Using Blockchain and AI for Data Security
Security is a massive concern in big data, but now that everyone is moving to a data-based system, how do you keep it all secure? The answer that’s emerging is building our systems very differently through an innovative way to scrub encrypted data – social physics. Blockchain and AI... Read more
Find Your Ideal Data Scientist at ODSC East 2019
In an ideal situation, your perfect data science team would appear at your office, ready to work and paperwork already signed. Unfortunately, that’s not reality just yet. Though, there are still ways to make the hiring process a bit easier with potentially better benefits, too. As opposed to the... Read more
Stream Data Processing with Apache Kafka and TensorFlow
Editor’s note: Yong is a speaker for the upcoming ODSC East 2019 this April 30 – May 3! Be sure to check out his talk, “Deep Learning for Real Time Streaming Data with Kafka and TensorFlow.” As one of the most popular deep learning frameworks, TensorFlow has been used... Read more
The Promise of Retrofitting: Building Better Models for Natural Language Processing
Editor’s note: Catherine is a speaker for the upcoming ODSC East 2019 this April 30-May 3! Be sure to check out her talk, “Adding Context and Cognition to Modern NLP Techniques.” OpenAI’s Andrej Karpathy famously said, “I don’t have to actually experience crashing my car into a wall a... Read more
Business Applications of AI-Powered NLP
It’s difficult enough to teach people language, not to mention machines, and for this reason, language proficiency for computers is a moving target. People in the industry have struggled for years with the question of how to get more meaningful data into the hands of those who need it,... Read more
10 Trending Data Science Topics at ODSC East 2019
ODSC East 2019 is honored to host over 300+ of the leading experts in data science and artificial intelligence.  In this evolving field new topics, models, frameworks, and techniques are constantly emerging. Here are a few standout topics and presentations to keep an eye on: Hands-on Introduction to LSTMs... Read more
Learn Interpretability for Data Science
Editor’s note: Rajiv Shaw will be a speaker at ODSC East 2019 this May! Be sure to check out his talk, “Deciphering the Black Box: Latest Tools and Techniques for Interpretability” there. The impact of machine learning has been tremendous, whether it’s measured in dollars (trillions) or human impact... Read more
Linguistics In NLP: Why So Complex?
Natural language processing has many applications across both business and software development, but roadblocks in human language have made text challenging to analyze and replicate. Why can’t computers seem to get it exactly right? Mariana Romanyshyn from Grammarly sheds light on why and discusses what you need to know... Read more
Emphasizing Humanity in a World of AI
“Software is eating the world” – Mark Andreessen. Software is a driving force in the new economy, but how do we maintain the focus on humanity rather than software in the midst of never-ending Agile development? Peter Bull has a few thoughts about the importance of returning humans to... Read more
Integrating Textual and Visual Information Into a Powerful Visual Search Engine
GSI Technology recently hosted a panel discussion on visual search at ODSC West 2018. The panel featured presentations from Clarifai, eBay, Google, Walmart Labs/Jet.com, and Wayfair. This blog post summarizes Walmart Labs/Jet.com’s panel presentation from the conference. Their presentation showed how they used Elasticsearch, a popular text search engine, to build a... Read more