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Remotely Send R and Python Execution to SQL Server from Jupyter Notebooks

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Did you know that you can execute R and Python code remotely in SQL Server from Jupyter Notebooks or any IDE? Machine Learning Services in SQL Server eliminates the need to move data around. Instead of transferring large and sensitive data over the network or losing accuracy on ML training with sample csv files, you can have your R/Python code execute within your database. You can work in Jupyter Notebooks, RStudio, PyCharm, VSCode, Visual Studio, wherever you want, and then send function execution to SQL Server bringing intelligence to where your data lives. This tutorial will show you an example of how you can send your python code from Juptyter notebooks to execute within SQL Server.


Artificial intelligence's silent takeover on humanity

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But fear looms as A.I. continues to penetrate the very essence of who we are. As world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking once said: "The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race….It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever increasing rate." In an interview with Joy FM's Nhyira Addo, A.I. and space expert Einstein Ntim said that technology will only continue to accelerate exponentially. "My grandmother died when she was 105, and in her lifetime, she got to see the world go from no cars, to cars, to airplanes, to mobile phones. All those changes she saw in her lifetime we will experience in the next 10 years."


Finance: Making The Most Of Machine Learning - Disruption Hub

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The use of machine learning in finance can do wonders, even though there is no magic involved. Successful machine learning projects often depend on choosing the right datasets and applying the right algorithms. Let's take a closer look at why this technology is a great fit for finance, what implementations it has in that domain, and how financial services companies can utilise it. Machine learning is a subset of Data Science. While Data Science covers the whole data processing pipeline, Machine Learning is about using specific algorithms and chosen datasets to train mathematical models to find patterns, make predictions, segmentation, and more.


The rise of the creative machines - Ericsson

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The debate whether computers can be truly creative started two years ago after a special game of Go, an abstract strategy board game. The world champion, Lee Sedol, had just lost to AlphaGo, a computer program developed by the Google company DeepMind. What surprised the engineers and Go experts was that AlphaGo had secured the victory with a remarkable move that no human had ever done. The question is how artificial intelligence will be used in the workplace and if it will complement or substitute human skills. Michael Björn, co-author of the report and Head of Research at the Ericsson Consumer and Industry Lab, says: "The introduction of artificial intelligence systems will affect most professions in the future.


Machine Learning : What is Machine Learning ?

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Machine learning is a method used to make complex models and algorithms by analysing huge amount of data, that lend themselves to prediction, making use of computers. It has strong relation with mathematics. Which optimizes and delivers methods, theory and application domains to this field. It is sometimes conflated with data mining, whereas Data Mining is process where intelligent methods are applied to extract data patterns. Tom M. Mitchell provided a widely quoted, more formal definition of the algorithms studied in the machine learning field: "A computer program is said to learn from experience E with respect to some class of tasks T and performance measure P if its performance at tasks in T, as measured by P, improves with experience E. This definition of the tasks in which machine learning is concerned offers a fundamentally operational definition rather than defining the field in cognitive terms.


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For newbies this is the best place to start; introductions, FAQs and a glossary of terms. Information on the different types of learning algorithms used in AI and ML systems and applications. A list of different software tools, used to simulate AI techniques, both free open source and commercial. A list of free data sets that can be used for research and testing of AI learning algorithms. A list of places to ask questions and get involved in discussions on various topics related to AI.


AutoGraph converts Python into TensorFlow graphs – TensorFlow – Medium

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We'd like to tell you about a new TensorFlow feature called "AutoGraph". AutoGraph converts Python code, including control flow, print() and other Python-native features, into pure TensorFlow graph code. Writing TensorFlow code without using eager execution requires you to do a little metaprogramming -- -you write a program that creates a graph, and then that graph is executed later. This can be confusing, especially for new developers. Some especially tricky situations involve more complex models such as ones that use if and while, or ones that have side effects like print(), or accept structured input.


Promethean AI uses artificial intelligence to help artists fill out game worlds

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Artificial intelligence poses a threat to a lot of jobs out there, but Promethean AI thinks it can help game artists do their jobs better through automation of the tasks that are either too boring or repetitive. Andrew Maximov, former technical art director at Naughty Dog, worked as a lead artist on games such as the Uncharted series, where task of building out virtual landscapes required hundreds of artists and could be overwhelming at times. So he started the Los Angeles company to use AI to assist artists in the processing of building virtual worlds. "We are addressing a big need in the market where the cost keeps growing exponentially," Maximov said in an interview with GamesBeat. "If you project with the next generation, we cannot sustain that.


MLflow: A platform for managing the machine learning lifecycle

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Check out the "Model lifecycle management" sessions at the Strata Data Conference in New York, September 11-13, 2018. Hurry--early price ends July 27. Although machine learning (ML) can produce fantastic results, using it in practice is complex. Beyond the usual challenges in software development, machine learning developers face new challenges, including experiment management (tracking which parameters, code, and data went into a result); reproducibility (running the same code and environment later); model deployment into production; and governance (auditing models and data used throughout an organization). These workflow challenges around the ML lifecycle are often the top obstacle to using ML in production and scaling it up within an organization.


How Personalized App Experience Around AI will Shape Mobile App Development?

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The speaker orders Google Assistant to book him a hair-cutting appointment. Google Assistant places a call to a nearby salon. The reception picks the call. Google Assistant talked its way out with the receptionist and in a very human manner asked it to book an appointment, which she obediently did. All this happened during Google's annual keynote event I/O 2018 in the front of thousands of people and the speaker was none another than Google's CEO Sundar Pichai.