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4 Sources of Machine Learning Bias & How to Mitigate the Impact on AI Systems

This guest post from Alegion explores the reality of machine learning bias and how to mitigate its impact on AI systems. Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t perfect. It exists as a combination of algorithms and data; bias can occur in both of these elements. When we produce AI training data, we know to look for biases that can influence machine learning.

Infographic: The Data Scientist Shortage

Statistics point to a promising career in data science for anyone with the skills and interest to pursue this field in the 21st Century, whether one wishes to start from the first year of university or redirect his or her track midway. Given the current employment crisis featured in the infographic below, developed by our friends over at the University of California, Riverside, even individuals who have pursued programming and technical programs at high school could be thrust into more demanding positions in the work place.

Controlling and Monitoring Access to Sensitive Data in the Cloud

In this contributed article, cloud computing specialist Marcell Gogan advises that monitoring and managing access to sensitive information in the cloud is an essential part of cybersecurity policy in any organization. You need to have a clear visibility of what information is stored where and who can have access to it. Being able to track every action involving critical data is also important.

To Derive Value from Predictive Analytics, Intent Data Is a Must

In this special guest feature, John Steinert, CMO of TechTarget, discusses how marketers must correctly complement CRM and marketing automation data with actionable purchase intent insights that come from external behavioral data. Purchase intent insights help marketers see the actions prospects take that are otherwise hidden.

Big Data and the Opioid Crisis

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips takes a look at the opioid crisis and how two major components of big data can help find a solution including patient behavioral analysis, and also prescription/outcome tracking.

Melding The Minds: Why Humans & AI Make Perfect Partners

In this contributed article, Imaginea Ai Co-founder & CEO Nav Dhunay discusses what’s in store for humanity after the AI revolution. While it’s hard to predict the future, there’s good reason to believe that our relationship to AI will be far more positive than many people assume. The development of more advanced AI has the potential to make humanity even more important, all while expanding what we can achieve.

Building a Winning Data Science Team

In this contributed article, Brad Cordova, co-founder and CTO of TrueMotion, discusses the importance of building a winning data science team, including actionable tips drawn from his own experience on structure, investment and building a culture where data science thrives.

The Speed of Data: A Survey of Data Decision Makers

Streamlio, the intelligent platform for fast data, announced results of a new “Speed of Data” survey conducted with Dimensional Research. The survey of hundreds of corporate decision makers worldwide found near universal agreement about the criticality of faster data processing, along with a huge gap between where companies need to be and where they are today.

When Data Quality meets Context, Health Wearables Find Their Power

In this special guest feature, Jiang Li, CEO of VivaLNK, offers three key considerations when it comes to remote patient monitoring (RPM) and the Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT); a world where devices remotely and continuous gather meaningful data on the state of our health before, during and after a health event.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – July 2018

In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the arXiv.org preprint server for subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a useful “best of” list for the month.