Author Archives: GilPress

About GilPress

I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; https://whatsthebigdata.com/ & http://infostory.com/

Self-Driving Cars: Challenges, Expectations, Hype, and Healthy Skepticism

See also Rodney Brooks on the Unexpected Consequences of Self Driving Cars: In this post I will explore two possible consequences of having self driving cars, two consequences that I have not seen being discussed, while various car companies, non-traditional … Continue reading

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Big Data Ecosystem and Benefits

IDC: Organizations are achieving a broad range of Big Data–related business outcomes from their work. These can broadly be categorized as delivering value from operational optimization, improved compliance, and innovation. Interestingly, and as illustrated, Big Data outcomes tied to operational … Continue reading

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Will Google Own AI? (2)

According to the tally Google provided to MIT Technology Review, it published 218 journal or conference papers on machine learning in 2016, nearly twice as many as it did two years ago…  Compared to all companies that publish prolifically on … Continue reading

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Using AI And Deep Learning To Improve Consumer Access To Credit

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and neural networks-based deep learning are concepts that have recently come to dominate venture capital funding, startup formation, promotion and exits and policy discussions. The highly-publicized triumphs over humans in Go and Poker, rapid progress in … Continue reading

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10 Hottest AI Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A … Continue reading

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Data Is Eating the World: Enterprise Edition

HT: ArchiTECHt Enterprise Innovation: With its 150-year history, over $2.4 trillion in assets, 37 million customers, and 4,000-strong presence across 70 countries, [HSBC] is an important financial institution in a heavily-regulated industry. “We have to make sure our customers feel … Continue reading

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Machine Learning Beats Data Science for Top Tech Job By Salary

Rank Job Title Number of Postings per Million Average Base Salary Average Growth in Postings 2013-2016 1 Machine Learning Engineer 58 $134,306 36% 2 Data Scientist 360 $129,938 108% 3 Computer Vision Engineer 20 $127,849 34% 4 Development Operations Engineer … Continue reading

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