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Bright Skies, Black Boxes, and AI

Aug 15, 2018 |

Deep learning is popular today because it often works better than other machine learning approaches, particularly when large sets of training data are available. However, this form of AI doesn’t always work well. Read more…

The Humanity in Artificial Intelligence

Aug 8, 2018 |

Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood shared that his mother would say, in times of crisis, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”

This advice holds true when looking at the potential for artificial intelligence to change the world.  Read more…

It’s Still Early Days for Machine Learning Adoption

Aug 7, 2018 |

Despite the hype surrounding artificial intelligence, we’re still in the early stages of adopting machine learning in the enterprise, according to a new survey released today by O’Reilly Media. The survey also found that large-scale production deep learning rarely happens on the cloud, and that companies pursuing machine learning are actively embracing privacy, security, and fairness. Read more…

Water Co. Exploring Use of ML to Detect Quality Issues

Jul 30, 2018 |

Everybody expects to have clean drinking water. But as the lead crises in Michigan has shown, that’s not always the case. Now American Water, the largest publicly traded water company in the country, is actively researching the use of machine learning and real-time streaming data technology to detect and identify potentially harmful chemical signatures in its surface drinking water supply. Read more…

The Tipping Point for Artificial Intelligence

Jul 20, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence is at a critical point in its evolution.

Over the last 500 years, human knowledge and intelligence has originated from evolution, experience, culture, and computers. In the not-so-distant future, most of the knowledge in the world is going to be extracted by machines and will reside in machines. Read more…

News In Brief

SnapLogic Adds GitHub, Container Support

Aug 15, 2018 |

More vendors are offering new integration tools for meeting growing enterprise demand for faster delivery of application software. Among the approaches is automating key elements of the continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline using emerging application container services and cloud-based open source development platforms. Read more…

Training Time Slashed for Deep Learning

Aug 14, 2018 |, an organization offering free courses on deep learning, claimed a new speed record for training a popular image database using Nvidia GPUs running on public cloud infrastructure.

A pair of researchers trained the ImageNet database with 93 percent accuracy in 18 minutes using 16 Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: Read more…

‘Deep-Speare’ Emulates The Bard with AI

Aug 1, 2018 |

A deep learning model trained on 2,700 of William Shakespeare’s sonnets is giving poetry fans fits trying to tell the AI-generated poems from the real deal. But could “Deep-Speare” actually generate Shakespearean magic by itself? Read more…

China Ahead on AI Strategy, Behind on Data Access

Jul 30, 2018 |

Policy makers continue to bemoan the fact that the U.S., unlike its economic rivals, lacks a coherent government strategy for accelerating AI development and adoption. While the Trump administration has taken some early steps toward forging a strategy based on coordinating federal and industry research, critics argue that further delays place the U.S. Read more…

Looker Joins Google in Launch of BigQuery ML

Jul 26, 2018 |

Looker, the data platform builder looking to expand the reach of its “horizontal” foundation, added another component this week with the integration of its tools with the beta release of Google’s cloud-based BigQuery ML. Read more…

This Just In

Figure Eight Releases Enhanced Training Data Platform for Large Scale Machine Learning Deployments

Aug 14, 2018 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2018 – Figure Eight, a Human-in-the-Loop Machine Learning platform, today released an enhanced enterprise-grade training data platform for customers with demanding security, scalability, and customization requirements in key industry sectors such as automotive, financial services, government, healthcare, media and entertainment, and technology industries. Read more…

Dell Selects CognitiveScale as Key AI Partner

Aug 14, 2018 |

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 14, 2018 – CognitiveScale Inc., a leader in augmented intelligence and responsible AI software, today announced that Dell selected CognitiveScale as a key partner to transform customer experience and marketing productivity through AI-powered, hyper-personalized customer journeys. Read more…

Advanced HPC Partners with Western Digital to Launch High Availability Storage Solution for Enterprise, AI and Big Data Applications

Aug 14, 2018 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018 — Advanced HPC, a leading HPC specialist and multi-vertical artificial intelligence (AI) solutions provider, today announced the launch of GeminiTM, an enterprise-grade next-gen high availability storage solution featuring a 1U dual controller RAID head and a Western Digital Ultrastar Data60 Hybrid Storage Platform. Read more…

Visual Genomes Foundation Starts Exascale Project to Learn Visual DNA From 1M 4K Images

Aug 10, 2018 |

Aug. 10, 2018 — Visual artificial intelligence will take a huge step forward as the Visual Genomes Foundation (VGF) learns and records exabytes of visual DNA features from millions of images. Read more…

DataRobot Announces Automated Time Series Solution

Aug 9, 2018 |

BOSTON, Aug. 9, 2018 — DataRobot today announced the general availability of DataRobot Time Series. Following an extensive collaboration with more than 75 customers and world-class data scientists, this latest breakthrough completely automates sophisticated time series modeling. Read more…

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