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Harver raises $8.1 million, seeks to “kill” resumes with AI recruitment platform

Matching candidates to jobs is a frustrating process for employers and job seekers, with attrition rates for beginning positions often hitting 100% each year. Harver, founded in 2014 in Amsterdam, is applying AI to...

Top Data Science, Analytics, and BI experts on Twitter

Twitter is great place to learn about what data scientists, business intelligence practitioners, and analytics experts are thinking. Here are 11 of InformationWeek favorites. Read the source article at Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Science

AI app ReplyBuy focuses on sports and entertainment market

Whether you’re a high school student or an NFL team owner, everybody texts. ReplyBuy, a finalist in the 1st and Future competition, wants to use the text message to get you tickets for sporting events. 1st and...

Are Face Recognition Systems Accurate?

Everything we know about the face recognition systems the FBI and police use suggests the software has a built-in racial bias. That isn’t on purpose—it’s an artifact of how the systems are designed, and...

Siri, Alexa and Other Virtual Assistants Put to the Test

When I asked Alexa earlier this week who was playing in the Super Bowl, she responded, somewhat monotonously, “Super Bowl 49’s winner is New England Patriots.” “Come on, that’s last year’s Super Bowl,” I said....

Google’s New Version of Gmail Features AI, Better Security

Google rolled out of a new version of Gmail this week, including better security and artificial intelligence, which was developed in the internet giant's office in Kitchener, Ontario. (shown above) The 1.4 billion active monthly...

Feature Labs Launches Out of MIT to Accelerate Machine Learning

Feature Labs, a startup with roots in research begun at MIT, officially launched today with a set of tools to help data scientists build machine learning algorithms more quickly. Co-founder and CEO Max Kanter says...

Cleaning Up the Crime Scene Unnecessary; Bring Your Data As Is

“If you count your data, the millions will take care of themselves” By Russ Loignon, SVP, Lucd The adage, “If you count your pennies…the millions will care of themselves” is clearly a reference to focusing on...

Hardware advances aid in machine learning tasks

In the last week we’ve seen some noteworthy developments in the cognitive computing field. Most significantly, Google and then Microsoft, open sourced their machine learning systems in an effort to move the field ahead....

Tay gone, but reports say Microsoft will announce new AI bots today

Microsoft's chatbot Tay may have suffered a racist meltdown last week, but the company is not giving up on AI. According to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek, Microsoft plans to unveil several prototype bots at its annual Build...

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