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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.

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We met with Adam Drake to hear his thoughts on Machine Learning and the Big Data ecosystem. Adam is currently the Chief Data Scientist and Director of Engineering for Zanox, Europe’s largest affiliate network. He has been in technology roles for over 17 years in a variety of industries, including online

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Microsoft has unveiled Project Adam, its deep learning neural network which is extremely good at image classification. Although you may think image classification has been done to death, Project Adam is a game changer- it claims to be 50 times faster than current leaders in the field. The level of

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Today is a good day for those looking to automate and demystify machine learning technologies. We’ve already reported PredictionIO, a machine learning startup which allows developers to build predictive applications with just a few lines of code, has raised $2.5 million to open source its product. Now, machine learning startup

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PredictionIO, a company aiming to become the “MySQL of prediction”, has just raised $2.5 million in seed funding to open source machine learning, and allow developers to build predictive applications with just a few lines of code. Investors in the seed round include Azure Capital, QuestVP, CrunchFund and Stanford. As

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Transcriptic, a California-based startup, has opened its APIs so that researchers can control its purpose-built robots. The robotos will process, store and analyse their genetic and biological samples, taking the legwork out of life sciences. Researchers will be able to spend less time on the tedious lab work and more

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It’s often said (with a slight tone of disdain) that American hospitals are run like businesses. What better way then to improve efficiency and healthcare than with financial sticks-and-carrots? This was the idea behind part of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. Heart failure re-admissions alone cost Medicare

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LinkedIn just announced they have acquired Newsle, a startup which uses algorithms to drown out social network noise and deliver only the most relevant updates to its users. On their blog, LinkedIn stated the following about their latest acquisition: Over the past year or so, we’ve introduced several new ways

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The advances in the field of speech recognition over the past couple of years have been huge. Since Microsoft began working with deep learning neural networks in 2009, huge improvements in the way algorithms can detect your dialogue have occurred. Since then, many other big names like Google and IBM

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Jeff Hawkins and Donna Dubinsky started Numenta with the intention of modeling and mimicing how the human brain processes information. It was an ambitious task, and one that has been nearly a decade in the making. But now, 9 years after it was started, Numenta has held an open house

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Although the days of endless drawers of VCR tapes are over, home videos are still alive and well. With cameras fitted to our mobiles and tablets and more affordable camera technology, everyone’s become an amateur videographer. But often, we’ll shoot five minutes of video for an interesting moment which could

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