Artificial intelligence used to gather insights into cancer with machine-learning platform – Tech2

A team of scientists has used artificial intelligence (AI) to gain insight into the biophysics of cancer with their machine-learning platform predicting a trio of reagents that generated a cancer-like phenotype in tadpoles. The research, reported in journal Scientific Reports, … Read More

Introduction to Machine Learning with Python – InfoQ.com

Key Takeaways Logistic regression is appropriate for binary classification when the relationship between the input variables and the output we’re trying to predict is linear or when it’s important to be able to interpret the model (by, for example, isolating … Read More

Almost half of what we do at work could be automated by 2055 – PRI

Almost half the activities people are paid to do globally could be automated using current levels of technology, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute. But before we start fretting about job security — or daydreaming about … Read More

Kristen Stewart Co-Wrote a Paper About Machine Learning – Chip Chick

Which director is making the most interesting use of technology? Right now, that’d be Kristen Stewart, and she has the academic receipts to prove it. Along with a research engineer from Adobe and produce David Shapiro, Stewart co-wrote “Bringing Impressionism … Read More

A robot’s analysis of Trump’s inauguration speech reveals what he was feeling while taking the oath of office – Quartz

Some people watched the inaugural speech of US president Donald Trump and saw darkness. Others saw hope. Is one view correct and the other just wrong? Is there a middle ground on which we all can meet? And if Facebook … Read More

Climate Change and Robotics – AlleyWatch

Recently, scientists reported that the Earth reached its highest temperature on record in 2016, trouncing a record set only a year earlier, which beat one set in 2014. It is the first time in the modern era of global warming … Read More

KenSci Nabs $8.5M to Develop Machine Learning Apps for Healthcare – HIT Consultant

Thought you might find this interesting KenSci, a Seattle-based digital health startup building the world’s first vertically integrated machine learning platform for healthcare has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding led by Ignition Partners with participation from Osage University … Read More

Voice assistants stumble over regional accents – San Francisco Chronicle

Voice assistants stumble over regional accents By Benny Evangelista, San Francisco Chronicle January 27, 2017 Updated: January 27, 2017 7:23pm The Echo Dot, shown in San Francisco in March 2016, is designed to amplify the role that its voice-controlled assistant … Read More

Netflix Director of Machine Learning Tony Jebara Joins TechIgnite 2017 Lineup – Yahoo News

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Tony Jebara, Director of Machine Learning at Netflix, has been added as a speaker at TechIgnite: The Truth Behind Technology, a 2-day exclusive event featuring over 30 leading tech industry experts, scheduled for … Read More

AI and Machine Learning Tools are Coming to the Raspberry Pi – The Merkle

The Raspberry Pi has proven to be quite a nifty credit card-sized computer alternative. Most people use their Pi as a home theater device or to run their own IoT services. Google, on the other hand, has big plans for … Read More