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Will all that data in the hands of Google or Facebook lead to a good result or bad?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mab Alam May 28. 2 Replies

Two years ago Google X, the moonshot lab within Google prepared a speculative 9 minute video for in-house consumption called "The Selfish Ledger".  Recently the video was leaked and found its way…Continue

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December 13, 2018 to December 15, 2018
Immerse yourself in new ideas, innovative solutions and the next steps in the fast evolution of Artificial Intelligence in medicine and healthcare starting December 12-15,2018 in Dana Point, California.Join 600+ attendees in Dana Point, CaliforniaThe event is the biggest conference of its type in North America – content developed by clinicians, specifically for clinicians – focusing on how AI and ML are effectively deployed to transform healthcare systems and patient outcomes.register here:…See More
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A Wetware Approach to Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)

Summary:  Researchers in Synthetic Neuro Biology are proposing to solve the AGI problem by building a brain in the laboratory.  This is not science fiction.  They are virtually at the door of this capability.  Increasingly these researchers are presenting at major AGI conferences.  Their argument is compelling. If you step…See More
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"Great article! Healthcare is fourth on the list, that's why our Data Science program at UMC is so important.  Unlike most data science schools, concentrating on business or computer science, we are focused on population health, being…"
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The Best Opportunities in AI for Data Scientists

Summary:  Looking for your next job in an early stage company but want to make sure your startup has staying power.  Follow the expert rankings by CB Insights that also show us the changing trends in how AI startups should be focusing their offerings. Let’s suppose you’re early in your data science career and your credentials…See More
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Digital Decisioning Platforms – A New Way to Slice the Pie

Summary:  Digital Decisioning Platforms is a new segment identified by Forrester that marries Business Process Automation, Business Rules Management, and Advanced Analytics.  For platform developers it’s a new way to slice the market.  For users it eases integration of predictive models into the production environment. …See More
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Digital Decisioning Platforms – A New Way to Slice the Pie

Summary:  Digital Decisioning Platforms is a new segment identified by Forrester that marries Business Process Automation, Business Rules Management, and Advanced Analytics.  For platform developers it’s a new way to slice the market.  For users it eases integration of predictive models into the production environment. …See More
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Temporal Convolutional Nets (TCNs) Take Over from RNNs for NLP Predictions

Summary: Our starting assumption that sequence problems (language, speech, and others) are the natural domain of RNNs is being challenged.  Temporal Convolutional Nets (TCNs) which are our workhorse CNNs with a few new features are outperforming RNNs on major applications today.  Looks like RNNs may well be history. It’s only…See More
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The Case for Just Getting Your Feet Wet with AI

Summary:  Even if you’re not big enough to have a full blown data science group that shouldn’t hold you back from benefiting from AI.  The market has evolved so that there are now industry and process specific vertical applications available from 3rd party AI vendors that you can implement.  There are just a few things to look out for. …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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William Vorhies's Blog

The Best Opportunities in AI for Data Scientists

Posted on November 5, 2018 at 4:18pm 0 Comments

Summary:  Looking for your next job in an early stage company but want to make sure your startup has staying power.  Follow the expert rankings by CB Insights that also show us the changing trends in how AI startups should be focusing their offerings.

 

Let’s suppose…

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Digital Decisioning Platforms – A New Way to Slice the Pie

Posted on October 30, 2018 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Summary:  Digital Decisioning Platforms is a new segment identified by Forrester that marries Business Process Automation, Business Rules Management, and Advanced Analytics.  For platform developers it’s a new way to slice the market.  For users it eases integration of predictive models into the production environment.

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The Case for Just Getting Your Feet Wet with AI

Posted on October 23, 2018 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Summary:  Even if you’re not big enough to have a full blown data science group that shouldn’t hold you back from benefiting from AI.  The market has evolved so that there are now industry and process specific vertical applications available from 3rd party AI vendors that you can implement.  There are just a few things to look out for.

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Advanced Analytics – The Fourth Great Lever of Corporate Change

Posted on October 15, 2018 at 2:33pm 2 Comments

Summary:  Advanced analytics and AI are the fourth great lever available to create organic improvement in corporations.  We’ll describe why this one is different from the first three and why the CEO needs the direct help of data scientists to make this happen.

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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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