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SAS and IIASA Create Crowd-Driven AI App to Track Deforestation

Forest losses have again captured the public eye over the last year through a series of horrific fires in the Amazon, Australia and the West Coast of the United States. Globally, many losses – including the fires in th Read more…

Left for Dead, R Surges Again

Don’t look now, but R, which some had written off as a language in terminal decline in lieu of Python’s immense and growing popularity, appears to be staging a furious comeback the likes of which IT has rarely seen. Read more…

SAS Provides Big Data Solutions for… Bees?

In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that bees are facing an existential threat, with colonies collapsing across the globe – in the U.S., up to 40% in 2018-2019 alone. Bees, of course, are critical to our Read more…

Data Science, ML Platform Leader Board Shuffled

A roster of technology hyper-scalers and a batch of up-and-comers make the latest rankings of the leading data science and AI and machine learning platforms. Market tracker Omdia’s list of AI and ML development plat Read more…

Is Python Strangling R to Death?

As programming languages go, there's no denying that Python is hot. Originally created as a general-purpose scripting language, Python somehow became the most popular language for data science. But is Python's fame comin Read more…

What’s Behind SAS’s $1-Billion AI Investment

SAS's announcement last week that it plans to invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence over the next three years may have taken some by surprise. The Cary, North Carolina company, after all, is the standard-bearer fo Read more…

Deep Learning: The Confluence of Big Data, Big Models, Big Compute

Fueled by enterprises seeking greater insight from their analytics, deep learning is now seeing widespread adoption. While this artificial intelligence (AI) discipline was first conceived in the late 1950s, the recent ju Read more…

Deep Learning Is Great, But Use Cases Remain Narrow

Deep learning is all the rage these days, and is driving a surge in interest around artificial intelligence. However, despite the advantages that deep neural networks can bring for certain applications, the actual use ca Read more…

SAS Charts AI Future, But Doesn’t Forget Analytics Past

What happens when you put a neural network in charge of a rules-based marketing automation solution? Would the AI emerge victorious, or does the human driver still have a thing or two to show the talented mimicker? It's Read more…

Python Gains Traction Among Data Scientists

Data scientists have a growing range of options when choosing analytical tools, and a new survey of tool preferences reveals a roughly even split in preferences among the three leading programming languages. In its an Read more…

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