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AI and ML for the Masses

Artificial intelligence is no longer the domain of Hollywood technothrillers, nor is it available only to the Fortune 500 or VC-backed startups. In fact, use of the technology has become increasingly common at companies Read more…

What’s Holding Us Back Now? ‘It’s the Data, Stupid’

The good news is the barrier to entry for data science has lowered dramatically in recent years, thanks to better data science software and cloud computing. The bad news is that getting ahead with big data requires--you Read more…

Kepler AutoML Targets Next-Gen Business Analysts

As more companies roll out digital infrastructure, they are ingesting greater volumes of data that can be used by business analysts to gauge customer intent and boost transactions. Complexity and lack of data scientists Read more…

‘COVID Phobia’ Shifts AI Sentiment

COVID-19 has significantly shifted consumer sentiment towards automation technologies, including robot deliveries and AI-based chatbots used in telemedicine applications. However, a new AI sentiment report also finds the Read more…

Red Hat Ceph 4 Automates Data Management

Data-driven workloads like machine learning and analytics along with the growing demands of distributed application development are driving object storage repositories. Hence, vendors are releasing petabyte-scale options Read more…

Big Data Meltdown: How Unclean, Unlabeled, and Poorly Managed Data Dooms AI

We may be living in the fourth industrial age and on cusp of huge advances in automation powered by AI. But according to the latest data, our great future will be less rosy if enterprises don't start doing something abou Read more…

‘Manifesto’ Touts the Marriage of AI, Ops

Given the growing debate about whether AI qualifies as what used to be referred to as “appropriate technology,” a consensus is building around the notion that automation is ideally suited to enterprise IT, particular Read more…

‘Data Workers’ Failing to Cope

More evidence is emerging that “data workers” in general and data scientists in particular are bogged down by the sheer breadth of their company’s data. Meanwhile, the skills gap between data experts and line-of Read more…

Enterprise AI and the Paradox of Accuracy

As more organizations begin to experiment with AI in their internal operations, an interesting paradox is developing. The best way to think about the state of AI is that it behaves as a very powerful “mimic.” If you Read more…

Microsoft Acquires AI Specialist Bonsai

AI services startup Bonsai has been acquired by early investor Microsoft, giving the software giant another automation tool dubbed machine teaching that abstracts machine learning steps so subject experts can train auton Read more…

The 10 Step Guide to Mastering Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming the global economy, and companies that are quick to adopt these technologies will take $1.2 trillion from those who don’t. Businesses that fail to take Read more…

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

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 stil Read more…

McAfee Folds Analytics Into Security Tools

The hackers are winning, and most cyber defenses are reactive despite ongoing efforts to achieve real-time threat detection capabilities. While artificial intelligence approaches are making inroads in the cat-and-mouse g Read more…

H2O Ups AI Ante Via Nvidia GPU Integration

H2O.ai, the machine-learning specialist that unveiled its "Driverless AI" platform this past summer, is upgrading the system via integration with GPU specialist Nvidia's AI development system. The Mountain View, Calif Read more…

Job Worries Grow as AI Shifts to Public Sector

Warnings about massive job displacement brought about by artificial intelligence are growing louder as researchers cite more examples of private sector and, more recently, pubic sector adoption of automation to perform b Read more…

AI ‘Inevitable,’ Retraining Needed, Survey Finds

Much debated concerns about the impact artificial intelligence on the global workforce are again highlighted in a new study on AI adoption, but so too are worries among CIOs concerned they lack the in-house skills to dep Read more…

Facebook AI Efforts Seen Lagging

Facebook's artificial intelligence efforts, particularly algorithms used for automation of applications such as news feeds, are coming under heavy fire from at least one critic who argues AI "is emerging as a major weakn Read more…

Does ‘Cognitive Era’ Mean Fewer Jobs?

A recent technology study forecasts that artificial intelligence and machine learning could fill 7 percent of existing U.S. jobs over the next decade. Whether or not that's a good thing is a subject of intense debate as Read more…

Manufacturers Not Sold on Data Analytics

U.S. manufacturing executives are increasingly aware of data analytics as a way of implementing platforms such as the industrial Internet of Things, yet not all are convinced that the hefty investment will yield a quick Read more…

Proliferation of Data Driving Machine Learning

Machine learning is a hot topic, but what applications is the technology driving and what drives machine learning? The short answer, concludes a new research report on machine learning, is data—lots of data. "Data i Read more…

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