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Can AI put humans back in the loop?

Can AI put humans back in the loop?

Scientists at Germany's Technische Universität Darmstadt have developed a procedure for a human domain expert to look at the inner workings of an AI model as it is trained to solve a simple problem, and to correct where the machine goes wrong. Can it work for more complex problems?

January 21, 2020 by

ThoughtSpot adds execs from Tableau, DataRobot, MongoDB and others

ThoughtSpot adds execs from Tableau, DataRobot, MongoDB and others

The independent BI player, known for its focus on search-driven analytics, adds a cast of executive characters from around the analytics and tech worlds. ZDNet spoke with three of them, along with ThoughtSpot's co-founder, on where they find themselves and where they want ThoughtSpot to head.

January 21, 2020 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

What can AI do to fight global warming?

Tiernan Rays tells Karen Roby that some of the brightest minds in AI last month gathered in Vancouver to propose technology to fight global warming. Despite the brilliance of the inventions, other factors such as policy will be necessary to reduce carbon emissions swiftly. Read more: https://zd.net/373YMLj

January 17, 2020 by

Integrating big data and the weather

Dr. Kevin Petty, director of science and forecast operations in public/private partnerships at The Weather Company, explains to Tonya Hall the benefit of using IBM's Watson, Blue Thunder, and GPU-based processing platforms to integrate big data into weather predictions.

December 24, 2019 by

Google’s AI makes memory a game

Tiernan Ray explains how DeepMind, a unit of Google that develops ambitious AI projects, found a way to stimulate the kind of long-term planning of risk and reward that humans do by turning memory into a game of actions and future payoffs. Read more: https://zd.net/2YEyR9W

December 9, 2019 by

Chip startup Spin Memory wants to change the key ingredients of all chips

ZDNet's Tiernan Ray explains that a special mind of data memory called MRAM, for magnetic random access memory, has taken years to commercialize. Startup spin memory thinks the key to making it work is to take advantage of the inherent randomness in MRAM. Viewed from that perspective, the chip could actually accelerate AI applications, giving it special appeal. Read more: https://zd.net/2Vmar3i

October 9, 2019 by

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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