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MIT Aims to Ease AI Programming

Jul 2, 2019 |

A new AI programming language seeks to ease the process of writing inference algorithms and other predictive models without the hassle of grinding out complicated equations and code.

Among the goals of the probabilistic programming system dubbed “Gen” is making it easier for coding novices to write models and algorithms for broader AI applications such as computer vision and robotics. Read more…

Will Neural Nets Replace Science Writers?

Apr 18, 2019 |

“Researchers have developed a new representation process on the rotational unit of RUM, a recurrent memory that can be used to solve a broad spectrum of the neural revolution in natural language processing.”

The sentence above was written by a natural language processing technique known as a rotational unit of memory, or RUM. Read more…

Toward ‘Biologically Plausible’ AI

Apr 9, 2019 |

In the latest attempt at understanding the mechanism(s) by which machines learn, and AI researcher and a neuroscientist probed for similarities in the computational properties between deep neural networks and human brain. Read more…

Accelerating Neural Network Design

Mar 28, 2019 |

The design of a neural network architecture remains a daunting problem, requiring human expertise and lots of computing resources. The soaring computational requirements of neural architecture search (NAS) algorithms used in developing neural network frameworks make it difficult to search architectures such as ImageNet. Read more…

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…

How to Survive Tech’s Chaotic Transformation

Jun 30, 2017 |

Are you nervous about the pace of technological change? If you’re running a profitable business, and would like to keep it that way, you should be worried about being out-innovated by a nimbler startup leveraging the latest tech. Read more…

Sparse Fourier Transform Gives Stream Processing a Lifeline from the Coming Data Deluge

Jun 13, 2017 |

When James Cooley and John Tukey introduced the Fast Fourier transform in 1965, it revolutionized signal processing and set us on course to an array of technological breakthroughs. But today’s overwhelming data sets require a new approach. 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…

Data Engineers in Hot Demand

Sep 27, 2016 |

The big data community has been dealing with the data scientist shortage ever since big data became a thing. Now we’re learning that there’s possibly an even bigger shortage of another type of data professional: Read more…

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