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You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

How Machine Learning Will Tame the Explosion of Unstructured Data

2017 was undeniably the year artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) became mainstream topics in the enterprise. Whether it’s a robot …

Top 5: Things AI might actually be good for

It's easy to dismiss AI as a buzz phrase or just a marketing term, and in some cases it is. But here are five situations where AI can be …

The WIRED Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is overhyped—there, we said it. It’s also incredibly important.<p>Superintelligent algorithms aren’t about to take all the jobs …

Artificial Intelligence

Greedy, Brittle, Opaque, and Shallow: The Downsides to Deep Learning

Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, has said that AI “is more profound than … electricity or fire.” Andrew Ng, who founded Google Brain and …

Explainer: How neural networks are changing credit scores

A credit score has a major impact on a person’s life. It’s the key to getting a car loan, a house or an apartment. The traditional way scores are …

Machine Learning

Amazon cloud leader Andy Jassy sizes up the competition in rare public remarks about rivals

Amazon likes to say that it focuses on customers, not competitors, which means it’s rare for the company’s top executives to talk about their rivals …

Cloud Computing

The Worst Data Breaches in the U.S., Ranked State by State

New data reveals insider errors as the primary cause of data breaches that affected 15.2 million Americans last year.<p>Three lessons of 2016<p>Safetica's forecast suggests that 2017 is likely to be a record year for cases - unless there are significant changes in the healthcare sector.<p>But ask healthcare …

Data Management

What To Expect in 2017 From AMD, INTEL, NVIDIA, XILINX And Others For Machine Learning

Without a doubt, 2016 was an amazing year for Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). I have opined on the 5 things to watch in AI for 2017 in another article, however the potential dynamics during 2017 in processor and accelerator semiconductors that enable this market warrant …

Big Data Analytics: Eating An Elephant

Of all the disruptive technologies we track, big data analytics is the biggest. It’s also among the haziest in terms of what it really means to supply chain. In fact, its importance seems more to reflect the assumed convergence of trends for massively increasing amounts of data and ever faster …

Data Warehousing

5 Kettlebell Drills to Add Real Function to Your Fitness

In the thirteen years since I received my RKC certification as a kettlebell instructor, I have seen some interesting evolutions in kettlebell …

Big Data: 17 Predictions Everyone Should Read

This curated column is authored by leading business and data expert, Bernard Marr<p>Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

11 morning routine tweaks that will make the rest of your day more productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

The Best Startup Accelerators Of 2015

Startup accelerators, now fixtures of the tech community, were hard to find just a few years ago.<p>When researchers Yael Hochberg and Susan Cohen began researching accelerators in 2010 and 2011, they could hardly find 10 true programs to rank. On Tuesday, Hochberg and Cohen released their latest …

5 Travel Essentials for Entrepreneurs

Startups are hard, but traveling for your business doesn't have to be. Make the most out of your trip by following these five suggestions.<p>The startup philosophy is all about being as efficient and effective as possible. So why should travel be any different?<p>When things are lean and traveling is a …

Startups

Healthcare Is Headed Down A New Road With New Rules In 2015

<b>The Top Trends Shaping the World of Healthcare</b><p>Every year I sit down with our team of healthcare futurists to carefully choose the right cards and place our bets on what we can expect to see in the coming year. It’s always both a terrifying and exciting experience because at the end of the year, you …

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …

Venture Capital

17 Venture Capital and Angel Investors to Follow on Twitter

Follow these super knowledgeable startup investors for insight and advice.<p>Do you keep a list of venture capitalists on Twitter? You need to add these people now. Social VCs are an incredible source of insight for all entrepreneurs and investors, but particularly for early-stage founders. The VCs …

Venture Capital

Health Insurer Anthem Struck By Massive Data Breach

Today, Anthem Inc., the second largest health insurer in America revealed that hackers broke into the company’s servers and stole social security numbers and other personal information. This is a massive data breach with the potential to expose the information of nearly 80 million Anthem customers …

Health Care

Need Funding For Big Data? Don't Ask For Technology. Seriously.

Let’s say you’re the vice president of IT for a large utility and you’ve finally found precious time on the executive committee’s meeting agenda to make your big funding pitch. “We need to collect sensor data from our smart grid infrastructure and it’s going to cost several million dollars to get …

Breakaway for a Takeaway

15 Proven Ways to Encourage Employee Happiness and Engagement

As a leader of people you need to encourage happiness in every facet of your business. I’ve created 10 techniques that will help your company be …

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your …

Self-improvement

Jimmy Kimmel Exposes Bad Password Security

Here’s the thing about passwords, it doesn’t really matter how secure your password is if you’re susceptible to being socially engineered. The sad truth is that all of us can be manipulated into giving up details of our lives to friends, and sometimes complete strangers.<p>On his late night show Jimmy …

Larry Ellison And Mark Hurd: Oracle's 10-Point Plan To Be #1 In The Cloud

Highlighting the accelerating growth of Oracle’s $2 billion cloud business, founder Larry Ellison and CEO Mark Hurd recently shared their vision for why Oracle will surpass Salesforce.com and Amazon to become the #1 player in the dynamic cloud market that’s rapidly becoming the new model for …

cloud

Is Big Data Finally Getting Traction?

Two consulting firms have almost simultaneously released two new surveys on the state of big data. Both show big data finally getting traction in the real world, but one is a shade more optimistic than the other. We’ll start today with a look at the more optimistic of the two: Enterprise Management …

Think You're Multitasking? Think Again

Don't believe the multitasking hype, scientists say. New research shows that we humans aren't as good as we think we are at doing several things at once. But it also highlights a human skill that gave us an evolutionary edge.<p>As technology allows people to do more tasks at the same time, the myth …

The Brain