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Stitch Fix Algorithms Tour

Our business model enables unprecedented data science, not only in recommendation systems, but also in human computation, resource management, …

The seven deadly sins of statistical misinterpretation, and how to avoid them

<i>Statistics is a useful tool for understanding the patterns in the world around us. But our intuition often lets us down when it comes to interpreting</i> …

Episodes

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a16z Podcast: Putting AI in Medicine, in Practice

There’s been a lot of talk about technology — and AI, deep learning, and machine learning specifically — finally reaching the healthcare sector. But …

Machine Learning

a16z Podcast: On Data and Data Scientists in the Age of AI

Data, data, everywhere, nor any drop to drink. Or so would say Coleridge, if he were a big company CEO trying to use A.I. today — because even when …

What would Apple want with Shazam?

Shazam is one of those companies that seems to have been around forever, and that when it first appeared, in 1999, seemed like magic: actually, it …

L’IA de Google a créé une IA plus intelligente que toutes celles conçues par l’Homme

Crédits : Google Research<p>Chez Google, on n’est pas du genre à laisser les choses traîner en longueur. S’il en fallait une preuve, l’IA AutoML, …

How big data can help you pick better wine

In 2011, my brother-in-law sold me a half case of 2007 Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Proprietary Red at cost — $480, significantly more than I had ever spent …

This AI Can Spot Art Forgeries by Looking at One Brushstroke - MIT Technology Review

Detecting art forgeries is hard and expensive. Art historians might bring a suspect work into a lab for infrared spectroscopy, radiometric dating, …

Artificial Intelligence

Why America’s Biggest Bank Digs Anonymous Cryptocurrency - MIT Technology Review

Whatever JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon meant last month when he called Bitcoin a “fraud,” he sure doesn’t seem to view its blockchain in the same …

Blockchain

Here's Everything You Need to Know about Elon Musk's Human/AI Brain Merge

by Kristin Houser April 20, 2017 Enhanced Humans 55884<p>Neuralink Has Arrived<p>After weeks of anticipation, details on Elon Musk’s brain-computer …

La traduction vocale simultanée n’est plus une utopie

La machine permet de comprendre le sens de messages et textes simples. Mais pour la littérature, mieux vaut s’en remettre encore à un traducteur en …

L' intelligence artificielle est une science

Les intervenants au deuxième débat du Forum Libération ont tenté de clarifier une discipline qui génère nombre de malentendus.<p>C’est le grand …

When Will Demand for Data Scientists/Machine Learning Experts Peak?

We analyze the results of Data Science / Machine Learning peak demand poll, examine the split between optimists and pessimists, and try to explain …

How Canada’s unique research culture has aided artificial intelligence

ROBOTS controlled by remote supercomputers. Self-driving cars on narrow, winding streets. Board-game players of unimaginable skill. These successes …

Artificial Intelligence—With Very Real Biases

According to AI Now co-founder Kate Crawford, digital brains can be just as error-prone and biased as ours<p>What do you imagine when someone mentions artificial intelligence? Perhaps it’s something drawn from science-fiction films: Hal’s glowing eye, a shape-shifting terminator or the sound of …

Artificial Intelligence

To Keep Up With AI, We’ll Need High-Tech Brains

Technologies that enhance the human brain will be essential to avoid a dystopian future fueled by the rise of artificial intelligence<p>When do we start panicking? DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company in London, just announced another breakthrough in machine intelligence. Starting from nothing …

Artificial Intelligence

Paying With Your Face

Shortly after walking through the door at Face++, a Chinese startup valued at roughly a billion dollars, I see my face, unshaven and looking a bit …

Artificial Intelligence

Reinforcement Learning

Inside a simple computer simulation, a group of self-driving cars are performing a crazy-looking maneuver on a four-lane virtual highway. Half are …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is going to completely change your life

Just as electricity transformed the way industries functioned in the past century, artificial intelligence — the science of programming cognitive …

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

<b>By James Le, Machine Learning Engineer.</b><p>It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has increasingly gained more …

The joy of stats

<b>Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread From the Data.</b> By Charles Wheelan. <i>Norton; 282 pages; $26.95.</i> Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk<p><b>Get our daily</b> …

The State of ML and Data Science 2017

A big picture view of the state of data science and machine learning that shares who is working with data, what’s happening at the cutting edge of …

For Cybersecurity, AI Helps Alleviate Shortage of Human Experts

More companies use software with artificial-intelligence features to protect against cyberattacks<p>Tighter cybersecurity is a priority for most companies. But good help is so hard to find.<p>Qualified employees in cybersecurity are in such short supply and the surging need in this field is so great that …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet the High Schooler Shaking Up Artificial Intelligence

Since its founding by Elon Musk and others nearly two years ago, nonprofit research lab OpenAI has published dozens of research papers. One posted …

An AI has learned how to pick a single voice out of a crowd

Devices like Amazon’s Echo and Google Home can usually deal with requests from a lone person, but like us they struggle in situations such as a noisy …

This AI Technique Was Kept Quiet so Spammers Wouldn’t Misuse It

A new brain-inspired computer vision algorithm could help advance the state of AI—but it could also fill your in-box with spam.<p>Vicarious, a startup …

This Is the Reason Ethereum Exists - MIT Technology Review

In the beginning, there was Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency has for many become synonymous with the idea of digital money, rising to a market …