Tag: artificial intelligence

Meet Ray, the Real-Time Machine-Learning Replacement for Spark

Mar 28, 2017 |

Researchers at UC Berkeley’s RISELab have developed a new distributed framework designed to enable Python-based machine learning and deep learning workloads to execute in real-time with MPI-like power and granularity. Read more…

AI Controls Are Likely In Your Next Car

Mar 9, 2017 |

Anyone who’s ever landed in the passenger seat with someone learning to drive will admit to being at least slightly nervous. Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence (AI) controls, you may never again have to worry if Jr. Read more…

2017 Is the Year of AI. Or Is It?

Mar 8, 2017 |

The media often likes to proclaim “The Year of This” or “The Year of That.” With the greater attention given to advancing capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning, it seemed like a no-brainer to declare 2017 “The Year of AI.” Read more…

How Intelligent Machines Learn to Make Sense of the World

Jan 31, 2017 |

Home Depot uses it to show which bathtubs in its huge inventory will fit someone’s oddly shaped bathroom. Apple uses it to present customers with relevant apps from the app store. Read more…

Why Deep Learning, and Why Now

Jan 30, 2017 |

Deep learning is all the rage today, as companies across industries seek to use advanced computational techniques to find useful information hidden across huge swaths of data. While the field of artificial intelligence is decades old, breakthroughs in the field of artificial neural networks are driving the explosion of deep learning. Read more…

Intel Unveils Deep Learning Framework for Spark

Jan 18, 2017 |

Chip giant Intel last week rolled out a new deep learning framework that runs as a Spark job atop Hadoop. Called BigDL, the open source software is designed to take advantage of hardware acceleration capabilities that Intel has built into its Xeon CPUs. Read more…

Fake News, AI, and the Search for Truth

Jan 10, 2017 |

Multiple weaknesses were exposed in public institutions in connection with last year’s election. First, cybercriminals tried to hack the outcome, then pollsters failed to read voter sentiment accurately. Finally, fake news crept into our news feeds, distorting our collective view of the real world. Read more…

All Eyes On AI in 2017

Jan 5, 2017 |

This might be the easiest 2017 prediction to make: Artificial intelligence will continue to generate big headlines and command a considerable share of the corporate pocketbook as companies look to bolster their products and services with more automated decision making and human-like qualities. Read more…

Big Data Speaks: 10 Industry Predictions for 2017

Dec 22, 2016 |

What will happen in big data and advanced analytics next year? Nobody really knows. While crystal balls are generally unreliable indicators of future events, it’s never stopped us from trying to see into the future anyway. Read more…

How AI Will Spoof You and Steal Your Identify

Dec 5, 2016 |

People generally appreciate how the new wave of artificial intelligence-powered chatbots from Web giants can perform basic online tasks on our behalf. Who doesn’t like having the ability to order a large pepperoni pizza by speaking five words into a smartphone? Read more…