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With auditability, deep learning could revolutionise insurance industry

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

What’s A Blockchain? Explaining The Technology Behind Bitcoin

The tech industry is loaded with buzzwords. This app disrupts <i>this</i>, this program gamifies <i>that</i>. So when you hear about the “blockchain” you might assume that it’s similar jargon. Another hot term which no one really understands. But though the latter part of that sentence might be true, the word …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Everything You Want to Know About Blockchain but Are Too Embarrassed to Ask | Inc.com

Arguably one of the biggest buzzwords of 2018, blockchain appears complicated when actually it is not. Simply put, it is a digital ledger no one can disrupt and all relevant information is known to all parties involved. It fosters a new generation of transactions that establish trust, …

Blockchain

10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

With the rapid pace at which technology is driving innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence, it has become immensely important to …

Google’s new cloud service lets you train your own AI tools, no coding knowledge required

The company’s new Cloud AutoML lets you create an image recognition tool just by dragging and dropping<p>Offering off-the-peg AI services like image and speech recognition is a key part of Google’s pitch to customers as a cloud computing provider. The company is now taking its AI-easy approach one …

Is Your Startup Stalled? Pivot to Blockchain

In the high-stakes world of venture-backed startups, not growing is the same as dying. Historically, stalled companies sought a sympathetic acquirer …

Cryptocurrency

How blockchain can lead to better AI products

And there are just no shortcuts to finding a solution (hash) and thus defining a new block to be added to the chain. Add to these issues other things that can go wrong – power outages, network issues, hardware failure – and it is just no longer a profitable venture for individuals.<p><b>What is</b> …

How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases

Forward-thinking enterprises are investigating innovative uses for this distributed ledger technology.<p>1 of 11<p>Many experts predict that blockchain …

How Ripple Works and Why It's Surging

XRP is the latest cryptocurrency to surge in value. Here's why.<p>Ripple is just the latest digital currency that uses blockchain encryption to gain …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies Explained, in Plain English

Everything you need to know about what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and how they're valued.<p>By now you've probably heard about the …

Avisol Top Biotech Picks 2018: The High Conviction List

The biotech sector finally witnessed a rebound in 2017. Since mid-2015, sentiment on the sector had been negative and by early 2016, the NASDAQ …

Biotechnology

Cryptocurrency boom: Why everyone is talking about ripple

The craze over bitcoin has given other crypotcurrencies like litecoin and ethereum their moments in the spotlight. Now, it's ripple's turn.<p>In recent weeks, ripple's value has spiked, making it the second most valuable digital currency and bringing it newfound attention.<p>The relatively obscure …

Cryptocurrency

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AI and Deep Learning in 2017 – A Year in Review

The year is coming to an end. I did not write nearly as much as I had planned to. But I’m hoping to change that next year, with more tutorials around …

41 'Safer' Dividend 10%+ Yield Stocks Jump For January

<b>Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ ‘Safer’ Dividend Stocks To Net 28.4% To 63.75% By January, 2019</b><p>Six of the ten top …

Investing

A Guide to Understanding AI Toolkits

<b>By Edd Wilder-James, Silicon Valley Data Science.</b><p>Modern artificial intelligence makes many benefits available to business, bringing cognitive …

Machine Learning

2017: Going all in with AI

Last year, we stated 2016 was the year of artificial intelligence as tools and solutions became smarter and more advanced. This past year, artificial …

Machine Learning Will Not Take Away All The Jobs: Study

Machine learning computer systems, which get better with experience, can outperform people in a number of tasks, though they are unlikely to replace …

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

18 New Year's Resolutions of an A.I. | Inc.com

After scanning the myriad new year's predictions from professional and amateur futurists, I've come to the conclusion that 2018 will be the year in which AI will become mainstream. Duh...you really don't need an AI for that insight. But hear me out. I like the idea of going mainstream, but it also …

Artificial Intelligence

Google betting on AI from India

It’s no coincidence that at about the time that Google CEO Sundar Pichai has professed the company was moving into an ‘artificial intelligence first’ …

2017 laid the foundation for faster, smarter AI in 2018

No company wants to be left behind, and whether it's by optimizing their hardware for AI processing or using machine learning to speed up tasks, …

How to explain AI to your family over the Christmas turkey

Depending on who you ask, artificial intelligence is either going to save humanity or kill us all. At the same time, AI seems to be in everything …

A Zero-Math Introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods

For many of us, Bayesian statistics is voodoo magic at best, or completely subjective nonsense at worst. Among the trademarks of the Bayesian …

Algorithms

Square Is All-In With Machine Learning...When It Stays On Point

How can machine learning really transform your approach to email marketing? Square's Anna Bowles told the Email Insider Summit how ML can predict the …

Machine Learning

GV leads $25 million investment in document digitization startup Ripcord

Ripcord, a company that aims to do away with the piles of paper enterprises keep around, has raised a $25 million round led by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) to fuel its robotic-assisted paper digitization business.<p>Telstra Ventures, Icon Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lux …

Artificial intelligence school inspections face resistance

<b>Plans to use algorithms to identify failing schools have been criticised by the National Association of Head Teachers.</b><p>A data science unit, part-owned by the UK government, has been training algorithms to rate schools, using machine learning - a form of AI.<p>It plans to work with England education …

Wikibon’s 2018 data analytics predictions: It’s all about AI

Digital business depends on organizations’ ability to turn more data into more useful work. The principal enablers in that regard are enterprise …