browser to Daydream headsets, the company announced today. It’s been a long time coming considering the depths of Google’s WebVR experimentation on desktop and mobile Chrome.<p>The Mountain View tech giant announced it was …

Virtual Reality

Chief AI Officer - 7 Reasons Why Your Company Needs One

AI’s rapid surge in value-add has left companies struggling to adopt this highly complex technology. Executives struggle to understand it. At a basic level, the terminology is confusing, machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, AI, etc… The business use cases are unclear, and the …

Artificial Intelligence

On the eve of a 6-month pilot, Drive.ai details its self-driving car plans

It’s been almost a year since Waymo, the autonomous vehicle division of Google parent Alphabet, became the first company to operate autonomous cars on public roads without drivers behind the wheel. Now Drive.ai intends to follow suit.<p>This month, the Silicon Valley startup will set loose a fleet of …

Frisco

Managing Collaboration in an Age of Disrupted Teams

How much better would work life be if your entire organization could collaborate across a seamless digital canvas?<p>Produced for Cisco Webex by (E) …

Project Management

Tesla launches a new product: a surfboard

Like many other automakers, especially premium automakers, Tesla sells some products and accessories completely unrelated or only marginally related to its vehicles, like when it launched its ‘Design Collection’ with jackets and accessories made of automotive-grade leather, sometimes even leftovers …

Tesla

A beginner's guide to AI: Natural language processing

<i>This is the third story in our continuing series covering the basics of AI. While it isn’t necessary to read the first article, which covers neural networks, doing so may add to your understanding of the topics covered in this one. If you’d like to know how computers “see,” visit the second article</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

PTC’s Vuforia Brings Augmented Reality to Maintenance and Training

The idea of using augmented reality (AR) to improve maintenance and repair operations is not new. However, with the general availability of high …

Augmented Reality

How tech's richest plan to save themselves after the apocalypse

It’s a reduction of human evolution to a video game won by finding the escape hatch and bringing BFFs along for the ride<p>The very essence of what it means to be human is treated less as a feature than bug<p>Last year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I …

Singularity

DARPA pushes for AI that can explain its decisions

Companies like to flaunt their use of artificial intelligence to the point where it's virtually meaningless, but the truth is that AI as we know it is still quite dumb. While it can generate useful results, it can't explain <i>why</i> it produced those results in meaningful terms, or adapt to ever-evolving …

Artificial Intelligence

Defining data science in 2018

I got my first data science job in 2012, the year Harvard Business Review announced data scientist to be the sexiest job of the 21st century. Two …

Data Science

THE THREE BREAKTHROUGHS THAT HAVE FINALLY UNLEASHED AI ON THE WORLD

A FEW MONTHS ago I made the trek to the sylvan campus of the IBM research labs in Yorktown Heights, New York, to catch an early glimpse of the …

Artificial Intelligence

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

<b>In mid-2016</b>, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an …

Artificial Intelligence

Mike Capps: Ex-Epic Games prez unveils Diveplane’s understandable and responsible AI

Mike Capps, the former president of Epic Games, retired six years ago to focus on his family. But yesterday he announced that he has cofounded a new business, Diveplane, that aims to use artificial intelligence for the benefit of humans by making the AI understandable, accurate, safer, and more …

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

The Best of AI: New Articles Published This Month (June 2018)

10 data articles handpicked by the Sicara team, just for you.Welcome to the June edition of <b>our best and favorite articles in AI that were published</b> …

Unlocking The Power Of Artificial Intelligence Should Be A Priority For Infrastructure Leaders

Most municipal and private-sector infrastructure leaders seldom if ever think about how technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning can help improve physical systems like roads, mass transit networks or water utilities.<p>Although many cities are starting to recognize the …

Artificial Intelligence

How Open Source Became The Default Business Model For Software

Since its inception in 1998, open source has become the de-facto standard for software development and proven itself as a viable business model. While making source code freely available for redistribution and modification may seem counterintuitive, the success of companies like Red Hat and …

Licensing