6 Ways AI Transforms Software Development

6 Ways AI Transforms Software Development

AI is transforming all business functions, and software development is no exception. Not only can machine learning techniques be used to accelerate the traditional software development lifecycle (SDLC), they present a completely new paradigm for inventing technology. ...

14 Ways Machine Learning Can Boost Your Marketing

14 Ways Machine Learning Can Boost Your Marketing

Marketing success depends on many factors. You need accurate consumer research to build your branding strategy, engaging content to delight your audience, a firm grasp of behavioral economics, and a near mystical ability to intuit how people will weigh your message...

Common Mistakes Executives Make With Data

Common Mistakes Executives Make With Data

Data is a human invention. Humans define the phenomenon that they want to measure, design systems to collect data about it, clean and pre-process it before analysis, and finally choose how to interpret the results. Even with the same dataset, two people can form...

Beyond Backpropagation: Going Deeper Than Deep Learning

Beyond Backpropagation: Going Deeper Than Deep Learning

Deep learning almost single-handedly made "AI" a buzzword in research labs, corporate board meetings, the stock market, and the homes of digital consumers. A branch of machine learning that uses artificial neural network structures to enable computers to learn from...

Neural Network Generates Fake Startups. Hilarity Ensues.

Neural Network Generates Fake Startups. Hilarity Ensues.

Top-tier branding agencies can run you $50,000 or more for a project. For bootstrapped entrepreneurs looking for a new name, tagline, and logo for your startups, this pricing can seem nuts. Naming is also a rather contentious affair, requiring you to balance...

Chihuahua Or Muffin? Comparing Computer Vision APIs

Chihuahua Or Muffin? Comparing Computer Vision APIs

You've probably seen this internet meme demonstrating the alarming resemblance of chihuahuas and muffins. Everyone in the AI industry (including myself) loves putting the image in their presentations. But, one question I haven't seen anyone...

Collaborative Design Is Critical For Effective & Safe AI

Collaborative Design Is Critical For Effective & Safe AI

The trope “there’s an app for that” is quickly becoming “there’s an AI for that.” Want to assess the narrative quality of a story? Disney’s got an AI for that. Got a shortage of doctors but still need to treat patients? IBM Watson prescribes the same treatment plan as...

Dope Learning: AI Can Now Best Rappers With “Deep Beats”

Dope Learning: AI Can Now Best Rappers With “Deep Beats”

Rapping is no easy feat. In-demand artists like Sean "Diddy" Combs and Jay Z bring home fortunes to the tune of $735 and $550 million respectively for their stylish flow. That kind of dough can buy you ~3,600,000 bottles at any hot club. Or ~816 million hours of P2...

Fighting Biased Algorithms & Homogenous Thinking In AI

Fighting Biased Algorithms & Homogenous Thinking In AI

When Timnit Gebru attended a prestigious AI research conference last year, she counted 6 black people in the audience out of an estimated 8,500. And only one black woman: herself. As a PhD candidate at Stanford University who has published a number of notable papers...

Why We Need To Democratize Global AI Education

Why We Need To Democratize Global AI Education

When Sahil Singla joined the social impact startup Farmguide, he was shocked to discover that thousands of rural farmers in India commit suicide every year. When harvests go awry, desperate farmers are forced to borrow from microfinance loan sharks at crippling rates....

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