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New Microsoft Research Experiment Shows the Immense Potential of Deep Learning

By   /  January 19, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Cade Metz reports in Wired, “Computer vision is now a part of everyday life. Facebook recognizes faces in the photos you post to the popular social network. The Google Photos app can find images buried in your collection, identifying everything from dogs to birthday parties to gravestones. Twitter can pinpoint pornographic images […]

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Deep Learning and the Benefits of Transfer Learning

By   /  October 6, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Nancy Gohring recently wrote for Fierce CIO, “Even researchers working in artificial intelligence sometimes don’t understand exactly why advancements happen. For instance, so-called deep learning, which is a kind of machine learning, often has the benefit of transfer learning, said Peter Lee, global head of Microsoft Research speaking on Thursday at the […]

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Deep Learning Machine Out of China Beats Humans in IQ Test

By   /  June 15, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess The MIT Technology Review reports, “IQ tests have become a standard feature of modern life and are used to determine children’s suitability for schools and adults’ ability to perform jobs. These tests usually contain three categories of questions: logic questions such as patterns in sequences of images, mathematical questions such as finding […]

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Using Robots to Improve New York’s 311

By   /  June 9, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Jessica Leber of Co.Exist recently wrote, “Since opening in 2003, New York City’s pioneering 311 center for non-emergency questions and complaints has become a massive operation, handling an average of around 60,000 questions a day via phone, text message, website, and mobile app.”

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Microsoft Research and the Machine Learning Future

By   /  January 2, 2014  /  Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education  /  No Comments

Larry Greenemeier of Scientific American recently wrote, “Microsoft is also searching for a new chief executive for the first time in nearly 14 years, someone who can help restore at least some of the company’s former luster through skillful management and, perhaps more important, someone who has the ability to develop groundbreaking new technologies.”

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Microsoft's New Head of Research on What's Ahead

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

David Talbot of the MIT Technology Review recently wrote, “Microsoft new head of research, Peter Lee, is tasked with helping the company invent the future.”

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A New Microsoft: Will Semantic Tech Play Key Role In Computer Giant's Realignment?

By   /  July 12, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

There’s a new Microsoft on the horizon. In his email and memo to Microsoft employees yesterday about the company’s realignment and transformation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer didn’t use the word semantic, or the term semantic web anywhere, or point specifically to efforts like the company’s role in schema.org or the work its Research group has […]

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Machine Learning's Promising Future

By   /  April 30, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Financial reports, “Unlocking the future—that was the theme Rick Rashid, Microsoft chief research officer, used to close his opening remarks April 23 during the first day of the Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit 2013.”

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New Software Tries to Predict Tomorrow’s News

By   /  February 7, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Tom Simonite of the MIT Technology Review recently discussed a new software that uses Big Data to predict tomorrow’s news. He writes, “Researchers have created software that predicts when and where disease outbreaks might occur based on two decades of New York Times articles and other online data. The research comes from Microsoft and […]

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Microsoft Turns to Machine Learning to Get Ahead of the Big Data Curve

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Quentin Hardy of the New York Times recently discussed Microsoft’s efforts to gain an edge in Big Data analytics.

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