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Agorai to Democratize AI with the Launch of Integrated Marketplaces

Agorai, the integrated marketplaces for Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools and the data assets that fuel them, today announced the Agorai Marketplaces. Designed to remove market inefficiencies, reward data creators and drive measurable value, Agorai brings together data owners and AI companies to create AI-driven solutions that solve real business problems.

Developing a Deeper Understanding of Apache Kafka Architecture

In this contributed article, Paul Brebner, Tech Evangelist at Instaclustr provides an understanding of the main Kafka components and how Kafka consumers work. The Apache Kafka distributed streaming platform features an architecture that – ironically, given the name – provides application messaging that is markedly clearer and less Kafkaesque when compared with alternatives.

The Winners of The NVIDIA(R) Jetson™ Developer Challenge

The NVIDIA® Jetson™ Developer Challenge has combined enthusiasts of new technology with unlimited AI possibilities. 2370 participants from almost 80 countries worked on innovative projects which can change robotics as well as daily life all of us. After 4 months of developing ideas, NVIDIA has chosen the Winners.

The Doctor Is In: Consumers are More Comfortable with AI in Healthcare than Other Industries, Per a SAS Survey

While the buzz around artificial intelligence (AI) can seem ominous, consumers are surprisingly comfortable with the technology in healthcare. A recent survey conducted by SAS, a leader in analytics, found that when presented with a variety of real-world AI scenarios, a majority of people were at ease with AI in healthcare, and more comfortable with AI in healthcare settings than banking or retail. Despite consumer comfort with AI in the medical industry, the SAS survey of 500 Americans found that a lack of human interaction was the top reason respondents cited for feeling uncomfortable with the technology.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for March 2018

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.

The Future of Cognitive Computing

In the video presentation below, Dr. John Kelly III, Senior Vice President, IBM Research and Solutions Portfolio, discusses the future of cognitive computing. Dr. Kelly is focused on the company’s investments in several of the fastest-growing and most strategic parts of the information technology market, including IBM Watson.

How Data Analytics Contribute to Business Growth

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips takes a look at how the examination company data can contribute to business growth. Data analytics are providing benefits to businesses from the beginning of a startup, facilitating expansive growth, and exploding them into large, formidable companies.

DDN Named Datacenter Platform Partner of the Year at Intel Technology Partner Awards, Recognizing its Market Leadership at Scale

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that it received the Intel® Technology Partner of the Year award for Datacenter Platform. DDN was honored for the creation and success of its Infinite Memory Engine® (IME®) SSD enabling product family, which leverages Intel technologies and allows customers to accelerate time to insight, and simplify workflows and applications in on premise, hybrid and cloud environments.

CrowdFlower Unveils New Machine Learning Solutions; Changes Name to Figure Eight

CrowdFlower, the essential Human-in-the-Loop artificial intelligence platform for data science and machine learning teams, today unveiled new machine learning solutions that will help companies reduce the time to apply AI to their business and generate business impact from real world AI applications.