Wednesday, January 16, 2019

IBM wants to bring machine learning to the mainframe

Despite the emphasis on X86 clusters, large public clouds, accelerators for commodity systems, and the rise of open source analytics tools, there is a very large base of transactional processing and analysis that happens...

How machine learning will take wearable data to the next level

Wearables and Internet of Things devices are already creating too much data to handle. Not just too much data for humans to handle, too much data for existing software to make sense of. Enter...

Apple Buys AI Startup That Reads Emotions in Faces

In December, when WIRED spoke to Andrew Moore, the dean of computer science at Carnegie Mellon, he said that 2016 would be the year that machines learn to grasp human emotions. Now, right on...

How AI Can Identify New Malware as Readily as it Recognizes Cats

From ransomware to botnets, malware takes seemingly endless forms, and it’s forever proliferating. Try as we might, the humans who would defend our computers from it are drowning in the onslaught, so they are...

Opening the AI Black Box with Explainable AI

People are calling upon AI to make life-or-death decisions. In such situations, explainability is absolutely critical. It’s no surprise, therefore, that the US Department of Defense (DoD) is investing in Explainable AI (XAI). “Explainable AI—especially...

Machine Learning Applications Will Span Many Industries

The sheer volume and unstructured nature of the data generated by billions of connected devices and systems presents significant challenges for those in search of turning this data into insight. For many, machine learning...

UEBA: Applying data science and machine learning to cybersecurity

Barry Shteiman (above) is information security and cybersecurity expert at Exabeam, a provider of user behavior intelligence. He recently conducted an interview on the subject of User and Entity Behaviour Analytics, how data science...

How to Get a Job in Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning

Computer scientist Arthur Samuel is rumored to have said that machine learning is an aspect of his field that gives "computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed." That's why machine learning is...

5 Important AI Predictions For 2019 Everyone Should Read

Artificial Intelligence – specifically machine learning and deep learning – was everywhere in 2018 and don’t expect the hype to die down over the next 12 months. The hype will die eventually of course, and AI will become another consistent thread...

Google reveals Tensor Processing Unit (TPU)

The machine learning community has coalesced around Google's TensorFlow library. Interestingly, one major holdout was DeepMind, which did most of its research on the Torch7 library. Then, late last month, DeepMind announced it was moving...






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