Machine learning is Big Data being used at its most extreme level, processing vast and disparate data sets at a machine level to find patterns buried within, producing insights beyond human recognition.
Bloomberg Beta, the venture capital wing of Bloomberg LP has been working with data research startup, Mattermark to take predictive analytics to the next level. By using an algorithm that they’ve been working on for over a year now, they will try to spot entrepreneurs before they start a company.
The field of data science has been overcome by buzzwords over the past few years. Such words often start as potentially powerful and revolutionary ideas, but through overuse and miscomprehension lose their potency. One of the terms within the field of data science that is adhering to this trajectory is
Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have devised an algorithm that can determine facts like “which scene has a higher crime rate”, or is “closer to a McDonald’s restaurant”, about a location, only with the help of an image or two. MIT reports that although “humans
This post is inspired by the “metacademy” suggestions for “leveling up your machine learning.” They make some halfway decent suggestions for beginners. The problem is, these suggestions won’t give you a view of machine learning as a field; they’ll only teach you about the subjects of interest to authors of
There has been some rumble lately owing to Tesla Chief, Elon Musk’s Twitter post on Oct. 1 about the impending ‘D’ launch. Manufacturers of vision-based collision warning systems and vehicle tracking systems, Mobileye has climbed 13 percent in the last week in New York, all thanks to the much speculated
Cloud computing and text mining innovator, AlchemyAPI has released its Face Detection and Recognition API, the latest offering in the AlchemyVision product line. Utilizing deep learning technology, the Face Detection and Recognition API returns the position, age, gender, and also the identity of the people, in case of celebrities, when
IPsoft introduces Amelia, AI platform that looks to enhance productivity working with human coworkers
Leading managed services provider, IPsoft has developed an artificial intelligence platform called “Amelia” built essentially to “automate knowledge work across a broad range of functions.” Named after the aviator- explorer Amelia Earhart, the platform resolves queries in a wide range of business processes, being privy to the same information as
Still basking in the glory of recently appearing on our 10 Machine Learning Experts list (we can only assume), Andrew Ng recently spoke at a Gigaom meetup on behalf of Baidu, where he has taken up residence as Chief Data Scientist. Ng’s talk concerned Baidu’s big plans for the future-
When Netflix forayed into original programming by committing $100 million for two seasons of House of Cards, it did so without even watching the pilot. What made Netflix so confident that it thought this decision was a no-brainer? Big Data! Netflix is, at its core, a data-driven company that diligently
Automated code review system startup, Code Climate has raised a $2M round of financing, led by NextView Ventures, joined by Lerer Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and Fuel Capital. NextView co-founder and partner David Beisel wrote in his blog post, “I expected to hear a balanced set of positive and negative feedback,