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AI-Powered Drug Development in a Post-COVID World

Apr 19, 2021 |

The developed world is on the cusp of turning the corner in the fight against COVID-19 thanks to the unprecedented effort to rapidly develop and distribute effective vaccines. Now technologists are hoping to take drug development to the next level, and AI will play a big role. Read more…

Why AI Is Failing for Enterprises: Predetermination Bias

Apr 12, 2021 |

Our best practices for managing data are ancient. Literally.

For tens of thousands of years we’ve managed the future by predetermining the resources we think we’ll need, limiting our futures to what we can foresee. Read more…

To Bridge the AI Ethics Gap, We Must First Acknowledge It’s There

Apr 8, 2021 |

Companies are adopting AI solutions at unprecedented rates, but ethical worries continue to dog the roll outs. While there are no established standards for AI ethics, a common set of guidelines is beginning to emerge to help bridge the gap between ethical principles and the AI implementations. Read more…

MinIO Bolsters Enterprise Chops with K8s Integration

Apr 7, 2021 |

If you’re in the market for a modern, S3-compatible object storage system that works in multi- and hybrid-cloud environments, you may want to keep your eyes on MinIO, which today unveiled a trio of software updates that enhances its integration with Kubernetes and bolsters its enterprise capabilities. Read more…

Can Digital Twins Help Modernize Electric Grids?

Apr 5, 2021 |

Recent failures of electric grids in Texas and California have highlighted the difficulties that energy companies and regulators face in ensuring the delivery of reliable and affordable power while simultaneously switching to less-polluting energy sources. Read more…

News In Brief

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

Apr 16, 2021 |

Successful data strategies are built on a foundation of meticulous data management, creating enterprise architectures that “democratize” data access and usage, yielding measurable results from machine learning platforms.

The reality, according to an examination of the emerging “AI organization,” is that few data-driven organizations are able to deliver on their data strategy. Read more…

Cloudera, Nvidia Team to Speed Cloud AI via Spark

Apr 13, 2021 |

Cloud access to GPUs for AI development will expand under a partnership between Cloudera and Nvidia that calls for the data cloud provider to integrate Nvidia’s accelerated Apache Spark 3.0 platform as a way to scale data science workflows. Read more…

Nvidia’s Jarvis Offers Real-Time Machine Translation

Apr 12, 2021 |

Automated speech recognition services with improved accuracy for enterprise applications are the object of a new batch of pre-trained deep learning models and software from Nvidia aimed at interactive AI conversational services. Read more…

UCLA Advances Imaging Microscopy with AI

Apr 8, 2021 |

Biologists have long struggled with the necessity of imaging minute biological processes – such as flowing blood cells or neurons moving through the brain – across long time-scales, as even supercomputers often strain to produce 3D imaging of those processes at longer than a few milliseconds. Read more…

Redis Nabs $110 Million in VC Funding as Deployments Grow

Apr 7, 2021 |

Following the latest Series G round of funding in the amount of $110 million, NoSQL database vendor Redis Labs is worth more than $2 billion, the company announced today. That additional venture funding will help the company to continue positioning the product as a versatile real-time data platform for the cloud. Read more…

This Just In

Netreo Expands APM Capabilities with Strategic Acquisition of Stackify

Apr 20, 2021 |

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., April 20, 2021 — Netreo, a platform for IT infrastructure management (ITIM) and one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies, today announced the acquisition of Stackify, a developer-centric provider of SaaS application performance monitoring (APM) solutions. Read more…

Dataiku Announces Strategic Investment from Snowflake

Apr 20, 2021 |

NEW YORK, April 20, 2021 — Dataiku, one of the world’s leading AI and machine learning platforms, today announced a new investment from Snowflake Ventures, the venture arm of Snowflake. Read more…

Unity Dramatically Reduces AI Training Time, Budgets with Launch of Synthetic Datasets

Apr 19, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2021 — Unity, a leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, today announced the availability of Unity Computer Vision Datasets aimed to reduce the cost of developing computer vision applications, and more quickly train AI for the Manufacturing, Retail, and Security industries. Read more…

Tecton Unveils Major New Release of Feast Open Source Feature Store

Apr 15, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2021 — Tecton, an enterprise feature store company and primary contributor to Feast, today announced Feast 0.10, the first feature store that can be deployed locally in minutes without dedicated infrastructure. Read more…

AWS Launches Free Course on Machine Learning For Business Leaders

Apr 15, 2021 |

April 15, 2021 — AWS is pleased to launch Machine Learning Essentials for Business and Technical Decision Makersa series of three free, on-demand, digital-training courses from AWS Training and Certification. Read more…

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