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Learning with light: New system allows optical 'deep learning'

"Deep Learning" computer systems, based on artificial neural networks that mimic the way the brain learns from an accumulation of examples, have …

Bot Dylan is the computer using artificial intelligence to write its own folk music

Just call it Bot Dylan - researchers have created a computer that is capable of writing its own folk music.<p>The system uses artificial intelligence to …

Artificial Intelligence

Every single Machine Learning course on the internet, ranked by your reviews

A year and a half ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program …

Machine Learning

The past, present and future of AI in customer experience

You can credit IBM’s Watson for creating a platform for artificial intelligence integration into a multitude of business and customer-facing …

Several Google engineers have left one of its most secretive AI projects to form a stealth start-up

Google has slowly been pulling back the curtain on homegrown silicon that could define the future of machine learning and artificial …

Machine Learning

The Democratization of Machine Learning: What It Means for Tech Innovation

Tech is on the brink of another innovative leap thanks to the democratization of machine learning and AI, note a Wharton professor and a Google …

The future of messaging bots and chat for business

Post-webinar thoughts and answers to attendee questions<p>Earlier this week I gave a webinar in collaboration with Infobip on messaging bots and chat …

Intelligent process automation: The engine at the core of the next-generation operating model

Full intelligent process automation comprises five key technologies. Here’s how to use them to enhance productivity and efficiency, reduce …

How Machine Learning is Upending Marketing

A marketing makeover is underway.<p>Machine learning is shaking up standard practices and enabling radical improvements around personalization, customer …

Machine Learning

Preprocessing for Machine Learning with tf.Transform

Posted by Kester Tong, David Soergel, and Gus Katsiapis, Software Engineers<br>When applying machine learning to real world datasets, a lot of effort is …

Facebook Messenger now has a straight-to-the-point Christian Grey chatbot who will sext users

Creatives at PersonaBots.com have created a rather convincing Facebook Messenger chatbot, a close approximation of 50 Shades of Grey sadist, …

How do these "neural network style transfer" tools work?

Hello! Last week I posted about magical machine learning art tools.This got me to thinking – what would other cool machine learning art tools look …

Duplicate Question Detection with Deep Learning on Quora Dataset

Quora recently announced the first public dataset that they ever released. It includes 404351 question pairs with a label column indicating if they …

Expect Deeper and Cheaper Machine Learning

<b>Last March, Google’s computers</b> roundly beat the world-class Go champion Lee Sedol, marking a milestone in artificial intelligence. The winning …

Open source conversational AI for enterprise

A 24% conversion rate selling insurance policies through automated dialogues via text message<p>Helvetia, a leading Swiss insurance company, wanted to …

Price Optimisation Using Decision Tree (Regression Tree) - Machine Learning

Chatbots are the DOS of AI

Have you ever had a conversation like this?<p>Me: I’d like to order a pizza<br>Chatbot: What kind would you like?<br>Me: What toppings do you have?<br>Chatbot: I have pepperoni, sausage, Canadian bacon, ham, pineapple, mushrooms, peppers. Would you like to hear more?<br>Me: Yes<br>Chatbot: I also have ground beef, …

How a chatbot helps with lead generation

Chatbots are emerging as powerful customer service tools in many industries. You’ve probably encountered one of these automated helpers while browsing or shopping; they often pop up on websites, offering to provide guidance or answer questions.<p>In the real estate industry, these bots have the …

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

HyperScience, with $18m in Series A funding, offers AI to solve back-office problems

You can’t swing a bag of cats these days without hitting a company that’s working on AI.<p>The latest, HyperScience, is today coming out of stealth for the first time. Based in New York city, HyperScience is bringing relatively general-purpose AI to market to solve the problem of data processing for …

4 reasons companies shouldn’t waste money on complex AI chatbots

The chatbot hype is still growing and, every day, new assistants are unveiled on the world’s leading messenger platforms. At my company, however, instead of wasting resources on a building a complicated “smart” chatbot, we developed a simple, rule-based one. As we can now see from practice, it was …

Chatbots

Deep Learning for Question Answering

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Information Retrieval, NLP, Question Answering<p>2 Comments<p>This posting presents recent publications related …

A methodology for solving problems with DataScience for Internet of Things

IntroductionThis (long!) blog is based on my forthcoming book: <b>Data Science for Internet of Things.</b> It is also the basis for the course I teach <b>Data</b> …