Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

Oracle Forms New Cloud and AI Organization

Oracle has formed a new organization, focused on the cloud and AI. Oracle has been making significant headway in the cloud market, although it still lags behind market leaders AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. Nonetheless, the company is doubling down … Continue reading

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AI is not equal to ML

Alain Chabrier from IBM Decision Optimization team in his Medium.com article argues that not only “AI != ML” pointing to the difference between Data-driven and Knowledge-driven decision models. He even claims that “Decision Optimization has more impact on the real … Continue reading

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Insights for AI from the Human Mind

“Artificial intelligence has recently beaten world champions in Go and poker and made extraordinary progress in domains such as machine translation, object classification, and speech recognition. However, most AI systems are extremely narrowly focused. AlphaGo, the champion Go player, does … Continue reading

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Ilya Sutskever: Fusion of Language and Vision in 2021

Ilya Sutskever, the Chief scientist of OpenAI: “In 2021, language models will start to become aware of the visual world… This ability to process text and images together should make models smarter. Humans are exposed to not only what they … Continue reading

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Recent Advances in Google Translate

Google Translate was introduced in 2016 and it enabled great improvements to the quality of translation for over 100 languages since then. In this post Google Research describes how recent advances in machine learning drive improvements to automated translation. Link

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Pragmatic Approach to Predictive Decision Automation

In this webinar Red Hat specialists explain how explainable Predictive Decisioning can help us trust AI. Their  approach combines AI/ML, decision optimization, and traditional business rules to better understand the factors that contribute to an automated decision. They use the … Continue reading

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Rebooting AI

Gary Marcus, a prominent figure in AI, “is on a mission to instill a breath of fresh air to a discipline he sees as in danger of stagnating.” He offers 4 “needs” for Robust AI: Use deep learning in conjunction … Continue reading

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AI and “X”

Walid Saba started an interesting discussion at LinkedIn: It is amazing how the commercialism and the misguided hype have invented AI topics that have nothing to do with AI, only because AI is now a hot commodity. So now you … Continue reading

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GPT-3, the latest evolution in language technology – What is the big deal?

Over the summer 2020, the latest language model from OpenAI, called GPT-3, created a lot of buzz around the internet. Both within the AI community and outside people shared links to numerous examples on what GPT-3 could do, ranging from … Continue reading

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Intuit Tax Knowledge Engine

Intuit just published a technical overview of their new Tax Knowledge Engine, the key innovation to make TurboTax smarter and more personalized for 37M+ consumers. First they listed key limitations for the traditional approach that are common for many rules-based … Continue reading

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