Collateral Damage in the Battle Over Truth
Editor’s note: Jutta Treviranus is a speaker for ODSC Europe this June 14th-15th. Be sure to check out her talk, “Why the Jagged Edge Matters,” there! At a time when truth and facts are under attack and struggling for survival, the valiant defendants have pulled up... Read more
Is ChatGPT a Safe Cyber Space for Businesses?
ChatGPT has captured people’s attention and made them curious about how the chatbot could change how they search for information and do other online tasks. However, as they start using the internet in new ways, are they overlooking possible safety risks? ChatGPT Confidently Makes Incorrect Statements... Read more
Should Artificial General Intelligence Still Be Pursued Despite the Risks?
There are three main types of artificial intelligence (AI). The first is artificial narrow intelligence (ANI), which is very limited in what it can do. Then, there’s artificial general intelligence (AGI), which can perform comparably to humans. Finally, there’s artificial superintelligence (ASI), which surpasses human capabilities. ... Read more
AI Sentience: Friend or Foe?
June 11th, 2022. It finally happened. The Singularity is upon us. It’s the beginning of the end for humankind. AI is taking over, and there is no going back. Well… not exactly. But that’s what a Google engineer, Blake Lemoine, seems to believe after a test he ran with... Read more
5 Data Science Trends in the Next 5 Years
This field is large enough that it’s a bit impossible to deeply cover all the things that can happen in the coming 5 years for it. Important data science trends that I foresee but won’t cover here are specific applications of data science in unique domains,... Read more
The Evolution of AI Emotion and Sentiment Analysis
Artificial intelligence emotion and sentiment analysis has come a long way over the years and is on track to revolutionize the AIs of the future. Some wonder if it can ever truly understand human emotions, but computer scientists are focusing on training AI to recognize these... Read more
Paving the Road to Facial Classification Accuracy
Facial classification is one of the most promising and controversial machine learning use cases. The technology has considerable potential in areas like security, but it also carries substantial privacy and bias concerns. Relying on racial recognition models that aren’t accurate can lead to severe consequences. Facial... Read more
Invisible Skills That Distinguish Expert Data Scientists
Although people have been doing statistics with programming for a while, we are still in the early stages of the formal function of data science and machine learning engineering in the industry. So far, we have a well-established list of hard technical skills that one can... Read more
The Effects of COVID-19 on Conversational AI
When the COVID-19 pandemic swept over the globe in early 2020, millions of people found themselves struggling with loneliness like never before. Mental health was drawn to the forefront of collective concern. Lockdown requirements were necessary to keep everyone safe, but they presented challenges for mental... Read more
Trustworthy AI: Operationalizing AI Models with Governance  – Part 2
Editor’s note: Sourav Mazumder is a speaker for ODSC West 2021. Be sure to check out his talk, “Operationalization of Models Developed and Deployed in Heterogeneous Platforms,” for more info on trustworthy AI there. Read PART 1 of the series here. AI solutions can be made out... Read more