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Data Con LA 2021 is Coming! Best Regional Data Conference

The Data Con LA schedule is now available and the list contains leaders in various well-hyped industries. Spearheaded by Subash D’Souza and organized and supported by a community of volunteers, sponsors and speakers, Data Con LA features the most vibrant gathering of data and technology enthusiasts in Los Angeles.

NFL and AWS Launch AI Challenge to Crowdsource Ways to Automate Player Identification using NFL Game Footage

The National Football League (NFL) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched a new artificial intelligence Kaggle challenge to create ways for computers to automatically identify players using NFL game footage. New computer vision models created through the challenge will accelerate the NFL’s work with AWS to better understand, and aim to reduce, injuries in the NFL. Prize money totaling $100,000 will be awarded to data scientists with winning models.

How AI is Revolutionizing the Freight Industry

In this contributed article, Oleg Yanchyk, CIO of Sleek Technologies, discusses how AI is shaking up the logistics space and what could lay on the horizon. From making business intelligence decisions more agile to ensuring data is clean and ready to be analyzed, AI is fundamentally changing how shippers and carriers process, synthesize and act on their data.

Data Modernization: Breaking the AI Vicious Cycle for Superior Decision-making

The recent research included in this report from Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work reveals what separates leaders from laggards when it comes to using data and artificial intelligence to make better decisions. The report also explores business leaders’ attitudes about using AI for decision making—but also clearly demonstrates that their actions do not yet match their optimism.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 8/17/2021

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.

Best of for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – July 2021

In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the 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.

Navigating Driver Privacy and Safety of Electric Vehicles, Self-Driving Vehicles

A growing number of connected electric vehicles, as well as the evolution of self driving and automated vehicles are putting a greater demand on processing power. New technologies are advancing rapidly with the introduction of new processing methods, according to experts at BrainChip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN), (OTCQX: BRCHF), a leading provider of ultra-low power high performance artificial intelligence technology.

Smarter Business – Harnessing Artificial Intelligence

In this contributed article, Gary Bhattacharjee Head of the Global Practice for AI at Infosys, details how AI can transform businesses into the ‘autonomous enterprises of tomorrow’ and highlights where AI can make the most impact on an organization. AI has the power to completely transform organizations and unlock new levels of productivity never before seen if deployed in the appropriate situations.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 8/11/2021

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.

Not All Conversational Platforms Are Created Equal; What Makes Virtual Advisors Unique

In this special guest feature, Michele Pini, SVP of Technology at iGenius – the company powering virtual advisor – crystal, examines how a virtual advisor can basically function like another co-worker. By using technology like conversational AI and natural language processing (NLP), advisors have a conversational flow when employees have a question they need answered.