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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, 2018. 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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"LinkedIn comment by Miles Mahoney Leading Digital Manufacturing and Supply Chain, i.e. Blockchain, IIoT, Big Data, AI, Machine Learning reprinted here with his permission - good observation NO, but RPA needs AI and should be business user driven.…"
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Summary: Recurrent Neural Nets (RNNs) are at the core of the most common AI applications in use today but we are rapidly recognizing broad time series problem types where they don’t fit well.  Several alternatives are already in use and one that’s just been introduced, ODE net is a radical departure from our way of thinking about the solution. Recurrent Neural Nets (RNNs)…See More
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The Coming Revolution in Recurrent Neural Nets (RNNs)

Summary: Recurrent Neural Nets (RNNs) are at the core of the most common AI applications in use today but we are rapidly recognizing broad time series problem types where they don’t fit well.  Several alternatives are already in use and one that’s just been introduced, ODE net is a radical departure from our way of thinking about the solution. Recurrent Neural Nets (RNNs)…See More
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Faster Better Cheaper Image Recognition

Summary:  In the literal blink of an eye, image-based AI has gone from high cost, high risk projects to quick and reasonably reliable.  C-level execs looking for AI techniques to exploit need to revisit their assumptions and move these up the list.  Here’s what’s changed. For data scientists these are miraculous times.  We tend to think of miracles as something that occurs instantaneously but in our world that’s not quite so.  Still the rate of change in deep learning, particularly in image…See More
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Comparing AI Strategies – Vertical vs. Horizontal

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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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Is Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Really AI?

Posted on March 18, 2019 at 9:05am 2 Comments

Summary:  Based on a McKinsey study we reported that 47% of companies had at least one AI/ML implementation in place.  Looking back at the data and the dominance of RPA as the most widely reported instance makes us think that the number is probably significantly lower.

 

We’ve been trying to get a handle on…

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The Coming Revolution in Recurrent Neural Nets (RNNs)

Posted on March 11, 2019 at 7:43am 0 Comments

Summary: Recurrent Neural Nets (RNNs) are at the core of the most common AI applications in use today but we are rapidly recognizing broad time series problem types where they don’t fit well.  Several alternatives are already in use and one that’s just been introduced, ODE net is a radical departure from our way of thinking about the solution.

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Faster Better Cheaper Image Recognition

Posted on March 4, 2019 at 9:41am 0 Comments

Summary:  In the literal blink of an eye, image-based AI has gone from high cost, high risk projects to quick and reasonably reliable.  C-level execs looking for AI techniques to exploit need to revisit their assumptions and move these up the list.  Here’s what’s changed.

 

For data scientists these are miraculous times.  We tend to think of miracles as something that occurs instantaneously but in our world that’s not quite so.  Still the rate…

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Where and How is AI Actually Being Adopted

Posted on February 25, 2019 at 9:22am 0 Comments

Summary:  Adoption of AI/ML by larger companies has more than doubled since last year according to these survey results from McKinsey and Stanford’s Human-Centered AI Institute.  This new data gives us a much better idea of which global regions and which industries are adopting which AI/ML techniques.

 

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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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