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Fractal Analytics Gets Equity Boost

Jan 17, 2019 |

Equity investors will plow $200 million into Fractal Analytics, giving funders an unspecified but “significant” minority stake in the strategic analytics and AI developer as early venture investors divest their shares. Read more…

AI Powers Mastercard’s New Authentication Process

Jan 17, 2019 |

Have you ever had a legitimate credit card transaction declined on the Web or your smartphone? It’s a real hassle, to be sure. But now, thanks to a new payment protocol being introduced by Mastercard that relies on deep learning to authenticate purchasers, you should see fewer false positives, less fraud, and faster approvals to boot. Read more…

AI to Displace 40% of World’s Jobs, Predicts ‘Oracle of AI’

Jan 16, 2019 |

Artificial intelligence will displace 40% of jobs, predicted Chinese AI expert Kai-Fu Lee, who was dubbed the “Oracle of AI” by “60 Minutes” this week. Lee also said that China is on the cusp of surpassing Silicon Valley in technological supremacy. Read more…

From Oscar to AI: Mining Visual Assets for Fun and Profit

Jan 14, 2019 |

Before big data burst upon the scene, Dan Wexler dealt with it every day at DreamWorks Studios, where he helped developed the rendering tools used on “Shrek” and other films. Read more…

Five Considerations to Help Ensure Long-Term AI Program Success

Jan 14, 2019 |

Analytics, AI and Deep Learning continue to make extensive inroads into data-oriented industries presenting significant opportunities for Enterprises and research organizations. However, the potential for AI to improve business performance and competitiveness demands a different approach to managing the data lifecycle. Read more…

Deep Learning: The Confluence of Big Data, Big Models, Big Compute

Jan 10, 2019 |

Fueled by enterprises seeking greater insight from their analytics, deep learning is now seeing widespread adoption. While this artificial intelligence (AI) discipline was first conceived in the late 1950s, the recent jump into deep learning and other AI methods is fueled by the recent increase in hardware power, the explosion of big data and desire for greater insight in several key industries. Read more…

Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open

Jan 9, 2019 |

Building data applications on public clouds like Amazon Web Services is a no brainer for many organizations these days. The tools for ingesting, storing, and processing data in the cloud are rapidly maturing, and best of all, they’re largely pre-integrated, which saves data scientists and engineers time and money. Read more…

Building Data Culture a Priority as AI Investments Ramp Up

Jan 7, 2019 |

It’s not yet a do-or-die situation, but organizations are definitely under the gun to demonstrate positive results from their considerable investments in big data and AI. The pressure is on chief data officers and other leaders to show results from their big data and AI investments in 2019. Read more…

Predictions for Application Development in 2019

Jan 3, 2019 |

Application development has become a cloud-focused initiative in many enterprises. Consequently, the languages, tools, and platforms needed to support today’s development initiatives are rapidly evolving.

Application development is also a discipline in which data science is assuming a greater role. Read more…

Study Pours Cold Water on AI Driving Algorithms

Jan 2, 2019 |

A recent report emerging from the center of U.S. auto manufacturing rains on the AI parade with research results claiming autonomous vehicle algorithms fare poorly in bad weather.

The study by researchers at Michigan State University found that even light rain or drizzle can interfere with algorithms used in self-driving car cameras. Read more…

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