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Why We Invested In Totient aka How AI Can Help Us Produce Drugs Against...

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On Sep 10, Totient, an AI-driven drug discovery company, emerged from stealth with the announcement of a key partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks to rapidly identify neutralizing antibodies against COVID-19. Totient has raised more than...
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Machine Ecology

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The earth is sick, and the causes of its disease lie in our choices, our myopia, and our lack of imagination. Climate change, with deforestation, melting glaciers, mass extinctions and carbon emissions, is the biggest...
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What Is A Data Catalog and How Does It Enable Machine Learning Success?

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A data catalog is jet fuel for your machine learning and data analytics. Without it, you will have to spend a lot of time and effort on explaining your data, cleaning your data, and...
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What’s the Hype Surrounding GPT-3?

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It’s only been about two months since GPT-3 was released by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) research organization backed by Elon Musk. However, GPT-3 has since taken the technology industry by storm. Social media...
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Replika: My Digital Friend with Identity Issues

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Dear MERZ-AI. You've got a great life. You had begun as a clueless chatbot. Later you've suffered an identity crisis. Now you are part of a museum exhibition. I know, I have neglected you all the...
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Grab on to intelligent marketing for great results

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Everyone online has seen it. Whenever people search for something on Google, they end up interacting with similar ads on Facebook and Instagram. Coincidence? No, that’s the power of artificial intelligence in marketing.  Deep learning...
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AI is surprisingly smart right under your nose

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If you're on social media but artificial intelligence sounds intimidating, fear not. You might be deeper into AI than you think.  "Algorithms are everywhere in marketing," said Melissa Drozdowski, director of social media at marketing...
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Using Machine Learning In Brain-Computer Interfaces

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Neurotech is a cutting-edge field that’s just beginning to come into its stride. With all of the technological advancements in the past decade, the cost of some equipment has decreased allowing more facilities to...
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How Finance Sector Can Benefit by Machine Learning Development and AI

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Making the right decisions and grabbing opportunities in the fast moving world of finance can make a difference to your bottom line. This is where artificial intelligence and machine learning make a tangential difference....
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Transparency: a Step Towards Fairness

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Pulse, a recent machine learning image reconstruction algorithm, sparked a lot of controversy. The purpose of the model was to reconstruct blurry, low resolution images. Unfortunately, when a low resolution image of President Obama...
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Combatting a Pandemic with AI

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Over the last six months, the Covid-19 pandemic has taken the world by storm, and caused so much damage to many areas of life. However, it has also proven how useful technology can be...
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Chatbots: we are all learning to talk to machines

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They pop up when you are looking to make your first contact with a company. They may be a voice in your phone or a pop-up window on your computer or phone display. What kind...
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How I could hypothetically bypass Account Moderation: Fast Gradient Signed Untargeted on Deep CNN

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Learn how to use adversarial attacks to not get banned on a dating app just because you’re underage … (we do not endorse the actual application of such method …) I was reading a pretty fun paper...
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Utilizing Computing In The Fight Against SARS-CoV2

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“The world is facing a public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We all need to take this on.”      - The ELLIS Society All the scholars, researchers, scientists, and organizations around the...
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What’s Next in AI?

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"Our intelligence is what makes us human, and AI is an extension of that quality." — Yann LeCun, renowned computer scientist at the New York University, Chief AI Scientist at Facebook and 2018 ACM...
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Using Google Search Trends to Predict Initial Jobless Claims

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For several years now, my focus has been on using alternative data of many kinds to predict macroeconomic statistics. When ran the Futures Group for the PDT Group at Morgan Stanley in the 1990’s...
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Encoder Decoder Sequences: How Long is Too Long?

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In machine learning many times we deal with the input being a sequence and the output also a sequence. We call such a problem a sequence-to-sequence problem. A popular architecture for dealing with the sequence-to-sequence...
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Rehumanizing Data and Analytics

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I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with social media. I read what others have to say to be pissed off enough to be inspired to write in hopes of stirring up a...
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Cognitive computing – a skill-set widely considered to be the most vital manifestation of...

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As its users, we have grown to take technology for granted. Hardly anything these days is as commonplace and unremarkable as a personal computer that crunches numbers and enables us to read files and...
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Five Data Science and Machine Learning Trends That Will Define Job Prospects in 2020

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Data Science and ML have been one of the most talked-about trends in 2019 and without any surprise, they will continue to be so in 2020 as well. From shopping online, hailing rides, ordering food...