A novel solution for a data augmentation and bias problem in NLP using TensorFlow
February 24, 2020
Join KC Tung to discover a way to use TensorFlow to solve a natural language processing (NLP) model bias problem with data augmentation for an enterprise customer (one of the largest airlines in the world). KC leveraged hidden gems in tf.data and the new API to easily find a novel use for text generation and found it surprisingly improved his NLP model.
Using Open Source to Build One of the Worlds Largest Interactive Data Visualization Experiences
February 20, 2020
Have you wondered what would it take to build an Android-based 80-inch touch surface? In the process of making my data viz tool VizInteract to work with large displays, I managed to find great answers …
Executive Briefing: How the growth of voice-based AI stands to blur the lines of big data
February 19, 2020
Voiced-based AI continues to gain popularity among customers, businesses, and brands, but its important to understand that, while it presents a slew of new data at our disposal, the technology is still in its infancy. Andreas Kaltenbrunner examines three ways voice assistants will make big data analytics more complex and the various steps you can take to manage this in your company.
Make Alexa and Siri speak with each other: Toward a universal grammar in AI
February 18, 2020
More than 50% of all interactions between humans and machines are expected to be speech-based by 2022. The challenge: Every AI interprets human language slightly different. Tobias Martens details current issues in NLP interoperability and uses Chomsky's theory of universal hard-wired grammar to outline a framework to make the human voice in AI universal, accountable, and computable.
An introduction to machine learning on graphs
February 16, 2020
Graphs are a powerful way to represent knowledge. Organizations, in fields such as biosciences and finance, are starting to amass large knowledge graphs, but they lack the machine learning tools to extract insights from them. David Mack offers an overview of what insights are possible and surveys the most popular approaches.
Building an AI platform: Key principles and lessons learned
February 16, 2020
Moty Fania details Intels IT experience of implementing a sales AI platform. This platform is based on streaming, microservices architecture with a message bus backbone. It was designed for real-time data extraction and reasoning and handles the processing of millions of website pages and is capable of sifting through millions of tweets per day.
Spark understanding: Explain with story and visuals
January 24, 2020
Verbal interactions, chats, email, and social mediamost of us work to communicate thoughts and ideas constantly. Cyrene Domogalla explains how to be a more effective visual storyteller. Getting people to listenand being heardare critical factors in effective communication. Join in to learn how to explain better to achieve your goal and maximize impact with engaging visuals.
Architect as storyteller
January 18, 2020
Nathaniel Schutta explains why an architect's job is to be a storyteller. Architects are essentially the Rosetta stone of an organization, providing translation services (or, as some would call it, the "elevator" between the executive suite and the development floors). The challenge lies in not only crafting a compelling message but doing so for wildly disparate audiences.