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Which Machine Learning Platform Performs Best?

Mar 19, 2018 |

The advent of automated machine learning platforms has expanded the access and availability of algorithmic interpretation over the past several years. But how do the different machine learning platforms stack up from a performance perspective? Read more…

Jeff Dean Thinks AI Can Solve Grand Challenges–Here’s How

Mar 13, 2018 |

In 2008, the National Academy of Engineering presented 14 Grand Challenges that, if solved, had the potential to radically improve the world. Thanks to recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence – specifically, the advent of deep neural networks — Read more…

Blowing Up Silos In a Big Data World

Mar 6, 2018 |

A startup named data.world is embarking upon a grand experiment to build a collaborative data platform that links together data, people, and their analytic tools. By eradicating data silos and building a social community around data, the firm is betting that it can grease the wheels on insight discovery and unleash a network effect on data. Read more…

Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data?

Feb 12, 2018 |

Nothing is quite so personal for programmers as what language they use. Why a data scientist, engineer, or application developer picks one over the other has as much to do with personal preference and their employers’ Read more…

AI Definitions: Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning vs. Cognitive Computing vs. Robotics vs. Strong AI….

Jan 23, 2018 |

AI is the compelling topic of tech conversations du jour, yet within these conversations confusion often reigns – confusion caused by loose use of AI terminology.

The problem is that AI comes in a variety of forms, each one with its own distinct range of capabilities and techniques, and at its own stage of development. Read more…

News In Brief

Transitioning from Big Data to Discovery: Data Management as a Keystone Analytics Strategy

Apr 10, 2018 |The past 10-15 years has seen a stark rise in the density, size, and diversity of scientific data being generated in every scientific discipline in the world. Key among the sciences has been the explosion of laboratory technologies that generate large amounts of data in life-sciences and healthcare research. Read more…

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…

AI, Big Data Are Meshing–and Disrupting

Feb 20, 2018 |

Data analytics, big data and artificial intelligence are widely seen by banks, manufacturers and technology firms are part of a “continuum” as they begin to derive value while girding for growing competition from data-driven startups. Read more…

This Just In

Proscia Inks Agreement to Bring Deep-Learning Technology to Dermatopathology

Mar 15, 2018 |

PHILADELPHIA, March 15, 2018 — Proscia Inc., creators of AI-powered digital pathology software, today announced it has signed a first-of-its-kind agreement with one of the largest dermatopathology labs in the country, signaling Proscia’s entrance into the dermatopathology market and ushering in a new era of digital and computational pathology applied to dermatology. Read more…

TACC, Lamont Observatory Host One of the Largest Earth Sciences Data Collections in the Country

Mar 7, 2018 |

March 7, 2018 — The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) at Columbia University to host one of the largest data collections for Earth sciences of its type in the country. Read more…

PSSC Labs and Atmospheric Data Solutions Deliver HPC Clusters to Forecast Weather and Reduce Wildfires

Jan 30, 2018 |

LAKE FOREST, Calif.Jan. 30, 2018 — PSSC Labs, a developer of custom High Performance Computing and Big Data computing solutions, in collaboration with Atmospheric Data Solutions (ADS) designs, builds and implements custom High Performance Computing Clusters (HPCC) to assist utility companies as well as public and private agencies in predicting, mitigating and managing risk from severe weather patterns. Read more…

Neural Analytics, Inc. Raises $15 Million in Series B Financing

Jan 9, 2018 |

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2018 — Neural Analytics, Inc., a medical device company developing and commercializing technology to measure, diagnose, and track brain health, today announced that it has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Alpha Edison. Read more…

GE, Roche Partner to Develop Digital Diagnostics Platform to Improve Oncology and Critical Care Treatment

Jan 8, 2018 |

CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2018 — GE Healthcare has entered into a strategic, long-term partnership with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to jointly develop and co-market digital clinical decision support solutions. Read more…