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Stephen Hawking: Advances in AI May Not Be Benign

Professor Hawking joined Larry King to discuss the greatest issues facing the planet, including where artificial intelligence is headed (and what he makes of Kurzweil’s singularity theory).

Slidecast: Announcing the Nvidia Deep Learning SDK

In this slidecast, Marc Hamilton from Nvidia describes the latest updates to the company’s Deep Learning Platform. “Great hardware needs great software. To help data scientists and developers make the most of the vast opportunities in deep learning, we’re announcing today at the International Supercomputing show, ISC16, a trio of new capabilities for our deep learning software platform. The three — NVIDIA DIGITS 4, CUDA Deep Neural Network Library (cuDNN) 5.1 and the new GPU Inference Engine (GIE) — are powerful tools that make it even easier to create solutions on our platform.”

Natero Brings Machine Learning to SaaS Customer Success

Natero aims to empower Customer Success, Sales, and Marketing teams to become data-driven, without having to be data experts. It automatically aggregates and mines all sources of customer data to uncover actionable insights.

NVIDIA Supercharges Deep Learning Innovation with Program to Support AI Startups

NVIDIA unveiled a comprehensive global program to support the innovation and growth of startups that are driving new breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and data science. The NVIDIA Inception Program provides unique tools, resources and opportunities to the waves of entrepreneurs starting new companies, so they can develop products and services with a first-mover advantage.

Consider the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Security

In this contributed article, Nicholas Lee, Head of Global Digital Programs for Fujitsu, takes a close look at the virtues of artificial intelligence from the lens of security in terms of how it will help us mitigate risk and identify threats.

How to Use Analytics-Driven Embedded Systems to Drive Smart Technology Development

In this contributed article, Paul Pilotte, Technical Marketing Manager of MathWorks, highlights how the ability to create analytics that process massive amounts of business and engineering data is enabling designers in many industries to develop intelligent products and services, and how designers can use analytics to describe and predict a system’s behavior.

Sumo Logic Enables DevOps with Deep Data Insights into AWS Lambda

Sumo Logic, a leading cloud-native, machine data analytics service, announced the availability of its Sumo Logic App for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda allowing DevOps and developers to monitor the health of all AWS Lambda functions and better manage the associated costs.

Deep Learning Applied to Drug Discovery and Repurposing

In a recently accepted manuscript titled “Deep learning applications for predicting pharmacological properties of drugs and drug repurposing using transcriptomic data”, scientists from Insilico Medicine, Inc located at the Emerging Technology Centers at Johns Hopkins University in collaboration with Datalytic Solutions and Mind Research Network presented a novel approach applying deep neural networks (DNNs) to predict pharmacologic properties of many drugs.

Alpine Delivers the Next Generation of its Chorus Advanced Analytics Platform to Connect Machine Learning to Business Behavior

Alpine Data announced Chorus 6, a significant enhancement to its award-winning integrated analytics platform that brings machine learning, data, and people together to create operational solutions for business users.

Interview: Fernando Lucini, Chief Technology Officer, Big Data HPE

I recently caught up with Fernando Lucini, Chief Technology Officer, Big Data Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, to discuss the future of machine learning at HPE Big Data. Fernando leads HPE IDOL software portfolio and is the global business leader for the Haven OnDemand platform, as part of the Big Data Platform business group in HPE Software.