Tag: artificial intelligence

Big Data Backlash: A Rights Movement Gains Steam

Apr 5, 2018 |

In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal, there’s a growing chorus of AI leaders calling for a data rights movement that would overhaul the ownership structure for digital assets. Read more…

Nvidia Riding High as GPU Workloads and Capabilities Soar

Mar 27, 2018 |

Don’t look now, but GPUs are gobbling up big workloads as massive data-crunching AI use cases proliferate around the world. That news couldn’t be sweeter for Nvidia, which is hosting its ninth annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) this week in San Jose, California. Read more…

Why Knowledge Graphs Are Foundational to Artificial Intelligence

Mar 20, 2018 |

AI is poised to drive the next wave of technological disruption across industries. Like previous technology revolutions in Web and mobile, however, there will be huge dividends for those organizations who can harness this technology for competitive advantage. Read more…

IBM Launches New Cloud for Data Science and Engineering

Mar 16, 2018 |

IBM today unveiled a new cloud offering called Cloud Private Data that’s designed to help organizations utilize data science and machine learning techniques to generate insight from data, and then engineer AI products that put those insights into use. 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…

Why AI Shouldn’t Be Deemed the ‘Workplace Enemy’

Jan 30, 2018 |

Organizations are finally reaching a new level of maturity when it comes to integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into everyday business operations. Despite this success to-date, the fear of worker replacement is still a prevalent concern across industries. Read more…

AI Could Trigger WWIII, Alibaba CEO Warns

Jan 24, 2018 |

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma were among the global leaders who warned about the potential dangers of big data and artificial intelligence at the World Economic Forum in Davos today, while Google CEO Sundar Pichai stressed the need for balance. Read more…

Practical Tips for Success with Machine Learning

Jan 17, 2018 |

In the last year, the hype around AI has been deafening. And for good reason. Despite a long hiatus in the AI research community without any major wins, we’ve made some amazing progress lately. Read more…

Why Deep Learning May Not Be So ‘Deep’ After All

Dec 12, 2017 |

Deep learning has given us tremendous new powers to spot patterns hidden in great globs of data. For some challenges, neural networks can even outperform top human experts. However, despite all the progress the new approach represents and the hope that it will lead us to actual artificial intelligence, there are big limits on the practical application of deep learning. 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…