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What’s Keeping Deep Learning In Academia From Reaching Its Full Potential?

Nov 20, 2017 |

Deep learning is gaining a foothold in the enterprise as a way to improve the development and performance of critical business applications. It started to gain traction in companies optimizing advertising and recommendation systems, like Google, Yelp, and Baidu. Read more…

Scalability Answers Found in the NoSQL Family Tree

Oct 30, 2017 |

When it comes to big genealogical databases, they don’t come any bigger than the one at FamilySearch. So when the arm of the Church of Latter-day Saints started to reach the limits of its Oracle data store, it branched out into the distributed NoSQL world instead. Read more…

Data Science Ed: 5 Tips for Undergrads

Oct 16, 2017 |

Demand for data scientists continues to rise as organizations seek new ways to monetize their data. Those who want to be considered for top data science jobs need a solid education behind them, including postgraduate degrees in many cases. Read more…

Deep Learning Reveals New Insights About People

Sep 21, 2017 |

Can a computer detect an author’s personality type, based only on a sample of his or her writing? Four researchers from Singapore and Mexico City sought to answer that question. Read more…

IBM Pairs Data Science Experience with Quantum Computer

Sep 5, 2017 |

IBM Research is pairing its Jupyter-based Data Science Experience notebook environment with its cloud-based quantum computer, IBM Q, in hopes of encouraging a new class of entrepreneurial user to solve intractable problems that even exceed the capabilities of the best AI systems. Read more…

News In Brief

Bringing Analytics to Time, Space Data

Mar 8, 2018 |

An experimental service unveiled by IBM Research looks to plumb the depths of mounting geospatial and temporal data generated by satellites, drones and sensor networks.

The cloud-based service called Physical Analytics Integrated Data Repository and Services, or PAIRS, Geoscope, seeks to glean insights from a growing roster of geospatial data sources. Read more…

DHS Funds Cyber Data Research

Feb 26, 2018 |

Federal cyber defenders are taking a data-centric approach in their efforts to boost cyber defense research, distributing more than $5.6 million in contracts focused on new ways to collect data on hacking attempts that can eventually be used to counter those threats. Read more…

‘Dual-Use’ AI Poses New Security Threats

Feb 21, 2018 |

While the genie may already be out of the bottle, the rapid growth and broad availability of AI and machine learning technology along with a growing list of development tools is prompting critics to highlight future security concerns and the need to consider upfront the potential for malicious use of the technology. Read more…

Ray’s New Library Targets High Speed Reinforcement Learning

Feb 1, 2018 |

Data scientists looking to push the ball forward in the field of reinforcement learning may want to check out RLlib, a new library released as open source last month by researchers affiliated with RISELab. Read more…

Google Cloud Will Assist With March Madness Brackets

Dec 21, 2017 |

With Amazon Web Services maintaining its dominance n the public cloud market, the price wars of the last few years have given way to new ways of competing with the AWS juggernaut as big data, analytics and machine learning help expand the booming cloud market. Read more…

This Just In

NYC Data Science Academy Introduces Remote Intensive Bootcamp

Apr 6, 2018 |

April 6, 2018 — NYC Data Science Academy has announced the launch of its remote intensive bootcamp, open to technology enthusiasts outside of the New York City area. Read more…

Datanami Unveils Honorees for its 2018 People to Watch Feature

Mar 26, 2018 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 26, 2018 – Datanami, a news portal dedicated to providing insight, analysis, and up-to-the-minute information about data science, AI, and advanced analytics, today announced the honorees for its 2018 People to Watch feature, which highlights key industry players poised to drive the industry in the coming year. Read more…

Kerstin Kleese van Dam Receives 32nd Town of Brookhaven Annual Women’s Recognition Award for Science

Mar 19, 2018 |

March 19, 2018 — The Brookhaven Town Office of Women’s Services has selected Kerstin Kleese van Dam, director of the Computational Science Initiative (CSI) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, to receive the 32nd Annual Women’s Recognition Award in the science category. Read more…

SURF Cooperative Makes iRODS the Data Management Solution for Dutch National Data Infrastructure

Mar 15, 2018 |

March 15, 2018 — SURF, a cooperative of research and educational institutions that supports researchers throughout the Netherlands, has joined the iRODS Consortium and plans to use iRODS to support Dutch scientists and their research data management needs. Read more…

IBM Introduces Experimental Geospatial Information and Analytics Service

Mar 8, 2018 |

March 8, 2018 — IBM Research is introducing an experimental offering named IBM PAIRS Geoscope (Physical Analytics Integrated Data Repository & Services), a unique cloud-centric geospatial information and analytics service that can accelerate the discovery of new insights. Read more…

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