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Movidius Announces Fathom Deep Learning Accelerator Compute Stick

Movidius, a leader in low-power machine vision technology, today announced both the Fathom Neural Compute Stick – the world’s first deep learning acceleration module, and Fathom deep learning software framework. Both tools hand-in-hand will allow powerful neural networks to be moved out of the cloud, and deployed natively in end-user devices.

Neural Networks and the Future of Machine Learning

In this special guest feature, Gary Baum, Vice President of Marketing at MyScript, talks about how handwriting recognition is enhancing machine (and human) learning. As an input method, handwriting recognition teaches machines to adapt to the user, adding in another layer to their evolving skill set. Those users can program systems simply by jotting down notes and in turn, build platforms most reflective of the human experience.

Open, Cloud-ready SAS® Viya™ is Next-generation High-performance Analytics and Visualization Architecture

New SAS® Viya™, the next-generation high-performance and visualization architecture from a leader in analytics, is designed to meet the business needs for analytics accessible to anyone and scalable to problems of any size.

Data Science 101: Clustering Approaches & Techniques

The presentation below by Derek Kane provides an overview of clustering techniques, including K-Means, Hierarchical Clustering, and Gaussian Mixed Models.

Yandex Data Factory Launches Automatic Image Moderation for Better Control of User-Generated Content

Machine learning and data analytics experts Yandex Data Factory, today announced the launch of Automatic Image Moderation – a new service that uses machine learning and computer vision to automate image analysis and classification.

AI System Predicts 85 Percent of Cyber­attacks Using Input from Human Experts

In a new paper, researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the machine­ learning start­up PatternEx demonstrate an artificial­ intelligence platform called “AI2” that predicts cyber­ attacks significantly better than existing systems by continuously incorporating input from human experts.

Machine Translation: The Combination of Machine Learning and Human Intelligence

In this special guest feature, Vasco Pedro, CEO and Co-Founder of Unbabel, discusses the importance of machine translation for natural languages and how it currently lacks the quality companies demand for their content.

Field Report: GPU Technology Conference 2016

I was very pleased to attend the GPU Technology Conference 2016 as the guest of host company NVIDIA on April 4-7 in Silicon Valley. I was impressed enough with the experience that I wanted to write this Field Report to give readers an in-depth perspective for what I saw.

Three Industries Being Disrupted By Data Products

In this special guest feature, Sundeep Sanghavi, Co-founder and CEO of DataRPM, identifies and discusses three industries and they’re being disrupted by three popular data products.

Expert System Releases Cogito Studio for Combining the Advantages of Semantic Technology with Deep Learning

Expert System (EXSY.MI), a leader in multilingual cognitive computing technology for the effective management of unstructured information, announced the release of Cogito Studio, a product for developing customized semantic applications for text analytics, including information analysis, categorization and extraction.