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Computer vision sensor uses artificial intelligence for personalized home automation

<b>Artificial intelligence</b> startup Crea.vision has developed a prototype <b>computer vision</b> sensor that utilizes artificial intelligence technology for home</b> …

Artificial intelligence and machine learning took hold in healthcare during 2017

A look back at what happened and how it shaped the future of AI, cognitive computing and machine learning for 2018 and beyond.

Top Analytics Trends in 2018

1. Veracity rather than velocity or volume of data will take precedenceVeracity, i.e. accuracy of data, will become more important than volume or …

Google's new text-to-speech system sounds convincingly human

Get ready for the little person living inside your phone and speaker to sound a lot more life-like. Google believes it has reached a new milestone in …

Artificial Intelligence

Looking at German Traffic Signs

A practical application of convolutional neural networks.<p><i>This article originally appeared on kasperfred.com</i><p>You know, I don't think we as a species do …

Embodied Learning is Essential to Artificial Intelligence

Jeff Hawkins has a principle that intuitively makes a lot of sense, yet is something that Deep Learning research has not emphasized enough. This is …

Machine Learning

How to break a CAPTCHA system in 15 minutes with Machine Learning

Let’s hack the world’s most popular Wordpress CAPTCHA Plug-in<p>Everyone hates CAPTCHAs — those annoying images that contain text you have to type in …

Image Classification on Small Datasets with Keras

(This article was first published on <b> TensorFlow for R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Deep Learning with RThis post is an excerpt from Chapter …

Machine Learning Becomes Mainstream: How to Increase Your Competitive Advantage

First there was big data – extremely large data sets that made it possible to use data analytics to reveal patterns and trends, allowing businesses …

From Analytic Models to Action: Improving Emplo...

If you’ve been following my blog series beginning with Analytics for Employee Retention followed by Creating a Score for Employee Attrition, then you …

The Next Great Design Challenge: Make AI Comprehensible To Humans

For the promise of AI to be fully realized, humans have to trust the machine.<p>Imagine going to your doctor to learn you have cancer. You sit down in front of her desk, and she shuffles through some scans that you took the previous week. Finally, she brings up a sheet of paper, looks at it, then …

Quantum Computing Explained

Chapter 1 of 14<p>Motivations Behind Exploring Quantum Computing<p>In 1982, a scientific paper - '<b>Simulating Physics with Computers</b>' written by the famous …

Quantum Computing

Learn how to classify images with TensorFlow

Recent advancements in deep learning algorithms and hardware performance have enabled researchers and companies to make giant strides in areas such …

Neurons Have the Right Shape For Deep Learning

A new study reveals a new algorithm that simulates how deep learning could occur in the human brain. Researchers report certain neurons have the …

Will machines one day be as creative as humans?

December 4, 2017 | By Sebastian Nowozin, Principal Researcher<p>Recent methods in artificial intelligence enable AI software to produce rich and …

The EU General Data Protection Regulation: opportunities for grocery retail

New laws requiring more openness and transparency will change how organisations collect and use personal data, and give shoppers more control over …

Going data-driven on a budget

How can you think and do data analysis globally, aiming to act and have an impact locally, when the data you need is scattered and incomplete and …

Cost of Living

Amazon unveils $250 AI camera and machine learning tools for businesses

Off-the-shelf artificial intelligence services to take on Google<p>Amazon wants companies to take advantage of artificial intelligence — and, more importantly, it wants to sell them the tools to do so.<p>Today, the online retailer’s business subsidiary, Amazon Web Services (AWS), unveiled a suite of new …

Python overtakes R, becomes the leader in Data Science, Machine Learning platforms

<b>By Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets.</b><p>Last KDnuggets Poll asked<p><b>Did you use R, Python (along with their packages), both, or other tools for Analytics, Data</b> …

Did Spark Really Kill Hadoop?

A comprehensive survey conducted by iDatalabs shows us the trends of the future of these two Data Science technologies.

Neural networks: The 1 minute guide

We want to build systems that can learn to be intelligent.<p>The greatest learning system we know about is the human brain. It’s made of billions of …

Getting started with reinforcement learning

Most people deeply interested in the topic of machine learning think it is synonymous with neural networks. In their current incarnation, neural …

How German Police evolved their data beyond the spreadsheet

With big data’s privacy and security concerns becoming more topical under new regulatory requirements, industries not typically involved in tech …

Deep Learning Specialization by Andrew Ng  –  21 Lessons Learned

I found all 3 courses extremely useful and learned an incredible amount of practical knowledge from the instructor, Andrew Ng. Ng does an excellent …

⚔️ Big Challenge in Deep Learning: Training Data

Hello World. Today we are going to cover one of the most central problem in Deep Learning — training data problem.<p>We at DeepSystems apply deep …

Deep learning and big data: Wall Street and the new data paradigm

Professor Anasse Bari of New York University, formerly with the World Bank Group, is a prominent figure in the realm of predictive analytics.<p>Wall …

You could potentially make $40K off your car

Imagine that you’re buying a $40,000 car.<p>Now imagine a world in which you could negotiate the sale of all the data generated by its five sensors: …

Personal Data

Germany’s Cyber Valley aims to become leading AI hub

Germany’s Max Planck Society creates Nobel Prize winners. Most recently, in 2014, physicist Stefan Hell, one of its scholars, was recognised for a …

Humans vs. Robots: Artificial Intelligence Beats Top Pilot in NASA and Google Drone Race

In another addition to the ever-expanding list of things robots can do better than humans, artificial intelligence has beaten one of NASA’s …

New Standards for Big Data

<b>Sponsored</b> Verification, credibility and accuracyBig data holds great promise: structured and unstructured data harvested, processes and analysed in …