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Quantum Computing

Astor Perkins: Quantum Computing Panel

The panel will be moderated by William Hurley, CEO of Strangeworks. Also on the panel are: – Peter Chapman, CEO & President of IonQ – Dan Caruso, Executive Chairman at ColdQuanta – Professor Winfred Hensinger from the University of Sussex – Dr. Joe Fitzsimons, CEO of Horizon Quantum Computing

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Startups

Inside The Barbershop App Worth $750 Million

Songe LaRon and Dave Salvant left their desks behind to create booking software for the nation’s 109,000 barbershops. Today, their fast-growing startup, Squire Technologies, is valued at some 60 times this year’s estimated sales and is featured on this year’s Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startups. Neither LaRon, a 37-year-old corporate lawyer, nor Salvant, who is 36 […]

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Startups

How Venture Capitalist Tracy Chadwell Cornered the “Silver Tech” Market

Only 2.4% of venture capital founders are women, but after a career spent in law and banking, Tracy Chadwell felt ready to take on the challenge. In 2016 she founded 1843 Capital (named after the year that Ada Lovelace wrote the first computer program). Her fund invests in early-stage startups founded by women who work […]

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Deep Learning: What You Need To Know
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Deep Learning: What You Need To Know

Here’s an interesting write up on Deep Learning from Forbes, that provides an overview of the technology for non-practitioners. “During training, you define the number of neurons and layers your neural network will be comprised of and expose it to labeled training data,” said Brian Cha, who is a Product Manager and Deep Learning evangelist […]

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Computer Vision For Quality Control: Cross-Industrial Applications
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Computer Vision For Quality Control: Cross-Industrial Applications

Computer have wide applications across industries for quality control. For instance, the majority of all medical data is image-based: The assessment of X-rays and scans is crucial for the right diagnosis and, thus, for the right treatment. Public health depends on the accurate interpretation of every single image, and many physicians are obliged to choose […]

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Managing Machine Learning Models The Uber Way
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Managing Machine Learning Models The Uber Way

At first glance, it may not be obvious how reliant Uber is on data or how much of a powerhouse in machine learning and data science that they’ve become. Forbes has an article on their best practices for machine learning model management — a skill every organization needs (or will need) to master. Uber is […]

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7 Indicators Of The State-Of-Artificial Intelligence (AI), April 2019
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7 Indicators of the State-Of-Artificial Intelligence Deployment

Here’s an interesting look at how far enterprises are planning to go with AI. 62% of organizations are using automation to eliminate transactional work and replace repetitive tasks, 47% are also augmenting existing work practices to improve productivity, and 36% are “reimagining work;” 84% said that automation would require reskilling and reported that they are […]

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7 Amazing Examples Of Computer And Machine Vision In Practice
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7 Amazing Examples Of Computer And Machine Vision In Practice

Here’s an interesting article in Forbes on how computer vision is being applied in the real world. Even though early experiments in computer vision started in the 1950s and it was first put to use commercially to distinguish between typed and handwritten text by the 1970s, today the applications for computer vision have grown exponentially. […]

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Data Science Is Now Bigger Than 'Big Data'
Big Data

Data Science Is Now Bigger Than “Big Data”

Forbes points out that the term “Big Data” has been eclipsed by “Data Science” in the hype cycle. However, the Great Hype Cycle resembles Game of Thrones and I think we can all agree that “AI” or “Machine Learning” is next to sit on the Iron Throne of Hype. In a world in which “big […]

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