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Goodbye Age of Hadoop – Hello Cambrian Explosion of Deep Learning

Summary:  Some observations about new major trends and directions in data science drawn from the Strata+Hadoop conference in San Jose last week. I’m fresh off my annual field trip to the Strata+Hadoop conference in San Jose last week.  This is always exciting, enervating, and exhausting but it remains the single best place to…See More
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Summary:  Here’s some background on how 3rd generation Spiking Neural Nets are progressing and news about a first commercial rollout. Recently we wrote about the development of AI and neural nets beyond the second generation Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Nets (CNNs / RNNs) which have come on so strong and dominate the…See More
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How to Put AI to Work

Summary:  Whether you are a startup person or data science-minded executive in a larger organization what logic can you apply to spot the most compelling opportunities for AI in your organization. In 2014 Kevin Kelly, founder of Wired magazine and prolific futurist famously said, “The business plans of the next…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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President & Chief Data Scientist
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Goodbye Age of Hadoop – Hello Cambrian Explosion of Deep Learning

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 4:48pm 0 Comments

Summary:  Some observations about new major trends and directions in data science drawn from the Strata+Hadoop conference in San Jose last week.

 

I’m fresh off my annual field trip to the Strata+Hadoop conference in San Jose last week.  This is always exciting, enervating, and…

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How to Put AI to Work

Posted on March 12, 2017 at 9:07am 0 Comments

Summary:  Whether you are a startup person or data science-minded executive in a larger organization what logic can you apply to spot the most compelling opportunities for AI in your organization.

 

In 2014 Kevin Kelly, founder of Wired magazine and prolific…

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IBM Watson Does Your Taxes: Question Answering Machine versus Expert System

Posted on March 7, 2017 at 9:19am 0 Comments

Summary:  IBM’s Watson now to do your taxes at H&R Block?  This is a good opportunity to explore the differences between Question Answering Machines (Watson) and Expert Systems.

 

If you were paying attention during the Super Bowl you saw something unprecedented, an…

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Deep Learning lets Regulated Industries Refocus on Accuracy

Posted on February 28, 2017 at 9:21am 0 Comments

Summary:  Count yourself lucky if you’re not in one of the regulated industries where regulation requires you to value interpretability over accuracy.  This has been a serious financial weight on the economy but innovations in Deep Learning point a way out.

As Data…

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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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