Filippo Plazzotta

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Blockchain in the real world: 3 enterprise use cases

While blockchain technology tends to get the most attention for its role in underpinning cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether, vertical …

Our Best Stories of 2017 - MIT Technology Review

We asked each of our staff to suggest the best story they had written or edited in 2017—the most important, most interesting, or best executed. Here …

Intelligence

Top Analytics Trends in 2018

1. Veracity rather than velocity or volume of data will take precedenceVeracity, i.e. accuracy of data, will become more important than volume or …

A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built to Outperform Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency on a hot streak—plenty of alternative currencies have enjoyed rallies alongside the Epic Bitcoin Bull Run of …

Blockchain

Neural Networks Are Learning What to Remember and What to Forget - MIT Technology Review

Deep learning is changing the way we use and think about machines. Current incarnations are better than humans at all kinds of tasks, from chess and …

Deep Learning

Google Is Giving Away AI That Can Build Your Genome Sequence

Today, a teaspoon of spit and a hundred bucks is all you need to get a snapshot of your DNA. But getting the full picture—all 3 billion base pairs of …

Munich teams up with Facebook to boost the German car industry with AI

Big tech, such as Google and Apple, have been looking to mobility as the next big thing and now Facebook has jumped on the bandwagon as well. Facebook has partnered up with Munich’s Digital Hub Mobility to find out how the future of urban mobility can be developed.<p>TNW spoke with Martin Ott, …

Social Media

Google VP says expansion of of AI in finance, healthcare and transportation will pose challenges to regulators

Expansion of artificial intelligence in financial services, healthcare, transportation and other fields poses new challenges to governments charged …

How AI Will Invade Every Corner of Wall Street

It was AI versus Warren Buffett.<p>The artificial intelligence was unleashed by Winton, the London hedge fund, to test an old principle of the Berkshire …

Google’s AI builds its own AI child and it’s better than anything humans have made

Is this the beginning of the end for humanity?<p>Google’s AI-building AI actually went ahead and built a fully-functional AI child that, as it turns …

AI and Machine Learning Trends for 2018: What to Expect

We’ve already seen more than we expected to in the world of AI with VR in video games, IoT in medicine, and smart cities being brought to life. We …

Optimization for Deep Learning Highlights in 2017

Table of contents:• Improving Adam• Decoupling weight decay<br>• Fixing the exponential moving average<br>• Tuning the learning rate<br>• Warm restarts• SGD with …

Amazon Web Services

This whitepaper introduces infrastructure advice, performance tests and measurements, as well as tips and hints to make the joint solution more …

Cloud Computing

Google, Amazon Find Not Everyone Is Ready for AI

Executives at ascendant tech titans like Amazon and Google tend to look down on their predecessor IBM. The fading giant of Armonk, New York, once …

Amazon Transcribe is a sophisticated transcription service for AWS

Amazon is hosting AWS Re:INVENT today, its developer conference for all things AWS . And the company just announced a promising new service called Amazon Transcribe. The service is now available as a preview and goes beyond many automated transcribing services.<p>Now that video and audio have …

Google teaches AI to look before it leaps

Google’s machine learning researchers have automated the automation again. The company last week showed off an algorithm tweak that gives robots foresight and caution, so they don’t require humans to reset them during learning sessions.<p>A deep learning network typically gains proficiency at a task, …

Machine Learning

For the greater good: how blockchain technology will be the new way of accelerating personal development

Today, there are a lot of apps centered around analyzing one’s personal data according to several methods (personal data interpretation tests). For example, an app like Remente asks you to fill in a questionnaire to assess personal development. Upon completion, the system analyzes the data and …

Personal Data

Cisco And Tennessee's Transportation CIO Report On Cybersecurity Trends

Digital transformation is rapidly moving the transportation industry from a closed, proprietary and analog ecosystem to open, networked, always-on mobility platform. It is already a prime example of the efficiency and revenue-generating potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) and soon, as we are …

USDOT

The Next Billion-Dollar Boom in Chinese Tech

China’s enterprise-applications market has huge potential and is devoid of a dominant player<p>By<p>Li Yuan<p>As much as the world heralds the success of China tech, it’s confined largely to consumer business. Where the U.S. has Facebook, Amazon and Google, China has Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu. Chinese …

Machine Learning and Data Visualization: It's All Related

Machine learning may seem like a bit more sizzle than steak to the average person, but data scientists and visualization programmers are agog over …

Hyundai to Launch Token Sale for IoT Blockchain Platform Hdac

Hyundai Pay, the Internet-of-Things (IoT) arm of Hyundai, will be holding a joint ICO with Hdac Technology to issue HDAC tokens. Hdac Technology, a …

Why America’s Biggest Bank Digs Anonymous Cryptocurrency - MIT Technology Review

Whatever JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon meant last month when he called Bitcoin a “fraud,” he sure doesn’t seem to view its blockchain in the same …

Blockchain

Google Alphabet's Schmidt: Here's why we can't keep fake news out of search results

Google's search algorithms have a problem ranking truthful information when two groups oppose each other.<p>Google has tried numerous ways to get ahead …

Fake News

How to develop a data science training program inside your company

Finding experienced data science professionals can be a challenge. Training current employees with aptitude for this type of work could be a good …

Human Resources

How smart virtual personal assistants can incubate human empathy

It has been over a decade since mobile phones moved from being simple voice and SMS devices that allowed us to always stay connected. Now, they have …

AI’s Cool New Thing: Capsule Networks (explained)

A buzz is about in AI circles around “capsule networks,” a new variant on neural networks that backers say could simplify, cut the costs of, …

How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It)

The Wi-Fi Pineapple enables anyone to steal data on public Wi-Fi networks. Here’s how it facilitates two sophisticated network attacks and how to protect yourself against them.<p><i>This article is part of</i> How Hacking Works<i>, Motherboard's guide to demystifying information security.</i><p>In popular media, …

This AI Can Spot Art Forgeries by Looking at One Brushstroke - MIT Technology Review

Detecting art forgeries is hard and expensive. Art historians might bring a suspect work into a lab for infrared spectroscopy, radiometric dating, …

Machine Learning

How Technology Is Leading Us Into the Imagination Age

In many ways, the future is unpredictable. A report by the World Economic Forum reveals that almost 65 percent of the jobs elementary school students …