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Bitfusion Flex Announces Support for Xilinx FPGAs on AWS F1 Instances

Bitfusion announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers can deploy deep learning workspaces and inference on AWS F1 FPGA instances with Bitfusion Flex.

Interview: Vivienne Sze, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

I recently caught up with Vivienne Sze, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, to discuss the launch a new professional education course titled, “Designing Efficient Deep Learning Systems.” The two-day class will run March 28-29, 2018 at the Samsung Campus in Mountain View, CA and will explore all the latest breakthroughs related to efficient algorithms and hardware that optimize power, memory and data processing resources in deep learning systems.

Artificial Intelligence and the Move Towards Preventive Healthcare

In this special guest feature, Waqaas Al-Siddiq, Founder and CEO of Biotricity, discusses how AI’s ability to crunch Big Data will play a key role in the healthcare industry’s shift toward preventative care. A physicians’ ability to find the relevant data they need to make a diagnosis will be augmented by new AI enhanced technologies.

HPE Brings Artificial Intelligence to the Data Center

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) announced an artificial intelligence (AI) recommendation engine designed to simplify and reduce the guesswork in managing infrastructure and improve application reliability. HPE InfoSight is an industry-leading predictive analytics platform that brings software-defined intelligence to the data center with the ability to predict and prevent infrastructure problems before they happen.

The Top 3 Industries AI Will Disrupt in 2018

In this contributed article, Neil Sahota, an IBM Master Inventor and World Wide Business Development Leader in the IBM Watson Group, discusses the top 3 industries AI will disrupt in 2018. As AI continues to mature, there are many new and exciting ways companies across all industries can implement the technology. But Neil believes that there are three specific industries — legal, hospitality, and real estate — that will see the most impactful change through AI in the year ahead.

Why Proactive Customer Service is Crucial and How Data Visualization Can Help

In this special guest feature, Robert C. Johnson, CEO of TeamSupport, discusses why proactive customer service powered by data and accompanied by data visualizations is crucial because it increases customer retention rates and overall happiness. It’s no secret in business that happy customers also lead to more referral and growth opportunities.

Data Scientists! Transform your PC into an AI Supercomputer

As a data scientist, I’m constantly amazed at all the new and exciting tools at my disposal to perform my data duties. Advances in algorithms, software frameworks, and hardware are making tasks once thought impossible, now commonplace. That’s why I perked up when I saw the new announcement from NVIDIA introducing the TITAN V, an incredibly powerful GPU for the PC, driven by an advanced GPU architecture, NVIDIA Volta.

Operationalizing Data Science

In the video presentation below, Joel Horwitz, Vice President, Partnerships, Digital Business Group for IBM Analytics, discusses what it means to “operationalize data science” – basically what it means to harden the ops behind running data science platforms.

Dell Boomi’s Fall Release Helps Enterprises Unlock the Power of The Connected Business

Dell Boomi™ (Boomi) announced the availability of the Fall 2017 release of Boomi’s flagship cloud integration technology. The release adds new integration accelerators, and features to fortify data insights, security and compliance.

Why Machine Learning Algorithms Fall Short

The video presentation below is “Why Machine Learning Algorithms Fall Short (And What You Can Do About It)” by Jean-François Puget, speaking at MLconf SF 2016. The talk examines how to overcome challenges in creating self-learning systems that perform better and are built to stand the test of time.