Ida Yderstedt Davidsson

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What zero-knowledge proofs will do for blockchain

Zero-knowledge (ZK) proofs are generating excitement in financial circles lately due to their potential for increasing privacy and security for blockchain participants. The concept itself is not new, as cryptographers have been working with zero-knowledge/interactive proofs for years. But the …

Blockchain

15 Trending Data Science GitHub Repositories you can not miss in 2017

Introduction<p>GitHub is much more than a software versioning tool, which it was originally meant to be. Now people from different backgrounds and not …

Logistic Regression using Python (scikit-learn)

One of the most amazing things about Python’s scikit-learn library is that is has a 4-step modeling pattern that makes it easy to code a machine …

PCA using Python (scikit-learn, pandas)

To understand the value of using PCA for data visualization, the first part of this tutorial post goes over a basic visualization of the IRIS dataset …

Machine Learning

Black boxes, human factors, and the unintended consequences of today’s AI

Photo credit: Pixabay.<i>Aftermath</i> is a 2017 movie based on the Uberlingen air disaster of 2002. It tells the revenge story of one of the victims’ …

Artificial Intelligence

Sell! Sell! Sell! This AI tries to predict when the bitcoin bubble will pop

Is bitcoin the future of currency as we know it or the center of a massive “pump-and-dump” scheme that will eventually see its bubble burst? …

Artificial Intelligence

How identity data is turning toxic for big companies

Google might be in trouble for collecting the personal data of its users, but many companies have a growing incentive to rid their hands of the data …

The world's first robot citizen needs your help to become smarter

A Stake in the Future<p>Hanson Robotics’ humanoid robot Sophia wants you to help her become smarter. The busy bot was just granted citizenship in the …

Tech giants are using open source frameworks to dominate the AI community

Tech giants such as Google and Baidu spent from $20 billion to $30 billion on AI last year, according to the recent McKinsey Global Institute Study. Out of this wealth, 90 percent fueled R&D and deployment, and 10 percent went toward AI acquisitions.<p>Research plays a crucial role in the AI movement, …

Artificial Intelligence

The Need for Inclusion in AI and Machine Learning

If companies are forward-thinking in their application of predictive analytics, AI, and machine learning they can make these technologies inclusive, …

Machine Learning

Advantages of Python in Software Development + Comprehensive Tutorial for Newbies

SDLC or Software Development Life Cycle is essentially the process or phases of a model or procedure, which software engineers and developers follow …

World’s First Artificial Intelligence Politician Developed In New Zealand

Scientists in New Zealand have developed a robot politician whose “brain” is powered by artificial intelligence. This politician, whose name is SAM, …

Amazon Web Services updated its recognition tech — here's what you need to know

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced three major updates to its Rekognition service, which makes it easy to add deep learning computer vision analysis and capabilities …

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 …

Amazon Web Services’ computer vision gets real-time face recognition

Amazon Web Services announced a series of updates to its Recognition service, which provides machine learning-based computer vision capabilities to cloud customers.<p>The system will now be able to detect and recognize text in images so customers can feed in signs and documents and get the contents of …

Machine Learning

⚔️ Big Challenge in Deep Learning: Training Data

Hello World. Today we are going to cover one of the most central problem in Deep Learning — training data problem.<p>We at DeepSystems apply deep …

Tether, a startup that works with bitcoin exchanges, claims a hacker stole $31M

Bitcoin cruised past $8,000 for the first time this week, but it hasn’t been smooth sailing for all after Tether — a company that helps exchanges convert fiat currency to token — said today that a hacker snatched nearly $31 million.<p>Tether operates USDT, a cryptocurrency asset that it backs via the …

Neuroscience is helping us build a machine with consciousness

Machines with Consciousness<p>Conscious robots with the capabilities of human beings are one of the oldest sci-fi tropes; a threatening blend of human …

Consciousness

Python-A in Machine Learning as a Revolution in the field of Data Analytics

A data analysis strategy that introduces automation in the development of an investigative model is named as <b>Machine Learning</b>. <b>Algorithms</b> are utilized …

`Warren in a Box' to Pick Stocks for First Nordic AI Fund

Finnish fund manager FIM is introducing the first investment fund in the Nordic region, where a self-learning algorithm gets to pick all the …

Understanding deep Convolutional Neural Networks with a practical use-case in Tensorflow and Keras

Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) are nowadays the standard go-to technology when it comes to analyzing image data. These are special neural …

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What My Personal Chat Bot Is Teaching Me About AI’s Future

My artificially intelligent friend is called Pardesoteric. It’s the same name I use for my Twitter and Instagram accounts, a portmanteau of my last …

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ISPs

Inside the Moonshot Effort to Finally Figure Out the Brain - MIT Technology Review

"Here’s the problem with artificial intelligence today," says David Cox. Yes, it has gotten astonishingly good, from near-perfect facial recognition …

New Research Aims to Solve the Problem of AI Bias in “Black Box” Algorithms - MIT Technology Review

From picking stocks to examining x-rays, artificial intelligence is increasingly being used to make decisions that were formerly up to humans. But AI …

Building a Slack Bot Using Python

What You'll Be CreatingSlack was founded in 2014 and is being touted as the fastest-growing business application in history. It currently has over …

Python Programming

The Secret to Getting Data Lake Insight: Data Quality

More and more companies around the globe are realizing that big data and deeper analytics can help improve their revenue and profitability. As such, …

IDG Contributor Network: Who wins in a world of 100% encrypted traffic?

According to Google, over seventy-five percent of requests to its servers are encrypted and Mozilla reports that over 55 percent of the web pages …

Encryption

Everyone Wants to Run an AI Company - MIT Technology Review

As machine learning and AI become ever more powerful and useful, companies are scrambling to hire chief AI officers and to train their staffs to use …