Jorge Leonel

3,804 Flips | 20 Magazines | 534 Likes | 16 Following | 2,122 Followers | @jleonel | Computer science major, Texas MBA . 20 yrs prof experience in tech industry. Expert in AI/cognitive computing. Twilio geek!

100 Greatest Guitarists

100<p>Lindsey Buckingham<p>During Fleetwood Mac's hitmaking era, Lindsey Buckingham transmuted the folk music of his banjo-playing youth into stadium rock: …

Guitar

How Artificial Intelligence Could Kill Capitalism

If you believe the hype, then Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to change the world in dramatic ways soon. Nay-sayers claim it will lead to, at best, rising unemployment and civil unrest, and at worst, the eradication of humanity. Advocates, on the other hand, are telling us to look forward to a …

Artificial Intelligence

Where The Highest Paying IT Jobs Are In 2018

• Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications are the highest paying in North America, earning an average salary of $113,261.<br>• IT decision makers in the U.S. are the highest paid globally, averaging a $107,193 salary this year. IT professionals in the U.S. earn an average salary of $87,333, 36% more than …

Employment

This 95-Year Stanford Study Reveals 1 Secret to Living a Longer, More Fulfilling Life

This decades-long study shows that living an easy, stress-free life won't make you happier -- and definitely won't help you live longer.<p>What will make you happy? What will make you feel fulfilled? What will help you live a longer, healthier life?<p>Good questions.<p>Enter Lewis Terman with an …

Happiness

What is TensorFlow? The machine learning library explained

Machine learning is a complex discipline. But implementing machine learning models is far less daunting and difficult than it used to be, thanks to …

1 Skill That Will Make You Irresistible and Irreplaceable in the Age of AI

A new McKinsey study identifies the key driver of success in the next decade.<p>A new McKinsey study of 800 occupations finds that automation and artificial intelligence will transform the workplace over the next decade. In order to compete, our skills have to change. The study finds that …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Identify Over 100 Possible Exomoons That Could Potentially Harbor Alien Life

Exoplanets get all the attention, but don't forget about moons.<p>Yes, we're finding new exoplanets all over the place, any of which could have conditions favorable to potential alien life. But it's not all about planets. A new international study has identified more than 100 giant planets that …

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

Blood tests called liquid biopsies show signs of finding 10 different types of cancer at an early stage<p>A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have …

Cancer

How researchers are teaching AI to learn like a child

It's a Saturday morning in February, and Chloe, a curious 3-year-old in a striped shirt and leggings, is exploring the possibilities of a new toy. …

Debugging AI is a "hard problem"

Writing code is a lot easier than fixing code! For a lot of well-understood reasons, code requires a lot of debugging to run safely and property, and …

Machine Learning

Intel AI Lab open-sources library for deep learning-driven NLP

The Intel AI Lab has open-sourced a library for natural language processing to help researchers and developers give conversational agents like chatbots and virtual assistants the smarts necessary to function, such as name entity recognition, intent extraction, and semantic parsing to identify the …

Five Tribes of Machine Learning

<b>Part Of</b>: Machine Learning sequence <b><br>Content Summary</b>: 900 words, 9 min read<p>ML is tribal, not monolithic<p>Research in <b>artificial intelligence (AI)</b> and</b> …

How a Pioneer of Machine Learning Became One of Its Sharpest Critics

Judea Pearl helped artificial intelligence gain a strong grasp on probability, but laments that it still can't compute cause and effect.<p>Artificial intelligence owes a lot of its smarts to Judea Pearl. In the 1980s he led efforts that allowed machines to reason probabilistically. Now he’s one of the …

Deep learning with synthetic data will democratize the tech industry

The visual data sets of images and videos amassed by the most powerful tech companies have been a competitive advantage, a moat that keeps the advances of machine learning out of reach from many. This advantage will be overturned by the advent of synthetic data.<p>The world’s most valuable technology …

AI is the new space race. Here’s what the biggest countries are doing

The United States and China currently dominate the world of artificial intelligence, but used very different approaches to get there. While the US’s academic system has generated and incubated the research that made today’s AI possible, China’s government has pledged billions in funding and offered …

Artificial Intelligence

learning AI loose on software development

<i>BAYOU learned to write code for programmers by studying billions of programs</i><p>Computer scientists at Rice University have created a deep-learning, …

New galactic map shows the positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars

Get all the details on the Milky Way’s celestial objects<p>This morning, the European Space Agency unveiled a new, highly detailed sky map of the Milky Way Galaxy that showcases the brightness and positions of nearly 1.7 billion stars. It’s the most comprehensive catalog of stars to date, and it …

Embed, encode, attend, predict: The new deep learning formula for state-of-the-art NLP models

Over the last six months, a powerful new neural network playbook has come together for Natural Language Processing. The new approach can be …

A.I. researchers are making more than $1 million, even at a nonprofit

One of the poorest-kept secrets in Silicon Valley has been the huge salaries and bonuses that experts in artificial intelligence can command. Now, a …

Artificial Intelligence

Robot does the unthinkable by assembling IKEA furniture in 20 minutes

IKEA is cheap, stylish, and a superb solution for furnishing an entire dwelling on a budget. It’s also the leading cause of divorce in couples who attempt to assemble its furniture at home, according to a poll I just made up for the sake of this joke.<p>Researchers at Nanyang Technological University …

Google's New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI

Google’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What …

A Simple Tool to Start Making Decisions with the Help of AI

There is no shortage of hot takes regarding the significant impact that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to have on business in the near future. Much less has been written about how, exactly, companies should get started with it. In our research and in our book, we begin by distilling AI down …

Machine Learning

China Now Has the Most Valuable AI Startup in the World

SenseTime Group Ltd. has raised $600 million from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and other investors at a valuation of more than $3 billion, becoming the …

What's the Difference Between a Data Lake, Data Warehouse and Database?

There are so many buzzwords these days regarding data management. Data lakes, data warehouses, and databases – what are they? In this article, we’ll …

Databases

Deep Learning by Andrew Ng (deeplearning.ai): A Course-by-Course Review

Andrew Ng’s five courser aims to give newbies and practitioners a crash course on all things deep learning – from fully connected neural networks to …

Deep Learning

A Visual And Interactive Look at Basic Neural Network Math

In the previous post, we looked at the basic concepts of neural networks. Let us now take another example as an excuse to guide us to explore some of …

Deep Learning

Evolutionary algorithms are the living, breathing AI of the future

AI is no longer some abstract dream for the future. It is here, now and bringing change across industries. According to the Forrester AI Readiness Study, 40 percent of the 717 businesses surveyed said they were planning to use intelligent recommendation solutions and 43 percent were planning to use …

The Question with AI Isn’t Whether We’ll Lose Our Jobs — It’s How Much We’ll Get Paid

<i>The basic fact is that technology eliminates jobs, not work. It is the continuous obligation of economic policy to match increases in productive potential with increases in purchasing power and demand. Otherwise the potential created by technical progress runs to waste in idle capacity,</i> …

Economics

Neural Networks and the generalisation problem

Over the last few weeks, a robust debate has been taking place online about the prospects that Deep Learning neural networks would lead to advances …

Facebook tries giving chatbots a consistent personality

Dig into the personalities of chat bots and you'll find that they're about as shallow as they were in the days of Eliza or Dr. Sbaitso. They respond with canned phrases and tend to be blithely unaware of what you've said. Facebook wants to fix that. Its research team has tested a new approach that …