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Procurement Turns to AI to Navigate Supply Chain Upheaval

In this special guest feature, Ophelia Otto, scoutbee Industry Relations Lead, discusses AI technology can bring a business operation like procurement from the stone age to the modern age by allowing teams to rely on automation rather than placing all bets on little black books and outdated spreadsheets.

Data Accuracy and Measurement Validity Hold the Key to the Future of Oil and Gas

In this special guest feature, Steve Cooper, Vice President of Data Management Solutions at Quorum Software, discusses the importance of data accuracy and measurement validity as these professionals are confronted with integrating the oilfield to the back office. Over the past several years, data volume in the oil and gas industry has grown exponentially through the advancement of information technology, but the next wave of innovation in the space will require streamlining data collection, storage and measurement across multiple sources in order for these companies to stay efficient and spend and save resources where they can.

How Can Machine Learning Contribute to Our Wellness?

In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane, asks the question, “Can machine learning contributed to our wellness?” Wellness is a somewhat elusive concept, defined by the WHO as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” See ways ML can make a difference.

KDD 2020 Recognizes Winning Teams of 24th Annual KDD Cup

Across Four Competition Tracks, KDD Cup 2020 Tackled E-Commerce, Generative Adversarial Networks, Automatic Graph Representation Learning, Automated Machine Learning, Mobility-on-Demand (MoD) Platforms and Reinforcement Learning. KDD 2020, the premier interdisciplinary conference in data science, recognized over sixty winning teams in this year’s KDD Cup competition, which took place virtually Aug. 23-27, 2020.

How Can Brands Can Leverage Text Analytics for Better Consumer Insights

In this contributed article, Patrícia Osorio, Co-Founder & CMO, Birdie, discusses what is Text Analytics and why you should care about it, and choosing the right text analytics tool and how to get the best out of it.

Preventing Police Brutality with Body Cam Footage and Early Warning Systems

In this special guest feature, Dr. Anirudh Ruhil, Leadership and Public Affairs Director and Professor in the online Master of Public Administration program at Ohio University, discusses how data can be better utilized for public safety, and how it might be used to combat police brutality. Certainly, eradicating police brutality will require a long-term, comprehensive approach in which education, awareness, and training must all play central roles. But in the meantime early intervention systems that incorporate body cam footage, with third party monitoring, can go a long way towards reducing incidents of police misconduct.

Decentralized AI – SongSplitter

This article introduces the SongSplitter app, an AI-driven SingularityNET powered application for splitting vocals from a music track, now available to download now on the Google Play Store. SingularityNET foundation is a non profit foundation founded by AI pioneer, Dr. Ben Goertzel. It’s main product is the SingularityNET platform, a full-stack AI solution powered by a blockchain protocol.

How Can We Best Identify and Nurture Promising AI Startups?

In this special guest feature, Salvatore Minetti, CEO, Fountech.Ventures, outlines a number of important points for how we ought to help promising early-stage startups build towards commercial success. Investment alone is not enough, and solving key societal problems will only happen if we properly support and nurture the innovative AI startups who are developing the actual technology.

Embracing and Leveraging the Data-Driven Pressure in Industry 4.0

In this special guest feature, John Joseph, CEO & Co-founder of Datanomix, explores why real-time actionable manufacturing data is needed for the entire organization to determine the true quote to cost value, how leveraging data analytics that can be learned, consumed, and responded to in seconds, not minutes or hours will set factories ahead – especially post COVID-19, and how to leverage data to make smarter business decisions and better quote to cash estimates.

HuBMAP Inaugural Data Release Puts Detailed Anatomical Data about Seven Human Organs at the Service of Scientists, Public

HuBMAP (the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program) has released its inaugural data for use by the scientific community and the general public. Included in this release are detailed, 3D anatomical data and genetic sequences of healthy tissues from seven organ types, at the level of individual cells as well as many bulk tissue data sets. HuBMAP’s ultimate goal is to provide the framework required for scientists to create a 3D atlas of the human body.