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Three Ways Biased Data Can Ruin Your ML Models

Jul 18, 2018 |

Machine learning provides a powerful way to automate decision making, but the algorithms don’t always get it right. When things go wrong, it’s often the machine learning model that gets the blame. Read more…

AI, You’ve Got Some Explaining To Do

Jul 6, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence has the potential to dramatically re-arrange our relationship with technology, hearkening a new era of human productivity, leisure, and wealth. But none of that good stuff is likely to happen unless AI practitioners can deliver on one simple request: Read more…

Can Markov Logic Take Machine Learning to the Next Level?

Jul 3, 2018 |

Advances in machine learning, including deep learning, have propelled artificial intelligence (AI) into the public conscience and forced executives to create new business plans based on data. However, the scarcity of highly trained data scientists has stymied many machine learning implementations, potentially blocking future AI development. Read more…

Machine Teaching Will Drive Crowdsourced Cognition into the AI Pipeline

Jun 25, 2018 |

Building high-quality artificial intelligence (AI) is hard work. It’s a specialized discipline that historically has required highly skilled specialists, aka data scientists.

Any time you require some highly skilled, highly paid practitioner to accomplish something of value, you’ve introduced a bottleneck into that process. 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…

News In Brief

‘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…

Python Gains Traction Among Data Scientists

Jul 19, 2018 |

Data scientists have a growing range of options when choosing analytical tools, and a new survey of tool preferences reveals a roughly even split in preferences among the three leading programming languages. Read more…

NASA Lab Looks to Spur AI Development

Jun 27, 2018 |

A NASA laboratory is working with Google, Intel and other industry heavyweights to launch applied AI technologies into space.

The space agency’s Frontier Development Lab is targeting four space applications that would use AI and machine learning technologies, including improved prediction of space weather and accelerating the discovery of exoplanets. Read more…

Transfer Learning Project Looks to Reuse Training Data

Jun 26, 2018 |

A new open source project seeks to simplify the use of a machine learning framework called “transfer learning” in which the ability to accomplish one task can be applied to subsequent tasks. Read more…

This Just In

NYC Data Science Academy Launches a Course for Introduction to Blockchain with Ethereum

Aug 10, 2018 |

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2018 — The NYC Data Science Academy, regarded as one of the most rigorous and successful at training students for new careers in data science, has announced a new course for an Introduction to Blockchain with Ethereum that looks to give train developers and data enthusiasts an introduction to building smart contract applications.  Read more…

Columbia Business School Researchers Argue Future of Big Data Lies in Its Ability to Assess Consumers’ Mindset in Real Time

Jul 31, 2018 |

NEW YORKJuly 31, 2018 — Marketers have long relied on demographic information to identify, get to know, and predict the behavior of their customers. Read more…

MapR Academy Delivers New Machine Learning Course, Free and On-Demand

Jul 30, 2018 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 30, 2018 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced a new, free introductory course from MapR Academy on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). Read more…

MicroStrategy Academic Program Accelerates Analytics Learning at CU Denver School of Business

Jun 18, 2018 |

TYSONS CORNER, Va., June 18, 2018 — MicroStrategy Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, today announced that the University of Colorado Denver School of Business is participating in the MicroStrategy Academic Program to provide free MicroStrategy software licenses, technical support and training to students in their Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program. Read more…

University of Pittsburgh Leading Meeting on Modeling Complex Systems With AI and Data Science

May 22, 2018 |

May 22, 2018 — At every scale, in every domain, from intracellular molecular signaling pathways to global carbon emissions, we need to model complicated systems and their interactions.

Modeling is difficult work, but new technologies from artificial intelligence and data science promise to make it easier and more accurate.  Read more…

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