Video Highlights: The Best AI Startup Opportunities — with Venture Capitalist Rudina Seseri

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, sits down with Rudina Seseri from Glasswing Ventures to answer the question: “What has Glasswing Ventures done for the company beyond capital investment?” Rudina describes how her company uses data to assess venture capital investments, the secret sauce of successful AI startups, and why she feels generative AI is only the start of a much broader impact that AI will make in communities and businesses.

The Synergy of AI and Cloud Transformation in the Payment Sector: Advancing Security, Scalability, and Innovation

In this contributed article, technical leader Kamala Manju Kesavan discusses how AI and cloud computing research in the payment industry sheds light on a prosperous arena of inventions and transformation. In the near future, the payment sector will probably welcome advanced technologies such as blockchain, biometric authentication, and AI-powered solutions, which will lead to transactions that will be more secure, rapid, and user-friendly.

Embracing Composable Cloud is Key to Operationalizing AI

In this contributed article, Kevin Cochrane, Chief Marketing Officer, Vultr, believes that the winners in the race to operationalize AI will be the companies that can trace their success to the composable cloud and its benefits. Unfortunately, not all cloud and service providers embrace composability. Let composability be your primary criterion for choosing the vendors you will work with to power your AI operations.

Heard on the Street – 3/28/2024

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Intel Gaudi 2 Remains Only Benchmarked Alternative to NV H100 for GenAI Performance

Newest MLPerf results for Intel Gaudi 2 accelerator and 5th Gen Intel Xeon demonstrate how Intel is raising the bar for generative AI performance across its portfolio and with its ecosystem partners.

New Research Highlights GenAI as an Increasing Priority for Analytics Community

insightsoftware, the comprehensive provider of solutions for the Office of the CFO, released Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024, a research report in partnership with Hanover Research uncovering the embedded analytics priorities, trends, and challenges of modern developer teams.

NEC Develops Marketing Strategy Planning & Effectiveness Simulation Technology Using Generative AI

NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has developed a marketing strategy planning & effectiveness simulation technology that utilizes generative AI to identify latent needs of customers and generate optimal measures. According to an NEC survey, this is the world’s first technology that can automatically visualize customer interests and preferences (i.e. psychograhic attributes), generate measures, and predict customer responses to those measures. NEC aims to launch services with this technology in 2024

MongoDB Big Data Industry Predictions for 2024

Our friends over at MongoDB have prepared a special set of compelling technology predictions for the year ahead. MongoDB team’s predictions for the upcoming year cover topics including AI, diversity in tech, security, cloud, and more..

Beyond Tech Hype: A Practical Guide to Harnessing LLMs for Positive Change

In this contributed article, Dr. Ivan Yamshchikov who leads the Data Advocates team at Toloka believes that whether it’s breaking down language silos, aiding education in underserved regions, or facilitating cross-cultural communication, LLMs have altered the way we interact with information –enhance human well-being by improving healthcare, education, and social services.

Video Highlights: Open-Source LLM Libraries and Techniques — with Dr. Sebastian Raschka

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, sits down with industry luminary Sebastian Raschka to discuss his latest book, Machine Learning Q and AI, the open-source libraries developed by Lightning AI, how to exploit the greatest opportunities for LLM development, and what’s on the horizon for LLMs.