What You Need to Know about the EU’s 2018 General Data Protection Regulation
A great way to get in on the action.
No one is ready for GDPR
I read an article recently stating that no one is ready for GDPR, not even the regulators, This seems to be the case, despite a flurry of 'you have to give us more permissions' emails.https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/22/17378688/gdpr-general-data-protection-regulation-eu
Unsupervised investments: Top AI Venture Funds
If you want to see the full list (although not completely updated) here is the link:https://medium.com/@Francesco_AI/unsupervised-investments-i-a-guide-to-ai-investors-d1a6326f71ea
Big Data Strategy: tips and practices
A modified version of this paper has been presented and accepted at an international conference very recently and will be available in a few months time in the " Advances in Intelligence Systems and Computing" series.
What should primary and secondary school educators teach in the age of AI?
I saw another article on my news feed today about what skills the next generation will need to succeed...and which there is little point learning because AI will make the jobs involving those skills redundant. What do people on here think? And why?
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Looking to study cyber security? Start your journey here!
The rise in awareness and the need for skilled experts in the area of cyber security has led more universities to offer specific degrees in the area of cyber security. From undergraduate study to PhD roles, if this is an area which interests you, then there are opportunities for you! This article highlights several undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in cyber security, forensics and intelligence.
My learning journey: Rise of Ai
This article summarizes some takeaways from the Rise of AI conference (Berlin, May 2018).
Unsupervised investments: Top AI Venture Funds
This article lists the top VC investing in AI as well as the features and characteristics that made them the best fit for entrepreneurs
Why AI is a great match for your data strategy
2017 was said to be the year of artificial intelligence (AI) thanks to the many leaps and bounds the technology made. It was also the year when its hype-mill went into overdrive. Which is annoying because, behind all the hype and inflated expectations, there are some really great applications of AI that you can take advantage of now, not in the year 3000 – and it’s not all robots, sci-fi and Black Mirror either.
Congratulations to Francesco Corea, the winner of the March Data Science Foundation Contributor Competition
Congratulations to Francesco Corea, the winner of the March Data Science Foundation Contributor Competition. The March Contributors Competition is now closed, the winner of the £50 Amazon gift voucher is Francesco Corea. Thank you all for submitting article and papers. The April competition is now open.
Advances in Data Science 2018: Final Speakers & Discussion Themes
The University of Manchester's Data Science Institute is delighted announce the conference’s final speaker line up and the themes to be discussed our upcoming Advances in Data Science Conference on May 21st and May 22nd in Manchester. “Focusing on Gaussian processes, Deep learning, latent variable models, subspace learning, network models, spatio-temporal models and longituinal data, we will explore the ways in which these methodologies can be used to address challenges faced by those working in the key application areas: Health - Security - Criminology - Discrimination/Bias - Politics - Demographics - Urban Planning - Global Challenges - Social Media – Conservation” The full conference schedule will be available on the Advances in Data Science website on March 30th 2018.
The General Data Protection Regulation will go into effect on May 25th, and no one is ready — not the companies and not even the regulators.READ MORE
We’ve today backed a challenge from the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to make the UK a world leader in the use of data and artificial intelligence to help transform the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases in the UK.READ MORE
Europe is a very fragmented region. So many languages, so many cultures, and with that, so many different problems with venture investment. Why? Because venture companies here usually receive money from local governments or European institutions, and then they are charged with investing in strictly locally based companies.READ MORE
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes fully enforceable on May 25, 2018. According to recent surveys, 60% of companies polled are going to miss the deadline; it's a sobering number considering how severe the fines and penalties could be for companies found to be noncompliant in the aftermath of a security breach. The reality is many businesses still do not understand what compliance with the GDPR really means.READ MORE
Jose Cebrian explains how artificial intelligence and machine learning have great potential to transform loyalty programs.READ MORE
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS a recurring theme in recent remarks by top executives at Alphabet. The company’s latest Founders’ Letter, penned by Sergey Brin, is no exception—but he also finds time to namecheck possible downsides around safety, jobs, and fairness.READ MORE
European countries are fighting it out to become leaders in artificial intelligence (AI), with nations committing hundreds of millions of pounds in the last few weeks. They're competing with the likes of the US and China, who are widely thought of as the current world leaders.READ MORE
A review will look at making sure everyone working in the NHS is equipped to give patients the latest treatments.READ MORE
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a wide-ranging tool that enables people to rethink how we integrate information, analyze data, and use the resulting insights to improve decision making—and already it is transforming every walk of life. In this report, Darrell West and John Allen discuss AI's application across a variety of sectors, address issues in its development, and offer recommendations for getting the most out of AI while still protecting important human values.READ MORE
Leading scientists have drawn up plans for a vast multinational European institute devoted to world-class artificial intelligence (AI) research in a desperate bid to nurture and retain top talent in Europe.READ MORE
Human spies will soon be relics of the past, and the CIA knows it. Dawn Meyerriecks, the Agency’s deputy director for technology development, recently told an audience at an intelligence conference in Florida the CIA was adapting to a new landscape where its primary adversary is a machine, not a foreign agent.READ MORE
Knowhere launched earlier this month, alongside an announcement that it had raised $1.8 million in venture capital.READ MORE
FT notes that while MBAs are shrinking, analytics masters are a growth marketREAD MORE
Dr Philip Mayne Woodward was a British mathematician, pioneering radar engineer and world-renowned clock-maker.READ MORE
If we want our machines to possess anything approximating human intelligence, maybe we should think about giving them a childhood, too.READ MORE
Data is everything. In fact, thieves are now targeting consumer and business information rather than financial assets, simply because there is so much more value in data. Find out more about how GDPR is changing the way we all work with data in the midst of this Information age.READ MORE
Traditional sources of energy are in decline and the world is shifting towards renewable forms of energy. There are around 50 solar power plants in India. These power plants incorporate solar power grids, inverters, batteries and various sensors for monitoring and control. There is a requirement for efficiency and to detect system faults; to this end the data generated by sensors must be constantly monitored and analysed. With cloud service technology, solar grids sensors can be connected to remote monitoring facilities by utilizing Internet of Things (IOT) technology. The huge volumes of data produced by sensors is now manageable, and with Big Data techniques and MapReduce algorithm, it is not only possible to store and analyse data, but predict potential problems. This paper investigates ways to store, analyze and visualize the data produced by solar sensors.This paper aims to analyze following things: 1) Detecting Flaws in solar power plants/farms 2) Analyzing Power generated 3) Visualizing the resultsREAD MORE
With recent breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Natural Language Processing (NLP), financial companies are beginning to pass the task of identifying and executing trades on to automated systems. Algorithmic Trading (AT), smart stock advisors, and ‘self-learning’ Reinforcement Learning (RL) agents now powerful tools in the financial decision-making process. In this white paper, we’ll discuss how financial companies can benefit from the ongoing AI revolution in their investment and technical analysis, portfolio management and diversification, and other important areas of investment decision-making. Hopefully, by the end of the paper, you’ll have a better understanding of how AI can boost a financial investment strategy.READ MORE
This article provides a series of forecasts regarding the development of AI and robotics. We have discussed some AI topics in the previous posts, and it should seem now obvious the extraordinary disruptive impact AI had over the past few years. However, what everyone is now thinking of is where AI will be in five years time. I find it useful then to describe a few emerging trends we start seeing today, as well as make few predictions around machine learning future developments. The following proposed list does not want to be either exhaustive or truth-in-stone, but it comes from a series of personal considerations that might be useful when thinking about the impact of AI on our world. The interesting aspect of those is that are predictions made one year ago, and many turned out to be true.READ MORE
Propensity modelling is a statistical approach and a set of techniques which attempts to estimate the likelihood of subjects performing certain types of behaviour (e.g. the purchase of a product) by accounting for independent variables (covariates) and confounding variables that affect such behaviour.READ MORE
This article follows the first piece on machine learning describing how AI interacts with neuroscience, as well as how hardware and chips are getting created and modified to be more efficient for specific AI algorithmREAD MORE
The rapid expansion of Big Data Analytics is forcing companies to rethink their Human Resource (HR) needs. However, at the same time, it is unclear which types of job roles and skills constitute this areaREAD MORE
This is a very basic introduction to different techniques currently used in machine learning (artificial neural networks, Particle Swarm Optimization, Evolutionary Algorithms, etc.).READ MORE
This paper describes how AI is revolutionizing business modelsREAD MORE
This is a short guide to AI Accelerators and Incubators worldwideREAD MORE
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