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The Internet of Things Needs Better Timing

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by Angela Guess Weiss, J. Eidson, and others recently wrote in Phys.org, “Our fast-approaching future of driverless cars and “smart” electrical grids will depend on billions of linked devices making decisions and communicating with split-second precision to prevent highway collisions and power outages. But a new report released by the National Institute of Standards and…

Machine Learning, Virtual Assistants, and the Value of Chit Chat

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by Angela Guess Writing for TechRadar, Mary Branscombe recently noted, “Machine learning is improving everything from image and speech recognition to predicting when machinery will fail. It’s what makes Cortana smart enough to crack jokes and predict sports matches, as well as tell you when to leave early for your meeting because the traffic is…

The Internet of Things and the Virtual You

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by Angela Guess Jenny Lee and Hans Tung recently wrote for Fortune, “For years people have been claiming that search is dead, but we still find ourselves on Google looking for a restaurant, searching for the best ski equipment or researching a new company. However, the promise of IoT means never having to search again.…

Cutting Business Energy Costs with the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Writing in The Guardian, Duncan Jefferies recently reported, “Smart appliances that communicate with each other and share information using the internet are already available. Indeed, the Internet of things has featured on lists of game-changing technologies for years, and is arguably one of the most hyped tech innovations around. With sensors getting…

Infographic: Real-Time Analytics and the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Mark van Rijmenam, Founder of Datafloq, recently wrote, “The Internet of Things is here and is here to stay. With billions of devices already connected and another trillion coming our way in the next decade, organizations should prepare themselves for a data flood. A data flood that can generate real-time insights in…

Tensor Methods for Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Ben Lorica recently wrote for the O’Reilly Radar, “Data scientists frequently find themselves dealing with high-dimensional feature spaces. As an example, text mining usually involves vocabularies comprised of 10,000+ different words. Many analytic problems involve linear algebra, particularly 2D matrix factorization techniques, for which several open source implementations are available. Anyone working…

A DIY Guide to Deep Learning Hardware

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by Angela Guess In his blog, Tim Dettmers recently wrote, “Deep Learning is very computationally intensive, so you will need a fast CPU with many cores, right? Or is it maybe wasteful to buy a fast CPU? One of the worst things you can do when building a deep learning system is to waste money…

The Internet of Things Meets the Industrial Internet

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Jacob Morgan recently wrote, “You may be familiar with the Internet of Things, a network of connected devices (and people) that is expected to number around 26 billion by the year 2020… The industrial internet builds on this concept by focusing on connecting large, complex machines such as jet engines,…

How Greyhound is Utilizing the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Datafloq founder Mark van Rijmenam recently wrote, “Greyhound Lines, Inc, is a large inter city bus common carrier that serves over 3.800 destinations across the United States, Canada and Mexico. It is the largest intercity bus transportation company in the United States and it is rapidly driving towards the Internet of Things.…