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New big data trend tracks ‘digital footprints’ | Financial Times

When Dutch financial services group APG tried to understand better why clients rang up its call centre, they noticed a small group taking up a lot of …

Thinking, consciousness and a model of intelligence

Neural Patterns model for new thinking machines

Machine Learning

Yes, you can do statistical inference from nonrandom samples. Which is a good thing, considering that nonrandom samples are pretty much all we’ve got.

Luiz Caseiro writes:1. P-values and Confidence Intervals are used to draw inferences about a population from a sample. Is that right?2. As far as I …

The Smart, the Stupid, and the Catastrophically Scary

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Artificial Intelligence

The innovation game

WHICH is the world’s most innovative country? Answering this question is the aim of the annual Global Innovation Index and a related report, which …

Innovation

Top Data Science and Machine Learning Methods Used in 2017

The most used methods are Regression, Clustering, Visualization, Decision Trees/Rules, and Random Forests; Deep Learning is used by only 20% of …

Machine Learning

If Central Banks Issue Cash, They Can Issue Cryptocurrencies

Central banks and cryptocurrencies seem to come from different planets. While monetary authorities are the guardians of price and financial stability, the likes of bitcoin and ethereum have ignited a speculative frenzy mirroring the tulip mania of the 17th century.<p>Yet, from Singapore to Sweden, …

Finance Pros Say You'll Have to Pry Excel Out of Their Cold, Dead Hands

Eric Schiller, a software engineer in Alexandria, Va., thought the job offer sounded pretty straightforward. A boutique insurance company wanted him to bundle its various financial departments into a single, modern, shareable data platform.<p>At the time, the company’s actuaries were running their …

Wall Street

Infrastructure 3.0: Building blocks for the AI revolution

By any measure, we’ve entered the age of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The confluence of massive data, cheap storage, elastic compute, and algorithmic advances, particularly in deep learning, has given rise to applications that previously were confined to the pages of science …

Machine Learning

AI could help solve the world’s health care problems at scale

In a world with limited doctors, emerging diseases and superbugs, and sharply rising costs, how can we successfully tackle health care problems at scale? This is just one of the critical challenges India’s explosive startup community hopes to solve by implementing AI to serve the needs of the …

Digital Health

Should you enrol on a technology MBA course? | Financial Times

When Anna Fuller finishes her MBA programme at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business next year, she will not work for a consultancy …

Taking the block out of blockchain…

Investment Bankers Are Hard to Replace With Robots, Nordea Says

Not all bankers need to fear the march of the robots.<p>Nordea Bank AB, which last month said it will need to cut 6,000 jobs as part of a process to …

Automated Feature Engineering for Time Series Data

<b>By Michael Schmidt, PhD</b>, Chief Scientist at DataRobot.<p>Most machine learning algorithms today are not time-aware and are not easily applied to time …

Big Data Spain 2017: Monitoring world geopolitics through Big Data

The Rise of the Bots: The Good and the Bad

You may be surprised to learn that most website visitors aren’t human at all. Instead, they’re bots: programs designed to do automated tasks. They …

Bots

The Brutal Fight to Mine Your Data and Sell It to Your Boss

On May 23, an email landed in the sales inbox of a San Francisco startup called HiQ Labs, politely asking the company to go out of business. HiQ is a …

How to use APIs from Twitter, Google & Facebook to find data, ideas

As more and more journalists are finding, APIs are a great way to get data for your Web applications and projects.<p>An API, or application programming …

Machine Learning Algorithms: Which One to Choose for Your Problem

<b>By Daniil Korbut, Statsbot.</b><p>When I was beginning my way in data science, I often faced the problem of choosing the most appropriate algorithm for my …

Machine Learning

Scraping Russian Twitter Trolls With Python, Neo4j, and GraphQL

Last week as a result of the House Intelligence Select Committee investigation, Twitter released the screen names of 2752 Twitter accounts tied to …

Social Media

This Startup's Artificial Voice Sounds Almost Indistinguishable From A Human's

An Irish startup has claimed a breakthrough in text-to-speech synthesis that improves on public demonstrations by Google’s DeepMind and Facebook.<p>The result is an artificial voice that lacks many of the glitches in intonation heard from digital assistants like Siri or Amazon’s Alexa. It sounds …

2018 Will Be the Perfect Time to Build an AI Startup

<b>By Nishtha Singh, TatvaSoft UK.</b><p>Computers rule today’s world! Over the past few years, the software has become such an obvious part of doing business …

Artificial Intelligence

Effective Learning: The Near Future of AI

There is certainly no doubt that the ultimate future of AI is to reach and surpass human intelligence. But this is a far-fetched feat to achieve. …

Machine Learning

Interpreting Machine Learning Models: An Overview

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>An article on machine learning interpretation appeared on O'Reilly's blog back in March, written by Patrick Hall, Wen …

Machine Learning

Why AI, Machine Learning And Big Data Really Matter To B2B Companies

While most of the attention for how artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data can impact companies is focused on the business to consumer (B2C) space, business to business (B2B) companies need to pay attention or they risk their future success. Customers have the same expectations …

Machine Learning

An AI detected colorectal cancer with 86 percent accuracy

We've heard of many different uses for AI within the medical field, including for prediction of heart attacks and detection of Alzheimer's. Now, it looks as though machine intelligence could be applied to early detection of cancer as well. A group of Japanese researchers has figured out a way to …

The Amazing Ways Spotify Uses Big Data, AI And Machine Learning To Drive Business Success

Spotify, the largest on-demand music service in the world, has a history of pushing technological boundaries and using big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive success. The digital music company with more than 100 million users has been busy this year enhancing its service …

Machine Learning

How to Start Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Slowly but steadily, data are forcing their way into every nook and cranny of every industry, company, and job. Managers who aren’t data savvy, who can’t conduct basic analyses, interpret more complex ones, and interact with data scientists are already at a disadvantage. Companies without a large …