Recently, I delivered a presentation on “Data Science for the Curious” at the WeWork K Street location in Washington, DC.The goal was to help the largely non-technical audience of public policy professionals understand some of the core tenets of data science: its promises and its perils.In light of the recent Facebook revelations, this is more critical now than ever before.

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Bing APIs provide the pre-built AI capabilities to your business to build diverse search scenarios at web-scale.

With Bing’s Web Search API, you can get the most relevant, contextual, and up-to-date results for your queries, which include webpages, images, videos, news, popular entities, and other answers.

Using the vertical search APIs, you can obtain enriched metadata, use advanced filtering capabilities, and leverage suite of capabilities around images, videos, and news to build compelling user experiences.

In this episode of the AI Show, Micheleen Harris dives into when and why one would use deep learning over classical machine learning.

While many tasks can be performed cheaply and well with classical machine learning and packages like scikit-learn, every once in a while, a task is better suited for a neural network architecture implemented with deep learning methods – e.g. large amounts of data or insufficient accuracy with other methods.  Watch to find out more and hear about some Python packages to make life easier.

Kelly Anderson joins Scott Hanselman to discuss Azure Security Center, which offers built-in security management and threat protection for your cloud workloads.

Azure Security Center helps you find & fix vulnerabilities, aids in blocking malicious access and alerts you when your resources are under attack.

Recently, Facebook has come under scrutiny for its data sharing practices. But exactly what does the social network know and how do they know it?

Here’s an interesting overview of how Facebook tracks you via your data. Spoiler alert: they know a lot more about you than you think they do.

Siraj Raval asks 67 questions of Pieter Abbeel, who got his PhD at Stanford University under the mentorship of Andrew Ng and went on to become a professor at UC Berkeley.

He’s worked at OpenAI, Willow Garage and now Embodied Intelligence.Drawing on recent advances in Deep Imitation Learning and Deep Reinforcement Learning, Embodied Intelligence is developing AI software that makes it easy to teach robots new, complex skills.