Tag: machine learning

Microsoft Acquires AI Specialist Bonsai

Jun 21, 2018 |

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 autonomous systems to accomplish specific tasks. Read more…

Can Blockchain Help ML and AI?

Jun 13, 2018 |

It can be difficult not to get caught up in the hype surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrencies, such as the notoriously volatile Bitcoin. “They will completely revolutionize the world!” (or so we’re told). Read more…

Why Security Pros Need To Think Like Data Gurus

Jun 12, 2018 |

In the information security space, innovation is the name of the game. When your adversary ups her game, you must take steps to improve yours too. But according to security experts, today’s cyber threats have grown so sophisticated that security professionals must develop data science and data engineering skills if they’re going to protect our digital byways. Read more…

Drug Discovery Partnership Focuses on Deep Learning

Jun 11, 2018 |

Deep learning approaches continue to make inroads in medical applications such as drug discovery. Those AI applications are, in turn, creating partnerships among researchers seeking to accelerate medicinal breakthroughs.

The latest collaboration was reported on Monday (June 11) by Insilico Medicine, which announced a “strategic investment” by venture funding arm of China’s WuXi Aptec, the drug and medical devices developer. Read more…

How AI Boosts Human Expertise at Wolters Kluwer

Jun 6, 2018 |

On balance, there will be some jobs lost to artificial intelligence, and you can also expect AI to create other jobs. But at the global information services company Wolters Kluwer, AI is being infused into expert systems in a bid to augment lawyers, accountants, and other professionals with superior decision-making abilities. Read more…

Databricks Open Sources MLflow to Simplify Machine Learning Lifecycle

Jun 5, 2018 |

Databricks today unveiled MLflow, a new open source project that aims to provide some standardization to the complex processes that data scientists oversee during the course of building, testing, and deploying machine learning models. Read more…

Project Hydrogen Unites Apache Spark with DL Frameworks

Jun 5, 2018 |

The folks behind Apache Spark today unveiled Project Hydrogen, a new endeavor that aims to eliminate barriers preventing organizations from using Spark with deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow and MXnet. Read more…

Waze App Gets Anodot Time-Series Upgrade

Jun 5, 2018 |

Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, said the crowdsourced traffic app Waze is using its real-time anomaly detection platform to improve app performance. Read more…

How 3 Startups Are Tackling Machine Learning Challenges

Jun 4, 2018 |

Machine learning is the secret sauce that allows us to use computers to automate tasks in powerful new ways. However, there are a lot of steps that must go right for the ML to work: Read more…

Google, KPMG Partner on Cloud Analytics, GDPR Compliance

Jun 1, 2018 |

Google is partnering with consulting firm KPMG International to offer a range of cloud computing, AI and analytics technologies along with assessment and compliance features tied to new European data privacy regulations. Read more…

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