Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 07/02/2017

Why Chatbots Are Failing Your Customers “Chatbots aren’t being used to their full potential. Marketers are forcing them to perform traditional functions and, as a result, cutting themselves short. For example, they plug simple, automated responses into their messaging services instead of taking the opportunity to reimagine the entire customer…

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Quantum Computing Topics for 07/02/2017

Quantum computers are about to get real | Science News “Beneath that clunky exterior sits the heart of the computer, the quantum processor, a tiny, precisely engineered chip about a centimeter on each side. Chilled to temperatures just above absolute zero, the computer — made by IBM and housed at…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 06/09/2017

Is Python the most popular language for data science? – Maruti Techlabs “We need the best tools to leverage techniques that can turn data into insights by way of reporting or visualization. There are prominent languages such as C, C++, Java and Javascript for making meaning out of data. But…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 05/29/2017

This is What Happens When a Neural Network Names Metal Bands – Geek.com tags:ai bands The AI fight is escalating: This is the IT giants’ next move | Computerworld “The [IBM] Watson range includes tools for creating chat bots, discovering patterns and structure in textual data, and extracting knowledge from…

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General Reading for 02/03/2016

New IBM Watson Chief David Kenny Talks His Plans For ‘AI As A Service’ And The Weather Company Sale – Forbes “When IBM announced the close of its acquisition of The Weather Company on Friday, it added another veteran CEO in Weather’s David Kenny to work under Big Blue boss Ginni Rometty. And IBM’s…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 01/04/2016

AI helpers aren’t just for Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Here’s how to build your own – TechRepublic “Today there are a growing number of online services that provide the tools such an AI would rely upon. To name a few: voice recognition is available through Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, facial and emotion…

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General Reading for 12/21/2015

Introducing the (beta) IBM Watson iOS SDK! – Swift “The IBM Watson iOS SDK gives developers a Swift application programming interface (API) to simplify integration with many of the Watson Developer Cloud services, including the Watson Dialog, Language Translation, Natural Language Classifier, Personality Insights, Speech To Text, Text to Speech,…

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Best Food Reading for 12/02/2015

IBM Watson Outputs Recommended Original Turkey Recipe for Holidays – Fortune “When asked if Watson had a preferred roast turkey recipe, an IBM spokeswoman said such a simple dish is “a little less typical of the types of recipes Chef Watson will generate.”” tags: f ibm watson turkey Bread Crumb…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 11/06/2015

Machine Learning: What Counting Jelly Beans Can Teach Us “This phenomenon is an example of what’s known as “the wisdom of the crowd,” a modeling strategy frequently used in machine learning. Given that you have a diverse enough number of perspectives—each of which must have some measure of signal, but…

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General Reading for 11/01/2015

The Light-Beam Rider – The New York Times “THIS month marks the 100th anniversary of the General Theory of Relativity, the most beautiful theory in the history of science, and in its honor we should take a moment to celebrate the visualized “thought experiments” that were the navigation lights guiding…

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