How AI will play a major role in the auto industry

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Artificial intelligence (AI) systems, blending data and advanced algorithms to mimic the cognitive functions of the human mind, have begun to simplify and enhance even the simplest aspects of our everyday experiences -- and the automotive industry is no exception. While self-driving cars and complex decision-making are the prime use cases for modern AI, the auto industry continues to search for new ways to engage customers through existing and new channels. Machine learning methods are particularly applicable when it comes to powering new insights within the auto industry because the data sets are large, diverse, and change quickly. Given the vast selection of cars and finance providers available, machine learning has the potential to help car buyers quickly find the vehicles and financing options that are right for them, vastly simplifying their customer journey.


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FullAI is the world's first NGO advocating human decisions over machine decisions. Artificial Intelligence is not science fiction.


Making data analytics work for you--instead of the other way around

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For more on the context and challenges of harnessing insights from more data and on using new methods, tools, and skills to do so, see "Is big data still a thing?," blog entry by Matt Turck, February 1, 2016, mattturck.com;


Fundamentals of Deep Learning: Designing Next-Generation Machine Intelligence Algorithms 1, Nikhil Buduma, Nicholas Locascio, eBook - Amazon.com

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With the reinvigoration of neural networks in the 2000s, deep learning has become an extremely active area of research that is paving the way for modern machine learning. This book uses exposition and examples to help you understand major concepts in this complicated field. Large companies such as Google, Microsoft, and Facebook have taken notice and are actively growing in-house deep learning teams. For the rest of us, deep learning is still a pretty complex and difficult subject to grasp. Research papers are filled to the brim with jargon, and scattered online tutorials do little to help build a strong intuition for why and how deep learning practitioners approach problems. Our goal is to bridge this gap. This booked is aimed an audience with a basic operating understanding of calculus, matrices, and Python programming. Approaching this material without this background is possible, but likely to be more challenging.


Hitch Hikers Guide to Data Transformation on American Community Survey Using R

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Let's see how many rows and columns our data frame contains The data has 567 number of columns which means we have lots of variables. Let's now load the metadata file which contains the column name description. If you look at original data file which is acs_data, you'd see that there's a column named Geography which is not copied in estimates data frame. We are not interested in all the states, we are only interested in top 5 states which has highest number of houses running on solar energy.


5th Annual Governance of Emerging Technologies Conference: Part 3 - Bits, Bots & Biomarkers

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Russell sees a potential "gorilla problem" as well – gorillas made something smarter than themselves but have nothing to show for it. To prevent the machine from killing anyone who tries to turn it off, in its attempt to complete its task, Russell sees 2 problems – a misaligned objective, and the machine protecting itself from anyone who tries to interfere. Recall the coffee-fetching robot: without subsystems of intelligence and uncertain objectives based on observable human behavior, when asked to fetch coffee and someone attempts to turn it off, the AI might disable the off switch and taser all the employees at Starbucks to get the coffee. But with uncertain objectives based on observable human behavior, the AI will think "the human might switch me off, but only if I'm doing something wrong.


I, Project Manager: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace

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Gartner predicts that, "By 2019, artificial intelligence platform services will cannibalize revenues for 30% of market-leading companies" and "By 2019, more than 10% of IT hires in customer service will mostly write scripts for bot interactions." There aren't many project management tools with AI--it's an industry that has been slow to adopt the umbrella of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Robots and artificial intelligence may automate the tedious tasks that consume a small part of a project manager's time, such as taking information from multiple sources and putting together nice PowerPoint decks, or normalizing project data from incompatible systems. Some even go as far to say that AI will help project managers manage their team management skills.


Artificial intelligence is entering the justice system

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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had a problem. Its investigation into corruption at Rolls-Royce was inching towards a conclusion, but four years of digging had produced 30 million documents. So, in January 2016, he started working with RAVN. BT, which signed a "very significant" deal, credits RAVN with annual savings of £100 million, due to automated checks that ensure contracts' accuracy.


65 Free Data Science Resources for Beginners Deep_In_Depth : Data Science and Deep Learning

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I emphasize mathematical/conceptual foundations because implementations of ideas(ex. Anybody with an interest in deep learning can and should try to understand why things work. Second, the success of deep learning can contribute to useful hypotheses and models for computational neuroscience. In fact, data compressors and machine learning models approximate Kolmogorov Complexity which is the ultimate data compressor.


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Y Combinator, which helped bring us Airbnb Airbnb, Dropbox and Stripe, has made multiple investments in AI-enabled bot and digital assistant startups in the past couple years, including Claire for retailers, Penny for personal finance, Ross for lawyering, Luka for activity planning, and the aforementioned Riley. Probably the most active corporate investor in the space is Slack, the popular team messaging platform that launched an app investment fund eighteen months ago. In addition to attracting savvy investors, digital assistant and AI bot startups also hold appeal for acquirers. The sector has already delivered one nice exit with Samsung's acquisition last year of Viv, the AI digital assistant startup founded by the creator of Apple's Siri.