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AI Bias In the Spotlight On International Women’s Day

What impact does AI bias have on women and girls? What can people do to increase female participation in the AI field? These are some of the questions the tech world is grappling with today in honor of International Wome Read more…

DuckDB Walks to the Beat of Its Own Analytics Drum

One of the most popular new databases at the moment is DuckDB. With millions of downloads per month and two startups created around it, the open source column store has achieved feathery heights usually reserved for bigg Read more…

Top 10 Challenges to GenAI Success

So you want to implement generative AI? That’s great news! You can count yourself among the majority of IT decision makers who have also seen the potential of this transformative tech. While GenAI has the potential to Read more…

The IBM-Meta AI Alliance Promotes Safe and Open AI Progress

IBM and Meta have co-launched a massive industry-academic-government alliance to shepherd AI development. The new group has united under the AI Alliance banner to promote responsible innovation in AI. Historically, techn Read more…

Altman’s Back As Questions Swirl Around Project Q-Star

Sam Altman’s wild weekend had a happy ending, as he reclaimed his CEO position at OpenAI earlier this week. But questions over the whole ordeal remain as rumors of a powerful new AI capability developed at OpenAI calle Read more…

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Biden’s Executive Order on AI and Data Privacy Gets Mostly Favorable Reactions

As expected, President Joe Biden today issued an executive order on the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and the protection of sensitive data. Technology leaders reacted in a mostly favorable manner to the order, Read more…

DSPy Puts ‘Programming Over Prompting’ in AI Model Development

If you’re tired of writing endless prompts for large language models, you might be interested in DSPy, a new framework from Stanford University that aims to enable programmers to work with foundational models by using Read more…

Python Finally Comes to Excel

Excel-maker Microsoft and Anaconda, a key distributor of Python tools, unveiled a collaboration this week that will see Python integrated with Excel. The new Anaconda Python Distribution in Excel, which is currently i Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: August 2023 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Inside Pandata, the New Open-Source Analytics Stack Backed by Anaconda

Anaconda made some news yesterday when it announced support for Pandata, a new open-source stack. But just what is Pandata, and should it be on your big data radar? According to the Pandata GitHub page, Pandata is a c Read more…

This Just In

Esri Partners with Microsoft to Provide Spatial Analytics in Microsoft Fabric

Jul 15, 2024 |

REDLANDS, Calif., July 15, 2024 — At its 44th annual User Conference, Esri announced an expanded collaboration with Microsoft to integrate spatial analytics technology with Fabric, Microsoft’s unified analytics SaaS platform. Read more…

NFS Hosts NAIRR Pilot Classroom Partner Showcase

Jun 12, 2024 |

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 12, 2024 –The National Science Foundation is inviting researchers and educators to learn about the classroom resources now available for use as part of the National AI Research Resource (NAIRR) Pilot. Read more…

CEA-Leti Reports Three-Layer Integration Breakthrough for AI-Embedded CMOS Image Sensors

May 31, 2024 |

DENVER, May 31, 2024 — CEA-Leti scientists reported a series of successes in three related projects at ECTC 2024 that are key steps to enabling a new generation of CMOS image sensors (CIS) that can exploit all the image data to perceive a scene, understand the situation and intervene in it – capabilities that require embedding AI in the sensor.​

Demand for smart sensors is growing rapidly because of their high-performance imaging capabilities in smartphones, digital cameras, automobiles and medical devices. Read more…

University of Kansas Establishes $11M Biomedical Center to Advance Women’s Health Using Big Data

May 28, 2024 |

LAWRENCE, Kan., May 28, 2024 — A new $11.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will establish a multidisciplinary biomedical center at the University of Kansas (KU) to research big data’s potential to improve women’s health. Read more…

Pawsey Expands Acacia Object Store with Solution from XENON

May 21, 2024 |

PERTH, Australia, May 21, 2024 — The Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre in Perth, a global leader in high-performance computing and scientific research is expanding its object storage solution. Read more…

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