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Apical, the tech company that has been innovating with camera and display subsystems over the years, has launched a unifying person-centric platform for the smart home, dubbed ART, to better integrate human behaviour with the environment utilizing latest breakthroughs in machine vision intelligence. An announcement that came earlier this week

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BI & Analytics

Predictive analytics is the sweet spot where machine learning meets the enterprise. Analytics & predictive algorithms fused together mean we can now gains insight into how future patterns and trends may develop. This type of technology has ramifications across industries, but many are left clueless about the development and applications

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Data Science 101

About Tyler Folkman: I am currently pursuing my masters in computer science at UT Austin with a focus on machine learning and data mining. I am doing research at the intersection of healthcare and data mining as a member of the IDEAL lab and work part-time at Cognitive Scale. This tutorial

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A multi-coloured squirrel may not seem like the most obvious choice of logo for a data processing technology; then again, the team behind Apache Flink have hardly done things by the book. What start out as a University research project evolved into a fully-fledged company, complete with artfully-decapitalised name (data

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In a first, the White House has appointed a certain Dr. D.J. Patil as the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy and Chief Data Scientist, it was announced Wednesday. Dr. Patil will report to erstwhile Google executive Megan Smith, who is now the U.S.’ Chief Technology Officer. “As part

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Data Science

At Criteo we display online advertisement, and we sell clicks to our clients. So we have to predict, for each of our 2 billion daily banners, whether it will likely be clicked or not. That’s why we use machine learning, and we feed the algorithms of our well-oiled engine with

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Machine LearningNews

Viv Labs, a stealthy startup founded by the team that created Siri, has secured  $12.5 million in Series B funding, in order to carry out its vision of an advanced AI. If reports are to be believed, the round was led by the Silicon Valley’s elite Iconiq Capital along with

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Machine LearningNews

What does a machine learning scientist who also happens to be a wine enthusiast come up with after a chance encounter with a legendary Bordeaux wine? An application that might be able to predict the quality of wine. Alex Tellez was a Machine Learning Scientist at Robert Half and a

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Data Science

Most approaches to measuring the influence that different interest groups have in Congress favor quantitative metrics like money spent lobbying vs money saved in tax breaks. But while that kind of data is great at shining a spotlight on an individual corporation, it does little to illuminate the playing field

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Machine LearningNews

Researchers at Microsoft in Beijing may have developed the first computer vision system that has surpassed human capabilities in classifying objects defined in the ImageNet 2012 classification dataset, according to recently-published paper. “To our knowledge, our result is the first to surpass human-level performance…on this visual recognition challenge,” the paper says.

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