Fri.Sep 20, 2019

The Hidden Risk of AI and Big Data


With recent advances in AI being enabled through access to so much “Big Data” and cheap computing power, there is incredible momentum in the field. Can big data really deliver on all this hype, and what can go wrong? 2019 Sep Opinions AI Big Data Causation Correlation Overfitting Risk

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The Database of Tomorrow: The Self-Driving, Autonomous Database


This article is sponsored by Oracle - redefining data management with the world’s first autonomous database. . In the coming years, the amount of data we create worldwide will grow to 175 zettabytes of data per year by 2025, up from 33 zettabytes in 2018.

A Gentle Introduction to PyTorch 1.2


This comprehensive tutorial aims to introduce the fundamentals of PyTorch building blocks for training neural networks. 2019 Sep Tutorials, Overviews Neural Networks Python PyTorch


How the Rise of Data and AI Have Redefined the Data-Driven Enterprise


The rise of data and AI promises many things: the power to interpret, to predict, to transform. However, until the enterprise learns how to manage and master the data being generated and apply that learning to actual business use cases, that promise remains a distant dream.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

Automate Hyperparameter Tuning for Your Models


When we create our machine learning models, a common task that falls on us is how to tune them. So that brings us to the quintessential question: Can we automate this process? 2019 Sep Tutorials, Overviews Automated Machine Learning Hyperparameter Machine Learning Modeling

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Nuts About Data Book Review

Data Science 101

Just released this week, Nuts about Data , is a fun introductory book about the data science process. Meor Amer tells a witty story about squirrels, mining for nuts, teamwork, and survival. It brings together the entire data science lifecycle from asking questions to final storytelling.

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5 Key Updates from Day 3 of Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Perficient Data & Analytics

Wed Sept 18, Day 3 of #OOW19, included a second keynote from Larry Ellison and of course, many sessions along different tracks.

Beyond Explainability: A Practical Guide to Managing Risks in Machine Learning Models


This white paper provides the first-ever standard for managing risk in AI and ML, focusing on both practical processes and technical best practices “beyond explainability” alone. Download now. 2019 Sep News Explainability Immuta Machine Learning Privacy Risks White Paper

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How to Choose Between Cloud-Based and On-premise Solutions


Today, businesses run on huge amounts of data. Data is the backbone of most business decisions and hence data storage and management is a huge question. Businesses today have many choices when it comes to data storage.

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

Deep learning for improved breast cancer monitoring using a portable ultrasound scanner


About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetimes. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the U.S. Ultrasound imaging is a noninvasive medical imaging technique used for breast cancer screening.

AI for Retail and CPG in a Consumer-Driven Era


With AI and new technologies radically transforming the way consumers engage with brands, products, and services in our everyday lives, there’s hardly been a more exciting time to be in the retail industry. Scaling AI