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ML Enlisted to Slow the Spread of Fake News

Oct 5, 2018 |

As should be obvious by now, traditional fact-checking methods have failed to stop “fake news” from spreading like wildfire via social media circuits.

While platforms like Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

Data Unifier Tamr Adds More VC Funding

Sep 18, 2018 |

Tamr Inc., the enterprise data integration specialist, added another $10 million in equity funding to its recent $18 million round announced in July.

While the five-year-old company reportedly expected its July funding round to be its last, two new investors—Granite Hill Capital Partners and Pear Tree Partners—kicked in the additional funding, bringing Tamr’s total so far to $69.2 million. Read more…

New Approach Seeks to Automate Parallel Programming

Nov 11, 2016 |

Artificial intelligence researchers are leveraging an emerging divide-and-conquer computing approach called “dynamic programming” to greatly accelerate the process of solving problems ranging from genomic analysis to cyber security.

Engineers at Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Stony Brook University in New York reported at a computing conference earlier this month that their approach can be used to “parallelize” Read more…

CSAIL Tackles Big Data in Healthcare

Feb 6, 2013 |MIT launched a big data initiative last year at their Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) called [email protected] Since healthcare does provide challenging and potentially lucrative use cases, the big data research at CSAIL encompasses topics like note text analytics and infection tracking. Read more…

The Week in Big Data Research

Jan 26, 2013 |We span the globe for this week's big data research and development stories. From modeling in Poland and Montreal to analyzing e-literature in Norway and hashing in Japan, this week has a distinct international flair. Also included this week are studies of big data compression out of MIT and private data center access from Microsoft. Read more…

CSAIL Rides Big Data Visualization Wave

Sep 18, 2012 |Visualization is an important aspect of big data analytics, as it allows humans to make better assessments than they would by just looking at numbers. However, it can take an especially long time to produce a graph or chart if the dataset is in the terabyte range... Read more…

Intel Invests in Big Data with Research Center

May 31, 2012 |This week Intel announced a new center that will focus on critical roadblocks in big data development with an eye on the unique problems of data-intensive computing in the enterprise. The center, which will be housed at MIT's CSAIL will look to the.... Read more…

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