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Faking It: Dealing with Counterfeits in the Age of AI

Nov 13, 2017 |

The news isn’t the only thing being faked these days. Thanks to cutting edge machine learning techniques, it’s easier than ever for people to generate counterfeit videos, audio recordings, and signatures. Read more…

How to Make Deep Learning Easy

Nov 9, 2017 |

Deep learning has emerged as a cutting-edge tool for training computers to automatically perform activities like identifying stop signs, detecting a person’s emotional state, and spotting fraud. However, the level of technological complexity inherent in deep learning is quite daunting. Read more…

AI Spending Set to Skyrocket, So What’s the Holdup?

Nov 8, 2017 |

If your business is investing in artificial intelligence (AI), congratulations — it shows understanding of the potential risks and rewards associated with the emergence of this powerful new technology. While billions of dollars are going into AI, there are still considerable barriers preventing enterprises from getting where they want to be. Read more…

African Hospitals Go Digital with NoSQL and Mobile Tech

Nov 7, 2017 |

In many parts of Africa, patient health records are still a paper-based affair, which greatly hinders the capability of public health officials to track the spread of diseases like Ebola, let alone allow a nurse to access a single patient’s health history. Read more…

How AI Could Reshape Economies

Nov 7, 2017 |

As the field of artificial intelligence continues to expand, prominent scientists, business leaders, and politicians are expressing concerns about what this will mean for the future of work. Many conversations focus on the probability of robots taking away people’s jobs, but economies could be impacted in other ways. Read more…

News In Brief

Algorithmia Aims AI Layer at ‘Last Mile’ Problem

Nov 16, 2017 |

It has been asserted that the algorithm has overtaken traditional software code as the driving force behind the AI Era. On the assumption that assertion is accurate, startups are beginning to offer tools for building what one refers to as “algorithm portfolios” Read more…

Standards Effort Seeks to Redefine ‘Data Scientist’

Nov 8, 2017 |

Da-ta Sci-en-tist, noun, a person employed to analyze and interpret complex digital data, such as the usage statistics of a website, especially in order to assist a business in its decision-making.” Read more…

Algorithms Go to War

Nov 6, 2017 |

There are few enterprises accumulating more sensor and video data than the U.S. Department of Defense. For analysts, that means sitting for hours each day in front of screens observing full-motion video and other reconnaissance data to spot threats. Read more…

Inference Emerges As Next AI Challenge

Nov 2, 2017 |

As developers flock to artificial intelligence frameworks in response to the explosion of intelligence machines, training deep learning models has emerged as a priority along with synching them to a growing list of neural and other network designs. Read more…

Nvidia Eyes Gov’t Market with Deep Learning Expansion

Nov 1, 2017 |

Nvidia said it is expanding its deep learning partnerships this week with government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton to help train U.S. military personnel along with AI pioneer Andrew Ng to train developers working in fields such as natural language processing and video analytics. Read more…

This Just In

Report: U.S. Should Track All Companies with One Unique Identifier

Sep 13, 2017 |

WASHINGTONSept. 13, 2017 — Today, the Data Foundation and LexisNexis Risk Solutions released a new report, Who is Who and What is What? Read more…

Cornell Tech Partners with CMU, International Computer Science Institute on Accountable Decision Systems

Aug 22, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2017 — Cornell Tech professor of information science Helen Nissenbaum and associate professor of computer science Thomas Ristenpart are collaborating on a new $3 million National Science Foundation project on accountable decision systems that respect privacy and fairness expectations. Read more…

Carl Data Provides Solutions for Aging North American and European Infrastructure

Aug 10, 2017 |

VANCOUVER, B.C., Aug. 10, 2017 — Carl Data Solutions Inc., a developer of Big-Data-as-a-Service (“BDaaS”)-based solutions for data integration, business intelligence, and Industrial Internet-of-Things (“IIoT”) applications, continues to develop easily implemented solutions for water and waste water infrastructure monitoring and management. Read more…

Brookhaven Lab to Lead 2017 New York Scientific Data Summit

Aug 2, 2017 |

UPTON, N.Y., Aug 2, 2017 — The Computational Science Initiative (CSI) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory will be leading the 2017 New York Scientific Data Summit, to be held from Aug.

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Unisys Launches Digital Government Accelerators Solution

Jul 13, 2017 |

BLUE BELL, Pa., July 13, 2017 — Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today launched Digital Government Accelerators, a new family of IT services and software designed to help state and local government agencies speed up their transitions toward providing digital services. Read more…