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Cambridge Quantum Computing Pioneers Quantum Machine Learning Methods for Reasoning

Scientists at Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) have developed methods and demonstrated that quantum machines can learn to infer hidden information from very general probabilistic reasoning models. These methods could improve a broad range of applications, where reasoning in complex systems and quantifying uncertainty are crucial. Examples include medical diagnosis, fault-detection in mission-critical machines, or financial forecasting for investment management.

Video Highlights: Unleashing DataOps Keynote

In this keynote presentation from the DataOps Unleashed virtual conference, innovator Kunal Agarwal, CEO of Unravel Data, describes how companies large and small are using DataOps to make their technology stacks hum, get more done at a lower cost, and improve both customer experience and the bottom line.

The Big Data Dilemma

The Big Data Dilemma made a huge splash in the last Fundata Film Festival – the best-kept secrets of both the film and data industries – and grabbed the Official Selection designation of 2021. Shattering the ‘data-driven’ hype and revealing the coin-flipping truth, The Big Data Dilemma brings together global data anti-vangelists to tell it as it is, or at least as they believe it is.

Video Highlights: AI’s Role in Fight Against COVID-19

Legal and compliance technology company, Relativity premiered its latest installment of its On the Merits documentary series, which aims to showcase how people use data for the greater good. This year’s documentary explores how AI was leveraged in the race for answers around COVID-19.

Video Highlights: Deep Learning for Probabilistic Time Series Forecasting

In this Data Science Salon talk, Kashif Rasul, Principal Research Scientist at Zalando, presents some modern probabilistic time series forecasting methods using deep learning. The Data Science Salon is a unique vertical focused conference which grew into the most diverse community of senior data science, machine learning and other technical specialists in the space.

Video Highlights: Why Do ML Models Fail?

Our current machine learning (ML) models achieve impressive performance on many benchmark tasks. Yet, these models remain remarkably brittle, susceptible to manipulation and, more broadly, often behave in ways that are unpredictable to users. Why is this the case? In this talk by Aleksander Madry, Professor of Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, we identify human-ML misalignment as a chief cause of this behavior.

How Third-party Data Can Enable Better Business Insights

Join this virtual event with Stephen Orban, author of Ahead in the Cloud and General Manager of AWS Data Exchange. He will lead a panel discussion with AWS customers to discuss the innovative techniques being used in data pipelines, with data analysis, and for data visualization. You will hear about real-world initiatives and breakthroughs being enabled by third-party data.

Video Highlights: COVID Data Community Profile Report

With the COVID-19 data now open to the public, the need for better analysis and aggregation of that information in the U.S. has skyrocketed. If you’re interested in learning more about the current trends impacting the nation and the data that backs it up, check out the Datapalooza COVID Data Community Profile video presentation below, hosted by data journalism firm, CareSet.

Video Highlights: Scalable Object Detection with DETR

Object detection is a central problem in computer vision and underpins many applications from medical image analysis to autonomous driving. This video presentation will start with a tutorial on object detection covering basic concepts and techniques. Then we will dive into an interactive session where you will implement a recent method introduced by Facebook called DEtection TRansformers (DETR) and learn how to use Determined’s integrated deep learning platform to easily train models for object detection at scale.

Video Highlights: Content Driven Advertising using First Party Data

In the video presentation below, Amit Bhattacharyya, Head of Data Science at VOX Media, describes a clustering model that connects users to the content they are consuming to identify context-based audience segments. In turn, these segments are used to train a classification model that is used in real time to inform advertising without relying on 3rd-party cookies.