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About GilPress

I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; &

Chimpanzee face recognition and great ape detection in the wild using deep learning

  We present a deep convolutional neural network (CNN) approach that provides a fully automated pipeline for face detection, tracking, and recognition of wild chimpanzees from long-term video records. And… We propose the first multi-frame video object detection framework trained … Continue reading

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59% of U.S. Adults Trust Law Enforcement to Use Facial Recognition Responsibly

Pew Research Center: 59% of US adults say it is acceptable for law enforcement to use facial recognition to assess security threats in public spaces; only 15% say it is acceptable for advertisers to use facial recognition to see how … Continue reading

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AI by the Numbers: 120 Million Workers in 12 Countries Need Retraining and Reskilling

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of the impact and progress of AI highlighted the need to retrain many workers, improving AI’s score from F to A on 8th-grade science exam, and the $97.9 billion the AI market … Continue reading

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The Rise and Rise of Required Digital Skills

Brookings Institution: In 2002, 56 percent of the jobs studied required low amounts of digital skills. Nearly 40 percent of jobs required medium digital skills and just 5 percent required high digital skills. A lot has changed. By 2016, the … Continue reading

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Garner Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing and Advertising

Gartner: In its two years on the Hype Cycle, AI for marketing has quickly risen to the Peak of Inflated Expectations. The hype around this technology will not fade quickly, as AI continues to be the buzzword used to describe a host … Continue reading

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Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Government Technology

Gartner: Cloud office is the only technology to enter the Plateau of Productivity in the 2019 Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Government Technology, according to Gartner, Inc.  The Plateau of Productivity highlights technologies that are hitting mainstream adoption within organizations…. … Continue reading

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Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2019

Gartner: The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies is unique among most Gartner Hype Cycles because it garners insights from more than 2,000 technologies into a succinct set of 29 emerging technologies and trends. This Hype Cycle specifically focuses on the … Continue reading

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