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Will Alexa become my companion data analyst?

How a smart assistant can eventually become your organization's next data rock star

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Data visualization tools: The features users love and hate

It seems like making sense of data is everyone’s job now. Here are the pros and cons of five leading data visualization tools, as reported by enterprise users of the products.

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Adding data to toothbrushes, MRI machines

From toothbrushes to high-end medical imaging equipment, Philips is offering its consumer and business customers access to more data through Internet of Things-type sensors.

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HR and IT combine efforts on workforce analytics

As more companies depend on information about their employees to make crucial decisions, HR and IT are working closer together than ever before to deliver the data. 

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Mapping: Disruption ahead!

What3Words brilliantly streamlines mapping but will require oversight if it becomes a government standard.

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How to root out bias in your data

Analytics is a top priority for savvy CIOs. But if implicit biases are hiding under the surface of your most trusted data sets, your algorithms could be leading you to make bad decisions. 

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Data realities of 2017 and beyond

There’s no escaping the facts anymore: Data rules everything now. Are IT leaders prepared to deal with that?

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Review: The best frameworks for machine learning and deep learning

TensorFlow, Spark MLlib, Scikit-learn, MXNet, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, and Caffe do the math.

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HPE acquires security startup Niara to boost its ClearPass portfolio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired Niara, a startup that uses machine learning and big data analytics on enterprise packet streams and log streams to detect and protect customers from advanced cyberattacks that have penetrated...

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AT&T wants to be the Linus Torvalds of network software

Carriers are starting to look more like cloud companies, turning to standard hardware, virtualization and machine learning for rapid development of new services. AT&T helped drive that trend by releasing ECOMP, the operating system of...

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DOT designates 10 new U.S. proving grounds for self-driving cars

The Department of Transportation has designated 10 proving ground pilot sites to encourage testing and information sharing about automated vehicle technologies, including optimal big data usage.

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After first week, A.I. system is beating human poker players

A third of the way through the latest man-vs.-machine poker tournament, the A.I. system is winning handily.

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Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Even as more people shop online, Crate and Barrel says it's not ready to give up on brick-and-mortar stores.

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Shopping goes high tech (and hassle-free) with Intel tech

Poking into shopping habits and recognizing your face may sound invasive, but retailers are trying to make shopping better with products like Intel's Responsive Retail Platform. It can track store inventory and respond to customers in...

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Best tips & takeaways from RStudio Conference

I'll be sharing the most interesting things I hear, see and learn at this week's big R event.

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Artificial Intelligence: Transparency isn’t just a trend

There is a growing realization that we cannot start deploying and using artificial intelligence technologies if their reasoning is opaque. We need to know what they are thinking.

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RStudio's new enterprise platform moves out of beta

On the eve of its annual user conference, RStudio announced that its RStudio Connect publishing platform is out of beta and available for a free 45-day evaluation.

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Tech luminaries team up on $27M A.I. ethics fund

A team of philanthropists and tech luminaries have put together a fund that’s aimed at bringing some more humanity into the A.I. development process. It’s called the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, and it will...

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