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The GridGain In-Memory Data Grid

In this special technology white paper, The GridGain In-Memory Data Grid, you’ll learn that with the cost of system memory dropping 30% every 12 months, in-memory computing has become the first choice for a variety of workloads across all industries. In-memory computing can provide a lower TCO for data processing systems while providing an unparalleled performance advantage.

Baidu Opens Up Access to its Speech Technologies with Launch of Free APIs

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), China’s leading search engine, announced it is making available Chinese language APIs for its four key speech technologies: Long Utterance Speech Recognition, Far-Field Speech Recognition, Expressive Speech Synthesis and Wake Word. The announcement coincides with the three-year anniversary of Baidu’s speech API launch. The speech APIs are the latest in a series of AI-based technologies Baidu has released publicly, these include facial recognition, optical character recognition, natural language processing and others.

It’s Time to Redesign Medical Data

In the TEDMED talk below, Thomas Goetz looks at medical data, making a bold call to redesign it and get more insight from it. Your medical chart: it’s hard to access, impossible to read — and full of information that could make you healthier if you just knew how to use it.

The “SP” System Beats AI Alternatives

The SP theory of intelligence has advantages over several AI-related alternatives according to a new paper by Dr Gerry Wolff of CognitionResearch.org. The SP theory, which has been under development for several years, is realized in the form of a computer model.

Big Data and Healthcare

In this contributed article, Jaspinder Grewal, current CEO of CareSkore, discussed why it’s becoming more difficult for doctors to focus solely on their patients. While the rise of the health IT landscape was meant to automate certain tasks, the reality is it’s taking up more and more of a doctor’s time.

Using Machine Learning at Scale

In this special guest feature, Peter Cnudde, VP of Engineering at Yahoo, provides a bird’s eye view for the many ways that Yahoo is using machine learning at scale.

TARGIT Releases New Decision Suite 2017

TARGIT, the company behind market-leading business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform TARGIT Decision Suite, announced the availability of its highly anticipated TARGIT Decision Suite 2017 software update.

“Software as a Service” to “Service as a Software:” Changing Paradigms in Analytics and Decision Sciences

In this special guest feature, Deepinder Dhingra, Apprentice Leader at Mu Sigma, Inc., identifies a new paradigm in decision science: Service as Software. This concept is driven by the irrational, yet popular notion that one day, machines will take over the jobs of humans.

Architecting for Access: Simplifying Analytics on Big Data Infrastructure

In this special technology white paper, Architecting for Access: Simplifying Analytics on Big Data Infrastructure, you’ll learn how designing systems for data analytics is a bit of a trapeze act—requiring you to balance front-end convenience and access without compromising on back-end precision and speed.

Alluxio Revolutionizes Enterprise Big Data, Launches Industry’s First Solution to Unify Data at Memory Speed

Alluxio (formerly Tachyon), developers of the system that unifies data at memory speed, announced general availability of its product portfolio, Alluxio Enterprise Edition (AEE) and Alluxio Community Edition (ACE).