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insideBIGDATA Latest News – 12/7/2020

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.

Calling All Data Professionals: SQream Launches the Massive Data Video Challenge

SQream’s Massive Data Revolution Video Challenge is open to data leaders such as CIOs and CDOs, as well as practitioners including DBAs, Data Analysts, Data Engineers, Data Scientists. This article contains more information about the Massive Data Revolution Video Challenge, and video entries may be submitted by December 16th.

New Survey of Data Science Pros Finds that AI Explainability is their Top Concern

In late October 2020, venture capital firm Wing conducted a survey, “Chief Data Scientist Survey,” of 320 of the senior-most data scientists at both global corporations and venture-backed startups, in advance of its annual Wing Data Science Summit. AI explainability came out on top as the leading concern.

2021 Trends in Data Science: The Entire AI Spectrum

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper takes a look at 2021 and how data science will increasingly prioritize integrating the entire spectrum of data and AI methods, including aspects of its statistical and knowledge base, into daily deployments across the enterprise.

Why Data Science Isn’t an Exact Science

In this contributed article, Luming Wang, CTO, EVP of Software at ElectrifAi, explains that the theory behind data science was never meant for small data sets and scaling to do so comes with a host of issues and irregularities. Luming also notes data typically has many, sometimes infinite dimensions and, while organizations are trusting algorithms and models to make sense of their data lakes, finding a singular truth is a rare occurrence.

Penguin Computing Announces OriginAI Powered by WekaIO

Penguin Computing, a division of SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGH) and a leader in high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), and enterprise data center solutions, announced that it has partnered with WekaIO™ (Weka) to provide NVIDIA GPU-Powered OriginAI, a comprehensive, end-to-end solution for data center AI that maximizes the performance and utility of high-value AI systems.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – October 2020

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 11/16/2020

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.

Why Humans Still Need to be Involved in Language-Based AI

In this contributed article, Christine Maroti, AI Research Engineer at Unbabel, believes that humans still need to be in the loop in most practical AI applications, especially in nuanced areas such as language. Despite the hype, these algorithms still have major flaws. Machines still fall short of understanding the meaning and intent behind human conversation. Not to mention, ethical concerns such as bias in AI still are far from a solution.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 11/10/2020

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.