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10 Podcasts for Exploring Machine Learning

Although the term 'machine learning' was coined almost sixty years ago, it’s only in the past few years that this field of computer science has …

Machine Learning

7 tips for better data-driven stories

Numbers stories can be intimidating for those of us without a background in statistics or mathematics.Yet we lowly English majors, along with people …

Infographics

How McDonald's Is Getting Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution Using AI, Big Data And Robotics

Some experts might say McDonald’s, the fast-food burger joint that truly needs no introduction, was behind its competitors in embracing big data and artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance operations, but there are signs the Golden Arches is turning things around and improving business results in …

McDonald's

[Machine Learning] Is It Food? A Journey Of Minds, Machines And Meals

These Jaw-Dropping Facts Will Change Your Mind About the Internet of Things

You may not have noticed the Internet of Things, but it's already all around you.<p>The Internet of Things (or, IoT) is the connection of formerly …

Internet of Things

15 Types of Regression you should know

(This article was first published on <b> ListenData</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Regression techniques are one of the most popular statistical …

Algorithms

An Investor's Primer: 5G, the Internet of Things, and Augmented/Virtual Reality

Get started with these growing tech trends here.<p>Staying on top of the latest technology trends isn't exactly easy. New tech emerges at a rapid pace; …

Virtual Reality

Kia is seeing 3 times more conversions through its chatbot than its website

At last count, Kia had more than 800 websites where a customer can ask about buying a car.<p>In November, to try and simplify the process, Kia launched …

What Is Li-Fi? The New Alternative To Wi-Fi

Li-Fi is likely to reshape the world in ways Wi-Fi didn’t, by transmitting data through lamps, streetlights, and more.<p>Philips Lighting just unveiled a small coup. It’s providing internet to an entire office in France with nothing but its lights. That’s right, a company known for LED bulbs and …

Building a Deep Neural Network to play FIFA 18

A.I. bots in gaming are usually built by hand-coding a bunch of rules that impart game-intelligence. For the most part, this approach does a fairly …

These 4 Amazon services account for 85% of AWS and Azure cloud spend

Though only 10% of all workloads have moved to the cloud, Amazon Web Services dominates the market in terms of adoption, according to …

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 …

Businesses must integrate AI now or fall further behind

Artificial intelligence became one of the hottest tech topics in 2017 and is still attracting attention and investments. Although scientists have been working on the technology and heralding its numerous anticipated benefits for more than four decades, it’s only in the past few years that society’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Launches Three New Artificial Intelligence Experiments That Could Be Godsends for Artists, Museums & Designers

You'll recall, a few months ago, when Google made it possible for all of your Facebook friends to find their doppelgängers in art history. As so …

What’s Holding Back Big Data In Healthcare? | Articles | Big Data

Healthcare has come a long way since the days of barber-surgeons and medicinal leeching. The last century has seen incredible advancements in medical …

10 retailers using chatbots to boost customer service and sales

1. Rare Carat<p>An increasing number of consumers are turning to chatbots and voice assistants to shop and interact with retailers, according to a …

The Incredible Ways John Deere Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Transform Farming

Pesticides are currently an essential ingredient of big agriculture in order to ensure we can continue to feed the ever-growing global population of our planet.<p>However, pesticides also carry inherent risks, such as the damage they can do to the environment and local ecosystems, and the hazards that …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon Alexa Devices Are Randomly Laughing and Freaking Everyone Out

Artificial intelligence technology is quickly becoming the way of the future, with every major tech retailer from Apple to Google to Amazon …

The 7 best deep learning books you should be reading right now

In today’s post I’m going to share with you the 7 best deep learning books (in no particular order) I have come across and would personally recommend …

Amazon Strikes a New Blockchain Partnership

The company's new alliance lets it use and host blockchain technology without having to also develop it.<p>Unless you've been living under a rock for …

Blockchain

YouPorn used AI to predict the porn searches of the future and, um, brace yourselves

Using artificial intelligence to create new content is all the rage, and now YouPorn has gotten in on the act with an experiment that's produced some …

Using data to stop illness before it starts | The Economist Group | SAS

Today’s physicians have an increasingly powerful instrument in their clinical toolboxes: data use.<p>Alongside their stethoscopes, MRIs, experience and …

Here's Why Data Is Not The New Oil

It’s a claim you’ve probably heard multiple times – “Data is the new oil!”<p>Now it’s true, that in some ways, the analogy fits – it’s easy to draw parallels due to the way information (data) is used to power much of the transformative technology we see today – artificial intelligence, automation and …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's how Amazon's and Apple's new smart speakers stack up with consumers

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Smart speakers — Amazon's Echo, for example — are the latest device category poised to take a chunk of our …

Smart Speaker

The new wave of AR

UK companies are setting the global standard for<br>the next wave of breakthroughs, particularly in technology.<p>The new wave of augmented …

IBM Watson CTO: The 3 ethical principles AI needs to embrace

TechRepublic spoke to IBM's Rob High about the ethical, privacy, and security obstacles that artificial intelligence has to overcome.<p>IBM Watson CTO …

AI will create new jobs but skills must shift, say tech giants

AI will create more jobs than it destroys was the not-so-subtle rebuttal from tech giants to growing concern over the impact of automation technologies on employment. Execs from Google, IBM and Salesforce were questioned about the wider societal implications of their technologies during a panel …

A computer was trained to play Qbert and immediately broke the game in a way no human ever has

While the jury's still out on whether today's machine-learning techniques will ever create a program that could rival human intelligence, one thing about the future of artificial intelligence is clear: The machines are really good at playing games.<p>And when the machines get good at the games, …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM Watson CTO Rob High on bias and other challenges in machine learning

For IBM Watson CTO Rob High, the biggest technological challenge in machine learning right now is figuring out how to train models with less data. “It’s a challenge, it’s a goal and there’s certainly reason to believe that it’s possible,” High told me during an interview at the annual Mobile World …

Bridging blockchain's gaps is the next major hurdle

The enormous number of solutions we see being brought to market under the moniker of blockchain is absolutely astounding. Yet, it’s not inconceivable when considering the amazing potential of the underlying architecture. The use cases for blockchain span across industries and geographical …