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Cloudera's Hilary Mason: To make AI useful, make it more "boring"

Cloudera's Hilary Mason: To make AI useful, make it more "boring"

Hilary Mason, the former chief data scientist at Bitly and founder of Fast Forward Labs, is now the key AI executive and thought leader at Cloudera. So it may surprise people to learn that she thinks our obsession with AI's cool factor is impeding progress, and inhibiting AI's successful application in the Enterprise.

February 16, 2019 by

Tableau tangos with the enterprise

Tableau tangos with the enterprise

Beyond the headlines of the new natural language query, Tableau is diving deeper into data management in this release, dancing in territory addressed by partners. And while we’re talking natural language query, what about voice?

February 15, 2019 by

How an AI ‘Motherbrain’ helps venture capitalists pick investments

How an AI ‘Motherbrain’ helps venture capitalists pick investments

Swedish VC firm EQT Ventures, a division of the larger private equity firm of the same name, uses a neural network program called Motherbrain to identify and prioritize investments. The technology has seriously improved its ability to scope out deals early in the pipeline, says partner Henrik Landgren.

February 12, 2019 by

Streaming becomes mainstream

Streaming becomes mainstream

The endless streams of data generated by applications lends its name to this paradigm, but also brings some hard to deal with requirements to the table: How do you deal with querying semantics and implementation when your data is not finite, what kind of processing can you do on such data, and how do you combine it with data from other sources or feed it to your machine learning pipelines, and do this at production scale?

December 18, 2017 by

Fender turns cloud adoption up to 11

Serverless isn't usually something synonymous with stringed instruments and amplifiers, but Fender's chief digital product officer believes it's the way forward for the guitar-maker.

December 17, 2018

IBM DB2 9

IBM DB2 9

IBM's DB2 database adds several powerful new tools in version 9 including native XML support and DB2 Developer Workbench, and offers serious competition to Oracle and Microsoft.

August 31, 2006 by

InFocus LP640

InFocus LP640

Displaying images brightly and sharply, this stylish LCD projector is best suited for boardroom presentations. Read our Australian review.

May 6, 2004 by

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