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The Anatomy of AI: Understanding Data Processing Tasks

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But as your data scientists and data engineers quickly realize, building a production AI system is a lot easier said than done, and there are many steps to master before you get that ML magic. At a high level, the anatomy of AI is fairly simple. You start with some data, train a machine learning model upon it, and then position the model to infer on real-world data. Unfortunately, as the old saying goes, the devil is in the details. And in the case of AI, there are a lot of small details you have to get right before you can claim victory.


21 amazing Youtube channels for you to learn AI, Machine Learning, and Data Science for free

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This channel publishes interviews with data scientists from big companies like Google, Uber, Airbnb, etc. From these videos, you can get an idea of what it is like to be a data scientist and acquire valuable advice to apply in your life. A new ML Youtube channel that everyone should check out, Machine Learning 101 posts explainer videos on beginner AI concepts. The channel also posts podcasts with expert data scientists and professionals working on AI in commercial industries. FreeCodeCamp is an incredible non-profit organization. It is an open-source community that offers a collection of resources that helps people learn to code for free and create their projects.


Global Big Data Conference

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Artificial intelligence operations and management software provider Algorithmia Inc. is taking on the chore of machine learning model performance monitoring with a new tool announced today that it says provides greater visibility into algorithm inference metrics. Algorithmia is a Google LLC-backed company that sells software designed to make machine learning projects easier to get off the ground and manage. Its software manages every stage of the machine learning lifecycle, automating model deployment, optimizing collaboration between operations and development, and leveraging existing so-called continuous integration/continuous development processes. It also provides security and governance, and it operates a marketplace for researchers and developers to share ML models they create and get paid when others use them. Algorithmia Insights is the company's latest addition to that software set.


How Can You Build a Career in Data Science & Machine Learning?

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Machine Learning is the crux of Artificial Intelligence. With increasing developments in AI, IoT and other smart technologies, machine learning jobs are gaining higher exposure and demand in the technology market. If you are currently an IT professional, you might be interested in a career switch because of the exciting opportunities the industry offers to its aspirants. Or, you might have an interest that you have wanted to pursue long. However, not knowing exactly how to start a career in machine learning can lead an aspirant in the wrong way. There should be a proper agenda on how to identify the right opportunity and approach it in a systematic way. In this article, let us see some of the essential steps that one can take towards their machine learning journey.


Are big data and machine learning methods enough? Part 1

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Sir David Hand gave a brilliant plenary talk and set the stage for a great panel discussion by cautioning us to remember that thinking is required and to be aware of all the dark data out there -- the data that we don't see, but that we need to take into account. Dark Data: Why What You Don't Know Matters is his latest book (see a blog post about it; if you haven't read it, you can get a sample excerpt). The panelists included Cameron Willden, statistician at W.L. Gore, who supports engineers and scientists across many different product lines; Sam Gardner, founder of Wildstats Consulting, with more than 30 years of experience doing statistical problem solving for government and industry; and JMP's Jason Wiggins, a 20-year US Synthetic veteran with expertise in process optimization, measurement systems analysis and predictive modeling/data mining. We ran out of time before we could answer all the questions from the livestream audience, but our panelists have kindly agreed to provide answers to many of them, further sharing the wisdom from their collective experiences. The questions are grouped by topic -- there were so many, we are doing two posts.


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Machine learning model and Neural Networks helps in extracting archaic information about human civilization. Archaeology is the gateway to our past. It describes events which shaped the world how it is today and the transition that led humans from animal-hunter to a knowledgeable-mosaic. In archaeology, Stone Age holds the key relevance. It establishes the patterns of human behavior and helps in identifying the transitions that hurled humans to the path of development.


To Operationalize AI, Invest in Humans - InformationWeek

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IT leaders and business executives around the world recognize the strategic importance of operationalizing AI, yet surprisingly few have moved beyond experimentation. A recent Capgemini survey finds that only 13% of companies have moved beyond proofs of concept (POC) to scaling AI across the enterprise. The struggle to operationalize AI is painful because it represents lost time and resources and unrealized potential. Articles abound full of suggestions, frameworks and manifestos, shared with the intent of closing the gap between AI concept and enterprise delivery (including one proposal to eliminate the POC altogether). Many of these are smart and worthwhile.


The art of choosing the right machine learning project

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Machine Learning projects are known to fail frequently, according to Gartner 85% of all AI projects fail and even 96% fight with problems. Sure, when it comes to new technologies a high degree is normal, but these numbers are alarming. Typically, you read a lot about data quality, exaggerated expectations and wrong or non-existent goals. However, some of these issues can be avoided by assessing the projects in more detail before selecting a project for a Data Science/Machine Learning team. I would like to highlight some aspects from the perspective of an AI developer.


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One of the challenges in scaling up meat production are issues of disease for the animals. Take bovine respiratory disease (BRD), for example. This contagious infection is responsible for nearly half of all feedlot deaths for cattle every year in North America. The industry's costs for managing the disease come close to $1 billion annually. Preventative measures could significantly decrease these costs, and a small team comprising a data scientist, a college student and two entrepreneurs spent the past weekend at the Forbes Under 30 Agtech Hackathon figuring out a concept for better managing the disease.


What Skills Does a Data Scientist Need?

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In this modern and complicated time of economy, Big data is nothing without the professionals who turn cutting-edge technology into actionable insights. These professionals are called Data Scientists. Modern businesses are awash with data and many organizations are opening up their doors to big data and unlocking its power that increases the value of data scientists. Data is one of the most important features of any organization which helps to make decisions based on facts, stats, and trends. As the scope of data is growing, data science came up as a multidisciplinary field. Data science is an integral part of understanding the working of many industries, complex or intricate.