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
By 2020, Customer Experience is predicted to overtake product and price as the number one differentiator among businesses. Companies wishing to stay ahead are taking note and increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to meet consumers’ growing demands. According to a recent study by Oracle, nearly 8 out of 10 businesses have already implemented or are planning to … [Read more...] about How AI Redefines Customer Service
People have become picky eaters. Our ancestors ate whatever they could forage, but modern day Homo Sapiens expect gourmet meals at street food prices on demand. Consumers prefer fast, affordable, healthy, and delicious. To meet fickle consumer tastes, food and beverage (F&B) companies look to artificial intelligence to help them scale new products and stay profitable. … [Read more...] about A Taste Of Tomorrow: How Food and Beverage Companies Leverage AI
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
Think about the smartest person you know. What about this person leads you to describe him or her as incredibly intelligent?Is she a quick thinker, able to internalize and reuse new concepts immediately? Is he highly creative, able to endlessly generate new ideas you’d never think of? Perhaps she’s highly perceptive and can pick out the tiniest details of the world around … [Read more...] about WTF Is Artificial Intelligence?!
This is part two of our WTF IS AI?! series. Read part one on modern AI techniques if you missed it. If you’re not an AI researcher or engineer, understanding the subtle differences and applications of various machine learning approaches can be challenging. Business problems can usually be solved in multiple ways by different algorithms and the comparative merits of … [Read more...] about The Machine Intelligence Continuum
Top-tier branding agencies can run you $50,000 or more for a project. For bootstrapped entrepreneurs looking for a new name, tagline, and logo for your startups, this pricing can seem nuts. Naming is also a rather contentious affair, requiring you to balance co-founder preferences, customer opinions, and the unpredictable whims of domain squatters who may be hogging your … [Read more...] about Neural Network Generates Fake Startups. Hilarity Ensues.