Diego Romero

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Management AI: GPU and FPGA, Why They Are Important for Artificial Intelligence

In business software, the computer chip has been forgotten. It’s a commodity lying way down deep, underneath the business applications. Robotics has been more tightly tied to individual hardware devices, so manufacturing applications are still a bit more focused on hardware.<p>The current state of …

Deep Learning

DeepMind et al Paper Trumpets Graph Networks

The paper <b>Relational inductive biases, deep learning, and graph networks</b>, published last week on arXiv by researchers from <b>DeepMind, Google Brain, MIT</b> …

Machine Learning

AI Research Is Pushing The Limits Of What's Possible

The most popular AI examples you learn about today – from voice-activated assistants to self-driving cars – were pioneered from research. Early AI research explored simple problem solving but ultimately paved the way for automation and formal reasoning that we see today such as natural language …

Deep Learning

It’s easier than you think to craft AI tools without typing a line of code

A lot of companies are trying to make it easier to use artificial intelligence, but few are making it as simple as Lobe. The startup, which launched earlier this year, offers users a clean drag-and-drop interface for building deep learning algorithms from scratch. It’s mainly focused on machine …

Machine Learning

Accenture wants to beat unfair AI with a professional toolkit

Next week professional services firm Accenture will be launching a new tool to help its customers identify and fix unfair bias in AI algorithms. The idea is to catch discrimination before it gets baked into models and can cause human damage at scale.<p>The “AI fairness tool”, as it’s being described, …

Artificial Intelligence

See How This Hospital Uses Artificial Intelligence To Find Kidney Disease

The role of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare continues to rise.<p>According to a June 2018 ABI Research report, the number of patient monitoring devices, which also includes AI for home-based preventative healthcare, that use data to train AI models for predictive analytics will be 3.1 …

Digital Health

The Right Way for an Established Firm to Do an Innovation Pilot with a Startup

For innovation-hungry legacy firms, partnering with a startup can be appealing. Relatively small sums of time and money can quickly yield generous returns. With due diligence and decent design, these partnerships can go beyond good results and energize organizations that have become too comfortable …

Innovation

Top 10 Big Data Analytics Tools For Successful Data Analytics Developers

The importance of data in today’s business is difficult to overstate because no meaningful decision can be made without the analysis of relevant data.<p>…

The dangers of AI challenge even the experts

At the Re-Work Deep Learning Summit in Boston today, a panel of ethicists and engineers discussed some of the biggest challenges facing artificial intelligence: algorithmic biases, ethics in AI, and whether the tools to create AI should be made widely available.<p>The panel included Simon Mueller, …

Artificial Intelligence

Bringing analytics to life | McKinsey Analytics

1. Identify sources of new business value<p>Every analytics project starts with identifying specific opportunities for analytics-driven revenue growth …

Data Warehousing

Hey Alexa: Amazon’s virtual assistant becomes a personal assistant to software developers

UBC computer scientists have turned Amazon Alexa into a tool for software engineers, tasking the virtual assistant to take care of mundane …

Project Management

IBM Researchers Explain Machine Learning Models By Exploring What Isn't There

In “The Adventure of the Silver Blaze,” Sherlock Holmes famously solved a case not by discovering a clue–but by noting its absence. In that case, it was a dog that didn’t bark, and that lack of barking helped identify the culprit.<p>The fact that humans are able to make deductions and learn from …

Machine Learning

Unsupervised Learning with Python

Unsupervised Learning is a class of Machine Learning techniques to find the patterns in data. The data given to unsupervised algorithm are not …

Machine Learning

The 10 Step Guide to Mastering Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming the global economy, and companies that are quick to adopt these technologies will …

How IT teams are shifting roles to keep up with advancements in cloud technology

New Relic chief product officer Jim Gochee talked with TechRepublic about how networking and data center specialists are making the transition to …

Lessons from My First Two Years of AI Research

<b>Tom Silver</b> | About Me | Favorite Papers | Blog<p>By Tom Silver<p>A friend of mine who is about to start a career in artificial intelligence research …

Ray tracing explained: The future of hyper-realistic graphics

Ray tracing has long been gaming's holy grail. A method of creating hyper-realistic lighting and graphics, for years ray tracing has been promised as the technology that will take games the next step closer to total realism. Ray tracing has perennially been just on the horizon, but at GDC 2018, …

45 Numbers To Keep Track Of The AI Bubble

What became to be known as the “dot-com bubble” of the 1990s was replete with numbers—wild forecasts and enthusiastic projections—and with vague and poorly defined buzzwords such as “the new economy.” So is the current excitement and anxiety about artificial intelligence or AI.<p>A term that was …

Artificial Intelligence

Stop Thinking Killer App and Start Thinking Killer Experience

Virtual reality and augmented reality strategies from an industry veteran.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>David Polinchock has worked in the virtual reality (VR) and experiential advertising space since the 1990s, and he’s seen the good, the bad and the ugly for using …

Who’s the boss? Why strong leaders are ‘servants’

The best way to get your team to have your back is to win their hearts and minds. The road to that for leaders is to ‘Serve.’<p>The primary role of a …

NVIDIA Pushes Its GPU Technology To The Front And Center Of Artificial Intelligence

At the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in Santa Clara, NVIDIA has unveiled a series of new products that accelerate the research and development of artificial intelligence. The new features and products cement the leadership position of Nvidia in the field of machine learning, deep learning and …

Machine Learning

Blockchains aren’t just tech, they’re new economic systems

Forget for a moment about the value of the cryptocurrencies that you may or may not own. Instead of thinking of blockchains as investment bets or just cool technology, think of them as entirely new, and previously impossible, economic systems. Because that’s what they are.<p>Just like any economy, a …

The Real Story Behind Microsoft’s Quietly Brilliant AI Design

The company studied personal assistants–human ones–to understand how to make a great machine assistant.<p>With all the talk of what AI will do to change the world, you might not notice the subtle ways it’s already woven into our lives. Case in point: PowerPoint Designer, a feature that lives in the …

The insurance industry is a prime target for AI technologies and solutions

AI can help insurance carriers establish themselves as digital insurers.<p><i>Video: Apple and Cisco team up on cybersecurity insurance</i><p>In their quest to …

Fed and IBM researchers adding new intelligence to massive storage management system

IBM and the Energy Dept. built HPSS more than 25 years ago, and it's due for a metadata update and a tape storage boost. The hierarchical storage …

augmented-and-virtual-reality-in-medicine-healthcare

With new augmented reality apps, technology and designs, hospitals have more opportunities to offer patients better and more powerful care...<p>That was …

Augmented Reality

Volkswagen Group to Train 10,000 Employees in VR This Year

Volkswagen Group and VR studio Innoactive revealed the global, multi-brand automotive company is planning to train 10,000 employees this year alone …

Virtual Reality

How AR And VR Are Revolutionizing The Supply Chain

The process of getting products from the factory to your home, office, or facility is more complex than many people realize. Making that process as cost effective, fast, and error free as possible is the goal of any business. As it turns out, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) – …

Augmented Reality

Ancient wisdom reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …

Self-help