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In Australia, AI is Building Bridges – or At Least, Maintaining Them

Infrastructure maintenance isn’t necessarily the most eye-catching application of futuretech like AI, but the potential is enormous: in the U.S. alone, increasingly dilapidated infrastructure is costing taxpayers trill Read more…

Researchers Use Deep Learning to Plow Through NASA Snow Radar Data

From 2009 through 2019, NASA’s Operation IceBridge sent out observation flights over the Arctic, Antarctic, and Alaska. Those 11 years of flights produced detailed data on the dimensions and fluxes of snow, sea ice, gl Read more…

Advanced Analytics and AI: Two Divergent But Synergistic Capabilities

Two commonly cited use cases for advanced analytics across financial services entail risk management and fraud detection; specifically, the use of advanced analytics to detect and reduce incidents of false positives. Read more…

AWS Leans on Custom Silicon for Processing Advantage

You may know Amazon Web Services as a leading provider of public cloud services. But it’s also investing substantial sums into designing its own line of custom chips that can save customers a lot of money compared to I Read more…

Optimizing AI and Deep Learning Performance

As AI and deep learning uses skyrocket, organizations are finding they are running these systems on similar resource as they do with high-performance computing (HPC) systems – and wondering if this is the path to peak Read more…

Lowering Precision Does Not Mean Lower Accuracy

It is important to understand the difference between accuracy and precision in the context of Neural Networks. It’s a tricky concept because, at face value, the words are very similar. Most people would assume that pre Read more…

Lightweight Kubernetes Pushes Orchestrator to the Edge

Kubernetes, the evolving cluster orchestrator, has gone on a diet, stepping off the scales as a lightweight, resilient clustering tool that switches to autopilot once three or more nodes are clustered. The slimmed-dow Read more…

AWS Cuts Prices for SageMaker GPU Instances

Amazon Web Services is cutting prices on its SageMaker managed service for machine learning and deep learning as it attracts more financial services, healthcare and retail customers building and training ML models in Read more…

AI Startup Uses FPGAs to Speed Training, Inference

The latest AI startup emerging from stealth mode claims to be the first to integrate model training and inference for deep learning at the network edge, replacing GPUs with FPGA accelerators. Deep AI Technologies said Read more…

AI Opens Door to Expanded Use of LIDAR Data

When it comes to big data, LIDAR is right up there with the biggest generators. But outside of a few niche use cases, LIDAR--which uses lasers to build a three-dimensional model of physical objects--has not been widely a Read more…

Investors Flock to AI-based Drug Discovery

The application of convolutional neural network technology continues to expand beyond machine vision use cases to the red-hot drug discovery market. The application of AI to new drug development has moved in fits and Read more…

AI Chip Startup Syntiant Scales Production

Syntiant Corp., the “neural decision processor” startup, announced completion of another funding round this week along with the shipment of more than 1 million low-power edge AI chips. The three-year-old startup b 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…

IBM To Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology

In a nod to the national discussion on racial equality and law enforcement, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna yesterday announced that IBM will no longer sell facial recognition technology. He also called for greater transparency i Read more…

Visualization Startup Brytlyt Combines AI, GPUs, PostgresSQL

The world may seem like it has slowed down in the midst of a pandemic, but technologies like real-time data analytics keep accelerating as one startup after another comes up with new ways to crunch numbers and leverage t Read more…

Microsoft and Intel Test Malware Protection Through Computer Vision

The world of malware protection has come a long way since the wild west of the early 2000s, when Trojans lurked behind every download. The malware threats that loom now are more advanced – and more evasive. Now, resear Read more…

Growing Focus on MLOps as AI Projects Stall

As a growing percentage of enterprise AI projects stall, data science platform vendors are teaming with cloud and data management specialists to move AI projects from the model-building stage to production workloads. Read more…

Can AI Find a Cure for COVID-19?

The novel coronavirus has been circulating among humans for barely three months, but several bio-tech firms have already created drugs that target the COVID-19 disease. One of the secret weapons for the fast response is Read more…

Three Tricks to Amplify Small Data for Deep Learning

It’s no secret that deep learning lets data science practitioners reach new levels of accuracy with predictive models. However, one of the drawbacks of deep learning is it typically requires huge data sets (not to ment Read more…

On the Radar: COVID-19, Circonus, and Fake FB Accounts

Welcome to On the Radar, a new Datanami feature about interesting startups and news in the big data space. In this week’s edition, we check out how AI is driving the coronavirus response, the machine data intelligence Read more…

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