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Lance Norskog commented on William Vorhies's blog post More on 3rd Generation Spiking Neural Nets
"Qualcomm put a lot of money into Spiking NNs for awhile betw. 2012 and 2015, then appear to have stopped. Any idea what happened? It was called the Zeroth chip. They seem to have ditched it in favor of Caffe/Tensorflow and custom vector hardware on…"
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"I always enjoy these industry-spanning infographics.  They sometimes point me to companies I want to understand in greater depth.  At the same time the reader needs to beware of how these are categorized or miscategorized and what…"
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Keeping Your Job in the Age of Automation

Summary:  What are the real threats of job loss from real and AI enhanced virtual robots?  How do we position ourselves and our children to succeed in this new environment? Data Scientists Automated and…See More
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Keeping Your Job in the Age of Automation

Summary:  What are the real threats of job loss from real and AI enhanced virtual robots?  How do we position ourselves and our children to succeed in this new environment? Data Scientists Automated and…See More
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30 Fun Ideas for Starting New AI Businesses and Services with Watson

Summary:  Watson is a remarkably flexible and complete AI development platform.  To understand how you might build new services for your current employer or imagine your own Watson-based startup, look at these 30 companies that are leading the way.  In our recent reviews of…See More
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There’s Nothing Like a Huge Public Failure to Boost Interest in AI

Summary:  We are swept up by the rapid advances in AI and deep learning, and tend to laugh off AI’s failures as good fodder for YouTube videos.  But those failures are starting to add up.  It’s time to take a hard look at the weaknesses in AI and where that’s leading us.  2015 and 2016 have been really huge years for AI and…See More
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There’s Nothing Like a Huge Public Failure to Boost Interest in AI

Summary:  We are swept up by the rapid advances in AI and deep learning, and tend to laugh off AI’s failures as good fodder for YouTube videos.  But those failures are starting to add up.  It’s time to take a hard look at the weaknesses in AI and where that’s leading us.  2015 and 2016 have been really huge years for AI and…See More
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Ed williams commented on William Vorhies's blog post A Robot Took My Job – Was It a Robot or AI?
"We should also look at historic transitions.  For example, 300 years ago 90% or more of all people lived on a farm. Today less than 2% do in developed countries.  Have we all stopped eating?  No, rather we can all afford to get fat,…"
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What Can Modern Watson Do?

Summary:  IBM’s Watson as it exists today is as close as we’ve come to a single integrated platform for AI.  It contains all the capabilities for image and video, natural language speech and text input and output, and the most comprehensive knowledge recovery module yet combined together.  If you want to exploit the advances we’ve made in AI you need to understand where Watson is today and where it’s heading. Recently we wrote about how the…See More
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Editorial Director for DataScienceCentral. President and Chief Data Scientist at Data-Magnum, providing predictive analytics and big data infrastructure projects as a service. Bill has been an active commercial predictive modeler since 2001.
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http://www.data-magnum.com
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Analytics, Data Integration, Big Data, Data Science
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C-Level
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15
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Data-Magnum, LLC
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big data and predictive analytics
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Keeping Your Job in the Age of Automation

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 8:09am 0 Comments

Summary:  What are the real threats of job loss from real and AI enhanced virtual robots?  How do we position ourselves and our children to succeed in this new environment?

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There’s Nothing Like a Huge Public Failure to Boost Interest in AI

Posted on April 18, 2017 at 8:04am 0 Comments

Summary:  We are swept up by the rapid advances in AI and deep learning, and tend to laugh off AI’s failures as good fodder for YouTube videos.  But those failures are starting to add up.  It’s time to take a hard look at the weaknesses in AI and where that’s leading us.

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A Robot Took My Job – Was It a Robot or AI?

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 2:00pm 1 Comment

Summary:  The argument in the popular press about robots taking our jobs fails in the most fundamental way to differentiate between robots and AI.  Here we try to identify how each contributes to job loss and what the future of AI Enhanced Robots means for employment. …

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DataOps – It’s a Secret

Posted on April 4, 2017 at 8:03am 1 Comment

Summary:  DataOps is a series of principles and practices that promises to bring together the conflicting goals of the different data tribes in the organization, data science, BI, line of business, operations, and IT.  What has been a growing body of best practices is now becoming the basis for a new category of data access, blending, and deployment platforms that may solve data conflicts in your organization.

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At 9:08pm on July 27, 2015, Ziauddin Syed said…

Dear William,

Congratulation to you on your promotion to Editorial Director for the Data Science Central Network (DSC). 

Regards,

Zia

 
 
 

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