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Amazon's crazy robot-infested invite-only conference has become an annual tradition. This year featured Blue Origin rockets and Bezos inside a huge robot.
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Last week, Xconomy published a story about how I jammed with Bullhorn CEO Art Papas in the music room at his software company’s downtown Boston headquarters. Hard-hitting journalism, I know. But our meeting wasn’t just about rocking out to a Foo...
From: Xconomy | By: Jeff Engel | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In 2015, Gartner famously predicted customer experience is the new battlefield for 21st century business. But many brands are still struggling when…
From: GigaOm | By: Chris Mohritz | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Baidu Inc. is preparing to turn the competition over artificial intelligence talent in Silicon Valley up another notch, despite the recent loss of its chief scientist and machine learning guru Andrew Ng. The Chinese search giant on Friday announced plans...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In the popular TV show Sherlock, visual depictions of our hero’s deductive reasoning often look like machine algorithms. And probably not by accident, given that this version of Conan Doyle’s detective processes tremendous amounts of observed data—the...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Michael Dix | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Last week, during the AMA with Google at SMX West, Google's Gary Illyes said he doesn't see machine learning and artificial intelligence taking over most of the Google ranking algorithms because it is too hard to debug......
From: Search Engine Roundtable | By: Barry Schwartz | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Spotify thinks its music algorithm is ripe for programmatic advertising. Today the company announced that it has acquired MightyTV, a New York-based app that uses machine learning and personalization to create playlists of recommended TV and movies....
From: AdWeek | By: Adweek Staff | Monday, March 27, 2017
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There was a recent tabloid piece featuring a video of a woman asking Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa if it was connected to the CIA. At the time, the Echo Dot she was speaking to did not respond to the question. She asked a few times, and each time...
From: Ad Age | By: Shelly Palmer | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The world will soon be banking on Artificial Intelligence (AI). This means sectors like manufacturing, education, and tech will soon be relying on machine intelligence to get the job done. Like always, Intel is following in the footsteps of other tech...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Caroline Diana | Monday, March 27, 2017
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After reading through Rothman’s New Yorker article on Daniel Dennett, I downloaded Dennett’s latest book, “From Bacteria to Bach and Back” to check out his bottom lines, which should be familiar to readers of MindBlog. (In the 1990’s, when...
From: Deric Bownds' Mindblog | By: Deric Bownds | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The time we spend at home with our family and friends is special. What if technology could help us make the most of those moments?Google Home is a hands-free smart speaker powered by the Google Assistant that does just that. Whether you want to get answers...
From: Google Blog | By: Suveer Kothari | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The morning session of day1 consisted of Intro to Machine Learning by Summer Husband, AI in Search by Glen Cathey.   First, up Summer Husband, the first thing I would like to say is Summer is one of the smartest people I have ever heard. She is scary...
From: Recruiting Blogs | By: Dean Da Costa | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Peakon, a provider of employee engagement and people analytics software, has completed a 6.1 million euro ($6.62 million) funding round led by EQT Ventures, the venture capital arm of Swedish private equity giant EQT, the company said on Monday....
From: PE Hub | By: Reuters News | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Dan Goldin founded KnuEdge (initially known as Intellisus) in 2005 to realize his vision for neural-based computing—and to fundamentally transform the way humans interact with machines. As he puts it, “a tidal wave is coming. It’s going to be bigger...
From: Xconomy | By: Bruce V. Bigelow | Monday, March 27, 2017
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I'm a novice in machine learning. I'm trying to make prediction with classification methods. My class has 3 possibles states, so 33% of probabilities at the beginning. I can't go further than 45% of accuracy. To imporve my accuracy, I changed my features....
From: Stats Stack Exchange | By: Yoann boyere | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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I've read many threads on this website try to understand why we need to break the data on hand into 3 parts, the training, validation and test data set. I am still thinking it is enough just to break the data set on into into 2 pieces, i.e., the training...
From: Stats Stack Exchange | By: KevinKim | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Rigetti Computing, a leading quantum computing start-up, announced it has raised $64 million in Series A and B funding.Rigetti Computing is building a cloud quantum computing platform for artificial intelligence and computational chemistry. Rigetti recently...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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They say the problem the FBI refers to as “going dark” remains a “real problem for law enforcement.”
From: Politico | By: Josh Gerstein | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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While most of the usual arguments around increasing diversity in the technological workspace are geared toward fairness and balance, one of the lesser-known implications of diversity is in how artificial intelligence, machine learning and bots are trained...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Bev Terrell | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Using machine learning to figure out when the president is writing his own tweets
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew McGill | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Healthcare startup Cognoa Inc. has raised $11.6 million to expand its digital platform that helps parents screen for developmental delays and early signs of autism. Cognoa’s latest funding comes from its existing investor, Morningside Group, bringing the...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Eric David | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tencent Holdings Ltd. is making a big bet on electric vehicles. According to a filing submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this morning, the Chinese technology giant has acquired a 5 percent stake in Tesla Inc. for $1.78 billion....
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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"...probably by the mid '20s to the late '20s, you'll start to see a dramatic change in sort of how machines sort of run the world," he told CNBC.
From: Business Insider | By: Elena Holodny | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Menlo Park, California-based Ayasdi, a provider of machine intelligence software, has appointed Robert Griffin as CEO. Griffin is the former general manager of IBM's Safer Planet and Smarter Cities division. Ayasdi is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Getting real-world data involves more risk.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Ajay Agrawal | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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San Francisco-based Smyte, an online security startup, has secured $4 million in Series A funding. Avalon Ventures led the round with participation from other backers that included Baseline Ventures, Founder Collective, Harrison Metal, Upside Partnership...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Let’s be honest — sometimes manufacturing gets a bad rap. The industry can be seen as a behemoth — stuck in the past and slow to innovate, the victim of outsourcing and the purveyor of consumerism. Thankfully, in 2017 these stereotypes couldn’t...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Singularity University | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A funny thing happened in the five years since Amazon acquired warehouse automation firm Kiva Systems for $775 million. The logistics robot market has taken off, with different competing systems shuttling inventory around to try to speed up order fulfillment....
From: Xconomy | By: Gregory T. Huang | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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St. Louis, Missouri-based Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural tech company, has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Lewis & Clark Ventures and Prelude Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Fall Line...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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How to build and train an image caption generator using a TensorFlow notebook.Image caption generation models combine recent advances in computer vision and machine translation to produce realistic image captions using neural networks. Neural image caption...
From: O'Reilly Radar | By: Raul Puri, Daniel Ricciardelli | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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