AI: A Force for Good or Bad?
This week, Elon Musk praised the work of OpenAI after a team of five neural networks had defeated five...

Accelerate AIposted by Mark van Rijmenam Aug 17, 2018

This week, Elon Musk praised the work of OpenAI after a team of five neural networks had defeated five...
Marsal Gavaldà, PhD, connects data to human behavior for economic empowerment

Marsal Gavaldà, PhD, connects data to human behavior for economic empowerment

Accelerate AIposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Aug 14, 2018

Marsal Gavaldà, PhD, heads the machine learning team for the commerce platform at Square, a financial services company that...
Data privacy regulation is coming to California. Here’s what data scientists should know

Data privacy regulation is coming to California. Here’s what data scientists should know

GDPRPrivacyAccelerate AIposted by Alex Amari Aug 10, 2018

In June, California governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, marking the most...
What the Convergence of AI and Blockchain Means for Organisations

What the Convergence of AI and Blockchain Means for Organisations

Accelerate AIposted by Mark van Rijmenam Aug 9, 2018

AI and Blockchain are two of the hottest technology trends hitting the market today. Blockchain stands to revolutionise communication and...
3 Industries That Can Use AI to Peek into the Future

3 Industries That Can Use AI to Peek into the Future

Accelerate AIposted by Naveen Joshi Aug 1, 2018

AI can peek into the future of various sectors and foretell outcomes, thus helping the industries to take proactive...
Past AI Winters and Present-Day Worry

Past AI Winters and Present-Day Worry

AI|Artificial IntelligenceAccelerate AIposted by Alex Amari Jul 30, 2018

“The AI winter is well on its way,” says Filip Pieknewski, a computer vision and AI expert whose recent...
Catherine Havasi, PhD, helps computers uncover the quirks of language

Catherine Havasi, PhD, helps computers uncover the quirks of language

Accelerate AIposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Jul 26, 2018

Dr. Catherine Havasi has no typical day. She bounces around between technology strategy, product research and development, and constantly...
Isaac Reyes, Founder and Data Scientist at DataSeer Inc., on key principles of data storytelling at ODSC East 2018
Key Takeaways: -Data Storytelling is the process of using data, visualizations, and narrative tools to send messages and communicate...

odsc east 2018Conferencesposted by Alex Amari Aug 20, 2018

Key Takeaways: -Data Storytelling is the process of using data, visualizations, and narrative tools to send messages and communicate...
A Research-Oriented Look at the Evolution of Word Embedding: Part II

A Research-Oriented Look at the Evolution of Word Embedding: Part II

languageNLPword embeddingModelingposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Aug 17, 2018

This article is the second article in a two-part series about the evolution of word embedding as told through...
Joint, Conditional, and Marginal Probability Distributions

Joint, Conditional, and Marginal Probability Distributions

Modelingposted by Eric Ma Aug 15, 2018

Joint probability, conditional probability, and marginal probability… These are three central terms when learning about probability, and they show...
Deep Learning Question-Answer Model with Demo

Deep Learning Question-Answer Model with Demo

Deep Learningposted by Priya Dwivedi Aug 13, 2018

  How amazing would be a model that can answer questions from any paragraph by extracting word(s) from the...
The Cold Start Problem

The Cold Start Problem

Modelingposted by John Cook Aug 10, 2018

How do you operate a data-driven application before you have any data? This is known as the cold start problem....
Analyze a Soccer Game Using Tensorflow Object Detection and OpenCV

Analyze a Soccer Game Using Tensorflow Object Detection and OpenCV

Modelingposted by Priya Dwivedi Aug 8, 2018

Introduction The world cup season is here and off to an interesting start. Whoever thought the reigning champions Germany...
Distribution of Eigenvalues for Symmetric Gaussian Matrix

Distribution of Eigenvalues for Symmetric Gaussian Matrix

Modelingposted by John Cook Aug 7, 2018

Symmetric Gaussian matrices The previous post looked at the distribution of eigenvalues for very general random matrices. In this post we...

Learn more about how complex algorithms can enable decisions that violate people’s legal, human, and constitutional rights from Cathy O’Neil, PhD, bestselling author of ‘Weapons of Math Destruction’ from her talk at ODSC East 2018.

Computer scientists at the Harbin Institute of Technology designed a model that makes accurate learning status predictions about MOOC...

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Aug 15, 2018

Computer scientists at the Harbin Institute of Technology designed a model that makes accurate learning status predictions about MOOC...

In a world where privacy seems increasingly rare, machine learning may help create email notification systems that disclose information in a context-sensitive manner.

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Aug 8, 2018

Researchers from Northwestern University and Microsoft Research developed machine learning algorithms that predict a user’s comfort with an email...

Using a generative adversarial network, artificial medical images can be created to help train tumor classification models.

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Aug 1, 2018

Researchers across NVIDIA, MGH and BWH Center for Clinical Data Science, and the Mayo Clinic devised a method for...

Through a novel neural network approach, researchers from Korea have enhanced the accuracy of machine comprehension question answering.

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Jul 26, 2018

The research team hails from Korea University as well as NCSOFT, a South Korean video game developer. Their newly...

Research out of Australia suggests that machine learning can preemptively identify students at risk of low academic achievement.

Researchposted by Kaylen Sanders, ODSC Jul 24, 2018

Analysts at the University of Adelaide and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation developed a set of classifiers...
Building SAGA optimization for Dask Arrays
This work is supported by ETH Zurich, Anaconda Inc, and the Berkeley Institute for Data Science At a recent Scikit-learn/Scikit-image/Dask sprint at...

Pythonposted by Matthew Rocklin Aug 20, 2018

This work is supported by ETH Zurich, Anaconda Inc, and the Berkeley Institute for Data Science At a recent Scikit-learn/Scikit-image/Dask sprint at...

The Dangers of AVX-512 Throttling: Myth or Reality?

Tools & Languagesposted by Daniel Lemire Aug 15, 2018

Modern processors use many tricks to go faster. They are superscalar which means that they can execute many instructions...
Quoting and Macros in R

Quoting and Macros in R

Rposted by Thomas Lumley Aug 14, 2018

Miles McBain has a nice post about quoting in R and the tidyeval procedure. In it, there’s this footnote...
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