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Google is making a computer vision kit for Raspberry Pi

Google is offering a new way for Raspberry Pi tinkerers to use its AI tools. It just announced the AIY Vision Kit, which includes a new circuit board and computer vision software that buyers can pair with their own Raspberry Pi computer and camera. (There’s also a cute cardboard box included, along …

Building the Global Heatmap

Our Global Heatmap is the largest, richest, and most beautiful dataset of its kind. It is a visualization of two years of trailing data from Strava’s …

5 tips for machine learning success outside of Silicon Valley

Machine learning concerns in Silicon Valley tend to be different from those elsewhere in the U.S. — and outside of the U.S. So, here are five tips …

Machine Learning

The Rise of the Bots: The Good and the Bad

You may be surprised to learn that most website visitors aren’t human at all. Instead, they’re bots: programs designed to do automated tasks. They …

Bots

Netflix and its Revolutionary Use of Big Data

When Netflix forayed into original programming by committing $100 million for two seasons of House of Cards, it did so without even watching the …

Unintentional data

by ERIC HOLLINGSWORTH<i><br>A large part of the data we data scientists are asked to analyze was not collected with any specific analysis in mind, or</i> …

Big Data Poses Special Risks for Children, Says UNICEF

Back in 2015, privacy campaigners became aware of a new Wi-Fi-connected toy that raised considerable concern. At issue was Hello Barbie, a doll with …

Data Science is Helping Zalando Learn Languages

As a research scientist at the German online retail giant Zalando, Dr. Alan Akbik is an expert in Natural Language Processing and Data Extraction. In …

Machine Learning

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 …

Machine Learning

AI By The Numbers: 33 Facts And Forecasts About Chatbots And Voice Assistants

Keeping up with all the news about new and improved chatbots is becoming close to impossible, and AI is still not there to summarize it all for us. Recent developments include Amazon bringing out in quick succession the Echo Look and the Echo Show, aiming to improve further its commanding 70% …

Software 2.0

I sometimes see people refer to neural networks as just “another tool in your machine learning toolbox”. They have some pros and cons, they work here …

Feature Visualization

How neural networks build up their understanding of images

Deep Learning

More Evidence That Humans and Machines Are Better When They Team Up - MIT Technology Review

Instead of just fretting about how robots and AI will eliminate jobs, we should explore new ways for humans and machines to collaborate, says Daniela …

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Can data governance create user satisfaction?

Companies have a choice when it comes to their strategy for data governance. Aberdeen research shows that it can be onerous and bureaucratic, or it …

Are You Ready to Have a Robot as Your Boss?

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robots have slowly but steadily made their way into a variety of industries spanning fast food to the financial …

Artificial Intelligence

How Computer Vision Could Save Your Life

Technology is driving huge disruption and innovation within healthcare. Big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence led applications are …

Artificial Intelligence

Effective Learning: The Near Future of AI

There is certainly no doubt that the ultimate future of AI is to reach and surpass human intelligence. But this is a far-fetched feat to achieve. …

Machine Learning

Crash Catcher: Detecting Car Crashes in Video – Insight Data

<b>Introduction</b><p>Tasks that humans take for granted are often difficult for machines to complete. That’s why when you’re asked to prove yourself human …

A Visual Introduction to Hierarchical Models

Bitcoin Price Forecasting Using Model with Experts Opinions

One of the main goals in the Bitcoin analytics is price forecasting. There are many factors which influence the price dynamics. The most important …

Data Science

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

World Health Organization

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming the Way eCommerce Businesses Perform

Artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to entrench itself into nearly every aspect of our lives. We are already using artificial intelligence and …

How Big Data Enabled Spotify To Change The Music Industry

Without big data, Spotify would not have turned out the way it did and with a growing user base only more data will be generated in the future.

Big Data

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 …

Will AI help save the snow leopard?

<i>Joseph Sirosh shares a story about a volunteer’s dilemma, an engineer’s ingenuity, and how AI, cloud, data, and devices came together to save snow</i> …

Sorting algorithms visualized with animated color palette

I bet you woke up this morning thinking, “I haven’t seen a good visualization of sorting algorithms in at least a week. I wish someone would get on …

8 Top Smart City Projects & Leaders to Watch in 2017

The smart city became another buzz word these years, but we are going to be hearing a lot more of in the coming years. By 2020 we will be spending …

Smart Cities

Telcos Are Sitting on Data Gold Mines: It’s Time They Gild Customer Experience

In this special guest feature, Stephen Smith, Vice President of Strategic Industries at ClickSoftware, discusses how the amount of data telcos …

Customer Experience

The Worst Tweeter In Politics Isn’t Trump

Three things can happen to a tweet once you send it into the world: It can get retweeted, it can get liked, and it can get replied to. Any of these …