Tag Archive for Machine Learning

A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess R2D3 has created a visualization to explain the basics of machine learning in simple, visual terms. As Mark Wilson of Fast Company explains, “From Google’s auto-sorting Inbox, to Microsoft’s unparalleled image recognition, we owe machine learning our gratitude for many of the magical experiences lurking inside software. But how does it actually…

Avoiding Data Swamps with Big Data Governance

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by Jelani Harper Michele Goetz at Forrester recently wrote that “…Big Data is creating data swamps even in the best intentioned efforts…Analysts will still spend up to 80% of their time just trying to create the data set to draw insights.” Implicit in this statement is the reality that whether organizations are attempting to leverage…

Watson Thinks It Can Critique Your Writing

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by Angela Guess Ryan Whitman reports for Extreme Tech, “IBM has just unveiled a new (experimental) tool in the Watson arsenal — the Tone Analyzer. It allows Watson to scan a piece of text and tell you what the tone of the writing is based on word use and patterns. IBM compares this to the…

DataSift Aims to Simplify Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Ben Kepes recently wrote for Network World, “Big data, analytics and predictive insights are very much the flavor du jour in technology marketing land. Vendors and their PR flacks are quick to jump on these buzzwords that have seen much interest from customers. DataSift, a vendor that delivers a machine learning platform,…

Announcing SIOS iQ Machine Learning-based Analytics Platform for Virtual Environments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “SIOS Technology Corp. (http://us.sios.com) today announced the immediate availability of SIOS iQ™ standard edition, the industry’s first simple, intelligent software solution for understanding IT operations and resolving issues in dynamic VMware environments. Designed to be a primary resource for IT operations information and issue…

10 Keys to Machine Learning Success for Developers

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by Angela Guess Alexander Gray recently wrote for InfoWorld, “Cloud-based machine learning tools can act as a way for developers to dip their toes into the possibilities that machine learning creates and can offer novel functionality. When used incorrectly, however, these tools garner poor results, which can be frustrating for users. As anyone who tested…

What Business Execs Need to Know About Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Mike Yeomans recently stated, “Perhaps you heard recently about a new algorithm that can drive a car? Or invent a recipe? Or scan a picture and find your face in a crowd?  It seems as though every week companies are finding new uses for algorithms that…

Startup.ML Launches Deep Learning News

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet recently reported for VentureBeat, “Machine learning startup Startup.ML today unveiled a new website called Deep Learning News. It’s a place to go to find information online about deep learning, which is an increasingly trendy type of artificial intelligence. The new site is in the style of Hacker News, a popular…

8 Useful Machine Learning Cheat Sheets

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by Angela Guess DesignIMag recently shared its list of the eight best machine learning cheat sheets. The article states, “Machine learning as we all know is a subfield of computer science that has evolved from the study of pattern recognition and computational learning theory in artificial intelligence. It helps in exploring the construction and study…