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How Financial Brands Can Use AI and Data To Offer More Personalized Services

Computing advances and data expansion have suddenly made AI part of everyday life and an invaluable tool for almost every industry. Healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, law enforcement, national defense, and education all stand on the precipice of revolutions due to AI’s evolution – but perhaps no field is so perfectly suited

Study finds that even the best speech recognition systems exhibit bias

This article originally appeared on VentureBeat and is reproduced with permission. Even state-of-the-art automatic speech recognition (ASR) algorithms struggle to recognize the accents of people from certain regions of the world. That’s the top-line finding of a new study published by researchers at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands Cancer...

How AI can make us happy, and why that’s a big deal

Artificial intelligence is seeping into every aspect of our lives. AI helps us buy, watch, or listen to the right thing at the right time. It’s suggesting the best news – or articles that will sway our opinion. AI is finding and directing our rideshare, optimizing our food orders, and

New research suggests young digital natives lack the data literacy employers crave

Exasol, a high-performance analytics database company, today launched its new study’s findings into the attitudes and understanding that young people – “digitial natives” – currently in higher education or just entering the world of work have towards data. The study of 3,000 16- to 21-year-olds (coined D/NATIVES by Exasol because of their

DataRobot CEO calls for ‘a new era of democratization of AI’

This article was originally published at VentureBeat and has been reproduced with permission. Dan Wright just became CEO of DataRobot, a company valued at more than $2.7 billion that is promising to automate the building, deployment, and management of AI models in a way that makes AI accessible to every

Preventing Bias in Predictive Analytics

At first thought, predictive analytics engines seem like an ideal way to remove human bias from decision-making. After all, these models draw conclusions from data, not stereotypes, so they should be objective in theory. While this seems reasonable at first, researchers discovered that predictive analytics could indeed carry human biases

NewtonX Knowledge Graph launches, using AI to identify 1.1 billion niche experts

Companies often find it hard to find and engage with high-quality, high-caliber professionals for market research and assist their businesses. AI and machine learning may hold the key to solving this problem. Today, NewtonX, a B2B research company, has launched its NewtonX Knowledge Graph, aiming to solve this exact problem.  NewtonX

4 Industries in Which Synthetic Data Has Increased the Impact of AI

Step by step, AI has been permeating virtually every application we use. From consumer-facing interactions to more advanced predictive B2B analytics, AI and ML algorithms consume increasing amounts of data. While thousands of companies have begun collecting data in vast quantities, the problem is that these data take a while to clean

Which AI has come closest to passing the Turing test?

“Can machines think?” asked Alan Turing in 1950. Yes, they can, if a human can’t tell the difference between a computer and a person. The highly influential yet widely criticized Turing test became one of the most important concepts in AI philosophy.  Seventy years later, AI applications are part of

AI, blockchain, and new ways for everyone to monetize their data

Breakthroughs in AI and innovations in applying blockchain for personal data control and monetization enable new ways to make money off of personal information that most people currently give away for free. Here we highlight three data science and business model innovations, starting with breakthrough ML technology that learns on

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