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Key Qualities To Look For In AI And Machine Learning Experts

Recruiting machine learning (ML) talent is different than for traditional software development. The field of artificial intelligence is so young that it can be difficult to parse candidates by their background and experience alone. Instead, hiring managers should look for certain skills and …

Machine Learning

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their results thanks to the use of big data and AI. …

Artificial Intelligence

How machine learning is shaking up investing: Interview (Includes interview and first-hand account)

The tool is called Market Sensei and it is run by the company Expat Inc. The tool uses patented machine learning algorithms to give powerful …

Machine Learning

Algorithmia now helps businesses manage and deploy their machine learning models

Algorithmia started out as an online marketplace for — can you guess it? — algorithms. Many of these algorithms that developers offered on the service focused on machine learning (think face detection, sentiment analysis, etc.). Today, with the boom in ML/AI, that’s obviously a big draw and …

Machine Learning Reveals What Suicidal Thoughts Look Like in the Brain

Tech & Science

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 …

What AI Can and Can’t Do

Many executives ask me what artificial intelligence can do. They want to know how it will disrupt their industry and how they can use it to reinvent their own companies. But lately the media has sometimes painted an unrealistic picture of the powers of AI. (Perhaps soon it will take over the …

How AI Could Change Amazon: A Thought Experiment

How will AI change strategy? That’s the single most common question the three of us are asked from corporate executives, and it’s not trivial to answer. AI is fundamentally a prediction technology. As advances in AI make prediction cheaper, economic theory dictates that we’ll use prediction more …

inBloom to Shut Down Amid Growing Data-Privacy Concerns

<b>UPDATED</b><p>After months caught in the crosshairs of parents, advocates, and educators concerned about student-data privacy, controversial nonprofit …

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

The biggest headache in machine learning? Cleaning dirty data off the spreadsheets

If you imagine the life of a machine learning researcher, you might think it’s quite glamorous. You’ll program self-driving cars, work for the biggest names in tech, and your software could even lead to the downfall of humanity. So cool! But, as a new survey of data scientists and machine learners …

Machine Learning

Designing a Moral Machine

Back around the turn of the millennium, Susan Anderson was puzzling over a problem in ethics. Is there a way to rank competing moral obligations? The …

Big Data May Lead to Earlier Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Scientists have long considered clumps of amyloid plaques — sticky, barnacle-like protein bundles — to be the first sign of Alzheimer’s. But the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

On June 14, 2014, the State Council of China published an ominous-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit …

Black Mirror

Advances in AI are used to spot signs of sexuality

MODERN artificial intelligence is much feted. But its talents boil down to a superhuman ability to spot patterns in large volumes of data. Facebook …

Artificial Intelligence

Feds struggle with regulating banking’s use of big data

When it comes to fintech, banking and payments, big data comes with some powerful pros and cons. The big advantage is that big data can make banking …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How. - MIT Technology Review

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Why Google’s AI Can Write Beautiful Songs but Still Can’t Tell a Joke - MIT Technology Review

Creating noodling piano tunes and endless configurations of cat drawings with AI may not sound like an obvious project for Google, but it makes a lot …

Put Humans at the Center of AI - MIT Technology Review

As the director of Stanford’s AI Lab and now as a chief scientist of Google Cloud, Fei-Fei Li is helping to spur the AI revolution. But it’s a …

Artificial Intelligence

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A …

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