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Why Relying on Data Hygienists Is Not a Realistic Way to Ensure Bias-Free AI

Jun 19, 2018 |

There has been a lot of buzz lately around the new career paths that will crop up as artificial intelligence (AI) systems become more commonplace. In fact, Gartner predicts that, though AI will automate the jobs of 1.8 million people by 2020, AI will create 2.3 million jobs by that same year—a net increase of 500,000 jobs. Read more…

How AI Boosts Human Expertise at Wolters Kluwer

Jun 6, 2018 |

On balance, there will be some jobs lost to artificial intelligence, and you can also expect AI to create other jobs. But at the global information services company Wolters Kluwer, AI is being infused into expert systems in a bid to augment lawyers, accountants, and other professionals with superior decision-making abilities. Read more…

Databricks Open Sources MLflow to Simplify Machine Learning Lifecycle

Jun 5, 2018 |

Databricks today unveiled MLflow, a new open source project that aims to provide some standardization to the complex processes that data scientists oversee during the course of building, testing, and deploying machine learning models. Read more…

Opening Up Black Boxes with Explainable AI

May 30, 2018 |

One of the biggest challenges with deep learning is explaining to customers and regulators how the models get their answers. In many cases, we simply don’t know how the models generated their answers, even if we’re very confident in the answers themselves. Read more…

A Wave of Purpose-Built AI Hardware Is Building

May 15, 2018 |

Google last week unveiled the third version of its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), which is designed to accelerate deep learning workloads developed in its TensorFlow environment. But that’s just the start of a groundswell of new processors and processing architectures, including Wave Computing, which claims its soon-to-be-launched processor will dramatically lower the barrier of entry for running artificial intelligence workloads. Read more…

News In Brief

Immuta Cashes In on Data Privacy Scramble

Jun 20, 2018 |

Immuta Inc., the data management for AI vendor, said it will use a $20 million funding round to establish a European beachhead in London as it sharpens its focus on helping enterprises develop “ethical” AI algorithms that comply with new European privacy rules as well as possible U.S. Read more…

Anaconda: Data Science Exiting Hadoop for the Cloud

Jun 14, 2018 |

Data scientists are embracing cloud-native frameworks as they move on from on-premises data infrastructure previously dominated by Hadoop, concludes a survey on the state of data science.

The shift is driven in part by the enterprise transition from merely managing big data to using machine learning and other connected data tools to glean insights in real time, according to the data science survey released this week by Python platform specialist Anaconda Inc. Read more…

Waze App Gets Anodot Time-Series Upgrade

Jun 5, 2018 |

Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, said the crowdsourced traffic app Waze is using its real-time anomaly detection platform to improve app performance. Read more…

Intel Adds Memory to Deep Learning for Drug Discovery

May 31, 2018 |

A drug discovery technique called “high content” screening analyzes data in microscopic images used to determine the effects of genetic and chemical treatments on cell cultures. However, the processing-intensive analysis of sets of thousands of pre-defined features can take half a day. Read more…

ID Verify Vendor Mitek Acquires AI-Based Authenticator

May 24, 2018 |

To get a sense of which AI capabilities beyond chatbots are most likely to have an immediate commercial impact, it’s useful to monitor which AI developers are being snapped up by established technology vendors. Read more…

This Just In

IceCream Labs Launches AI-Based Solution to Maximize Catalog Data Quality Management

Jun 19, 2018 |

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2018 — IceCream Labs, a leader in intelligent merchandising solutions for e-commerce providers, today unveiled CatalogIQ, an AI-based platform that leverages machine learning for unparalleled catalog data quality management.  Read more…

MapR Expands Cloud Services With Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes

Jun 14, 2018 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 14, 2018 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced that the MapR Data Platform now supports Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS). Read more…

Agorai Unveils £20 Million Investment in UK AI Market, Appoints Sir George Zambellas to Board of Directors

Jun 13, 2018 |

LONDON, June 13, 2018 — Agorai, an integrated marketplace for Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools and the data assets that fuel them, is announcing it has committed to invest £20 million in the UK AI market. Read more…

Datorama Launches Data Canvas

Jun 13, 2018 |

NEW YORK, June 13, 2018 – Datorama, a global technology company, today announced the launch of Data Canvas, a suite of new data visualization capabilities within its Marketing Intelligence platform. Read more…

Jane.ai Launches to Address Wasted Time in the Workplace

Jun 12, 2018 |

ST. LOUISJune 12, 2018 — Jane.ai, creators of an AI-Powered Teammate designed for everyone in the workplace, officially launched today with $8.4 million in funding from a Midwest network of private and angel investors. Read more…

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