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The Tipping Point for Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial intelligence is at a critical point in its evolution. Over the last 500 years, human knowledge and intelligence has originated from evolution, experience, culture, and computers. In the not-so-distant future, most of the knowledge in the world is going to be extracted by machines and will reside in machines. At this point, you might be imagining a future full of Terminators and I, Robot, but that's a long, long way off from where we are today. Coined in 1956 by Dartmouth Assistant Professor, John McCarthy, "AI is a general term that refers to hardware or software that exhibits behavior which appears intelligent."


A Marketer's Guide to AI and 45 AI Marketing Tools to Get Started With

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You've probably heard people like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg debating whether AI is a bigger threat than nuclear weapons, or if it's the means to having a smart home that will basically make you Iron Man. With some of the best brains in the world falling into one of two polarized camps, the whole thing can start to feel a bit overwhelming. And is AI even a practical option for marketers at this point? Well, here's some insider info: While AI isn't the magical solution to every marketing challenge you've ever encountered, it can help you make significantly more informed decisions and save you a ton of time. Lucky for you, I'm here to demystify AI and show you what it can actually do for you as a marketer, right now.


Stephen King uses a George Orwell quote to destroy Trump and Putin

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When it comes to taking down Trump on Twitter, Stephen King regularly employs his full bag of writer's tricks to make sure the task is carried out as efficiently as possible. Sometimes, though, all he needs is a well-placed quote. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling and Stephen King join forces to troll Donald Trump Following Trump and Putin's summit in Helsinki earlier this week, the horror master took to Twitter to quote George Orwell. George Orwell on Trump and Putin, in 1945: "The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which." That quote is from the end of Orwell's Animal Farm.


2018-07-18: HyperText and Social Media (HT) Trip Report

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Human Factors in Hypertext (HUMAN) Opinion Mining, Summarization and Diversification Narrative and Hypertext I attended the Opinion Mining, Summarization and Diversification workshop. The workshop started with a talk titled: "On Reviews, Ratings and Collaborative Filtering," presented by Dr. Oren Sar Shalom, principal data scientist at Intuit, Israel. Next, Ophélie Fraisier, a PhD student studying stance analysis on social media at Paul Sabatier University, France, presented: "Politics on Twitter: A Panorama," in which she surveyed methods of analyzing tweets to study and detect polarization and stances, as well as election prediction and political engagement. He showed how collective opinion mining can help capture the drivers behind opinions as opposed to individual opinion mining (or sentiment) which identifies single individual attitudes toward an item. I thank a million people! https://t.co/I3quPp6nw3 He also discussed a phenomenon in which people are likely to lie to pollsters (social desirability bias) but are honest to Google ("Digital Truth Serum") because Google incentivizes telling the truth. The paper sessions followed the keynote with two full papers and a short paper presentation. Google search data as "digital truth serum" - while reporting of child abuse go down at the recession time, Google search data indicates that real child abuse increases https://t.co/DQQoAotZqB However, it feels more like a research talk rather than a #keynote.



Facebook AI Research Expands With New Academic Collaborations Facebook Newsroom

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We created Facebook AI Research over four years ago to focus on advancing the science and technology of AI, and we've always done this by collaborating with local academic communities. FAIR relies on open partnerships to help drive AI forward, where researchers have the freedom to control their own agenda. Ours frequently collaborate with academics from other institutions, and we often provide financial and hardware resources to specific universities. Today, we're announcing new additions to FAIR who are helping us build new AI-specific labs and strengthen existing offices: This dual affiliation model is common across FAIR, with many of our researchers around the world splitting their time between FAIR and a university. This model allows people within FAIR to continue teaching classes and advising graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, while publishing papers regularly.


#iot OR "internet of things"_2018-07-19_13-38-07.xlsx

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The graph represents a network of 2,727 Twitter users whose tweets in the requested range contained "#iot OR "internet of things"", or who were replied to or mentioned in those tweets. The network was obtained from the NodeXL Graph Server on Thursday, 19 July 2018 at 20:39 UTC. The requested start date was Thursday, 19 July 2018 at 00:01 UTC and the maximum number of days (going backward) was 14. The maximum number of tweets collected was 5,000. The tweets in the network were tweeted over the 13-day, 0-hour, 11-minute period from Thursday, 05 July 2018 at 07:32 UTC to Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 07:43 UTC.


Artificial Intelligence and its Future Impact on Legal Profession

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Becoming a #Mediator - Understanding #RoadMap to become a Mediator. Mediator is a person who facilitates #communication between the parties and helps the mediation participants reach a mutually satisfactory solution. Mediator is neither a #judge nor an #arbitrator – his/her role is not to decide the dispute that has arisen out between the parties.


4 Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Watch

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Perhaps the hottest buzz word in the stock market right now is "AI", or artificial intelligence. There is no hiding it. The benefits today are limited in scope. As such, the companies that win the AI battle stand to gain a lot over the next several years. Because of this, everyone wants to own as many artificial intelligence stocks as possible.


Numus – personal finance at new levels – Besim on Data

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Most of existing Personal Finance applications are boring, because they are all dependent on manual data input, then follwing the right segments of costs, income or balance, for each of them to be placed on right category, sub-category, type etc… just boooring! In addition, you have to consider manual input fails together with the impossibility of live update your financial status, to make it even worst experience. These and many other reasons make the existing Personal Finance applications nearly useless. Lately, in the era of #Fintech revolution, there are indications that many startups are providing or will provide Financial data as a service. Even, EU came with new regulation called PSD2 that will make financial data more accesible in a format of Open data concept.