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Why i choose Blockchain

The future is in our hands and we must make it amazing<p>Philosophy<p>If we will make a chart of humanity progress, we will see that for last decades it …

Machine Learning

Carlsberg trials Microsoft AI technology in ‘Beer Fingerprinting Project’

The Carlsberg Research Laboratory in Denmark has revealed details of a new multi-million research study named ‘The Beer Fingerprinting Project’ which …

Artificial Intelligence

The customer’s problem is always more important than your solution

Ever fall deeply in love with a business idea on paper, only to find out that in reality it doesn’t resonate with customers? It’s a story I’ve seen play out a lot, experiencing many failures of my own before finally succeeding with two startups in the early days of the internet. While I enjoy those …

Product Management

Kai Sengokuhara Adds a Touch of Luxury to Under-the-Radar Japanese Resort Town Hakone

The new ryokan is an ideal home base for overstimulated city slickers looking to slow down and soak up Hakone’s idyllic atmosphere.<p>Just a short train …

Japan

The ex-army man taking on the big data dark arts

“How on earth did I end up running an AI company?” Robert Bassett Cross asks himself as he sits down over coffee.<p>For the former army officer and special operations expert, it’s been an unlikely journey. He spent years fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan before launching what could be the UK’s next bet …

Artificial Intelligence

What is Hadoop? How is Hadoop connected with the Cloud?

<b>What is Hadoop?</b><p>Hadoop is an open source framework that is ideally suitable for developing software apps and reliable, distributed, scalable computing. The Hadoop distributed computing is required to support the growth of voluminous data. It is also perfect for analyzing, storing, and processing big …

Ubiquitous Computing

How Artificial Intelligence Is Disrupting the ETF Industry

The robots are here.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to build its presence across global industries, so its progression into the asset …

Top 5 Open Source Machine Learning Tools to Master ML

Nowadays, it appears that tech organizations can’t employ their Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning experts quick enough.<p>So in case you’re …

#CareerBytes: These 6 online-courses will make you an AI expert

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world; it's being integrated into various fields like healthcare, banking, transport, defense, education, …

Databricks goes well beyond Spark into complex, multicloud AI pipelines

Apache Spark was the pinnacle of advanced analytics just a few years ago. As the primary developer of this technology, Databricks Inc. has played a …

DataRobot Puts The Power Of Machine Learning In The Hands Of Business Analysts

DataRobot, the Boston-based Data Science company, enables business analysts to build predictive analytics with no knowledge of Machine Learning or programming. It uses automated ML to build and deploy accurate predictive models in a short span of time.<p>DataRobot was founded in 2012 in Boston by …

Machine Learning

Top 10 Most Powerful Data Visualization Tools of 2018

<b>Importance of Data Visualization</b><p>If you are keeping a record of data, you are most likely to use it in decision making. You should be able to …

Computers are making generalists of us all | Financial Times

A few weeks before Christmas, an impish chart appeared on the Bank of England’s unofficial blog. It compared plunging productivity with the soaring …

Risks Are Rising While Low Risks Are Discounted

As a related rule, people adapt to the circumstances they have experienced and are then surprised when the future is different than the past. In …

Kasparov Thinks Deeply about His Battle with a Machine - MIT Technology Review

Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov is long overdue for telling his side of the story regarding his famous match with the IBM computer Deep …

Artificial Intelligence

Where Top European Banks Are Investing In Fintech In One Graphic

Check out even more content at Future of Fintech 2017. Use code “bigidea” to get $2000 off your ticket. In Q1’17, investments to European VC-backed …

Regulation

39 Book Recommendations From Billionaire Charlie Munger That Will Make You Smarter

That quote kickstarted my own reading habits and helps me regularly read over 100 books a year.<p>Charlie Munger is the billionaire business partner of …

A guide to why your world is a hallucination

What’s your brain doing when you process information? Could it be producing a “controlled online hallucination”?<p>Welcome to one of the more …

Balaji S. Srinivasan LIVE Chat on Product Hunt

Community Q&A with Balaji S. Srinivasan. CEO of 21 and Board Partner at a16z

Compliance: How to use artificial intelligence To Know Your Customer

Financial services organisations have since the financial crisis in 2008 had to respond to a stricter regulatory compliance regime. This has led to …

Artificial Intelligence

Mosaic Ventures in conversation with Y Combinator President, Sam Altman

Derivatives desks at the crossroads | The DESK - Fixed Income Trading

Having full access to derivatives gives a trading desk greater flexibility, but heads of trading need to assess the operational burden. Francesca …

A public or private blockchain? New Ethereum project could mean both

A fierce battle is underway to define the future of blockchain, with multiple types of public and private networks all competing. So when I read …

20 fintech influencers you need to know

Fintech is a fast-growing industry attracting traditional players, disruptive upstarts and plenty of investment. But who are the leading thinkers, …

How Asana Built The Best Company Culture In Tech

Former Google and Facebook employees made company culture a priority and created one of the best places to work.<p>Tech culture has the reputation for long hours, intense competition, and little time for reflection.<p>But Asana, a workplace-productivity management company founded by former Facebookers …

Blockchain Primer - MIT Technology Review

Blockchain Primer05 Stories<p>Blockchain will do for transactions what the internet did for information. This collection features a selection of stories …

Google’s AI Explosion in One Chart - MIT Technology Review

Nature. <i>The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>. <i>The Journal of the American Medical Association</i>.<p>These are some the most elite academic …

Artificial Intelligence

The 50 Best-Designed Asset Management Websites

AB<p>We're a big fan of the AllianceBernstein site and have included it in previous 'best of' articles. The site is well designed, easy to navigate and …

10,000 AI startups need to learn these lessons

Artificial intelligence is having its breakout moment. Once confined to the realm of science fiction, it seems bright-eyed entrepreneurs everywhere are now getting into AI. As renowned author, editor, and futurist Kevin Kelly puts it, “The business plans of the next 10,000 startups are easy to …

Artificial Intelligence