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An Overview of National AI Strategies

The race to become the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) has officially begun. In the past fifteen months, Canada, China, Denmark, the EU …

Artificial Intelligence

Shaping the digital twin for design and production engineering

Abstract<p>The digitalization of manufacturing fuels the application of sophisticated virtual product models, which are referred to as digital twins, …

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Aiming to fill skill gaps in AI, Microsoft makes training courses available to the public

As a software engineer at Microsoft, Elena Voyloshnikova’s job is to make informed recommendations about how to improve the performance of software …

Artificial Intelligence

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

Google’s DeepMind achieves machine learning breakthroughs at a terrifying pace

It’s time to add “AI research” to the list of things that machines can do better than humans. Google’s Alpha Go, the computer that beat the world’s greatest human go player, just lost to a version of itself that’s never had a single human lesson.<p>Google is making progress in the field of machine …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's Learning Software Learns to Write Learning Software

White-collar automation has become a common buzzword in debates about the growing power of computers, as software shows potential to take over some …

7 Artificial Intelligence Stats That Will Blow You Away

Forget the killer-robot talk for now.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming the next big thing for tech companies. Chipmakers, software …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft launches new machine learning tools

Microsoft, just like many of its competitors, has gone all in on machine learning. That emphasis is on full display at the company’s Ignite conference this where, where the company today announced a number of new tools for developers who want to build new A.I. models and users who simply want to …

10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need To Know About

This column is authored by content analyst and tech writer,The post 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need To Know About appeared first on …

Machine Learning

How to update Kodi on your Amazon Fire TV Stick

Because Kodi isn't available to download through the Amazon Appstore, getting the latest version requires a little more effort on your part than it …

Amazon Fire TV

A simple exercise from a mindfulness workshop developed at Google can help beat anxiety before it starts

There were a few profound insights I scribbled down while I was there, and one of them was this: "Emotions are actually feelings in the body."<p>This revelation, from SIY teacher Robert Chender, provided some context for the introduction of a mindfulness exercise called the <b>body scan</b>. The point of the …

Mindfulness

The Open Guide to Amazon Web Services

⇦ Join us!<p>Credits ∙ Contributing guidelines<p>Table of Contents<p><b>Purpose</b><p>Why an Open Guide?<br>• Scope<br>• Legend<p><b>AWS in General</b><p>General Information<br>• Learning and Career …

To Run a Faster Marathon, Predict a Faster Marathon

If the calculator isn’t giving you the times you want, you’ll need to change the inputs.<p>Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working with Amby Burfoot to construct an improved version of the Runner’s World Race Time Predictor based on new research that indicates the old calculators weren’t very …

11 Easy Moves That Make Running Way Less Miserable

Running can be polarizing—some people love it; others hate it. The most common reasons for shunning running are: it’s boring, you feel slow, or you …

Biomechanics

It’s game on as Mondo, the UK banking startup, finally becomes a licensed bank

Mondo, the U.K. mobile banking startup and probably the noisiest of the new breed of British challenger banks, is now officially, well, a bank.<p>That’s because, until now, the London-based company didn’t hold a banking license and existed entirely in the form of a pre-paid Mastercard and …

Banking

Amazon, Microsoft and Google Are Breaking Away From the Pack in Cloud Infrastructure

In the fast-growing and rapidly changing world of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS) such as cloud computing and cloud storage, <b>Amazon (AMZN)</b> ,</b> …

Ex-Google engineers have spent 2 years secretly trying to solve 'the hardest problem in banking'

London-based Thought Machine has been working on its VaultOS platform behind closed doors for two years, with over 50 engineers dedicated to the project.<p>The project is one of the first bottom-up attempts to built a modern computer system for banks, which can be used out of the box by any bank and …

History of Science

How AWS came to be

There are lots of stories about the formation of AWS, but this much we know: 10 years ago, Amazon Web Services, the cloud Infrastructure as a Service arm of Amazon.com, was launched with little fanfare as a side business for Amazon.com. Today, it’s a highly successful company in its own right, …

New research paper from Google reveals what the company fears most about AI

It’s hard to think of a company more infatuated with AI than Google. With multi-billion dollar investments in deep learning startups like DeepMind, …

Alibaba's Jack Ma: The problem with counterfeits is they're "better quality" than luxury goods

At Alibaba’s first-ever investor day since going public in 2014, Jack Ma, the Chinese e-commerce giant’s founder and CEO, addressed his company’s counterfeit problem—or sort of did. He shifted blame away from Alibaba as the platform for selling those goods by arguing the real issue is that fakes …

eCommerce

Bold Statements About The Future By Tech Experts At RISE Conference

Some of the most brilliant minds in the tech scene locally and internationally ventured to the second edition of RISE conference in Hong Kong last week, an event that drew over 8,000 attendees from 88 countries. The audience learnt that many of the innovation leaders have very specific, even …

2015 Gartner CRM Market Share Analysis Shows Salesforce In The Lead, Growing Faster Than Market

• Worldwide customer relationship management (CRM) software totaled $26.3B in 2015, up 12.3% from $23.4B in 2014.<br>• SaaS revenue grew 27% yr-over-yr, more than double overall CRM market growth in 2015.<br>• Asia/Pacific grew the fastest of all regions globally, increasing 9% 2015, closely followed by greater …

Cloud finally breaks into FS – could IBM & AWS deals trigger a stampede of adoption?

News: Core infrastructure moving to the cloud made more appealing by regulations.<p>Financial services is widely considered to be one of the last …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the …

Financial Services

Google Is Teaching a Free Online Course

Google engineers are sharing their knowledge through a new online course.<p>The class, on education website Udacity, will focus on deep learning, a …

The 25 worst passwords of 2015 will make you weep for humanity

When it comes to making up passwords, we’re not doing so great as a society.<p>Password management firm SplashData released its annual "Worst Passwords …