With several Bay Area cities moving to stop the use of facial recognition technology, the chief executive of one of the area’s tech giants has come out in favor of stricter, and more widespread regulation of such types of artificial intelligence technologies.Read Full Story
A couple of years ago, I ran to every grocery store and convenience store in my area, looking for one specific thing.
I wasn’t going to rest until I found it, and it took months upon months of searching high and low, almost every week, until finally, my eyes settled on the slender, enticing beauty in front of me, right there in my local grocery store.
A bottle of Coke with my name on it.
A Reflection on My Two Years of Journey Working in the Area of Conversational AI
A spate of recent developments promises to drive great changes in the global economy. Technologies such as Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML) have advanced to the extent that the world is ripe for a great leap into the age of intelligent automation.
Web and mobile development remains top area for hiring, according to The Creative Group research
The job market awaiting creative and marketing professionals in the new year is a good one, research from staffing firm The Creative Group suggests.
Deep learning is the newest area of machine learning and has become ubiquitous in predictive modeling. The complex brain-like structure of deep learning models is used to find intricate patterns in large volumes of data. They have substantially improved the performance of general supervised models, time series, speech recognition, sentiment analysis. object detection, and image classification.Read Full Story
Imagine you were going to a party in an unfamiliar area, and asked the host for directions to their house. It takes you thirty minutes to get there, on a path that takes you on a long winding road with slow traffic. As the party ends, the host tells you “You can take the highway on your way back, it’ll take you only ten minutes. I just wanted to show you how much easier the highway is.Read Full Story
We have one of THE coolest demos ever in the demogrounds area at OpenWorld (head straight to the developer tools area and look for the Chatbot and Digital Assistant demo booths.Read Full Story
Apache Spark innovates a lot of in the in-memory data processing area. With this framework, you are able to upload data to a cluster memory and work with this data extremely fast in the interactive mode (interactive mode is another important Spark feature btw…). One year back (10/10/2014) Databricks announced that Apache Spark was able to sort 100 terabytes of data in 23 minutes.Read Full Story
Two of my favorite answers are:”A data scientist is a statistician who lives in San Francisco””A data scientist is someone who is better at statistics than any software engineer and better at software engineering than any statistician.”(These have both circulated around the web, although the second is attributed to Josh Wills.Read Full Story
I’ve been interested in the area of causal inference in the past few years. In my opinion it’s more exciting and relevant to everyday life than more hyped data science areas like deep learning. However, I’ve found it hard to apply what I’ve learned about causal inference to my work.Read Full Story