Software Engineering

Isn’t our code just the *BEST* 🙄

Views from the 6 weeks in hell I spent rewriting bumpers in react.<p>I just completely rewrote the Bumpers web app using react. (<i>If you don’t know what</i> …

JavaScript

GeekWire Deals: Become an in-demand Python developer with this incredibly affordable programming bootcamp

This is the year you learn Python. Why not start with courses trusted by thousands to launch their education? Build apps, dive into machine learning, …

Programming

AI software is figuring out how to best humans at designing new AI software

Who programs the programmers? Soon enough, it might not be people behind the development of advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence tech, but other AI. MIT looks at the most recent work done by a range of different organizations, including Google Brain, who are working on AI that can …

Machine Learning

Facebook brings GPU-powered machine learning to Python

Facebook's AI research team has released a Python package for GPU-accelerated deep neural network programming that can complement or partly replace …

Machine Learning

Teach Your Kid to Code, Here's How

<i>What's some advice for parents whose children are interested in learning to program? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and co-founder of The Firehose Project, on Quora.</b><p>Give …

Programming

Doppler Labs wants to put two extra brains in your ears

I sit down across from Laura Cisneros, Doppler Labs’ resident Spanish speaker, and put in the company’s early-prototype earbuds. Between us is a landscape of open circuitry—Bluetooth transmitters and circuit boards. Under the table sits a suitcase packed with two computers and a nest of wiring. …

Headphones

XNOR.ai frees AI from the prison of the supercomputer

When someone talks about AI, or machine learning, or deep convolutional networks, what they’re really talking about is — as is the case for so many computing concepts — a lot of carefully manicured math. At the heart of these versatile and powerful networks is a volume of calculation only …

Machine Learning

Data Can Lie—Here's A Guide To Calling It Out

Big data and machine learning are making it easier to lie with data, say two scientists behind a free guide to seeing through the B.S.<p>We live in a time awash in bullshit. There's B.S. of the political kind, a type that's risen to the forefront of the national conversation over the last year through …

Machine Learning

Alexa gets meta, finds you the latest AI research

The Echo bot can find the 50 latest papers and read you the summaries.<p>AI research is so hot right now, it's hard for even scientists in the field to keep up. To stay on top of the 300-plus papers submitted per day to Arxiv.org, machine-learning researcher Amine Ben Khalifa naturally turned to ... …

Machine Learning

This AI translates its internal monologue for humans to understand—and plays Frogger

Artificial intelligence has allowed us to outsource many of the decisions we might normally make onto the backs of machines, like determining who’s in a photo or translating text into another language. That convenience has usually come with a cost: We can’t understand why those decisions are made, …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Frameworks for Automated PHP Testing

PHP (Hypertext Pre Processor) is one of the most popular scripting languages in use on the Internet today. The trick to ensure from the very …

Software Development

Google Is Making AI That Can Make More AI

There's no way this could go wrong.<p>Designing a good artificial intelligence is hard. For a company like Google, which relies heavily on AI, designing the best possible AI software is crucial. And who better to design an AI than another AI?<p>If you said "literally anyone else" you might be right, but …

Artificial Intelligence

Travel brands on alert as Google increases machine learning on search results

Travel brands should ensure they consider the search “intent” of prospective customers when optimising their pages, as Google turns more to advanced …

Machine Learning

Amplero adds machine learning to help pinpoint and leverage influential customers

AI and machine learning (ML) are set to pervade the marketing technology universe throughout 2017. With billions of marketing touchpoints to learn from, marketing technology is a natural home for ML capabilities.<p>And today, Amplero has announced its Influencer Optimization capability, powered by …

Machine Learning

With a $1.5M seed round, Eloquent Labs mixes AI and Mechanical Turk to fix customer service

Keenon Werling would be the first to agree that conversational AI is regularly overhyped. So instead of taking the traditional approach and gloating about a glitzy new <i>deeper</i> learning algorithm to pitch his new venture Eloquent Labs, Werling instead opted to differentiate by optimizing something far …

Customer Service

Artificial intelligence could help fight financial fraud

Financial institutions (FI’s) face many challenges, but one of the biggest of all is fighting fraud. With so much money and valuable data at stake, the financial system will always be a target for criminals and FI’s must shoulder a lot of the responsibility for security.<p>One of the most effective …

Machine Learning

Kristen Stewart (yes, that Kristen Stewart) just released a research paper on artificial intelligence

Hollywood has used the concept of artificial intelligence in films for decades. Now, one A-lister is trying to use AI to make art, instead of just inspire it.<p>Kristen Stewart is most well-known for her star role in the massively successful (and massively mocked) <i>Twilight</i> movies. Less well-known is …

Artificial Intelligence

GM Fined $1M by SEC, Investing $1B in U.S. (GM)

General Motors Co. (GM) on Wednesday was cited for accounting flaws by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Detroit-based major auto …

21st Century

How Toyota Used Artificial Intelligence for RAV4 Campaign

Most Popular<p>IBM's Watson has struck again. The machine learning program, which has emerged as a popular tool for agencies and marketers, is powering …

Advertising

Andres Rodriguez at AI Frontiers: Catalyzing Deep Learning's Impact in the Enterprise

Intel Nervana has built a competitive deep learning platform to make it easy for data scientists to start from the iterative, investigatory phase and take models all the way to deployment. Nervana’s platform is designed for speed and scale, and serves as a catalyst for all types of organizations to …

Computer Science

IQ Tests Fail Humans, Animals and Robots. They Don't Have To..

Dr. Jose Hernandez-Orallo is smart. The Technical University of Valencia data science professor is also an author — he just released a new book …

Artificial Intelligence

The Coming Of Insights Automation

There is a movement across the advertising industry to build out a type of machine learning artificial intelligence that can look at key performance …

Machine Learning

What Product Breakthroughs Will Recent Advances in Deep Learning Enable?

<i>What product breakthroughs will recent advances in deep learning enable? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Eric Jang, Research engineer at Google Brain, on Quora:</b><p>Deep Learning refers to a class …

Machine Learning

Voice Analysis Tech Could Diagnose Disease

Researchers enlist smartphones and machine learning to find vocal patterns that might signal post-traumatic stress disorder or even heart …

Machine Learning

New blog series

Are you ready to put your organization on a path of continuous improvement using the most valuable decision support techniques? Check out Microsoft …

Machine Learning

3 questions marketers should ask before investing in AI

The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) might have many marketing execs rolling their eyes and saying “Not again!”<p>As they well know, too often, marketing decisions come down to a guessing game. Marketing automation and analytics software can help, but the testing and measuring tools they offer …

Machine Learning

Coding anDynd o Meet At European Auto Source

When high praises are exerted towards an aftermarket tuning company, it’s always because that said company is going the extra mile for their …

Supercars

Making AI systems that see the world as humans do

An artificial intelligence system has been developed that performs at human levels on a standard intelligence test.

Machine Learning

How AI helps marketers invest in the right ads

Trust is the foundation of all relationships, particularly in media. If you don’t trust your agency, you shouldn’t be using them — especially related to advertising. There’s a lot of talk in the marketing and media domain at the moment regarding transparency related to media buying. The infamous …

Advertising

This Artist Wants To Show You How Machines “See” Music

Trevor Paglen’s new performance piece questions the present and future role of machines within our society.<p>Once a bustling shipbuilding hub during …

Artificial Intelligence