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A Mother Whose Lapse Led to Child's Death Seeks to Prevent Further Hot-Car Casualties

MASON, Ohio—Karen Osorio was alarmed when her husband called at the end of the day to say their 15-month-old daughter wasn’t at the day-care center when he went to pick her up.<p>Then she considered a horrifying possibility. She sprinted to the parking lot of her office at Procter & Gamble Co.​<p>“That’s …

TensorFlow Disappoints – Google Deep Learning falls shallow

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p><b>Discussion</b><p>There was something more troubling as I went through these, however (and this relates back to my first 2 points …

Machine Learning

Where Big Data Jobs Will Be In 2016

• The advertised salary for technical professionals with big data expertise and in-demand skills is $124,000 net of bonuses and compensation.<br>• IBM (NYSE:IBM), Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) together advertised 26,488 open positions that required big data expertise in the last twelve …

Big Data

Microsoft open-sources machine learning toolkit less than a week after Google

MIcrosoft is joining a growing movement to make machine learning an open source option for developers. The software giant announced today that its …

Machine Learning

IBM Datapalooza Takes Aim At Data Scientist Shortage

IBM's quest to create 1 million new data scientists goes forward with a three-day training event and a test bed for taking its show on the road in …

How Formula 1 Teams Use Big Data to Win

The Pit Row at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, home to the only Formula 1 championship race in the U.S., is packed with fans. Some people …

Run Field Experiments to Make Sense of Your Big Data

Making marketing decisions based on an analysis of Big Data can be risky if not done properly, because data seldom reveal the causal links between correlated events. Take the case of one large retailer we studied. The company noticed that customers who purchased perishables also tended to purchase …

Data Mining

Do-it-yourself CRISPR genome editing kits bring genetic engineering to your kitchen bench

CRISPR genome editing is one of the most significant, world-changing technologies of our era, allowing scientists to make incredibly precise cut n' …

IEEE Visualization Conference 2015 - Increasing Influence of Machine Learning

<i>This post is authored by Yiwen Sun, Data Scientist at Microsoft.</i>I attended the IEEE Visualization Conference 2015 in Chicago recently and jotted down …

Microsoft’s Azure gets all emotional with machine learning

Project Oxford AI services detect emotions, identify voices, and fix bad spelling.<p>Imagine if the things around your house could respond to your voice …

Microsoft's AI can detect your emotions (but only if you're angry)

Microsoft reckons its AI can read your emotions.<p>The company's putting its money where your mouth is and is letting anyone upload their face to its …

Machine Learning

Government demands for Facebook data spike 43 percent

Facebook's received 43 percent more requests for its users' information from police and the government in the first half of this year compared to the …

Privacy

Pinterest And Facebook Take Big Data To Another Level

Big data is a critical cornerstone of most social media businesses and Pinterest is no exception. The underlying algorithms that make Pinterest successful and fun — the ones that suggest new pins you might like based on things you’ve liked before, for example — are an example of big data at its …

Social Media