Martijn Dijkshoorn

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The Amazing Ways How Wikipedia Uses Artificial Intelligence

The Wikipedia community, the free encyclopedia that is built from a model of openly editable content, is notorious for its toxicity. The issue was so bad that the number of active contributors or editors—those that made one edit per month—had fallen by 40 percent during an eight-year period. Even …

Artificial Intelligence

Fake America great again - MIT Technology Review

Guess what? I just got hold of some embarrassing video footage of Texas senator Ted Cruz singing and gyrating to Tina Turner. His political enemies …

Artificial Intelligence

What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to transform all sectors, from retail, telecommunications, and agriculture to health, trucking, and the penal system. Yet the …

Machine Learning

AI defeats elite doctors in diagnosis competition

BioMind artificial intelligence medical system scores up to 87 per cent accuracy when diagnosing brain tumours and predicting the expansion of brain haematomas<p>It was not the football World Cup, but the defeat was not unlike Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi losing on the same day. An artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

THE THREE BREAKTHROUGHS THAT HAVE FINALLY UNLEASHED AI ON THE WORLD

A FEW MONTHS ago I made the trek to the sylvan campus of the IBM research labs in Yorktown Heights, New York, to catch an early glimpse of the …

Artificial Intelligence

NLP's ImageNet moment has arrived

Big changes are underway in the world of Natural Language Processing (NLP).<p>The long reign of word vectors as NLP’s core representation technique has …

What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

In 2001, at Utah’s Snowbird ski resort, 17 software developers got together and produced the groundbreaking Agile Manifesto.It was meant to …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Illustration by Justin Metz<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.<p>Over the …

5 Ways Tech Will Continue to Transform Our Daily Lives

Think technology impacts the ways we live? Here are 5 areas where the disruption's only begun.<p>As tech moves to dominate industries that once had no relationship with Silicon Valley, it’s no surprise that numerous areas of our daily lives that were once unplugged are being completely reinvented with …

Artificial Intelligence

China Now Has the Most Valuable AI Startup in the World

SenseTime Group Ltd. has raised $600 million from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and other investors at a valuation of more than $3 billion, becoming the …

Artificial Intelligence

How the AI cloud could produce the richest companies ever - MIT Technology Review

For years, Swami Sivasubramanian’s wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans …

Machine Learning

Understanding quantum computers: The basics

Theoretical physics isn’t the easiest field in science to translate into laymen’s terms. Until recently it’s solely been the domain of geniuses like the late Stephen Hawking and fictional characters such as <i>The Big Bang Theory’s</i> Sheldon Cooper. As companies like Google, IBM, and Intel work to build …

Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know About Cryptocurrency Is Now All in One Place

Over the past few months, I’ve written a lot of articles trying to demystify the world of cryptocurrency (from the coins themselves to blockchain to …

Blockchain: so much bigger than bitcoin…

Voting<p>A blockchain allows the authentication of transactions without them needing to be administered or guaranteed by a central authority. Ballot boxes and current online voting platforms are vulnerable to manipulation; now a startup called Follow My Vote is developing a blockchain-based system to …

Blockchain

Blockchain: exploring possible use cases

The blockchain technology is the core concept behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. But cryptocurrencies are only one possible application of the …

Introducing Web Payments: Easier Online Purchases With The Payment Request API

Buying things online can be a frustrating process, especially on mobile. Even if the pages are well designed, there’s a lot of information required: …

Web Design

Forget The Hype: What Every Business Leader Needs To Know About Artificial Intelligence Now

By: Davia Temin, Bruce Molloy, Jayanth Kolla<p>“<i>Just as 100 years ago electricity transformed industry after industry, AI will now do the same.”</i> – Andrew Ng, Coursera Founder, former Baidu Chief Scientist, AI Pioneer<p><b>Artificial Intelligence</b> – it’s on the lips of the leaders, and on the 2018 agendas of …

Google launches new machine learning services for analyzing video and text content

Google Inc. is moving forward with its effort to help developers add more layers of intelligence into their software applications, announcing general …

Machine Learning

Applied Deep Learning for Text Classification - Examples from the HR Industry

Text Classification is a major part of our data processing stack. We have successfully managed to automate a large part of complex document classification processes with traditional linear classifiers, based on n-grams, bad of words and linguistic rules and extensive feature engineering. In this …

Uncertainty in Deep Learning (PhD Thesis) | Yarin Gal - Blog | Oxford Machine Learning

<i>Function</i> draws from a dropout neural network. This new visualisation technique depicts the distribution over <i>functions</i> rather than the predictive …

Is HR Ready for Blockchain Technology?

Recruiters would likely be thrilled by the arrival of a faster, more efficient way to verify the credentials of job candidates, a system that could …

Shared economy 2.0 — enabled by blockchain

These days I speak and write quite a lot about my conviction that, thanks to blockchain and other emerging technologies, businesses will increasingly …

Shared economy 2.0 – enabled by blockchain

These days I speak and write quite a lot about my conviction that, thanks to blockchain and other emerging technologies, businesses will increasingly …

Getting Started with Machine Learning in One Hour!

<b>By Abhijit Annaldas, Microsoft.</b><p>I was planning agenda for my one hour talk. Conveying the learning paths, setting up the environment and explaining …

Blockchain Is a Game-Changer for Online Advertising | Investopedia

In the massive world of online advertising, blockchain will be a force to reckon with. Unlike with some blockchain products such as cryptocurrency, …

Tutorial: Machine Learning

Welcome back!<p>Now that you have learnt how to manipulate data in the tutorials Basics & From Lab to Flow, you’re ready to build a model to predict …