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Glossary: Smart farming

Glossary: Smart farming

Learn definitions of commonly used terms in smart farming. The terms include Agriculture 4.0, agronomic data, farming-as-a-service, precision agriculture, and more.

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IBM AI researchers say ‘what is the question’ is the real question

IBM AI researchers say ‘what is the question’ is the real question

IBM AI technology lead, John Smith, and principle research scientist Kush Varshney talk with ZDNet about how the company endeavors to broaden the discipline from “narrow AI” to something more fit for the rigours of industry. Defining what the actual problem is that one is trying to train neural networks for, seems to be a big part of what makes AI work or not work, they suggest.

December 5, 2018 by

Instagram predicts the flu. Who knew? AI knew, that's who.

Instagram predicts the flu. Who knew? AI knew, that's who.

AI researchers in Finland compared how well hashtags like "flu" in Instagram posts, and images people put up of flu medication, anticipated the historical public health data for flu outbreak. It's the latest in a number of attempts to use social media as a way to gauge population and health trends.

November 30, 2018 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

​LG CNS launches 'Cityhub' IoT platform

Cityhub will allow cities to collect data from buildings, streetlights, cars, factories, CCTV and weather stations to allow municipal governments to set policies and agendas. Read more: https://zd.net/2KFsgbo

July 9, 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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