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A Look Into the Future of Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess David Karger, a professor of Computer Science at MIT, recently wrote on Forbes, “I think that the long-term future of machine learning is very bright (and that we will ultimately solve AI, although that’s a separate issue from ML).   Machine learning is already an incredibly powerful tool that can do a surprisingly…

Does the Internet of Things Mark the End of Privacy?

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by Angela Guess Hamza Shaban of the Verge reports, “In the internet of things, the Federal Trade Commission sees the possibility of flourishing new markets. But it also sees a prologue to Black Mirror: in a new report that probes the privacy implications of connected devices, the commission surveys a landscape of possible dystopian futures.…

IBM Brings Watson to Japan

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM and SoftBank Telecom Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank Corp today announced a landmark global alliance to bring Watson to Japan, one of the world’s largest economies and technology markets. The alliance, which involves training Watson to understand Japanese, represents a…

LinguaSys Makes Natural Language Processing Available to Everyday Developers

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by Angela Guess According to a new release out of LinguaSys, “Millions of developers with only basic programming skills will now be able to create their own Artificial Intelligence (AI) Natural Language Understanding Interfaces (NLUI), with the announcement of today’s release of LinguaSys Natural Language User Interface Server. The new, multitenant, NLUI Server runs on…

Google Brings Health Facts to Knowledge Graph

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by Angela Guess Natasha Lomas of TechCrunch reports, “Google’s semantic-search base, which it uses to supplement organic search results with summarized information typically foregrounded above the organic results, is getting an injection of medical facts to expand the utility of search services for users with health-related queries. Google notes today that one in 20 searches…

Franz Inc. Extends its Semantic Graph Database – AllegroGraph

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Franz, Inc., the leading supplier of Semantic Graph Database technology, today announced AllegroGraph 5.0 with unique multi-dimensional indexing capabilities. Data Scientists can think of these new multi-dimensional indices as similar to OLAP data cubes or HyperCubes but with the powerful dynamic data linking…

Tim O’Reilly on the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times recently wrote, “Tim O’Reilly has been at the cutting edge of the Internet since it went commercial. In fact, he helped take it there: In August 1993 he released the Global Network Navigator, a web page containing information, catalogs and a marketplace, which may have…

Rigging The Job Hunt with Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Davey Alba of Wired reports, “Cameron Levy and Dustin Smith, two former MIT students, were particularly interested in finding the right job, not only for themselves but for everyone. ‘Picking your job is among the most decisions that you’ll ever make, and we couldn’t think of a more important problem to work…