Building the Government Data Toolkit
We live in a time when people outside of government have better tools to build things with and extract insights from government data than governments themselves. These tools are more plentiful, more powerful, more flexible, and less expensive than pretty much everything government employees currently have at their disposal. Governments may have exiting relationships... Read more
How to implement internal chatbots for team productivity & transparency
Other than customer-facing chatbots, internal-facing chatbots can be vital in increasing productivity and improving culture too In the recent hype about chatbots, most media and businesses focus on commerce and other customer-facing/external uses for chatbots. However, another really useful and interesting area where chatbots really shine is within the team, where it... Read more
Hype or Not? Some Perspective on OpenAI’s DotA 2 Bot
See the Hacker News Discussion for additional context. Update (August 17th, 2017): OpenAI has published a blog post with more details about the bot. Almost everything of the post below still holds true, however. OpenAI’s post is sparse on technical details as they “not ready to talk about agent... Read more
How AI will impact the Legal profession
If you have recently received a parking ticket, you can use the services of a robot lawyer to help. The robot lawyer asks as series of questions like where the ticket was issued, a description of what happened and within a few minutes, you can have a 500-word letter to send... Read more
Editor’s Note: Calum will speak on AI at ODSC’s Europe based Summit on Accelerating Businesses with AI this October of 2017. Information can be found at ai.odsc.com/.   I believe the 21st century is the most interesting time to be alive – and the most important.  If humanity survives... Read more
How to make a racist AI without really trying
A cautionary tutorial. Perhaps you heard about Tay, Microsoft’s experimental Twitter chat-bot, and how within a day it became so offensive that Microsoft had to shut it down and never speak of it again. And you assumed that you would never make such a thing, because you’re not doing... Read more
Surviving the Impending AI/ML/DS Arms Race
Overview: In this video you will learn how bring the benefits of machine learning and artificial intelligence to your business. Jeremy explains in 5 simple steps the route to become more AI/ML driven in your company. Learning outcomes: You will learn the difference between Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine... Read more
Using GRAKN.AI to detect patterns in credit fraud data
The worlds of first order logic and machine learning don’t usually collide. But with increasing sizes of datasets around the web and, more importantly, complex relationships that need to be represented, analysts need ways of applying machine learning techniques to discover patterns in their datasets. Sitting right in the middle of... Read more
The AI Revolution for Business
Overview: In this video you will be introduced to many artificial intelligence applications in use today. You will understand why is important to use AI in your business. Learning outcomes: You will know several applications of artificial intelligence. You will know the similarities between the scientific method and data... Read more
How to hire a good data scientist and avoid fake ones?
With the current “big data” hype there is a big demand for skilled and knowledgeable data scientists.  The fact that demand for data science is so big and the number of skilled data scientists is very limited is skyrocketing rates and attracting more and more people from various backgrounds... Read more