Tag: deep learning

SigOpt Within In-Q-Tel’s Parameters

Feb 13, 2018 |

It’s no secret that America’s spies are collecting massive amounts of data. And now that In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the nation’s intelligence agencies, has taken a stake in hyperparameter optimization startup SigOpt, they’ll have one more tool for building accurate machine learning models based on that data. Read more…

Snowflake Taps Qubole for Deep Machine Learning in the Cloud

Feb 13, 2018 |

Organizations storing big data in Snowflake’s cloud data warehouse can now run machine learning and deep learning algorithms against that data thanks to a new partnership with Qubole.

The two companies today announced a partnership that will allow Qubole’s big data processing engines, including Apache Spark and TensorFlow, to read and write data to Snowflake’s data warehouse. Read more…

One Containerized View of Data Science’s Future

Feb 8, 2018 |

Containers have emerged as legitimate platforms for running data science workloads. But are Docker and Kubernetes here for good, or is it just a passing data science fad? We looked to Anaconda’s SVP of Products and Marketing Mathew Lodge for insights on the matter. Read more…

A Deep Learning Approach for Detecting Unknown Malware

Jan 25, 2018 |

All of the major antivirus vendors at this point are moving towards machine learning approaches to keep up with the evolving threat landscape. That’s the good news. However, with upwards of 1 million new pieces of malware released into the wild per day, traditional machine learning approaches may be not be up to the task. Read more…

Cloud Looms As Answer to All Things Analytic

Jan 22, 2018 |

Think this whole cloud thing is just a passing fad? That view may have been permissible 10 years ago. But as organizations try to put their IT goals in clearer focus for 2018, it’s becoming increasingly evident that the cloud has become a centralizing force, especially when it comes to storing and processing large amounts of data. Read more…

VC Firms Invest Heavily in AI, Pushing Hype Bubble Bigger

Jan 19, 2018 |

Venture capital firms invested record amounts of money into artificial intelligence last year, according to the latest PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree Report, which tracks global VC investments across all industries. As the hype over AI builds, some wonder when the bubble will pop. Read more…

Developers Will Adopt Sophisticated AI Model Training Tools in 2018

Jan 3, 2018 |

Training is the make-or-break task in every development project that involves artificial intelligence (AI). Determining an AI application’s fitness for its intended use involves training it with data from the solution domain into which it will be deployed. Read more…

AI Heads to Factory Floor

Dec 14, 2017 |

AI pioneer Andrew Ng is launching a startup that would initially focus on revitalizing manufacturing, a strategy that parallels the first enterprise deployments of Internet of Things technologies.

Separately, Ng announced partnership with Chinese electronics manufacturer Foxconn to develop AI technologies and expertise. 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…

Apple Releases Turi ML Software as Open Source

Dec 11, 2017 |

Apple last week released Turi Create, an open source package that it says will make it easy for mobile app developers to infuse machine learning into their products with just a few lines of code. Read more…