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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 …

A Gentle Introduction To Graph Theory

So many things in the world would have never come into existence if there hadn’t been a problem that needed solving. This truth applies to …

Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

ASK THE GOOGLE search app “What is the fastest bird on Earth?,” and it will tell you.<p>“Peregrine falcon,” the phone says. “According to YouTube, the …

Drop it like it’s bot: Brands have cooled on chatbots

What goes up must come down.<p>Just this week, Facebook said it was “refocusing” its use of AI after its bots hit a failure rate of 70 percent, meaning …

IBM speech recognition is on the verge of super-human accuracy

Companies that can create software with error rates falling in that ballpark are essentially matching the capabilities of humans, who miss roughly 5% of the words in a given conversation.<p>On March 7, IBM announced it had become the first to home in on that benchmark, having achieved a rate of 5.5%. …

Artificial Intelligence

An AI Completed 360,000 Hours of Finance Work in Just Seconds

A New COIN<p>JP Morgan Chase & Co. is the biggest bank in the United States. It is one of the largest employers in the American banking sector, with …

Artificial Intelligence

Endor emerges from MIT research with unique predictive analytics tech

Endor, a stealth Israeli predictive analytics company, has its roots in some interesting research on human behavior conducted at MIT’s legendary Media Lab.<p>The company has developed a predictive analytics cloud service based on a concept called ‘Social Physics‘, which purports to simplify big data …

Big Data

What Is Digital Twin Technology - And Why Is It So Important?

While the concept of a digital twin has been around since 2002, it’s only thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) that it has become cost-effective to implement. And, it is so imperative to business today, it was named one of Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017.<p>Quite simply, a …

Manufacturing

Forecasting gentrification in city neighborhoods, with R

If you've lived in a big city, you're likely familiar with the impact of gentrification. For longtime residents of a neighbourhood, it can represent …

San Francisco
Machine Learning
Machine Learning

Industry 4.0 – Building the IIoT ecosystem the right way

Is Industry 4.0 just another buzz term that’s being hyped up by technology vendors with the aim of selling more products, or a legitimate trend that will transform sectors such as manufacturing in the months and years to come?<p>The evidence points to the latter. Industry 4.0, also referred to as the …

Manufacturing

Here’s what will drive adoption for another 10,000 Amazon Alexa skills

As of last night, Alexa now has 10,000 skills. As exciting a milestone as this may be, even Alexa isn’t immune to the challenges that come with exceptional growth. Questions around the monetization and user retention rates have been top of mind in recent months, and easing these concerns means …

Prophet: How Facebook operationalizes time series forecasting at scale

Facebook is a famously data-driven organization, and an important goal in any data science activity is forecasting. Now, Facebook has released …

Data Science

How Hershey used IoT to save $500K for every 1% of improved efficiency in making Twizzlers

Find out how Hershey leveraged the Internet of Things, cloud computing, machine learning, and big data to regulate production at its factories, …

Understanding the differences between AI, machine learning, and deep learning

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning have become integral for many businesses. But, the terms are often used interchangeably. …

Facebook Chatbots Hit 70% Failure Rate As Consumers Warm Up To The Tech

Facebook released an API late last year aimed at developers wanting to build a chatbot for Messenger, but the company's ambitions are now on hold …

Vogue’s Facebook chatbot is this season’s must-have accessory

Computer says no.<p>But when it comes to having a conversation, this chatbot felt behind the curve.<p>Getting started is easy. Head to <i>Vogue</i>’s Facebook page …

The impact of voice-activated virtual assistants on retail

2016 saw an incredible rise in connected home devices, specifically Amazon Echo (8 million devices sold) and Google Home devices. Prior to that, Siri made adding an event to your calendar or quickly looking up the weather as easy as a simple push of a button on your smart phone.<p>At what point does …

Have you had “The Talk” with your chatbot about graph data structures?

You can follow a conversation through the dialog tree similar to how you can follow vertices and edges in a graph (after all, trees are graphs …

Before you build another machine-learning startup, read this

The hype around artificial intelligence/machine learning has reached mythic proportions. Some commentators are calling AI the fourth industrial revolution. Others are calling it the new electricity. And I’m a believer. An incredible amount of money is pouring into companies focused on AI/ML, as it …

The AWS Deep Learning AMI, Now with Ubuntu | Amazon Web Services

We are excited to announce that an AWS Deep Learning AMI for Ubuntu is now available in the AWS Marketplace in addition to the Amazon Linux …

5 Machine Learning Projects You Can No Longer Overlook

5 Machine Learning Projects You Can No Longer Overlook

Machine Learning

The elephant's dilemma: What does the future of databases really look like?

MIT's leading database researcher Michael Stonebraker talks about receiving the Alan Turing Award and the future of databases.<p>As a man in his …

Databases