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Research Highlights: Transformer Feed-Forward Layers Are Key-Value Memories

In this regular column, we take a look at highlights for important research topics of the day for big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. It’s important to keep connected with the research arm of the field in order to see where we’re headed. In this edition, if you (like me) have wondered what the feed-forward layers in transformer models are actually doing, this is a pretty interesting paper on that topic. Enjoy!

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q2 2022

This special technology guide from Dell Technologies and AMD will take a closer look at some of the biggest disruptors affecting energy companies, and also examine how big data analytics can help these firms reduce risk, drive down costs, and improve efficiency. The energy industry has always faced large price swings as a result of changes in the global economy. But today, this entire sector is facing an unprecedented level of disruption. Industry analysts say it is in the throes of a dramatic upheaval that is requiring companies in this industry to reinvent themselves.

NVIDIA Networking Solutions – Unlock the full potential of your Data Center

[SPONSORED POST] NVIDIA® is the leader in accelerated networking solutions and a pioneer in new advancements such as the Data Processing Unit (DPU) which is why PNY is proud to become an NVIDIA networking product partner carrying and supporting NVIDIA’s entire Ethernet and InfiniBand end-to-end product suites. In this article, we highlight four PNY videos available on our YouTube channel that showcase the benefits of each NVIDIA networking product category.

Responsibility for AI Ethics Shifts from Tech Silo to Broader Executive Champions

A new IBM (NYSE: IBM) Institute for Business Value (IBV) study revealed a radical shift in the roles responsible for leading and upholding AI ethics at an organization. When asked which function is primarily accountable for AI ethics, 80% of respondents pointed to a non-technical executive, such as a CEO, as the primary “champion” for AI ethics, a sharp uptick from 15% in 2018.

Research Highlights: Deep Neural Networks and Tabular Data: A Survey

In this regular column, we take a look at highlights for important research topics of the day for big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. It’s important to keep connected with the research arm of the field in order to see where we’re headed. In this edition, we feature a new paper showing that for tabular data, algorithms based on gradient-boosted tree ensembles still outperform the deep learning models. Enjoy!

Comet Reveals Machine Learning Survey Results

Comet, the provider of the leading development platform for enterprise machine learning (ML) teams, announced the results of its recent survey of machine learning professionals. Hundreds of enterprise ML team leaders were asked about their experiences and the factors that affected their teams’ ability to deliver the level of business value their organizations expected from ML initiatives.

Deci Boosts Computer Vision & NLP Models’ Performance at MLPerf 

Deci, the deep learning company harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to build AI, announced its results for both Computer Vision (CV) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) inference models that were submitted to the MLPerf v2.0 Datacenter Open division. These submissions demonstrated the power of Deci’s Automated Neural Architecture Construction (AutoNAC) technology, which automatically generated models dubbed DeciNets and DeciBERT, thus delivering breakthrough accuracy and throughput performance on Intel’s CPUs.

Python Madness

The Python MVP March Madness 2022 tournament also has arrived at its championship game, with echoes of the real NCAA. Two weeks ago, the tournament began with 32 Python packages matched up in a head-to-head, lose-or-go-home tournament play. The community voted, round-by-round, and delivered NumPy and pandas to the final game.

Highlights from the LXT Executive Survey: The Path to AI Maturity

[SPONSORED POST] Earlier this year, LXT published the findings of the company’s recent executive survey in a report entitled The Path to AI Maturity. Through this research they wanted to understand how companies currently view their level of AI maturity, as well as the characteristics of companies that have reached higher levels of maturity and how these attributes change as a company matures in its AI journey.

Accenture Technology Vision 2022: “Metaverse Continuum” Redefining How the World Works, Operates and Interacts

A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that the “Metaverse Continuum,” a spectrum of digitally enhanced worlds, realities and business models, is redefining how the world works, operates and interacts. According to the Accenture Technology Vision 2022, “Meet Me in the Metaverse: The Continuum of Technology and Experience Reshaping Business,” businesses are racing toward a future that is very different from the one they were designed to operate in — as technologies, such as extended reality, blockchain, digital twins and edge computing, are converging to reshape human experiences.