Best AI and ML Applications of the Past Two Weeks—June 14, 2018

Applications of AI and ML range from frivolous to serious, and a lot of applications these last two weeks lean toward the more serious, but let’s start with something somewhat frivolous. The world’s weather encapsulated in Google’s terrarium Imagine there’s a little terrarium in your living room that can mimic the current conditions of any place around the world. Just ask it to show you what the weather is like in Dhaka, and there

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Building a Machine Learning Company that Decodes Web Analytics, with Per Damgaard

The most important thing is to have an AI-enable infrastructure. It sounds very boring, but that was the learning that I got from the bank as well. It’s actually very easy for us to build the model, but what took a long time was to have the AI infrastructure that enables us to do so. Per: The most important thing is to have an AI-enable infrastructure. It sounds very boring,

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How to Spot an Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Business Opportunity

You’ve likely heard key business phrases like artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, neural networks, adversarial neural networks, and the like. These phrases are all the rage right now, and for good reason since these technologies are revolutionizing business and industry. So what if you want to jump on the bandwagon and introduce this new tech to your field? You’ve always had an entrepreneurial streak in you, and

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Best AI and ML Applications of the Past Two Weeks—May 31, 2018

Your gait is your tell Researchers have developed a new way to identify you: they can tell who you are by the way you walk. The tech evaluates 24 different factors in your gait and is surprisingly accurate—it has a 99 percent accuracy rating. And if you’re trying to fake the way someone else walks, it won’t work. The system can root you out by evaluating the exact force you exert on the mat,

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Why DataOps Matter

If you’re building a data product, these questions are likely occupying your mind: how do you get your customers to trust your data? How do you know your product’s something your customers will want? How do you produce those products more quickly without compromising accuracy? Today we talk with someone who has a lot of experience answering these questions. Ginette: If you’re building a data product, these questions are likely

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Best AI and ML Applications of the Past Two Weeks—May 17, 2018

Last week we were impressed with some of the AI announcements and demonstrations at Google’s I/O developer conference, most notably the very lifelike phone calls made by Google’s assistant, placing both a hair appointment and a dinner appointment. It was so lifelike it sparked a stinging rebuttal by several people concerned with ethics. Now, Google says it’ll have the bot identify itself when it places these types of phone calls. If you haven’t already seen

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