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AI Governance Rises to the Top of the Stack

Oct 13, 2020 |

Artificial intelligence (AI) is running amok, or so that’s the general perception these days. AI governance is important because the stakes are so high for getting AI right and consequences so dire if we screw it up. Read more…

Systemic Data Errors Still Plague Presidential Polling

Oct 7, 2020 |

Four years ago, national polling firms almost universally failed to detect the true level of support for Donald Trump in his quest for the White House. This year, the same underlying conditions that made Trump’s electoral college victory such a surprise are still in play, according to data experts. Read more…

Detecting Consumer Signals in the 90% Economy

May 4, 2020 |

As COVID-19 lockdowns are lifted across the United States, consumers will venture out of their homes and begin to spend money again. But the new buying patterns in the 90% economy are likely to look dramatically different. Read more…

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…

Machine Teaching Will Drive Crowdsourced Cognition into the AI Pipeline

Jun 25, 2018 |

Building high-quality artificial intelligence (AI) is hard work. It’s a specialized discipline that historically has required highly skilled specialists, aka data scientists.

Any time you require some highly skilled, highly paid practitioner to accomplish something of value, you’ve introduced a bottleneck into that process. Read more…

Data Science Success All About the Models, Domino Says

May 31, 2018 |

Forget about being “data driven.” What you really want to be is “model driven,” according to the CEO of Domino Data Lab, which today unveiled its new vision for elevating the predictive model as the single most important asset driving success in data science organizations. Read more…

Trump Victory: How Did the National Polls Get It So Wrong?

Nov 9, 2016 |

As Donald Trump celebrates his stunning victory in last night’s presidential election, professional pollsters are waking up and asking themselves: How did we get it so wrong?

Nearly all the national polls showed Hillary Clinton winning the presidency in the weeks before the election. Read more…

How Big Data Analytics Is Shining a Light on Anonymous Web Traffic

Nov 20, 2014 |

They arrive suddenly at your website with no identification or cookies, browse product for minutes or hours on end, and then leave abruptly without a word. They’re anonymous Web visitors, and they’re the bane of the data-driven marketer. Read more…

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