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

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. There’s been a lot of contradictory opinion in the press…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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Analytics, Data Integration, Big Data, Data Science
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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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SLAM! The Sound of Autonomous Vehicles Colliding

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 8:54am 0 Comments

Summary:  Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) are supposed to be just around the corner but the anecdotal evidence is that their claims to safety are way out ahead of reality.  The solution may be in a shared segment of on-board telematics, part of the SLAM group (simultaneous localization and mapping) and sharing some of that data car-to-car.

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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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