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New AI Tool Maps the Families of the Bible, A Song of Ice and Fire

Diffbot is obsessed with knowledge. The Palo Alto-based knowledge-as-a-service company is on a quest to “build the first comprehensive map of all human knowledge,” according to its founder and CEO Mike Tung – and i Read more…

In-Q-Tel Enlists Deepgram for Speech Recognition

Deepgram, the speech recognition vendor, has signed on with the investment arm of the U.S. intelligence community. The Bay Area startup said Thursday (June 4) is has inked a strategic investment agreement with In-Q-Te Read more…

Speech Analytics Makes Unexpected Discovery

The folks at CallMiner had theories about what their speech analytics software would turn up when they launched an informal coronavirus customer research program back in March. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life as w Read more…

Microsoft Details Massive, 17-Billion Parameter Language Model

Microsoft this week took the covers off Turing Natural Language Generation (T-NLG), a massive new deep learning model that it says will push the bounds of AI in the field of natural language processing (NLP). With 17 Read more…

Amazon Uses ML to Transcribe Medical Speech

Medical applications are emerging as an attractive market for AI developers pitching machine learning solutions that also meet strict regulatory requirements for protecting patient privacy. This week, for example, Nvi Read more…

Baidu Releases PaddlePaddle Upgrades

An updated release of Baidu’s deep learning framework includes a batch of new features ranging from inference capabilities for Internet of Things (IoT) applications to a natural language processing (NLP) framework for Read more…

NASA Upgrades Search Capabilities

NASA's far-flung research centers have generated a solar system’s worth of data since the agency was launched in 1958. To help make it more searchable for rocket engineers and scientists, the space agency is enlisting Read more…

Can Thought Vectors Deliver Human-Level Reasoning?

By transforming words into vectors that can be processed with deep learning techniques, Google pushed the accuracy of its search engine to new heights.  Now we're on the cusp of realizing the next logical step: the crea Read more…

The Trade War, Supply Chain Risk, and AI

When President Trump implemented new tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this year, it set off a frenzy of activity as manufacturers scoured the globe looking for new suppliers. From solar panels to hand bags to cellular Read more…

Data Navigator Uses NLP for Queries

A new AI-based data “navigation” system is billed as the first analytics platform to use natural language processing to generate SQL queries from spoken requests. The result is a sort of virtual assistant for data an Read more…

How AI Is Revolutionizing Fast Food

Don't look now, but big data and machine learning are coming to a fast food outlet near you, as chains both big and small look to augment human-based operations with the latest technology. If you find yourself in the Read more…

Intel’s Sentiment Algorithm Needs Less Training Data

Intel’s AI lab has released an open-source version of a sentiment analysis algorithm designed to boost natural language processing applications that currently lack the ability to scale across different domains such as Read more…

An Alexa for Your Business

Consumers across the globe have gotten into the habit of asking chatbots like Alexa or Siri simple questions, like "When will it stop raining?" and "Who will start game one for the Padres in this year's World Series?" No Read more…

Adaptability to Change Critical to Surviving Data Tsunami

As data continues to pile up, enterprises that maintain flexible approaches to managing and mining that data are the ones most likely to achieve competitive success, according to Gartner, which recently released its top Read more…

The AI That Writes Fake News

Following the 2016 presidential election, real journalists worked to expose the fake news that human charlatans wrote and spread across the Internet for the LOLS and for profit. But the bigger threat on the fake news fro Read more…

Gartner: Augmented Analytics Ready for Prime Time

Augmented analytics, an approach that uses machine learning, natural language processing and other automation tools, is poised to dominate the data analysis and business intelligence markets by 2020, according to a close Read more…

Mining New Opportunities in Text Analytics

Words. They're piling up at an enormous rate, but what do they all mean? According to text analytics experts, in the rush to utilize AI, companies are missing the opportunity to use well-established techniques to harness Read more…

How 3 Startups Are Tackling Machine Learning Challenges

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: ideas must be mined from huge amounts Read more…

How Big Data Is Changing How Businesses Use The News

In the old days, a folded copy of The Wall Street Journal was the sign of a well-informed executive. My, how times have changed. While the WSJ is still a good read, big data technology is super-charging how businesses us Read more…

Why Twitter Is the Low-Hanging Fruit of Social Analytics

Nobody is mistaking the Twitter fire hose for a crystal ball. But big companies are increasingly turning to Twitter and other social media outlets for a range analytic tasks, from gauging customer sentiment about bendy s Read more…

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