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Best AI and ML Applications of the Past Two Weeks—July 12, 2018

Making life a little easier after loss It’s difficult after losing a limb to become accustomed to prosthetics. It’s obviously very different than the limb a person lost, one that naturally and easily responds to what the brain tells it to do. With innovations in prosthetics, however, ease of use is on the rise. By using machine …

Implementing best practices in your dashboards

The goal of a dashboard is to provide business users with an easy way to gain valuable insight into their business or operation. Instead of pouring over tons of data, reports or pages, the dashboard provides you with a summary that quickly answers your business questions and tracks key metrics.   I found this cool …

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 …

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 …

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 …