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Q&A with Domino Data Lab’s CEO

Nov 21, 2017 |

The field of data science is fairly young and evolving extremely rapidly. Finding people who can harness the tornado of big data tech is a major challenge. One of the up and coming vendors who are making data science more accessible is Domino Data Lab. Read more…

AI Excels at Detecting Pneumonia in X-Rays

Nov 16, 2017 |

You can add pneumonia detection to the list of things that artificial intelligence is now better at than humans.

A group of researchers at Stanford University’s Machine Learning Group this week published a paper demonstrating how they used a deep learning technique to train a computer to automatically detect instances of pneumonia from X-ray images with a higher degree accuracy than highly trained human radiologists. Read more…

This Concussion Protocol Runs on NoSQL

Nov 14, 2017 |

Wham! The receiver takes a huge helmet-to-helmet hit, courtesy of the opposing team’s strong safety. He gets up, wobbles a bit, and heads back to the huddle. But is it safe for him to return to the game? 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…

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…

Hortonworks Close to Breaking Even on Cash Flow

Nov 8, 2017 |

Hortonworks is on track to break even from a cash-flow perspective this quarter, its CFO said last week following the release of the company’s impressive third-quarter financial results.

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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…

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

ScaleOut Software Introduces Breakthrough in Stream Processing with v5.6

Aug 22, 2017 |

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 22, 2017 — ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the version 5.6 release of its in-memory data grid and computing platform. Read more…

JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Diabetes in Children

Aug 21, 2017 |

NEW YORKAug. 21, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop and apply machine learning methods to analyze years of global T1D research data and identify factors leading to the onset of T1D in children. Read more…

Experian Health Bringing Patient Identification into Modern Era with MongoDB

Jul 27, 2017 |

NEW YORK, July 27, 2017 — Experian Health, the healthcare industry leader for automating, integrating and transforming the front and back end revenue cycle management process, is leveraging data to improve and modernize healthcare services, ultimately improving patient care. Read more…

Accenture to Transform Diabetic Patient Care with Analytics Platform

Jul 26, 2017 |

NEW YORK, July 26, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to improve how diabetes care is managed and delivered through the development of a data-driven core analytics platform for Roche’s digital diabetes ecosystem. Read more…

Clearsense Selects Splice Machine to Power its Healthcare Data Analytics Platform

Jul 11, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2017 — Splice Machine, provider of the leading hybrid RDBMS, today announced that it has been chosen by Clearsense, a smart data solution for healthcare organizations, to power its healthcare data analytics platform, Inception. Read more…