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Facebook's new technique trains computer vision models super-fast

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Facebook has figured out a new way to train computer vision models that will massively accelerate the company's work with artificial intelligence. Using the new technique, the company can train an image classification model in an hour while maintaining its accuracy. At peak performance, the new system Facebook laid out in a paper today can train 40,000 images per second using 256 GPUs, without sacrificing the quality of the resulting model. It's an achievement that should help improve the quality of future research by helping data scientists test their hypotheses faster. Accelerated machine vision training is incredibly important for Facebook, which sees augmented reality and machine learning as key to its future business.


epicenter-of-ecommerce-artificial-intelligence

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In 2016 it got exponential growth over 2012 and 2017 figures till Sept equally critical is delivering this performance with reduced silicon (all grey & thin areas) area and industry power consumption. Machine learning helps in reducing the required efforts bandwidth between the buyer, seller and manufacturers such bandwidth reductions also reduce the cost and required time. In eCommerce AI based technologies like Big Data, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Data Science, Bots and Deep Learning (mainly for secured online payments) are currently buzzwords. To safe guard the business from anti social elements deep learning helps in fraud detection, prevention, velocity measure and makes better business decisions with deep understanding of entity resolution (avoid multiple accounts of same person), Image recognition and understanding, Concept extraction, sentiment and trend analysis makes buyers life easy to choose and buy.


5 Ways how Artificial Intelligence (AI) are transforming social media - KnowStartup

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Furthermore, these bots can also find the similar content on the social media and show you the performance of the content. Facebook's Research site range from studies of neural networks learning to predict hashtags, to pattern recognition algorithms that help you tag your friends in Facebook photos. Google-owned DeepMind is working on artificial intelligence (AI) that can imagine like humans and handle the unpredictable scenarios in real world. Pinterest has identified some areas in which deep learning will bring benefits to the network, particularly: object recognition to boost Pin and product recommendations; boost ad performance and relevance prediction; and detect spam users and content.


Machine Learning Projects a Bigger Boost to World GDP Than Electricity

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Predictive analytics and cognitive messaging enable ERICA to remind customers about making payments, monitoring balances and managing debt. Chatbots will not necessarily replace human consultants, but they offer many advantages in terms of customer relations: saving time and money and allowing continuous customer service improvement thanks to the ability of the AI to learn from past interactions. Given that adoption rates of AI technologies are relatively low, developing countries in Africa and Latin America will likely only see a maximum of 6% of AI-driven growth. ", Accenture says AI has the potential to help developed countries double their GDP growth rates by 2035.


AWS AI Blog

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Second, framework developers need to maintain multiple backends to guarantee performance on hardware ranging from smartphone chips to data center GPUs. Diverse AI frameworks and hardware bring huge benefits to users, but it is very challenging to AI developers to deliver consistent results to end users. Motivated by the compiler technology, a group of researchers including Tianqi Chen, Thierry Moreau, Haichen Shen, Luis Ceze, Carlos Guestrin, and Arvind Krishnamurthy from Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, together with Ziheng Jiang from the AWS AI team, introduced the TVM stack to simplify this problem. Today, AWS is excited to announce, together with the research team from UW, an end-to-end compiler based on the TVM stack that compiles workloads directly from various deep learning frontends into optimized machine codes.


Empathy – the final frontier between Natural and Artificial Intelligence?

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Losing a job or a bonus is no longer a real fear in a world where high skilled "internet-hired functions" working for multiple companies are getting fairly common. In another study, Harvard found that "expression of positive feedback" (appreciation) outweighs negative feedback by six times or more in high-performing teams. Reaffirming the power of positive feedback, low-performing teams had three times more negative feedback than positive in this study. Appreciation makes people positively motivated and a spoken word / email is free, yet it is rare in the workplace.


Using AI to Drive Business Value - DZone AI

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Great speaking with Doron Gordon, CEO of Samanage, an IT service management company that partnered with Salesforce this year to deliver Samanage for Salesforce and is using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve internal business processes like help desk and H.R. Q: What are the keys to a successful AI strategy? This includes: profile customer demographics, service organizations, service requests and what performance looks like versus others in their industry and the overall Samanage portfolio of client data. Q: How can companies benefit from AI?


Alison machine learning predicts mobile ad campaign results

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YellowHead has launched Alison, a machine learning technology that predicts how mobile advertising campaigns, known as paid user acquisition, will turn out. It specializes in paid user acquisition campaigns, app store optimization, and search engine optimization. And now it has added Alison to use machine learning to predict a campaign's performance in the hopes of uncovering more insights for brands and wasting less advertising money. Top university math professors at the Data Science Research Team at Tel Aviv University and the company's developers worked on Alison, which supplements human intelligence to optimize campaigns based on predicted results across multiple ad platforms such as Facebook and Google.


How to Use Automation to Boost PPC Performance

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Smart bidding uses advanced machine learning to amend bids based on a wide range of real-time signals including device, location, time of day, remarketing list, language, and operating system. My agency has even created a script that modifies bids for every product group on Google Shopping based on a target ROI figure, saving our account managers huge amounts of time manually amending bids. A great example of how to utilize the power of automation to help monitor account performance is an AdWords Script like Google's Account Anomaly Detector. At Hallam, we use the Google Analytics API to populate our PPC reports in Google sheets, ensuring that our account managers automatically get the data they need to send their clients, and that their monthly "reporting time" is dedicated to analyzing the information and planning necessary actions for the next period.


How AI is already transforming the way we work

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"Most people can't afford access to financial advisers," explains Chief Technology Officer Peet Denny. Their technology has learnt from human financial advisers, and gives advice tailored to your data and preferences, which it continually studies. I think we'll go through a phase where we'll see less human interaction, but then the next step has to be that retail creates better customer experiences through human interaction in shop environments." Infosys' study offers a glimmer of hope, in that 80% of companies planning to replace human roles with AI plan to retrain or re-house their displaced employees.