Posts Tagged ‘machine learning‘

Gartner’s 2015 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies

Gartner published its 2015 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report, the longest-running annual Hype Cycle, providing a cross-industry perspective on the technologies and trends that business strategists, chief innovation officers, R&D leaders, entrepreneurs, global market developers and emerging-technology teams should consider in developing emerging-technology portfolios. The

Machine Learning And Human Bias: An Uneasy Pair

Very insightful article by Jason Baldridge on the topic of “What We Teach Machines“. “Humans are biased, and the biases we encode into machines are then scaled and automated”, “we need to have an uncomfortable discussion about what we teach machines and how we use the

Three Breakthroughs Have Unleashed AI on the World

Three recent breakthroughs have unleashed the long-awaited arrival of artificial intelligence: Cheap parallel computation, big data, and better algorithms. The future of artificial intelligence is not written in stone. It’s interesting that so many thought leaders have expressed fear for the future of AI –

Precrime: A.I. can predict data theft by scanning email

The system seems a bit like a tool from the science fiction movie “Minority Report,” designed to intercept would-be criminals before a crime takes place, but it’s built on established human expertise. The Virtual Data Scientist trains itself by studying and emulating the techniques of

Reblog: The Great Decoupling

As machine learning advances at exponential rates, many highly skilled jobs once considered the exclusive domain of humans are increasingly being carried out by computers. Whether that’s good or bad depends on whom you talk to. Technologists and economists tend to split into two camps,