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In Search of Data Science Talent with Dr. Kirk Borne

We have gobs of data, nearly limitless cloud compute, and ever-improving machine learning algorithms, so what on earth is holding companies back from succeeding with big data? “Talent, talent, talent,” says Dr. Kirk Read more…

Reflections on GDPR Turning Three

It’s been three years since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, becoming the most visible data regulation in the world. What has been the overall impact of the law? Genera Read more…

ASICs on the Edge Help GE Digital Optimize Energy

Edge computing is nothing new. General Electric has been collecting and processing data from jet engines and wind turbines for decades. But the dynamics at play in terms of matching the huge volumes of data generated in Read more…

US Census Provides Big Data Grist for GPU Analytics Mill

As the United States Census Bureau begins to release data from its 2020 tally, companies are gearing up to analyze the new information and figure out how they can leverage it for competitive advantage. For large corporat Read more…

Oxford Researchers Propose Framework for Governmental AI Projects

The increasing accessibility of AI is leading to growing adoption not just for enterprises, but also for governments, with applications ranging from urban planning to criminal justice. With increased governmental use of Read more…

News In Brief

How Does Your AI Work? Nearly Two-Thirds Can’t Say, Survey Finds

Nearly two-thirds of C-level AI leaders can’t explain how specific AI decisions or predictions are made, according to a new survey on AI ethics by FICO, which says there is room for improvement. FICO hired Corinium Read more…

U.S. Army Employs Machine Learning for Deepfake Detection

Chances are, you’ve heard about deepfakes: convincing and easy-to-manufacture facial imposition and manipulation tools that allow even moderately tech-savvy individuals to, for instance, falsify realistic video clips o Read more…

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

Successful data strategies are built on a foundation of meticulous data management, creating enterprise architectures that “democratize” data access and usage, yielding measurable results from machine learning platfo Read more…

Big Data Via Connected Cars Hits the Open Road

Data engineers at Purdue University are using a wealth of connected vehicle data to help improve highway safety and efficiency while laying the groundwork for the ultimate edge device, the autonomous vehicle. In an ef Read more…

Domo Gets the Lead Out with a ‘Palooza

A year ago, analytics software provider Domo was forced to cancel its annual Domopalozza conference without much warning due to COVID-19. Luckily, the company had more time to put its virtual conference together this yea Read more…

This Just In

Cloud Native Geospatial Ecosystem Community Releases SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog

Jun 11, 2021 |

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2021 — The Cloud Native Geospatial Ecosystem Community announces the release of the SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog (STAC) specification version 1.0.0. The STAC specification is an open metadata standard that systemically describes remotely sensed data of the Earth. Read more…

Startup’s AI Intersects with US Traffic Lights for Better Flow, Safety

Jun 10, 2021 |

June 10, 2021 — Thousands of U.S. traffic lights may soon be getting the green light on AI for safer streets.

That’s because startup CVEDIA has designed better and faster vehicle and pedestrian detections to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety for Cubic Transportation Systems. Read more…

EU Commission Adopts New Tools for Safe Exchanges of Personal Data

Jun 7, 2021 |

BRUSSELS, June 7, 2021 — The European Commission has adopted two sets of standard contractual clauses, one for use between controllers and processors and one for the transfer of personal data to third countries. Read more…

BigBear.ai to Become Publicly Traded Company via Merger with GigCapital4

Jun 4, 2021 |

June 4, 2021 — BigBear.ai (“the Company”), a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud-based big data analytics, and cyber engineering solutions, and GigCapital4, Inc. (“GigCapital4”; Nasdaq: GIGGU, GIG, GIGGW), a private-to-public equity (PPE) entity also known as special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”), announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement that will result in BigBear.ai becoming a publicly traded company. Read more…

EU Commission Proposes a Trusted and Secure Digital Identity for All Europeans

Jun 4, 2021 |

BRUSSELS, June 4, 2021 — The Commission proposed a framework for a European Digital Identity which will be available to all EU citizens, residents, and businesses in the EU. Citizens will be able to prove their identity and share electronic documents from their European Digital Identity wallets with the click of a button on their phone. Read more…

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