Whether or not you have an analytics background, in this digital age algorithms are everywhere … in how ambulances determine their route to the hospital, in elections … you name it. INFORMS member Gah-Yi Ban of the London Business School breaks down what algorithms are and how they are useful in a unique talk at a TEDx event. She compares algorithms to evil beings and says … [Read more...] about Algorithms: Not Evil, Helpful – insideBIGDATA
In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. We’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data … [Read more...] about TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for June 2019
It’s no surprise that privacy is hard to come by in today’s world. Many people voluntarily post and record every moment of their lives on social media, but even those who don’t are at risk of having their personal data tracked and stored. The simple act of owning a smartphone invites big companies and government agencies to access your data, whether you’ve explicitly given … [Read more...] about Who Tracks You While You Travel and What Happens With That Data?
Researchers at Intel’s AI Lab recently presented several compelling research papers at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) (June 10-15) and the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) June 16-20. At ICML the Intel AI Lab presented two papers as detailed below: Collaborative Evolutionary Reinforcement Learning for Robotics and … [Read more...] about Intel’s AI Lab Presents Several Ground-breaking Research Papers
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic and articles written on the subject are often tailored to a tech audience. But what about people who are not technically proficient? How would you explain AI to them? Cupid Chan is CTO of Index Analytics and a Fellow at the University of Maryland. He also speaks around the globe on issues of Big Data and AI. Cupid is the also … [Read more...] about How Would You Explain AI to a Second Grader?
In this special guest feature, Rob Light, Research Principal at G2 Crowd, believes that the technology behind MLaaS will become prominent in 2019 with the help of the cloud giants, media and consulting partnership opportunities. Rob focuses on artificial intelligence, big data, and analytics categories at G2 Crowd. In his free time, he enjoys watching as many films as possible … [Read more...] about Machine Learning as a Service (MLaaS) and its business implications in 2019
Having just finished teaching a couple of introductory data science classes this past academic quarter, I came to the realization that it’s hard for newbie data scientists to get started on a project of reasonable complexity. A number of my students got frustrated in establishing a framework (or “blueprint”) with which to start building their machine learning applications for … [Read more...] about Book Review: AI Blueprints by Dr. Joshua Eckroth
Given the scale of the world’s food supply, there aren’t many industries that lend themselves to the power of data science and analytics than agriculture. This is the thinking behind a new research paper from a group of data scientists who make a case for finding new ways to use blockchain, AI and API management to enable “smart agriculture.” The paper, “Agricultural … [Read more...] about Leveraging Data, Blockchain and AI to Help Agriculture Meet Growing Global Demand
Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, industry partnerships, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine … [Read more...] about “Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/1/2019
Proscia, a leading provider of digital pathology software, released DermAI™, the first in its series of AI applications that advance the practice of pathology. A module on Proscia’s Concentriq™ platform, DermAI leverages deep learning to pre-screen and classify skin biopsies to help reduce costly errors and improve laboratory quality and efficiency as the number of medical … [Read more...] about Proscia Launches AI-Powered Digital Pathology Solution for Dermatopathology