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The promise of Big Data and our ability to use it was a lofty one. Unfortunately, many Big Data efforts have turned out to be extremely costly, both in terms of the investment and the human capital required to draw insight out of it. While companies use many approaches to

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Researchers of the Cognitive Modelling Group at Germany’s University of Tubingen have developed the Mario AI Project wherein a self aware Mario who makes decisions based on what it learns through spoken instructions or concepts and by exploring his environment. Mario here has also been programmed with internal emotive states

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We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kris Hammond, the Chief Scientist for Narrative Science. Narrative Science focuses around automating text generated from data, turning raw data into insightful accounts. Hammond has spent over 20 years working in and developing the AI labs at the University of Chicago and

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Friends of mine sometimes accuse me of facilitating the rise of the machines, Terminator style, in my calling to assist the best Big Data talent in their career moves. Arnold Schwarzenegger would be coming back from the future to destroy me. It all started with you Matt. I then go

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Banking giant UBS will harness Artificial Intelligence to provide its clients with personalized counsel.“Banking is one of the most rudimentary industries when it comes to digitalization,” Dirk Klee, chief operating officer for UBS wealth management and responsible for digital initiatives, said in an interview, reportsBloomberg.   “EBay, Amazon – everything

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Google has been pouring its brain over an Artificial Intelligence project to automate the ‘making sense’ of data sets available across a spectrum of fields – to build an “artificial intelligence for data science”. The Automatic Statistician project has been brewing under Professor Zoubin Ghahramani and his team at the

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Stephen Hawking, the world renowned cosmologist and author voiced his concern about rapidly evolving Artificial Intelligence. “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” he told BBC. Professor Hawking, who suffers from motor neurone disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is using a new system

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Picture this. Two figures, seated in comfortable swiveling seats, talking as they pore over magazines. “I’m here for a chrome job”, says one. “I’m here for a recalibration.” Another scene. Two shining figures, one behind a podium as it orates in a language possibly far too evolved for the current

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Sentient Technologies, a firm with intentions to harness massively scaled artificial intelligence, has moved out of stealth mode to garner $103.5 million in Series C funding. “We’re extremely encouraged with the progress that Sentient has made over the past year and we’re excited to have the support and funding of

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In a recent outburst, Elon Musk spoke about the existential threat that AI poses to humanity. Amongst other sceptics Elon Musk debates the singularity theory — a hypothetical future moment where software becomes self-aware and smart beyond our capacity to understand. The debate sparked recently after Elon commented on on

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