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3 SaaS Big Data Trends You Need to Know About

In this contributed article, Nikola (Nik) Mijic, CEO & co-founder of Matik, discusses three major big data trends in the SaaS industry that you need to know about now to keep your company ahead of the curve.

Video Highlights: Google Engineer on His Sentient AI Claim

Google Engineer Blake Lemoine (who worked for the company’s Responsible AI unit) joins Emily Chang of Bloomberg Technology in the video below to talk about some of the experiments he conducted that led him to believe that LaMDA (a Large Language Model) was a sentient AI, and to explain why he was placed on administrative leave and ultimately fired.

CoreWeave Among First Cloud Providers to Offer NVIDIA HGX H100 Supercomputers Set to Transform AI Landscape

CoreWeave, a specialized cloud provider built for large-scale GPU-accelerated workloads, announced it is among the first to offer cloud instances with NVIDIA HGX H100 supercomputing. CoreWeave, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Oracle are the first cloud providers included in the launch of this groundbreaking AI platform.

AI Hiring Experts on President Biden’s AI Bill of Rights

A recent interdisciplinary study from NYU Tandon researchers explores the issue of accountable AI. The study reveals how resume format, LinkedIn URLs and other unexpected factors can influence AI personality prediction and affect hiring.

ACM Global Technology Policy Council Releases Joint Statement on Principles for Responsible Algorithmic Systems by US and Europe Policy Committees 

The Association for Computing Machinery’s global Technology Policy Council (TPC) has released a new Statement on Principles for Responsible Algorithmic Systems authored jointly by its US (USTPC) and Europe Technology Policy Committees (Europe TPC). Recognizing that algorithmic systems are increasingly used by governments and companies to make or recommend decisions that have far-reaching effects on individuals, organizations and society, the ACM Statement lays out nine instrumental principles intended to foster fair, accurate, and beneficial algorithmic decision-making.

AI For the Future of Work.

AI has been a buzzword and businesses are all at different stages of implementing it. But is it actually solving anything? MIT Sloan and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) answer that question in a new report Achieving Individual – and Organization- Value with AI. Among respondents who report that their organization obtains moderate, significant, or extensive value from AI, the vast majority (85%) claim that they personally obtain value from AI. 

Video Highlights: Modernize your IBM Mainframe & Netezza With Databricks Lakehouse

In the video presentation below, learn from experts how to architect modern data pipelines to consolidate data from multiple IBM data sources into Databricks Lakehouse, using the state-of-the-art replication technique—Change Data Capture (CDC).

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 11/2/2022

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.

Synthesis AI Expands Product Offerings to Enable the Development of Advanced Human-Centric Computer Vision Models

Synthesis AI, a pioneer in synthetic data technologies, released Synthesis Humans and Synthesis Scenarios, two new products that represent the broadest and deepest offerings of human-centric synthetic data. Through a proprietary combination of generative AI and cinematic CGI pipelines, the Synthesis platform can programmatically create vast amounts of perfectly labeled image data at orders of magnitude increased speed and reduced cost compared to current approaches.

Infographic: Shadow Data Creeps in the Silence

While creatures of the night might fade away after Halloween’s haunts on Monday, unknown or “shadow” data will remain lurking in the depths of organizations’ networks. Shadow data stores are more likely to be misconfigured, unmonitored, and violate data security policies — making them easy targets. In the infographic below, our friends over at Laminar discuss how it’s important to have the knowledge and tools to fight the fright all year long.