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The Zenith of Natural Language Technologies: Conversational AI

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how the junction of natural language capabilities enables what Arria NLG CEO Sharon Daniels termed “answers on demand”, which is pivotal for interacting with analytics, Business Intelligence, and workflows in a rapid, conversational manner that’s influential for setting the pace of business today.

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

HuBMAP Inaugural Data Release Puts Detailed Anatomical Data about Seven Human Organs at the Service of Scientists, Public

HuBMAP (the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program) has released its inaugural data for use by the scientific community and the general public. Included in this release are detailed, 3D anatomical data and genetic sequences of healthy tissues from seven organ types, at the level of individual cells as well as many bulk tissue data sets. HuBMAP’s ultimate goal is to provide the framework required for scientists to create a 3D atlas of the human body.

Infographic: AI Innovators – The Countries & Companies Leading in AI Patents

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) continually progressing and developing, it’s unsurprising that many companies are aiming to lead in the AI technology market – especially given that the global AI market is on track to be worth over $118 billion by 2022. But which companies are currently leading the way for innovation when it comes to AI? To find out, our friends over at RS Components analyzed AI patent applications in order to find out which brands are at the forefront of AI innovation.

Video Highlights: BigQuery + Notebooks: Building an Analytics Pipeline on Kaggle

Your architecture choices impact how efficiently you’re able to use your data. In this “Snapshots” video produced by Kaggle, Data Scientist Wendy Kan demonstrates how she incorporates BigQuery and Kaggle Notebooks into her workflow. Watch her create an interactive network analysis graph that explores the most commonly installed Python packages!

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/4/2020

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.

How Do We Make It Easier To Trust?

In this contributed article, Sean Beard, Vice President at Pariveda Solutions, discusses how automating trust presents a new set of challenges to an organization due to the subject nature of trust. Businesses must develop a better understanding of bias in their data and how different business contexts are applied to that data. With ample misinformation surrounding us all of the time, using AI machine learning, and human oversight, organizations can gain a clearer understanding of what information they can trust and what they can’t.

Deepgram Pioneers Novel Training Approach Setting New Standard for AI Companies

Artificial intelligence has made astonishing technological advances in recent years and more companies are turning to AI to improve internal functions and unlock the potential of enterprise datasets. IDC has characterized AI as “inescapable” and estimates that by 2025, at least 90% of new enterprise apps will embed AI. But getting to the right models to effectively power AI is hard – and especially hard for speech. Today in order to address these needs, Deepgram has announced Deepgram AutoML, a new training capability that streamlines AI model development, reducing manual cycles for data scientists while giving them the best accuracy humanly possible.

Hurdling the Unstructured Content Divide with Robotic Process Automation

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how machine learning models are no longer confined to the data scientist’s sandbox. When coupled with RPA, any business user can leverage machine learning and other vanguard technologies to overcome the difficulties of unstructured data, as well as additional challenges in the ever evolving data ecosystem.

Will Robot Lawyers Lie Like Humans?

In this contributed article, Pawel Stopczynski, Researcher and R&D Director at VAIOT, believes that armed with technology, lawyers are already more efficient than before. The trend toward digitizing law is poised to continue as robot lawyers become smarter and more capable. The question is, will robot lawyers lie like humans?