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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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MetaMind, a startup that delivers Artificial Intelligence enterprise solutions, launched last Friday. Through its AI platform and Smart Module offerings, Metamind can predict outcomes for language, vision and database tasks, to deliver “best in class” accuracies on standard benchmarks. Backed by Khosla Ventures and Marc Benioff, the outfit has secured $8 million

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A food technology company in San Francisco is exploring a new dimension in utilizing plants in food products. Hampton Creek wants to bring “healthier and affordable food to everyone, everywhere,” and its doing so by using deep learning. “Our slug is, we apply deep machine learning to plant biological data,”

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Facebook AI Research just reinforced its ensemble by hiring Vladimir Vapnik, long considered to be the father of statistical learning theory. The latest high-profile hire to Facebook’s burgeoning AI department was announced, naturally, via the medium of a Facebook post. Vapnik is responsible for the Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension – the concept that

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Machine LearningUnderstanding Big Data

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

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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

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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-

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Machine Learning

Machine learning- to put it mildly- is an incredibly broad and varied field, with multitudes of applications. Thus, writing a list entitled “10 Machine Learning Experts You Need to Know” proves challenging for a number of reasons. Firstly, I’ve restricted my ten picks to those currently working in the field-

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In the first part of our interview with Sean Owen, Cloudera‘s Director of Data Science, we discussed the relationship between machine learning and Hadoop, the future of Apache Mahout and why machine learning has become such hot property. In this part of our discussion, we delved into the future of

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Baidu is getting closer to finishing the world’s largest computer cluster for deep learning. The system is reported to have 100 billion digitally simulated neural connections conceived by heavy graphics processing units (GPUs). To put things in perspective the human brain has around a hundred trillion neural connections. Five years

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