Tim O’Reilly: It is up to us

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Listening to this conversation with Tim O’Reilly, was one of the most rewarding experiences. In this conversation, Tim and Byron discuss several topics that make you think. I listed a few here. Fitness functions (see the quote below) On Amazon’s use of robots for business About Cognitively Augmented workers The law of conservation of attractive […]

Emerging Technologies

Data Science – A Few Tweets and Links

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What is Data Science? What is Data Science from Wikipedia Talks a bit of the history as well. What is data science? – O’Reilly Radar Data Science Courses and Recipes Coursera Introduction to Data Science Course RT @radar: Want to be a data wrangler? School of Data offers free online data science  courses Applications, Tools […]

Emerging Technologies

Machine Learning – A Few Links and Tweets

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On Machine Learning from A free book on ML – A First Encounter of Machine Learning by Max Welling The first reason for the recent successes of machine learning and the growth of the field as a whole is rooted in its multidisciplinary character. Machine learning emerged from AI but quickly incorporated ideas from fields […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

App Log: IBM Watson, BIg Data and Treatment for Cancer

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It is heartening to see emerging technologies like Big Data Analytics, Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence combined into powerful tools to solve real problems. IBM Watson is an example. From Wikipedia Watson is an artificial intelligence computer system capable of answering questions posed in natural language, developed in IBM‘s DeepQA project by a research team led by principal investigator David Ferrucci. From Watson […]