Jacques du Plessis

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What’s the Difference Between Machine Learning and AI?

If you’re like most marketers, you’re probably trying to get in on a little AI action to raise your game and keep up with your competition. And if …

Machine Learning

Nvidia’s mini supercomputer is the fastest single computer humanity has built

Nvidia has laid claim to building the “fastest single computer humanity has ever created,” by linking up 16 of its Volta-generation Tesla V100 …

Nvidia

How to Drill Down Into Your Buyer Personas to Create Hyper-Targeted Content

Sometimes you intend to have your product appeal to one group; but then another group you hadn't expected loves it, too. Time to add to those buyer personas.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When my team and I built the corporate email look-up service Voila …

Marketing

What does a data scientist actually do?

<b>What do you actually do?</b>A data scientist’s job description can be very different depending on who you speak to. For me, the fundamental thing that …

How open-source computing is making AI affordable

Open-source computing and the cloud have brought many previously unaffordable IT options to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The same is …

How to Get Started with Machine Learning and AI for Marketing

Artificial Intelligence is powerful and will open doors we don’t even know exist at the moment. But there are some steps you can take today to ensure …

Machine Learning

IDG Contributor Network: The path to explainable AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) shifts the computing paradigm from rule-based programming to an outcome-based approach. It allows processes to operate …

Github's Top Open Datasets For Machine Learning

When working with comprehensive datasets every data scientist seems to have their favorite go to. For free resources, Mansi Singhal CEO of qplum …

UCLH aims to bring ‘game-changing’ benefits of artificial intelligence to NHS patients, from cancer diagnosis to reducing wait times<p>One of the country’s biggest hospitals has unveiled sweeping plans to use artificial intelligence to carry out tasks traditionally performed by doctors and nurses, …

Artificial Intelligence

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

AI And The Third Wave Of Silicon Processors

The semiconductor industry is currently caught in the middle of what I call the third great wave of silicon development for processing data. This time, the surge in investment is driven by the rising hype and promising future of artificial intelligence, which relies on machine learning techniques …

Machine Learning

Enhance enhance: Using machine learning to recover lost detail from upscaled photos

A team of researchers from Twitter have published a paper detailing a machine learning technique that uses a generative adversarial network to make …

Deep Learning Can Now Flawlessly Correct Photos Taken in Almost Complete Darkness

There are typically two approaches to taking usable photos in low-light conditions. You can either use a slow shutter, which requires a tripod to …

Machine Learning

These new BI tools bridge the gap between analytics and modern applications

Developers have been kids in a candy store for the past decade with exciting options for databases (such as MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and Cassandra), …

The economics of artificial intelligence

Rotman School of Management professor Ajay Agrawal explains how AI changes the cost of prediction and what this means for business.<p><b>With so many</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Paid Program: The New World of Artificial Intelligence

A home is the biggest purchase most consumers will ever make, so figuring out which ones to consider and how much to pay can be a stressful, time-consuming process. In fact, 52 percent of homebuyers say finding the right property is the most difficult part of the process, and the average buyer …

Artificial Intelligence

How To Turn Data Into Actionable Strategies

Business intelligence is more than analytics and reporting. It could help you turn data into action.<p>So your organization has a big vision and uses that vision as the North Star for guiding strategic decisions. But when you're only deploying against vision with no data to back it up, you're flying …

This new analytics tool for Gmail is actually really impressive

So how can typical Gmail users leverage email analytics data?<p>These are some of the most common applications:<p><b>Employee tracking and monitoring</b> — In some ways, EmailAnalytics belongs in the same ranks as Toggl and TimeCamp, apps that actively monitor employee time expenditure and performance. The app …

Apps

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

The Best of AI: New Articles Published This Month (January 2018)

10 data articles handpicked by the Sicara team, just for youWelcome to the 1st edition of the year of <b>our best and favorite articles in AI that were</b> …

You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role

It’s no secret that organizations have been increasingly turning to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve decision-making across business processes — from research and design to supply chain and risk management.<p>Along the way, there’s been plenty of literature and executive …

Zero-sum games are turning AIs into powerful creative tools

In 2018, a new kind of AI will show off its ability to produce artworks that can not only imitate old masters but which can take off in startling new …

Interpreting Machine Learning Models: An Overview

This post summarizes the contents of a recent O'Reilly article outlining a number of methods for interpreting machine learning models, beyond the …

Zayd's Blog – Why is machine learning 'hard'?

There have been tremendous advances made in making machine learning more accessible over the past few years. Online courses have emerged, …

Machine Learning

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

Defining Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, and Data Science — Without the Mumbo Jumbo

If you walk into any conference room in the world, it is likely you will hear people talking about “opening the kimono” in a “play for transparency” …

What does a data scientist do? 7 of these in-demand professionals offer their insights

Meet the data scientistsImage by ThinkstockThe data scientist role didn’t exist when many of us were in college. It's mashup of scientific and …

Deep Learning Adversarial Examples – Clarifying Misconceptions

<b>Myth: Adversarial examples do not matter because they do not occur in practice.</b><br>Fact: It's true that adversarial examples are very unlikely to occur …

Bundling data collection and data organization will ruin everything you love

Everyone knows the importance of a data-driven decision making in business and it’s increasing in popularity every year. However, what tends to get lost in that obsession is whether or not the underlying data is trustworthy.<p>It’s easy to say that inaccurate data leads to business problems. But …

How Blockchain Is Creating a New Future for Digital Marketing

The transparent nature of blockchain data will allow companies and customers alike to feel more secure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Advertising today is a multi-billion-dollar industry. And, according to market research company Forrester, digital marketing …