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What comes after Zoom?

Benedict Evans: “There will be video in everything, just as there is voice in everything, and… then it will disappear inside. You don’t necessarily need an account to join a call, and you generally don’t need an application either, especially … Continue reading

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What is emotion AI and why should you care?

An article with this title was published by KDnuggets. “Emotions help us to understand and explore the world. What if we could incorporate emotions into machine learning systems to help inform them?” Link

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The 25 greatest Java apps ever written

From space exploration to genomics, from reverse compilers to robotic controllers, Java is at the heart of today’s world. Java Magazine offers a few of the countless Java apps that stand out from the crowd. Link

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The latest NLP revolution

Read an interview with Noam Shazeer who helped spark the latest NLP revolution. “He developed the multi-headed self-attention mechanism described in “Attention Is All You Need,” the 2017 paper that introduced the transformer network. That architecture became the foundation of … Continue reading

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Extracting Data from Templatic Documents

In this article Google researches describe a novel approach using representation learning for tackling the problem of extracting structured information from templatic documents, such as receipts, bills, or insurance quotes. They “propose an extraction system that uses knowledge of the … Continue reading

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Top 5 Serverless Platforms in 2020

Companies transfer to serverless computing to become more agile, scalable, and efficient. Instead of maintaining their own server infrastructure and investing in storage space, businesses can cooperate with professional vendors who specialize in providing safe, fast, and reliable computing infrastructure. … Continue reading

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Can a human brain hold your life experience?

A human brain is an amazing instrument. It combines huge data storage with massive real-time processing. According to Scientific American [1], the memory capacity of the human brain was reported to have the equivalent of 2.5 petabytes (2500 TB) of memory capacity. This … Continue reading

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Bob Moore: building a learning model is a learning process in itself

Dr. Bob Moore accepted our Jan-2020 Challenge “Nim” and provided a very interesting machine learning solution. He applied a self-learning approach by playing games in which both players use the latest learned strategies that are being constantly improved. In a … Continue reading

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Solving Previously Unsolved Optimization Problems

Mixed-integer programming (MIP) problem is arguably among the hardest classes of optimization problems. This paper describes how  21 previously unsolved MIP instances were solved using up to 80,000 cores in parallel on the Titan supercomputer. Link

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Making Decision Optimization Actionable for Business Users

IBM Decision Optimization Center (DOC) is a a brand-new platform, based on modern and open-source technologies. It embeds the “secret sauce” of DecisionBrain. The end goal of DOC 4.0 is to facilitate the process of making optimization actionable in the … Continue reading

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