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Machine Learning Can Help B2B Firms Learn More About Their Customers

“By helping B2B companies gather better data on their customers, AI will help them catch up with their B2C peers” reports hbr.org. The company also maintains an overall account potential model that also makes use of EverString data and predictions.The company has created an intelligent system to augment customer data in the B2B space.Neural networks and “deep learning” algorithms along with other machine learning methods enable data scientists to mine the gold in digital formats. Source: hbr.org Share This:

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Google AutoML Simplifies Machine Learning By Cutting Down On Coding

“Google released a tool that lets users create their own machine learning algorithms without having to code” writes Jean-pierre Chigne for techtimes.com. AutoML Vision allows developers without machine learning expertise to create their own image recognition models.AutoML only works for computer vision models at the moment, but Google wants to branch out into other machine learning areas including speech, translation, and video.There are also others such as Clarif.ai that have similar services for machine learning. Source: techtimes.com Share This:

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Is Your Company’s Data Actually Valuable in the AI Era?

“An AI startup that acquires a trove of data on past yogurt sales can train an AI model to predict future sales” reports hbr.org. The data you have now is training data.Instead, the data you have now, which your company accumulated over time, is the type of data used to build the prediction machine — not operate it.In the AI economy, the value of your accumulated data is limited to a one-time benefit from training your AI model.Your training data is more valuable if enhanced prediction accuracy can increase yogurt sales by $100 million…

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I tried to buy $1 of bitcoin from a Las Vegas ATM — and it just proves how far bitcoin is from replacing regular money

“I was intrigued by my colleague’s account of a bitcoin ATM in New York City, which he used to buy $5 of bitcoin back in September” writes Matt Weinberger for businessinsider.com. So I figured, hey, Las Vegas is about taking chances, and so is bitcoin.I had heard that the D, a casino and hotel in downtown Las Vegas, had a bitcoin ATM that made it easy to buy and sell the red-hot digital currency.To use the ATM, I first had to download a bitcoin-wallet app, which you use to store…

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Celebrities help raise funds for disabled teenager’s stolen voice machine

“A fundraising campaign set up in support of a 16-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, who had her speech machine stolen, has raised enough money to buy a new one” writes Helena Horton for telegraph.co.uk. Miya Thirlby’s specially-programmed machine, called a liberator accent 100, costs £6,000 and took the family six months to acquire and program three years ago.Her family didn’t want to ask for money as they had to fundraise for six months in order to buy the first speech machine, and they were waiting for the stolen one to…

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Inside One of America’s

“The basement, where workers process charcoal, is a universe of absolute gray: gray shirts, gray hands, gray machines swallowing gray ingredients” writes Sam Anderson for nytimes.com. Pencil cores emerge from the machines like fresh pasta, smooth and wet, ready to be cut into different lengths and dried before going into their wooden shells. Source: nytimes.com Share This:

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LG Electronics to start operating U.S. washing machine factory in fourth-quarter 2018

“SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s LG Electronics plans to start operating its new washing machine factory in the United States in the fourth quarter this year, its chief executive said on Thursday” reports businessinsider.com. The start date for the Tennessee factory now being built has been moved forward from a previous target of Feb. 2019, Jo Seong-Jin, who is also vice chairman of LG Electronics, said on the sidelines of a trade show. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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