AI is transforming all business functions, and software development is no exception. Not only can machine learning techniques be used to accelerate the traditional software development lifecycle (SDLC), they present a completely new paradigm for inventing technology. Traditionally, developing a computer programs requires you to specify in advance exactly what you want … [Read more...] about 6 Ways AI Transforms How We Develop Software
We don’t have to wait for AI to gain sentience and go rogue because the probability of intelligent automation being used by bad people for bad purposes is one…hundred…percent. Expect chaos when con artists conspire with convoluted neural networks. Assessing threats and preemptively developing defense mechanisms is critical for the good guys to prepare for, prevent, and … [Read more...] about Malicious AI: How Can We Defend Against Weaponized Technology?
Marketing success depends on many factors. You need accurate consumer research to build your branding strategy, engaging content to delight your audience, a firm grasp of behavioral economics, and a near mystical ability to intuit how people will weigh your message against those of your fiercest competitors. In the digital age, marketers can't win without mastering data, … [Read more...] about 14 Ways Machine Learning Can Boost Your Marketing
Adelyn, Marlene, and I had the honor of being invited to speak at CES 2018 about our book, Applied Artificial Intelligence: A Handbook For Business Leaders. Other authors featured in our cohort this year included John Grisham and Stephen Wolfram. In the past, Deepak Chopra and Alexis Ohanian have spoken on stage about their work.Geez, no pressure...We were … [Read more...] about Applied Artificial Intelligence: Book Launch At CES 2018
Data is a human invention. Humans define the phenomenon that they want to measure, design systems to collect data about it, clean and pre-process it before analysis, and finally choose how to interpret the results. Even with the same dataset, two people can form vastly different conclusions. This is because data alone is not “ground truth," defined by machine learning experts … [Read more...] about Avoid These Common Mistakes Business Executives Make With Data
The quest to give machines a mind of their own occupied the brightest AI specialists in 2017. Machine learning (and especially the newly hip branch, deep learning) practically delivered all of the most stunning achievements in artificial intelligence so far — from systems that beat us at our own games to art-producing neural networks that rival human creativity. … [Read more...] about 12 Amazing Deep Learning Breakthroughs of 2017
As expected, artificial intelligence (AI) took the center stage in this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, portending what lies ahead for businesses catering to the general public. For the first time in its history, the planet’s largest technology trade show launched an AI Marketplace showcasing innovations in robotics, neural networks, and computer systems … [Read more...] about 7 Steps To Finding The Perfect AI Development Agency For Your Business
Hoping to appear relevant, businesses love to invoke AI in their marketing every chance they get — but not everyone is impressed. When the hype gets out of control, facts get lost in the haze and the real promise of artificial intelligence regresses into a sci-fi version of snake oil.As a result, companies — including those most likely to benefit from AI-driven solutions — … [Read more...] about Selling AI? Here’s How To Stand Out From The Noisy Marketing Hype
Deep learning almost single-handedly made "AI" a buzzword in research labs, corporate board meetings, the stock market, and the homes of digital consumers. A branch of machine learning that uses artificial neural network structures to enable computers to learn, deep learning is responsible for recent performance leaps in technologies such as natural language processing, … [Read more...] about Beyond Backpropagation: Can We Go Deeper Than Deep Learning?
Jean-François Gagné, the founder of leading AI company Element.AI, calculated that there are fewer than 10,000 people in the world currently qualified to do state-of-the-art AI research and engineering. Many of them are gainfully employed and hard to poach. If you’re looking to recruit machine learning graduates, the head of a prominent Silicon Valley AI lab recently admitted … [Read more...] about How To Beat Google and Facebook In The War For AI Talent