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Hallucinations, Plagiarism, and ChatGPT

ChatGPT was introduced just seven weeks ago, but the AI has already garnered a lifetime’s worth of hype. It’s anybody’s guess whether this particular technology opens the AI kimono for good or is just a blip before Read more…

Academic Data Science Alliance Picks Up Steam

Universities looking for resources to build their data science curriculums and degree programs have a new resource at their disposal in the form of the Academic Data Science Alliance. Founded just prior to the pandemic, Read more…

How Data Analytics Can Combat Learning Loss Due to COVID-19

The test scores are in, and the results are not pretty: American schoolchildren suffered substantial academic setbacks as a result of the COVID-19 school lockdowns. The good news is there is a substantial amount of feder Read more…

Representation: Great for Your People and Products

For many years I didn’t know whether my identity as a gay woman would be an obstacle to my career ambitions — especially in the male-dominated technology, finance and consulting sectors. But I’ve learned that in t Read more…

The History of Data Science: From Cave Paintings to Big Data

It is in the nature of human beings to want to make sense of the world around them. This has led to humans trying to organize things and think in a data-centric way from as early as prehistoric times. Data science is Read more…

News In Brief

Research Platform Iris.ai Awarded $15M by European Innovation Council

Iris.ai, the provider of a generative AI engine for scientific text understanding, announced it has been selected by the European Innovation Council (EIC) to receive grants and funding in a highly competitive selection p Read more…

Stanford Researchers Develop HELM Benchmark for Language Models

Foundation models like GPT-3, BLOOM, and BERT have garnered much attention as of late, for good reason. These versatile models, often trained with a vast amount of unstructured data, have immense capabilities that can be Read more…

Neuron Research Opens Doors for Neuromorphic Computing

Neuromorphic computing — which uses computational “neurons” to mimic the behavior of the human brain — could offer much greater efficiency in certain kinds of machine learning and robotics tasks. Understanding th Read more…

Upskilling Platform CoRise Launches with $8.5M Seed

A new online upskilling platform called CoRise has just been launched from stealth with $8.5 million in seed funding. The CoRise platform contains live online courses and an online community for businesses and individ Read more…

PowerSchool Launches K-12 Education Cloud Platform with Snowflake

As students head back to classrooms this month, some may find their education data is being managed differently with better education outcomes in mind. PowerSchool, the provider of a cloud-based software platform for K-1 Read more…

This Just In

Berkeley Lab Scientists Create ML Pipeline for Interpreting Large Tomography Datasets

Jan 26, 2023 |

Jan. 26, 2023 — Advances in biological imaging have given scientists unprecedented datasets with extremely high resolutions, yet data interpretation tools are working overtime to keep up. This is particularly evident in the case of cryo-electron tomograms (cryo-ET), where the samples exhibit inherently low contrast due to the limited electron dose that can be applied during imaging before radiation damage occurs. Read more…

UT Austin Launches Online Master of Science in AI with edX

Jan 26, 2023 |

AUSTIN, Texas, and LANHAM, Md., Jan. 26, 2023 — The University of Texas at Austin today announced the launch of a new online Master of Science degree in Artificial Intelligence (MSAI) in partnership with edX, a global online learning platform from 2U, Inc. Read more…

New Study: AI-inferred Personality Scores Predict Human Performance Equal to or Better Than Traditional Assessments

Jan 24, 2023 |

SARATOGA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 —  Juji, Inc., an Artificial Intelligence (AI) company that enables auto-generation and operation of cognitive AI chatbots, announced today the findings of a study, “How Well Can an AI Chatbot Infer Personality? Read more…

MIT Sloan School of Management: How Companies and Organizations Can Gain an Analytics Edge in 2023 and Beyond

Jan 23, 2023 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 23, 2023 — Data drives efficiencies, increases profitability, and bolsters innovation. Yet analytics skills remain outside the wheelhouse of many business leaders, who don’t always have a clear view of what data sources and analyses are necessary to formulate the insights they are seeking. Read more…

AWS Launches AI Program for Community Colleges, Minority-serving Institutions, and HBCUs

Dec 2, 2022 |

Dec. 2, 2022 — Amazon Web Services (AWS) Machine Learning University is now launching a free program helping community colleges, minority-serving institutions (MSIs), and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) teach database, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) concepts. Read more…

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