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Q&A with Andrew Brust of Datameer Regarding Big Data's Role in AI

by Rags Srinivas Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

Rags Srinivas talks to Datameer's Andrew Brust about the larger role of Big Data in AI and how it's operationalized with SmartAI.

Mobile Follow 22 Followers

Google Uses Machine Learning to Identify Intrusive Android Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 15, 2017

Google uses a clustering algorithm to automatically analyze Android apps and detect which ones can be considered intrusive, write Google security engineers Martin Pelikan, Giles Hogben, and Ulfar Erlingsson.

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Scalable Chatbot Architecture with eBay ShopBot Shopping Assistant

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 09, 2017

Robert Enyedi, software engineer at eBay spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about ShopBot personal shopping assistant application. ShopBot, launched in late 2016 based on Facebook Messenger bot, leverages AI components and the eBay user data to provide shopping options in a conversational style.

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Salesforce Brings Cognitive to CRM, Launches 3 New Services

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 08, 2017

In a recent blog post, Salesforce announced the addition of three cognitive services to its Einstein artificial intelligence (AI) platform. The three new services enable detecting sentiment, intent and object detection. Salesforce customers can then use these services to automate insight and use predictive modelling within their CRM apps.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation Measuring Progress of Artificial Intelligence

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 07, 2017 2

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) started a document containing progress artificial intelligence (AI) research on multiple tasks. The goal of the document is to be the place for people to find progress on difficult tasks. Currently, many tasks don't have the metrics, datasets, and benchmarks to keep track of them. The EFF made a notebook to which researchers and developers can contribute.

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QCon New York: Evaluating Machine Learning Models - A Case Study in Real Estate

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 04, 2017

Opendoor, a real estate company that helps customers with buying and selling homes, uses machine learning techniques to drive pricing models. Nelson Ray, data scientist at Opendoor, spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about how they developed a simulation-based framework for reasoning about machine learning models to assess the risk in reselling homes.

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Managing Data in Microservices

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 28, 2017 2

Randy Shoup from Stitch Fix team spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about managing the data and isolated persistence in Microservices based applications. He also talked about events as a first class construct for microservices.

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Second-Generation TPU Offers Both Training and Model Serving, Free Research Tier on GCP

by Dylan Raithel Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 17, 2017

Google introduces the second-generation TPU at Google I/O and releases photos leading to much speculation about the new architecture. GCP offers a research-tier and an alpha release application process for access to a 1000 TPU cluster for free.

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Google Released MobileNets: Efficient Pre-Trained Tensorflow Computer Vision Models

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 16, 2017

Google released several pre-trained computer vision models for mobile phones in the Tensorflow Github repository. Developers can choose from several models that differ in amount of parameters, computations for processing one image, and accuracy. Developers can trade accuracy for battery power for their specific application.

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Google Announces Tensorflow Lite: A Neural Network Library for Mobile Phones

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  May 28, 2017

Dave Burke, VP of engineering at Google, announced a new version of Tensorflow optimised for mobile phones. This new library, called Tensorflow Lite, would enable developers to run their artificial intelligence applications in real time on the phones of users. The library is designed to be “fast and small while still enabling state-of-the-art techniques”.

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Facebook Publishes New Neural Machine Translation Algorithm

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  May 24, 2017

Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Research team published research results using a new approach for neural machine translation (NMT). Their algorithm scores higher than any other system on three established machine translation tasks.

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Developing Virtual Assistant Apps with Amazon Lex and Polly Deep Learning Technologies

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  May 22, 2017

Greg Bulmash from Amazon spoke at the OSCON 2017 Conference last week about developing your own virtual assistant applications using Amazon's Lex and Polly technologies.

Cloud Follow 30 Followers

Google Invests in Cognitive: Cloud Speech API Reaches General Availability

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  May 06, 2017

In a recent blog post, Google announced their Cloud Speech API has reached General Availability. The Cloud Speech API allows developers to include pre-trained machine learning models for cognitive tasks such as video, image and text analysis in addition to dynamic translation. The Cloud Speech API was launched, in open beta, last summer.

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Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference 2017: Day Two Recap

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 30, 2017

Day Two of the 12th annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference was held in Philadelphia. This two-day event included keynotes by Blair MacIntyre (augmented reality pioneer) and Scott Hanselman (podcaster), and featured speakers Kyle Daigle (engineering manager at GitHub), Holden Karau (principal software engineer at IBM), and Karen Kinnear (JVM technical lead at Oracle).

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Google Reveals Details of TensorFlow Processor Unit Architecture

by Dylan Raithel Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 24, 2017

Google's hardware engineering team that designed and developed the TensorFlow Processor Unit detailed the architecture and benchmarking experiment earlier this month. This is a follow up post on the initial announcement of the TPU from this time last year.

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