Algorithms

I recently learned about an emerging field, algorithmic justice, from two friends I met in grad school. Algorithmic justice is a movement to address algorithmic bias in technology and artificial intelligence, which, as defined by the Algorithmic Justice League, is “like human bias [and] can result in exclusionary experiences and ...

I recently learned about an emerging field, algorithmic justice, from two friends I met in grad school. Algorithmic justice is a movement to address …

Intelligence

The Darwin defense: can ‘genetic algorithms’ outsmart malware?

We often talk about computer systems and information security in biological terms. Threats and defenses evolve, viruses run rampant, and machines …

Cybersecurity

Powerful Search Algorithm Was Inspired by Fruit Fly’s Brain

Some of the most advanced search algorithms in the world — like the ones that suggest similar songs on Spotify or other stuff you might like to buy …

Machine Learning

Introducing Data Science for Good Events on Kaggle

Today, we’re excited to announce Kaggle’s Data Science for Good program! We’re launching the Data Science for Good program to enable the Kaggle …

Data Science

Your boss might be better as an algorithm

As the Alexas and Siris of the world proliferate, it’s only a matter of time before we all have personal AI assistants to tend to our every whim. But as AI gets smarter, our roles will reverse, and we will inevitably start working for AI instead of it working for us.<p>This may sound like a distant …

Big Ideas

Algorithm outdoes radiologists at spotting pneumonia in X-rays - Futurity

Called ChexNet, an algorithm can accurately diagnose a range of diseases from chest X-rays, reducing human error in radiology with machine learning.

Health

Hedge Fund Wants Quant Fraudster to Stay in U.K. to Protect Data

A London hedge fund analyst convicted of stealing millions of pounds worth of secret algorithmic trading strategies shouldn’t be allowed to be …

Business

NSE algo-trading case: I-T dept raids stockbrokers, officials

The income tax department searched a total of 27 premises of stockbrokers and former and current NSE officials in the algo-trading case. Photo: …

Algorithmic Trading

The Customer Experience of AI

<b>Audience</b><p>Intended for executive leadership who are looking to better understand how Artificial Intelligence (AI) transforms the customer</b> …

Customer Experience

Essential Algorithms Every ML Engineer Needs to Know

Machine learning as a field has been around for a long time before deep neural networks took over the scene. Here are a list of the algorithms you …

Machine Learning

We Live In An Algorithmic World

Old timers like the Tennessee Mountain Man have a hard enough time dealing with all these new fangled gadgets and methods of research, advertising, …

Programming

Intramonde by Thomas Le Provost uses algorithmic design to decode quantum physics

<i>Intramonde</i> is a 360-page book that aims to introduce quantum physics to those who are not familiar with it, with a focus on breaking down the …

Programming

Thirty countries use 'armies of opinion shapers' to manipulate democracy – report

Governments in Venezuela, the Philippines, Turkey and elsewhere use social media to influence elections, drive agendas and counter critics, says report<p>The governments of 30 countries around the globe are using armies of so called opinion shapers to meddle in elections, advance anti-democratic …

Censorship

Abstract 21042: Cardiovascular Risk Stratification Using Off-the-Shelf Wearables and a Multi-Task Deep Learning Algorithm

<b>Introduction:</b> We aimed to evaluate whether a novel deep neural network (DNN) can predict cardiovascular risk factors from off-the-shelf wearables …

Deep Learning

Say Goodbye To The 24-Hour Time Limit For Your Instagram Stories Content

In what seems like an update that should have taken place a long time ago, you can now upload anything from your smartphone’s Camera Roll to your …

What Tech Can Learn from the Fruit Fly’s Search Algorithm - Facts So Romantic

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.” Verse 7:7 from the Gospel of Matthew is generally …

Computer Science

Snapchat's Big Reversal

Snapchat is finally getting an algorithmic feed. Too bad it may be a year too late.<p>Snap has had a tough year.<p>With another poor earnings release in Q3, the company's stock hit new lows last week. Most alarmingly, Snap only added about 4.5 million users.<p>Unfortunately for Snap, it's starting to look a …

Snapchat

How Do Animals Swarm Without A Leader?

From schools of fish to swarms of locusts, simple groups of individuals can create some pretty impressive maneuvers. When humans move as a group, as …

Programming

Fruit Fly Brain Patterns Can Improve Algorithms that Power Netflix, Youtube Recommendations

Researchers have ventured into uncharted territory to find ways to improve computer algorithms — the brains of fruit flies.<p>While search algorithms …

Machine Learning

Popular Machine Learning Algorithms

Any machine learning algorithm is a hypothesis set which is taken before considering the training data and which is used for finding the optimal …

Data Science

How Businesses Can Benefit From AI Right Now

Much has been and will be written about artificial intelligence and the promise it holds for enhancing business. From Facebook Messenger bots to …

@jeremyhl Twitter NodeXL SNA Map and Report for Friday, 10 November 2017 at 15:48 UTC

The graph represents a network of 57 Twitter users whose recent tweets contained "@jeremyhl", or who were replied to or mentioned in those tweets, …

Programming

Artificial intelligence: It's about to cause a major upheaval in jobs

Advances in computer vision, speech, analytics, and mobile robotics promise to affect any jobs related to these skills.<p><i>Video: Capgemini: AI is</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Snap Is About to Embrace Algorithmic Curation

Like Twitter before it.<p><b>Twitter</b> (NYSE:TWTR) adopted an algorithmically curated timeline back in early 2016, which caused some initial backlash among …

Snap Inc.

Quantum computers could crack Bitcoin, but fixes are available now

An international group of quantum boffins reckons Bitcoin could be broken by the year 2027.<p>The researchers from Singapore, Australia and France say …

Bitcoin

We can learn from fruit fly brains to improve our search algorithms

Nature knows what it’s doing<p>The key to better computer algorithms might be found in the brains of fruit flies, researchers say.<p>Computers are always doing searches that involve comparing similar things. Think about when you go on YouTube to listen to Coldplay and it recommends a song by Radiohead. …

Machine Learning

Fruit Flies May Hold the Secret to Better Search Algorithms

Researchers study how fruit flies classify similar scents to build a more efficient search engine.<p>So much of our online lives revolve around searching for and finding the things we're looking for. We type words into text boxes and algorithms pull up the exact content we've requested. Somehow, these …

Programming

Report: Snapchat redesign coming on December 4 w/ focus on algorithmic feed of content

Snapchat yesterday teased a “disruptive” update coming soon to its iOS application, and just a day later, additional details of that redesign have emerged. According to Business Insider, Snap currently plans to rollout out the new application on December 4th with a host of changes…<p>Despite the major …

Snapchat

What the Facebook, Google and Twitter algorithms hide from you

It’s not just about what we’re missing on our social media feeds, but the invisible ways we are being manipulated as we travel across the internet<p>In …

Michigan State University

Even the Wolves of Dalal Street will be Impacted by the Power of Technology

Algorithmic trading: “Goldman Sachs has replaced 600 traditional traders with just two technology enabled traders in their equity desk”

Trading