Tag: machine learning

IoT and Edge Computing Services

by on August 2, 2018 8:33 pm
The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most hyped topics in today’s technology coverage. But what really is IoT? The term IoT summarizes all connected “entities”. The Internet of Things is made up of the smallest machines up to the largest computers. All of them have in common that they use networking technology… Read more IoT and Edge Computing Services

Machine Learning and Agriculture

by on August 2, 2018 12:56 pm
Milo Werner talked about some of the Series A fundings of Khosla Ventures and how they are looking for companies that compliment humans and have at least a ten times return to humanity in her talk last Friday. One of the startups that piqued my curiosity was Blue River Technology. There is increasing alarm in… Read more Machine Learning and Agriculture

Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing in Defence Systems

by on August 1, 2018 9:50 am
“An unmanned systems future, really for almost every facet of our life, is inevitable.  It is not going away, so we need to deal with it head-on” says Brigadier General Frank Kelley, and I concur. Kelley, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy’s unmanned systems put forward his idea that the unmanned drones are on… Read more Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing in Defence Systems

How to measure deep learning performance?

by on July 30, 2018 10:03 am
With the huge success of deep learning in various fields, there is a critical question we need to answer. How to measure deep learning performance? In 2018, NVIDA president and CEO put forward the PLASTER framework to answer it [1]. PLASTER stands for Programmability, Latency, Accuracy, Size of a model, Throughput, Energy efficiency, and Rate… Read more How to measure deep learning performance?

AI and the insurance industry

by on July 27, 2018 7:58 pm
AI is providing endless opportunities in analytics, marketing and software development for innovative professionals who are able to leverage technology effectively. With AI, there will be a shift in the skills needed to work in the insurance industry. Tech savvy professionals must train for the future and learn to work alongside AI to reveal their… Read more AI and the insurance industry

Should data analytics stay out of the creative arts?

by on July 27, 2018 9:43 am
Disclaimer: my blog post this week will have a more personal tone than I would normally use for an assignment. This post uses music as a proxy for other creative fields – I think the general logic here applies to visual arts, fashion, and even food and beverage, among others. Data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine… Read more Should data analytics stay out of the creative arts?

Big Data and Business

by on July 27, 2018 9:24 am
The presentation form Srijan Kumar (Stanford)  gave insights on the components of Big Data and data mining. Describing Big Data as the combination of: Machine Learning Statistics Artificial Intelligence Databases is a great way to look at it. I would like to add the notion that we can think of Artificial Intelligence as the combination… Read more Big Data and Business

Machine Learning: A Double-Edged Sword for Cybersecurity

by on July 25, 2018 11:44 pm
Steve Herrod spoke briefly on machine learning and it applications in cyber security during last week’s lecture. More specifically, he mentioned the ideas of self-protecting software, a behavioral analysis “FICA score”, cyber risk score, and natural language processing (NLP)/natural language understanding (NLU) to detect phishing. Machine learning is certainly great tool for cyber defense yet… Read more Machine Learning: A Double-Edged Sword for Cybersecurity

Online Dating Will Teach You What You Need in Digital Era

by on July 25, 2018 4:50 pm
Tinder? eHarmony? Match.com? Nowadays there are many matching sites and apps. Some of my friends are addicted to Tinder, while some of them complain that they don’t get good matches even though the matching quality is said to be increasing. To be honest, I know how they feel. Personally, I started to use dating apps… Read more Online Dating Will Teach You What You Need in Digital Era

Using Big Data to Fight Credit Card Fraud

by on July 21, 2018 4:56 pm
According to research payments group Javelin, 15.4 million consumers experienced identity theft or fraud in 2016, amounting to more than $16 billion worth of theft.[1] As fraudulent credit card purchases grow, the onus is on credit card and payments companies to take action: the Fair Credit Billing Act states that credit card owners are liable… Read more Using Big Data to Fight Credit Card Fraud