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Teaching Artificial Intelligence to Play Poker (and Bluff!)

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by Angela Guess Tanya Lewis recently wrote in Live Science, “Computers have already succeeded in beating humans at chess and Jeopardy! Soon, they may add poker to that list. Earlier this month, several of the world’s best poker players faced off against an artificial intelligence(AI) program called Claudico at a game of Heads-Up No-Limit Texas…

How Cognitive Computing Will Power Future NASA Missions

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by Angela Guess Mark Pomerleau recently wrote for GCN, “Despite the conclusion of the space shuttle program, NASA shows no signs of slowing down.  The space agency’s recently released draft 2015 Technology Roadmaps outline NASA’s plans across 15 technology areas, ranging from nanotechnology to exploration systems. Underlying all NASA’s technology goals are its cross-cutting computing…

Building the Smart City With the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “‘Smart city’ is a term we are going to be hearing a lot more of in the coming years. It’s thought that by 2020 we will be spending $400 billion a year building them – but what are they? The idea is to embed the advances…

Big Data, Machine Learning, and the Drive to Improve

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by Angela Guess Sam Robertson recently wrote in Science 2.0, “The drive to improve performance means elite sport is inundated with data from wearable technologies such as GPS, computer vision and match statistics. So professional clubs are constantly on the lookout for tools that can help turn these data into usable and meaningful information. One…

Inside Snapchat’s Deep Learning Project

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by Angela Guess John Montesi recently wrote for Skyword, “A huge part of Snapchat’s popularity among the younger audience is its seemingly private, ad-free user experience. More and more social media users are getting advertising and data collection fatigue. The news about Snapchat’s new data collection and research division is a mixed bag for users…

IBM Invests in WayBlazer and Sellpoints to Advance Watson Powered Apps

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced two new investments in WayBlazer and Sellpoints to advance online travel and shopping apps powered by Watson.  Today’s announcement is part of IBM’s $100 million commitment to drive new innovations and business solutions that build on Watson and follows the company’s…

Your Gadgets May Be Able to “See” with Deep Learning Very Soon

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by Angela Guess Tom Simonite recently wrote for the MIT Technology Review, “Many of the devices around us may soon acquire powerful new abilities to understand images and video, thanks to hardware designed for the machine-learning technique called deep learning. Companies like Google have made breakthroughs in image and face recognition through deep learning, using…

6 Obstacles Facing the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Thomas Claburn recently wrote for Information Week, “The Internet of Things (IoT) may be the sum of smart devices, but it doesn’t necessarily add up for companies creating IoT technology. A report released this month by McKinsey & Company and the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) found that semiconductor executives had mixed opinions…

SmartData Webinar Slides: Agile Enterprise Ontology

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 14, 2015. SmartData Webinar: Agile Enterprise Ontology from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of the presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar An Enterprise Ontology is a formal representation of the meaning of an enterprise’s information. Historically creating one has been a laborious process…

SmartData Webinar: Agile Enterprise Ontology

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 14, 2015. SmartData Webinar: Agile Enterprise Ontology from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar An Enterprise Ontology is a formal representation of the meaning of an enterprise’s information. Historically creating one has been a laborious process that…