Tavis D. Jules

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A Higher Purpose for Higher Education

To train the workforce of the future, schools must adapt to the needs of their students today.<p>In 1973, workers with postsecondary education held just 28 percent of jobs in the U.S. It is expected that by 2020, 65 percent of jobs will require postsecondary education of some kind.<p>Technology has been …

Higher Education

In-depth Analysis: Data Mining vs Artificial Intelligence vs Machine Learning vs Statistics

Data Mining is a level of insight Discovery from Data. A few people see Data Mining as a level of Machine Learning, others approach Machine Learning …

Machine Learning

How Blockchain can transform the world (part 1)

“Bitcoin, Ethereum,altcoins, ICO’s, moon, tokens, miners, state regulation etc”<p>Too many buzz words.We got really entertained in the last 1 year but …

Blockchain

A Gentle Introduction to Data Science

Trillions of gigabytes of data is being produced yearly, and the number is still growing exponentially. It is estimated that for every person, 1.7 …

Data Science

China: Investing with knowledge

Investing with knowledge<p>China is changing. It is on the path to become the world’s leading superpower. Even if it doesn’t feature in your portfolio, …

Chinese schools are testing AI that grades papers almost as well as teachers

Some schools in China have incorporated paper-grading artificial intelligence into their classrooms, according to the <i>South China Morning Post</i>. One in every four schools, or about 60,000 institutions, are quietly testing a machine learning-powered system that can score students’ work automatically, …

To truly protect citizens, lawmakers need to restructure their regulatory oversight of big tech

If members of the European Parliament thought they could bring Mark Zuckerberg to heel with his recent appearance, they underestimated the enormous gulf between 21st century companies and their last-century regulators.<p>Zuckerberg himself reiterated that regulation is necessary, provided it is the …

France and Germany push the EU to fund tech innovation

<i>(Reuters)</i> – France and Germany are pushing for an EU-wide initiative to fund innovation and research in tech startup projects across the region so that Europe can compete more effectively against the likes of China and the United States.<p>Europe has long been seen as a laggard in developing new …

Blockchain Is The Next Big Thing

Those who are skeptical of cryptocurrencies may overlook the potential for blockchain technology. While many cryptocurrencies could fail, with their …

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>…

'If you make data generation the goal of education then data is what you will get. Not quality teaching'

I choked so badly on my breakfast Muesli when I heard the news that Andreas Schleicher was calling for teachers to teach children how to recognise …

Trump’s Reckoning Arrives

The president’s unpredictability once worked to his advantage—but now, it is producing a mounting list of foreign-policy failures.<p>“Gradually and then suddenly.” That was how one of Ernest Hemingway’s characters described the process of going bankrupt. The phrase applies vividly to the accumulating …

How to Learn a New Language in 90 Days

Fluency need not be a long process. This one tactic will prove that.<p>With summer rolling around, many of us are planning our holidays abroad. The easiest part is booking the tickets, but how about getting around the foreign city once you arrive?<p>While speaking the local language is not mandatory, …

Language Learning

10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of Big Data's Growth

• Worldwide Big Data market revenues for software and services are projected to increase from $42B in 2018 to $103B in 2027, attaining a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.48% according to Wikibon.<br>• Forrester predicts the global Big Data software market will be worth $31B this year, growing 14% …

Big Data

As machine learning evolves, we need to update the definition of ‘data scientist’

In the early days of machine learning, hiring good statisticians was the key challenge for AI projects. Now, machine learning has evolved from its early focus on statistics to more emphasis on computation. As the process of building algorithms has become simpler and the applications for AI …

Industrial Internet of Things - Reports - World Economic Forum

Despite the great promise and new opportunities of the Industrial Internet, many factors could hinder future growth. Figure 3 shows our survey …

The Toronto Declaration on Machine Learning calls for AI that protects human rights

When it comes to developing artificial intelligence, President Trump may want a free-market approach. But a number of experts disagree — we need …

What is predictive analytics? Transforming data into future insights

What is predictive analytics?Predictive analytics is a category of data analytics aimed at making predictions about future outcomes based on …

Google's top AI scientists: We're entering phase two

Some of Google’s top scientists today discussed the future of artificial intelligence and the message was one of tempered expectations – something we hadn’t seen much of at the Google I/O event.<p>The field of artificial intelligence exists in two states which, upon first glance, appear diametrically …

Data-Driven Development - Reports - World Economic Forum

With a general understanding that addressing the “data deficit” will require new forms of public/private data sharing agreements and that the …

Blockchain

Islam - Facts Summary

Islam Facts<p>The word “Islam” means “submission to the will of God.”<br>• Followers of Islam are called Muslims.<br>• Muslims worship one, all-knowing God, who in …

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

Data Science vs Machine Learning vs Data Analytics vs Business Analytics

This article gives a broad overview of data science and the various fields within it, including business analytics, data analytics, business …

The US lags behind 8 other countries in AI and automation readiness

Hold the narrative about self-aware artificial intelligence wiping out the human race, at least for now. We’ve got more pressing issues.<p>According to a study published last week, the United States is quickly falling behind other developed nations in preparing workers for a future driven by AI and …

Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Do you like change? If you do, then living in the present is an exhilarating experience. For those who don’t, buckle up as we are only going to see …

Tech companies are distancing themselves from big data

Big data, once a Silicon Valley darling, is becoming a tech pariah. Companies like Google and Facebook built their ad businesses using what they know about their audiences but amidst renewed interest among regulators and consumers on data privacy, no one wants to flaunt it anymore.<p>In earnings …

Tim Cook

China turns to tech to monitor, shame and rate citizens

By 2020, China plans to give all of its 1.4 billion citizens a personal score, based on how they behave. To create those scores, which could affect whether someone is allowed to fly or own property, China is using facial recognition, artificial intelligence, smart glasses and other technologies to …

Communist Party

10 Things You Should Know About Deep Learning

This type of machine learning is going to become increasingly important in analytics and enterprise applications.<p>1 of 11<p>Most IT leaders have heard of …

United Kingdom Plans $1.3 Billion Artificial Intelligence Push

The United Kingdom is planning a big investment in artificial intelligence technologies in a deal worth nearly £1 billion, or about $1.3 billion.<p>The …

Artificial Intelligence

The dangers of data: why the numbers never tell the full story

Every day, we generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Organized and analysed correctly, this information has the power to create a better future for …