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Roundup Of Machine Learning Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2018

• Machine learning patents grew at a 34% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2013 and 2017, the third-fastest growing category of all patents granted.<br>• International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that spending on AI and ML will grow from $12B in 2017 to $57.6B by 2021.<br>• Deloitte Global predicts …

Machine Learning

Mnuchin Breaks Tradition and Endorses Dollar's Decline

Bloomberg's Mike McKee discusses U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's endorsement of a weaker dollar. He speaks with Julie Hyman and Scarlet Fu …

Bloomberg Markets

Ambient AI Is About to Devour the Software Industry

Amazon has casually unveiled what could turn into a fundamentally different way to build software.<p>At its AWS conference in Las Vegas on Thursday, the …

Machine Learning

Salesforce and IBM: Two AI powerhouses extend their partnership

Salesforce and IBM are getting together on a number of fronts, and though it may seem like an unlikely relationship — the dynamic young Salesforce …

Microsoft’s period of congenial cooperation could be over

A couple of years ago while a guest of Marc Benioff onstage at Salesforce’s Dreamforce customer conference, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said something that seemed to signal a new period of amicable cooperation for his company. Several pieces of evidence seem to suggest that the period of friendly …

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Manage Your Big Data With These 4 Pointers | Inc.com

Big Data can be defined as the massive amount of structured and unstructured information that a business accumulates daily, spanning anywhere from business transactions to social networking insights. Without the proper management tools, this data is essentially useless.<p>With this comes the somewhat …

Big Data

The Complete Machine Learning Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Quant Trading Using Machine Learning</b><p>Play the Markets Like a Pro After 11 Hours of Integrating Machine Learning into Your Investment Strategies<p>Financial markets are fickle beasts that can be extremely difficult to navigate for the average investor. This course will introduce you to machine learning, …

The Simple Economics of Machine Intelligence

The year 1995 was heralded as the beginning of the “New Economy.” Digital communication was set to upend markets and <i>change everything</i>. But economists by and large didn’t buy into the hype. It wasn’t that we didn’t recognize that something changed. It was that we recognized that the old economics …

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Self-Learning AI: This New Neuro-Inspired Computer Trains Itself

A Computing Road Less Traveled<p>A team of researchers from Belgium think that they are close to extending the anticipated end of Moore’s Law, and they …

Long-Lasting Quantum Coherence Observed: New Discovery Could Help Overcome Key Obstacle In Creation Of Quantum Computers

The world of subatomic particles, governed by the laws of quantum mechanics, is one that would appear extremely weird to us denizens of a macroscopic …

"Deep learning is the most fundamental advance in AI research since AI started in 1956"

Frank Chen, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, the Silicon Valley venture capital and private equity firm, said, “It is absolutely non-controversial …

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The Problem of Bolt-On Acquisitions in a Digital World

I was at a startup that got acquired. At MyEdu, we had developed a college student profile product, and Blackboard – one of the largest educational software companies in the world – purchased our company to supplement their existing product portfolio with this rich new capability. With the profile, …

Manchester

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

<b>Bottom line:</b> Every manufacturer has the potential to integrate machine learning into their operations and become more competitive by gaining predictive insights into production.<p>Machine learning’s core technologies align well with the complex problems manufacturers face daily. From striving to keep …

Machine Learning

Comment on Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts by The world is better and worse than you think – Global Risk Research Network

[…] than you think, Cracked.com’s 18 undeniable facts that prove the world is getting better, and Why the world is better than you think in 10 …

Emerging Technology

The Growth of the Internet of Things

The current projection data from Cisco is that the IoT (Internet of Things) will reach 50 Billion devices by the year 2020! Visualized by the NCTA …

The middle class is starting to go solar

The price of solar has plummeted since the late 1970s. Back then you'd pay $77.67 per watt for solar cells, and you still wouldn't be able to produce electricity—not until you connected a bunch of cells together to form a solar panel.<p>Last year, the price for a <i>fully made solar panel</i>—including the …

Solar Power

This exclusive report reveals the ABCs of the IoT

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

13 must-read books to get an inside look into the inner workings of today’s biggest tech companies

Tech companies are some of the biggest, most exciting companies in the world.<p>But unless you work at one of those companies, it's hard to get a good grasp of their inner workings.<p>These 13 books will give you a better understanding of how some of today's most powerful tech companies got started and …

Books

Top 10 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

When the guy who re-wrote <b>the</b> book on Google Advertising shared his list of must-read books for entrepreneurs, we listened. A highly sough-out consultant, Perry Marshall is the author of seven business books dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses owners like yourself gain more from …

Top 10

China chases early lead in world’s next industrial age with smart manufacturing

AT a plant in suburban Shanghai, machines press metal sheets into the shape of car body panels, hoods and doors. Auto parts carried by conveyor belts …

Manufacturing

The Long-Awaited Promise of a Programmable Quantum Computer - MIT Technology Review

The quest to build a powerful quantum computer is one of the great challenges of 21st century physics. And although the hurdles are significant, …

Quantum Computing

Apple just gave IBM a huge leg up in the cloud wars with Amazon

IBM's partnership with Apple bears even more fruit today as the IBM Cloud becomes the first cloud computing platform to support the smash hit Apple …

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

A new video released by the space agency discusses the possibility of speeding up our missions to other worlds by harnessing the power of lasers.<p>Ever since NASA announced plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s and Hollywood got in on the action with "The Martian," the Red Planet has …

Space Travel

56 Startups Disrupting the Industrial IoT

CB Insights:We mapped the startup landscape into 9 major categories:Manufacturing & Supply ChainThese companies are using connected objects to …

Internet of Things

AT&T Just Announced a Huge Smart Cities Initiative

At its Developer Summit, running in Las Vegas parallel to the Consumer Electronics Showcase, AT&T today announced a series of corporate partnerships …

Internet of Things

the data singularity is here

<i>Originally published March 8, 2010 at Dataspora.</i><p>In this blog post I’ll attempt to sketch the forces behind what I’m calling, somewhat sensationally, …

Robot helpers are on the rise

You may not have unwrapped a robot on Christmas, but your new year will be filled with artificial intelligence.<p>Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other technology companies, large and small, are making rapid advancements with virtual personal assistants that can solve problems and even complete …