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Why Should You Replace Customer Segmentation with Machine Learning? | Oracle Profit Magazine

<b>Machine learning algorithms are far more effective than segmenting customers to personalize the customer experience.</b><p><i>By Eva Michel, Oracle …

Google Deepmind: The Importance of Artificial Intelligence

Developments in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) are happening faster today than ever before. However, the nature of progress in A.I. is such that …

A Comprehensive Guide to Understand and Implement Text Classification in Python

Table of Contents<p>In this article, I will explain about the text classification and the step by step process to implement it in python.<p>Text …

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

In new computer experiments, artificial-intelligence algorithms can tell the future of chaotic systems.<p>Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos …

3 Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed, but Are Worth Buying

It’s easy to forget how far technology has come in just a few years. We went from praying that our CD players wouldn’t skip to streaming music wirelessly to wearing AirPods in our ears. But even some recent devices have made the jump from high-end items for tech enthusiasts to must-haves for many …

Google Home

Maybach Ultimate Luxury EV brings its own tea service

If an automaker wants to succeed in China, they need to electrify their cars. The country has strict EV plans and for anyone looking to buy a car in a city like Beijing, going electric means not having to apply for the license lottery to own a car. So it's no wonder that Maybach (the ultra-luxury …

Most Americans aren't buying cryptocurrencies — here's why

Eight percent of Americans own cryptocurrencies, according to a recent study from personal finance website Finder.com. While that's a huge increase from the 1% ownership rate at the end of 2016 and helps to explain the exploding prices of bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other major cryptocurrencies …

0 to Pro Crypto Trader: Your Ultimate Guide to Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

<i>If the giant image above looks scary, don’t worry. We’re going to dissect that beast and you’ll know everything you need to and more before the end</i> …

Cryptocurrency

DHS issues new rules for searching electronic devices at the border

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security on Friday released new policies on searching electronic devices at the US border.<p>The new policies, replacing guidance from 2009, clarify government search powers when it comes to such devices, which have exploded in both use and capability in …

Learn how to make money just by using Amazon

Amazon's called "The Everything Store" for good reason. You can buy virtually anything on the megawatt retail site — and we mean <i>anything</i>. Clothes, …

Why People Smoke Weed to Treat Depression

Smoking weed to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon—but does it actually work?<p>Your typical stoner is a jolly sort. Keanu Reeves' face displays the same flat affect whether he's discovering that he knows kung fu or learning that Morpheus has been kidnapped. The high highs, the low …

Cannabis

This Open-Source AI Voice Assistant Is Challenging Siri and Alexa for Market Superiority

When you issue a command to a virtual assistant like Siri, Alexa, or Cortana, natural language processing technology (NLP) allows the program to interpret your speech and respond in everyday language. Apple, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are making great strides forward in NLP technology, but …

IDG Contributor Network: 5 machine learning trends that will define 2017

Machine learning has been quietly working in the background for years, powering mobile applications and search engines. But recently it has become a …

RIDE - A New Data Science IDE for Python and R - Open Data Science - Your News Source for AI, Machine Learning & more

The data science world is split into two parts: the (i)Python and the R community. Both groups offer a plethora of tools and libraries enriching our …

The real problem with standing desks, according to evolutionary psychology

Nope, it’s not the back aches or foot pain. If you can’t concentrate while working at a standing desk, it’s probably because your primal brain is subconsciously making eye-friends with all your coworkers.<p>We have evolved to do this because being attuned to others’ emotions is essential for creating …

Psychology

Amazon's ‘Echo Look’ Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes

The new Amazon Echo Look seems like a logical enough extension of Alexa, the company’s AI-powered digital assistant. Previously, Alexa lived inside …

Introducing Actual Opportunity -- every fantasy contribution in one number

I like to imagine that every individual in every career dreamed of doing as a child exactly what they’re doing today. A young Tom Brady, of course, …

Using Machine Learning to Capture Data Meaning and Wrangle it to Liberate its Value

There’s no doubt that everyone wants to access data to be better in their operations, decision making and innovate to make a difference. The good news is that data exists, it’s everywhere indeed. The bad news is that one can’t figure out what data is available, what it means, and if it is …

Machine Learning

What Your Therapist Doesn’t Know, Cont’d

First, I want to say thank you for your thoughtful comments on my article “What Your Therapist Doesn’t Know,” on how data can make therapists more effective. I am honored that the article sparked so much thought.<p>Some readers raised questions about the applicability of metrics to therapy, and in …

I've been on antidepressants for a decade — here's the biggest misconception about them

I was in the eighth grade, sitting at my assigned seat with a pencil and a green sheet of paper in front of me — it was the class final.<p>Suddenly, my mind went blank. The words and numbers on the page all blurred together and became meaningless. I froze with fear. My heart raced. <i>What was happening</i> …

Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quicker

Google’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library. Sonnet doesn’t replace TensorFlow, it’s simply a higher-level library that meshes well with DeepMind’s internal best-practices for research.<p>Specifically, DeepMind says in its blog post …

Deep Learning

Baidu AI achieves 'zero shot learning' ability using natural language - ExtremeTech

Baidu AI achieves ‘zero shot learning’ ability using natural language<p>By on April 6, 2017 at 11:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

15 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent, Even If You Don't Feel Like It

Emotional intelligence isn't about achieving perfection. It's about learning and growth.<p>Have you ever let emotion push you into doing something you later regretted? Or allowed your feelings to hold you back from something you really wanted to do?<p>Guess what? We all have.<p>But that doesn't mean you're …

Emotional Intelligence

After Spark: Ray project tackles real-time machine learning

RISELab, the successor to the U.C. Berkeley group that created Apache Spark, is hatching a project that could replace Spark—or at least displace it …

Darktrace's AI is now automatically responding to hacks – and stopping them

Darktrace's "digital antibodies" have stopped one Brexit-themed data protection threat: while trialling the machine-learning anti-hacking system's …

Seven ways to keep the CIA out of your home

The "Vault 7" documents published by WikiLeaks show us how the "Internet of Things" (IoT) has great potential, yet is also susceptible to remote …

Internet of Things

The 5 Best Smart Locks You Can Buy Right Now

These high-tech options redefine "turnkey."<p>This is one "smart" category we're seriously excited about lately. They mean you can stop futzing around for keys, or having to make spares for guests. There are a few things to consider before purchasing, including whether or not the device will be …

20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2017

VC money flowed plentifully into the security market last year, fueling a new crop of innovative companies.<p>1 of 21<p><i>Image Source: Adobe Stock</i><p>In spite …

Startups

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are coming for the smart home

If you wanted to build a smart home anytime in the last decade, you turned to one of two places: ZigBee or Z-Wave. Both are connectivity standards tailor made for the smart home, each connecting the hundreds of products approved for their systems. You’ve probably never heard of them, but you’ve …

BT's Smart Hub router promises stronger, more reliable WiFi

While it's possible to buy and install your own router, most people stick with the one supplied by their Internet Service Provider (ISP). Most are drab and generally underwhelming, both from a design and performance standpoint (please Google, bring your OnHub routers to the UK). BT's Home Hub 5, …