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Top Web Analytics Tools in 2021

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You may find out how many people come to your webpage, how much time they stay there, what proportion of them subscribe and buy anything utilizing data provided by website analytics software, and a lot of other helpful information that can help you grow your business and increase your revenue. Here is our list of the top 10 most common web analytics tools used by businesses all over the world to get important data about their eCommerce business. Google Analytics is the world's most popular online analytics software, and for good reason. It provides websites with both free and commercial tools, which they may utilize to gain a better knowledge of their consumers and their behavior. Regardless of the sector, whether it's travel, healthcare, retail, or anything else, Google Analytics can provide you a thorough picture of how people interact with your material, as well as what's working and what isn't.


How is AI Shaping the Future of Customer-Centric Web Design?

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In the early days of the world wide web, developers coded static websites using HTML and CSS from scratch. These websites displayed the same information to all visitors and were non-interactive. Then came dynamic websites, which introduced interactivity and personalization to the user experience. But this evolution has also made websites harder and more time-consuming to build. Today's developers and designers must learn to use numerous tools to build fast, easy-to-use, cross-platform websites.


EVE Online Gamers Role-Play as Covid-19 Researchers

WIRED

They know all about saving fictional worlds, but gamers are now being called upon by researchers to lend a hand in one of humankind's biggest crises--the Covid-19 pandemic. So far, they have risen to the occasion and delivered the equivalent of 471 years of work. In the multiplayer space opera EVE Online, a mini-game called Project Discovery doubles as a citizen science platform, studying the human immune system's response to the novel coronavirus. Participants take on data analysis through gameplay that helps researchers isolate specific patterns as predictors of disease severity. The project is a collaboration with McGill University, the British Columbia Cancer Research Centre, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.


TRB Webinar: Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Deterioration of Highway Bridges

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Often, advanced sensor technologies can assess highway bridge infrastructure. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning (DL) may be used to predict the deterioration of bridges. Presenters will discuss recent case studies related to the application of AI in integrating highway data to better explain and predict system performance. They will also identify how AI and DL may improve sensor signal data, and explain how these technologies can provide support design, operations, and management of highway systems. This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Testing and Evaluation of Transportation Structures.


Why You Should Incorporate AI Into Your Business

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are paving the way in digital marketing at the moment. It is a huge and ever growing technology, which is being recognised now by many large companies. Just last month (September 2021), Oracle Corp incorporated AI into it's digital marketing campaigns in order to qualify their potential leads. Instead of their sales team rifling through thousands of wasted leads, they have employed an AI system which automatically determines whether a person who is interacting with their content (advertisements, emails, social media posts etc), is going to end up being a sale for them. If they are, their contact details will be sent to the sales team.


Supercharged: Tesla shares rally to a record high

Al Jazeera

Tesla Inc. shares rallied to a record high on Friday, taking the electric-vehicle maker another step closer to joining an elite group of companies with market valuations of at least $1 trillion. The stock jumped as much as 1.8% to touch a high of $910, before closing at $909.68 in New York. That drove the Elon Musk-led automaker to briefly overtake the valuation of Facebook Inc. The trailblazing electric-vehicle maker is up 29% this year, ahead of S&P 500 Index's 21% advance. Meanwhile, Facebook took a heavy hit on Friday after a cautious outlook from Snapchat parent Snap Inc. weighed on the shares of ad-dependent technology companies.


The Machine Ethics Podcast: AI readiness with Tim El-Sheikh

AIHub

Hosted by Ben Byford, The Machine Ethics Podcast brings together interviews with academics, authors, business leaders, designers and engineers on the subject of autonomous algorithms, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and technology's impact on society. Tim El-Sheikh is a biomedical scientist, entrepreneur, and CEO and co-founder of Nebuli, the world's first Augmented Intelligence Studio. A self-taught coder since the age of 10, he has a real passion for designing and intelligent algorithms. After a master's degree in Computer Science and Information Technology, Tim combined his experience in design, neuroscience, and engineering to start as an entrepreneur in online multitier system architectures in the media and advertising sectors, scientific publishing, and social enterprises. From there, he founded Nebuli, an augmented Intelligence studio that focuses on building dynamic user experiences, solving complex problems and bringing positive impact into people's lives by harnessing the power of ethical AI.


Terrifyingly, Facebook wants its AI to be your eyes and ears

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Facebook has announced a research project that aims to push the "frontier of first-person perception", and in the process help you remember where you left your keys. The Ego4D project provides a huge collection of first-person video and related data, plus a set of challenges for researchers to teach computers to understand the data and gather useful information from it. In September, the social media giant launched a line of "smart glasses" called Ray-Ban Stories, which carry a digital camera and other features. Much like the Google Glass project, which met mixed reviews in 2013, this one has prompted complaints of privacy invasion. Tickets to TNW Conference 2022 are available now!


Facebook is now developing a human-like artificial intelligence called Ego4D

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Facebook announced a research project Thursday that aims to develop an artificial intelligence capable of perceiving the world like a human being. The project, titled Ego4D, aims to train an artificial intelligence (AI) to perceive the world in the first-person by analyzing a constant stream of video from people's lives. This type of data, which Facebook calls "egocentric" data, is designed to help the AI perceive, remember and plan like a human being. "Next-generation AI systems will need to learn from an entirely different kind of data -- videos that show the world from the center of the action, rather than the sidelines," Kristen Grauman, lead AI research scientist at Facebook, said in the announcement. The project aims to improve AI technology's capacity to accomplish human processes by setting five key benchmarks: "episodic memory," in which the AI ties memories to specific locations and times, "forecasting," "social interaction," "hand and object manipulation" and "audio-visual diarization," in which the AI ties auditory experiences to specific locations and times.


Ecommerce service FACT-Finder acquires AI personalization shop Loop54

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FACT-Finder, a company that offers ecommerce companies tools to personalize their site with things like AI-driven recommendations, said it has acquired Loop54, a company that provides personalized search results. It's the latest in a trend of consolidation in the ecommerce world, where a host of companies arose to offer personalization with new technologies like AI, but now the bigger companies are gobbling up the smaller ones -- and specifically in the ecommerce software-as-a-service (SaaS) search market. On the smaller side, we reported last week on Coveo's acquisition of AI-powered personalization provider Qubit. On the much bigger side, yesterday, reports emerged that PayPal is making a $45 billion bid for e-commerce giant Pinterest. "With the expertise and unique approach that our new colleagues at Loop54 bring to the table, we will significantly expand our market leadership and push the bounds of what is possible in e-commerce," said Emile Bloemen, CEO of FACT-Finder.