This evenings meetup is perfect for companies looking to use ML to gain insights about their customers and improve marketing. We have the founders of Codec, GrowthIntel, Fresh8 & Digital Dandelion sharing their experience and advice. Do come along!
Winterlight Labs, a spinoff from the University of Toronto, is using natural language processing and machine learning to identify people with Alzheimer’s disease. Every year 236,000 people in the US are diagnosed with Alzheimer. The current method of identifying the disease can take up to 5 visits and cost over $8,000. Winterlight estimates that their technology could save companies $32 million.
Google just released Allo, their version of WhatsApp and Messenger. It includes photos, emojis, stickers and a personal Google Assistant. The assistant can help you schedule meetings and answer your questions.
Alot of people think AI could impose an existential threat to humanity. In order to get a more accurate assessment of the opinion of leading researchers in the field of AI, the article examined the Fellows of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence. According to 92.5% of the respondents superintelligence is beyond the foreseeable horizon.
Read through the application of probability theory for estimating the outcome of the presidential election in the US. According to the predictions, no candidate will pass the 270 electors threshold and the next US president and vice president will be chosen by Congress.
Numer.ai is a hedge fund built by a global community of anonymous data scientists. They have a weekly competition that is used to source predictions which are used to make trades. A new data set is released each week and the competition resets. Jim Fleming was placed #38 and explains his way of solving the problem of the competition.