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Interview: Pamela McCorduck, AI Industry Pioneer

I recently caught up with Pamela McCorduck, AI expert, industry pioneer and author of her compelling new book “This Could Be Important: My Life and Times with the Artificial Intelligentsia,” which covers her unique experiences around AI. She has been working around the field of artificial intelligence since 1960. In the interview she offers unique insight on the evolution that developed the technology we use daily today. Pamela witnessed the first developments of AI when the impersonal machine first evoked a candid and personal response from a human and has been documenting ever since.

Real-Time Analytics from Your Data Lake Teaching the Elephant to Dance

This whitepaper from Imply Data Inc. explains why delivering real-time analytics on a data lake is so hard, approaches companies have taken to accelerate their data lakes, and how they leveraged the same technology to create end-to-end real-time analytics architectures.

Implementing Ethical AI

In this special guest feature, R.J. Talyor, Founder and CEO of Pattern89, discusses implementing ethical AI into a company’s business strategy. As AI becomes more common across multiple industries, so do the ethical questions surrounding its creation, transparency and bias. It measures what a human tells it to measure, aggregating a lifetime of knowledge based on a human directive. So, if that human directive is biased, the AI is biased and will learn more through that biased lens.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 1/20/2020

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

Infographic: It’s 2020, is your business AI-ready?

60% of business leaders urgently need a strategy for deploying artificial intelligence in their organizations, but only half of their organizations have a plan. This infographic by our friends over at Noodle.ai outlines what AI can do for businesses and how to go about implementing a plan.

Beyond the AI Hype: Four Factors Businesses Should Consider Before Investing in AI

Despite significant hype, most companies still struggle with how to successfully integrate artificial intelligence into their businesses, according to Lux Research’s new report on the state of AI and how companies can improve decision-making around AI.

Accelerate Value at your Organization by Becoming Data-driven

In this special guest feature, Penny Wand, director in West Monroe’s technology practice, says data – it’s what organizations have been looking to understand, mine and turn into actionable insights for years. Many firms would say that they’ve already nailed it when it comes to data. And – they’d be wrong. Wand provides thoughts on actionable steps orgs can take to analyze and apply insights from their data effectively.

Introducing Apache Druid

Sponsored Post Apache Druid was invented to address the lack of a data store optimized for real-time analytics. Druid combines the best of real-time streaming analytics and multidimensional OLAP with the scale-out storage and computing principles of Hadoop to deliver ad hoc, search and time-based analytics against live data with sub-second end-to-end response times. Today, […]

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – December 2019

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.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/15/2020

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.