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Where is Machine Learning Being Applied?

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When I give talks on Machine Learning, I often get these questions: What is Machine Learning? What are some Machine Learning Applications? Is Machine Learning Mature? Who is using Machine Learning? How do we get started? If you are using Google or Bing Search, if you get recommendations for books or other products from Amazon, […]

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What is Machine Learning?

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What is Machine Learning? It is a common question that I get asked a lot. I wanted to find a simple, intuitive definition. After doing a few Google searches, I settled on this one from Arthur Samuel. from Arthur Samuel (in 1959) “[Machine Learning is the] field of study that gives computers the ability to learn […]

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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

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Artificial Intelligence (aka AI),  will have a deep impact on our lives – both positive and negative.  Like any other tool or technology, a lot depends on how we use it.  I often get asked these questions: What is AI? What is good about it? Will it destroy jobs? Will it take over humanity? What […]

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On Intelligence – Two Views

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Anitha sent me a link and asked for my opinion about this article – Artificial Intelligence or Intelligence Augmentation. What’s in a name? She likes everything in brief – ideally 100 words. Me, I like to pontificate, take my time (in words, I mean), and ramble a bit. There are three reasons why I think AI […]

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Asana on How to Start Small and Scale Over Time

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A nice blog post from Asana on How to Start Small and Scale Over Time: Recently, we’ve made a series of changes to our data infrastructure that have all proven extremely valuable: Investing in monitoring, testing, and automation to reduce fire-fighting Moving from MySQL to Redshift for a scalable data warehouse Moving from local log […]

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Who, What and Where of IOT Jobs

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IoT devices offer huge potential for electronic component manufacturers, but this is clearly not where the value will stop. Most of the added value in IoT solutions will come from the processing of the generated data. In fact, the ratio between electronic components and data processing can reach 1:50 in certain long-term cases! Technologies & […]