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A tale of two iterations
I recently stumbled on a paper [1] that looks at a cubic equation that comes out of a problem in orbital mechanics: σx³ = (1 + x)² Much of the paper is about the derivation of the equation, but here I’d like to focus on a small part of the …
MLOPS for R with Azure Machine Learning
The video recording of my RStudio::conf talk, MLOPS for R with Azure Machine Learning, is now available for streaming thanks to the fine folks at RStudio. The talk begins with a general discussion of MLOps (Machine Learning Operations) and how it differs from DevOps as applied to traditional (non-ML-based) applications. …
Social Media Influencers Find Novel Uses For Machine Learning
Here at Smart Data Collective, we talk a lot about the benefits of artificial intelligence in the marketing profession. It is easy to see why this is such a core focus. There are hundreds of applications of big data for marketing. Most of our articles on artificial intelligence and big …
AI Gives Web Hosting Industry Crucial Edge Over Cyber Criminals
The web hosting industry has undergone a tremendous transformation in recent years. Several trends are converging, which are reshaping the profession forever. One of the biggest trends is the growing reliance on artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence has helped web hosting companies to introduce new features and improve the efficiency of …
Data on Maternal Mortality Hasn’t Changed. Black Women Fare the Worst
The number of infants that die before their first birthday is still a pressing concern in America. Infant mortality is on the decline, but more can be done to prevent infant deaths – especially among black women.Nearly 300,000 women died from needless complications during pregnancy and childbirth in 2017, according …
Coronavirus Versus Artificial Intelligence
The Coronavirus has infected nearly 80,000 people worldwide, resulting in some 2,500 fatalities. As this deadly contagion continues spreading from its origins in Wuhan, China, policymakers worldwide are scrambling to figure out how to contain it.
How Data Cleansing Helps Your Business
Excess of everything is harmful, and it stands true for data as well. While organizations are finding meaningful ways to leverage mountains of data; bad or poor-quality data is creating equal and hindrances. Staying organized or keeping your data healthy and running is critical to business. Duplicate, outdated, inaccurate, incomplete …
The Beginner’s Guide to Natural Language Processing
Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a subfield of artificial intelligence that helps machines make sense... The post The Beginner’s Guide to Natural Language Processing appeared first on MonkeyLearn Blog.
DataRobot at the HIMSS 2020 Global Health Conference & Exhibition
HIMSS20 is around the corner and, like most, I am contemplating the conversations I will have there and am reflecting on the impact of AI on the future of healthcare.
Value series: Measuring and adding value go hand in hand with modern analytics
This is the fourth post in our series about the value of analytics for transformation. We invite you to revisit the previous posts about technology evaluation, agile analytics deployment, and measuring value. In the last post of this series, we discussed holistically measuring the value of your analytics investment to …
Interview: Mike Hudy, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at Modern Hire
I recently caught up with Mike Hudy, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at Modern Hire, to discuss the use of AI in the hiring process. Hint: it includes a robust and specific code of ethics, implementation with a specific problem in mind, and lots of transparency.
Perfect codes
A couple days ago I wrote about Hamming codes and said that they are so-called perfect codes, i.e. codes for which Hamming’s upper bound on the number of code words with given separation is exact. Not only are Hamming codes perfect codes, they’re practically the only non-trivial perfect codes. Specifically, …
BellTopo Sans is is a free typeface based on maps from 1800s
While working on maps inspired by USGS maps from the 1800s, Sarah Bell…Tags: cartography, Sarah Bell, USGS
Key Takeaways from Google's Meena Chatbot
This article has been penned by Swapan Rajdev, Co-Founder & CTO of Haptik Chatbots and virtual assistants have been in the news in a big way for the past few days. The reason? One word: Meena. In a research paper titled Towards an Open Domain Chatbot, Google presented Meena, a …
Top 10 AI Trends To Watch Out in 2020
Global spending on cognitive and AI systems will reach $57.6 billion in 2021, as per different industries’ market share. Looking ahead at 2020, enterprises become laser-focused on AI value and leap out of experimentation mode, and ground themselves in reality to accelerate adoption.Here are the top 10 trends in AI …
The Ray Project Harnesses Vehicle Telematics Data For A Smart Highway
The opportunities of big data in the transportation industry are huge. A huge number of government agencies are using big data to streamline their transportation services. The United States Department of Transportation has already started using big data to create its Safety Data Initiative. There are plenty of other ways …
Could Big Data DevOps Tools Spur Need For A UBI?
Andrew Yang recently announced that he was suspending his presidential campaign. Yang was best known as a pioneer for a universal basic income (UBI). Yang and many other UBI proponents argued that a UBI will become essential as automation drives unemployment. They may have a valid point as big data …
How to Calibrate Probabilities for Imbalanced Classification
Many machine learning models are capable of predicting a probability or probability-like scores for class membership. Probabilities provide a required level of granularity for evaluating and comparing models, especially on imbalanced classification problems where tools like ROC Curves are used to interpret predictions and the ROC AUC metric is used …