Digital Twins, the Internet of Things, and Machine Learning

In a world where so many things are Internet connected, how is machine learning playing a role? Bruce Sinclair speaks with us about the intersection of IoT, AI/ML, and the digital twin. Bruce: Where AI, and in particular machine learning, and then in particular neural networks, and then in particular deep learning neural networks, where they apply is mostly in this model making, so with IoT, there are two types

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Lessons Learned from Tableau’s Recent Iron Viz Feeder Competition

Ever watched the TV show Iron Chef?  3 contestants square off in an epic kitchen battle using the same ingredients, their imaginations, and a 60-minute time limit.  Their work and creativity is then judged by a panel of experts.  The pressure is intense, feedback can be brutal, and pretty much no one can beat Bobby Flay. Tableau runs a similar competition called Iron Viz.  Contestants are given a theme or

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4 Ways Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Are Helping the Environment

The environment and technology are sometimes at odds, but they don’t always have to be. New technologies can help protect and save our environment. Here are four ways technology is working to do just that. Rainforest Connection The Brazilian Tembé people live on and own land in the rainforest. In recent years, they’ve had to work hard to patrol their lands and stop invaders from cutting down their trees. Around

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Best AI and ML Applications of the Past Two Weeks—June 28, 2018

Gentler on the eye One of the most popular AI/ML news stories in the past two week was Nvidia’s use of deep learning to turn regular videos into slow-motion videos. Slowing down a video that wasn’t initially filmed as a slow-motion video creates a choppy and hard-to-watch sequence. With this new application, though, the system is able to predict what missing frames would look like between two existing frames and then

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7 Ways Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Are Changing Agriculture and Farming

When you think about artificial intelligence (AI) in agriculture, a couple applications likely come to mind, but there are a lot of ways AI and machine learning technology are intertwining themselves in agricultural and farming products. Here are some areas that have experienced recent innovations: Chickens Chickens are usually most vocal in the morning, chicken farmers say. At night or in the evening, they’re quieter, unless they’ve just laid eggs,

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