Summary: A little history lesson about all the different names by which the field of data science has been called, and why, whatever you call it, it’s all the same thing.
Our profession of…Continue
Added by William Vorhies on December 4, 2019 at 3:12pm — No Comments
Summary: If you are guiding your company’s digital journey, to what extent should you be advising them to adopt deep learning AI methods versus traditional and mature machine learning techniques.
Summary: GANs (Generative Adversarial Nets) originally thought to be a tool for inexpensively creating DNN training data have instead become the tools for creating deep fake images. However the deep fake technology is now finding uses in the commercial world and promises valuable results.
Added by William Vorhies on May 6, 2019 at 7:57am — No Comments
Summary: This may be the golden age of deep learning but a lot can be learned by looking at where deep neural nets aren’t working yet. This can be a guide to calming the hype. It can also be a roadmap to future opportunities once these barriers are behind us.
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.
Added by William Vorhies on November 5, 2018 at 4:18pm — No Comments
Summary: We are entering a new phase in the practice of data science, the ‘Code-Free’ era. Like all major changes this one has not sprung fully grown but the movement is now large enough that its momentum is clear. Here’s what you need to know.
Summary: How about we develop a ML platform that any domain expert can use to build a deep learning model without help from specialist data scientists, in a fraction of the time and cost. The good news is the folks at the Stanford DAWN project are hard at work on just such a platform and the initial results are extraordinary.
Added by William Vorhies on September 4, 2018 at 8:02am — No Comments
Summary: Remember when we used to say data is the new oil. Not anymore. Now Training Data is the new oil. Training data is proving to be the single greatest impediment to the wide adoption and creation of deep learning models. We’ll discuss current best practice but more importantly new breakthroughs into fully automated image labeling that are proving to be superior even to hand labeling.
Added by William Vorhies on August 28, 2018 at 7:27am — No Comments
Summary: Which is more important, the data or the algorithms? This chicken and egg question led me to realize that it’s the data, and specifically the way we store and process the data that has dominated data science over the last 10 years. And it all leads back to Hadoop.
Summary: There’s a three way technology race to bring faster, easier, cheaper, and smarter AI. High Performance Computing is available today but so are new commercial versions of actual Quantum computers and Neuromorphic Spiking Neural Nets. These two new entrants are going to revolutionize AI and deep learning starting now.Continue
Summary: Quantum computing is already being used in deep learning and promises dramatic reductions in processing time and resource utilization to train even the most complex models. Here are a few things you need to know.
Added by William Vorhies on June 13, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
Summary: Just where are we in the Age of AI, where are we going, and what happens when we get there?
When things are changing fast, sometimes it’s necessary to take a step back and see where you are. It’s very easy to get caught up in the excitement over the details. The individual data science technologies that underlie AI are all moving forward on different paths at different speeds, but all of those speeds are fast. So before you change careers or…Continue
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.
Added by William Vorhies on March 12, 2017 at 9:00am — No 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 Scientists we tend to take as gospel that more accuracy is better. There…Continue
Added by William Vorhies on February 28, 2017 at 9:21am — No Comments
Summary: For those of you traditional data scientist who are interested in AI but still haven’t given it a deep dive, here’s a high level overview of the data science technologies that combine into what the popular press calls artificial intelligence (AI).
Added by William Vorhies on February 7, 2017 at 7:02am — No Comments