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Meet Andrew Ng, a 2022 Datanami Person to Watch

Andrew Ng is one of the most influential individuals in big data and AI. He's also one of the busiest, with stints at Google and Baidu, not to mention co-founding Coursera and his latest ventures, Landing AI and DeepLear Read more…

AI That Works on Behalf of Workers

Individuals have grown used to the existence of invasive data collection and processing practices that benefit businesses but offer little to no value to them at the end of the day. But what if employees could turn the A Read more…

Five Ways Big Data Projects Can Go Wrong (And What You Can Do About Them)

So your big data project isn’t panning out the way you wanted? You’re not alone. The poor success rate of big data projects has been a persistent theme over the past 10 years, and the same types of struggles are show Read more…

What is Behavioral Data, and Why Should Businesses Use It?

What is behavioral data? Put simply, it’s what people and machines do. And with millions of connected devices – including smart phones, wearables, home appliances and more – in use every day, businesses now have un Read more…

Google’s Massive New Language Model Can Explain Jokes

Nearly two years ago, OpenAI’s 175 billion-parameter GPT-3 language model opened the world’s eyes to what large language models (LLMs) could accomplish with relatively little input, sensibly answering questions, tran Read more…

News In Brief

Demand for Workflow Orchestration Solutions on the Rise, Says New Report

Prefect Technologies, producer of the open-source data workflow automation platform Prefect, announced the release of a new report by data and AI consulting firm Gradient Flow titled the “2022 State of Workflow Orchest Read more…

Google Debuts LaMDA 2 Conversational AI System and AI Test Kitchen

At its annual developer conference last week, Google announced the second release of its conversational AI system, LaMDA, which stands for Language Models for Dialogue Applications. Google says LaMDa 2 is a more finely t Read more…

MIT Advances Unsupervised Computer Vision with ‘STEGO’

Training machine learning models often means working with labeled data. For computer vision tasks, this might look, for instance, like an hour of camera footage from a car, meticulously sectioned by humans to designate r Read more…

Graft Emerges from Stealth to Make the AI of the 1% Accessible to the 99%

A new cloud-native platform for artificial intelligence capabilities, Graft, has launched out of stealth with $4.5 million in pre-seed funding. Graft says its platform “distills the AI infrastructure and workflows t Read more…

GIST Researchers Make Robot Vision Breakthrough

Robot vision increasingly pervades processes ranging from manufacturing—where robots have to manipulate difficult objects—and autonomous driving—where cars have to identify and respond to different kinds of obstacl Read more…

This Just In

IBM Enhances Global Data Platform to Address AI Adoption Challenges

May 20, 2022 |

May 20, 2022 — In today’s hybrid cloud reality, distributed data holds the key to unlocking value through new business and operational insights. However, according to the “Global AI Adoption Index 2021,” Read more…

Inspur’s AIStation Passes the CNCF Certified Kubernetes Conformance Program

May 18, 2022 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 18, 2022 — Inspur Information, a leading IT infrastructure solutions provider, announced its AIStation Inference Platform has passed the Certified Kubernetes Conformance Program launched by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Read more…

Heartex Raises $25M Series A to Accelerate Data-Centric AI

May 18, 2022 |

SAN FRANCISCOMay 18, 2022 — Heartex, the company behind the leading open source data labeling platform Label Studio, today announced it has raised $25 million in Series A funding, bringing the company’s total raised to $30 million. Read more…

Prefect and Gradient Flow Report Reveals Rising Need for Workflow Orchestration

May 17, 2022 |

WASHINGTONMay 17, 2022 — Prefect Technologies, Inc., the company that produces the open-source data workflow automation platform Prefect, today announced the release of a new report by leading data and AI consulting firm Gradient Flow titled the “ Read more…

Mindtech Enables Automated Creation of Millions of ‘Synthetic Actors’

May 11, 2022 |

SHEFFIELD, England, May 11, 2022 — Mindtech Global, developer of the world’s leading platform for the creation of synthetic data for training AI, has released a significant update to its Chameleon platform. Read more…

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