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An Analysis of Brexit With the MonkeyLearn Machine Learning API

The UK’s recent EU referendum result may signal the beginning of the end for the European Union. So, in a recent post, the team at MonkeyLearn performed a machine learning analysis on the Brexit result based on relevant tweets, with sentiment analysis to determine the tone of public opinion.

Intel Scores Its First Big Autonomous Car Win With BMW, But Nvidia Is Still Ahead

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang at 2016 CES (Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg) The entire tech industry is coalescing around the autonomous car. Especially for chip makers, this is where they see the next major wave of growth is coming from. On Friday, the world’s biggest chip maker, Intel, announced it finally snagged its first autonomous car deal in […]

Artificial Intelligence: Nimble startups can develop breakthrough technologies – The Economic Times

In the not-so-distant future, children will be amazed by stories that we allowed relative strangers to steer one tonne machines, relying on human skill and instinct over the capabilities of computers. The field of artificial intelligence has a transformative capability over many things that govern our daily lives.

Will you be part of the dawn of the intelligent 21st century enterprise?

Digital technologies are fuelling a seismic shift in the modern business landscape, driven by changing customer expectations and mounting competition from new and nimble ‘born digital’ companies. This has given rise to a new breed of organisations; the 21st Century Enterprise, which are being forced to rethink traditional market approaches and become more service-centric in order to remain relevant.

Alphabet, Apple, and Tesla Motors Lead the Self Driving Revolution – CML News

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) are three technology companies leading the self driving car revolution. While news broke a couple of days ago of a tragic death from a passenger using the self driving mode of a Tesla Motors Model S, the revolution is coming and it will not be derailed.

Vowpal Wabbit, A Machine Learning System

John Langford is a machine learning research scientist. He works at Microsoft Research New York, of which he was one of the founding members, and was previously affiliated with Yahoo! Research, Toyota Technological Institute, and IBM’s Watson Research Center. He was the program co-chair for the 2012 International Conference on Machine Learning.

Sparkling Water 2.0 works wonders with Apache Spark

According to the official statement, “Sparkling Water was designed to allow users to get the best of Apache Spark – its elegant APIs, RDDs and multi-tenant Context – along with H2O’s speed, columnar-compression and fully-featured machine learning algorithms.” Plus, this newly updated tool empowers enterprise customers to use H2O algorithms in conjunction with, or instead of, MLlib algorithms on Apache Spark.

MongoDB cozies up to Apache Spark with new Connector

At MongoDB World last week, MongoDB Inc. the company announced a new Connector for Apache Spark, enabling data scientists and developers using its database to enjoy the benefits of real-time analytics from rapidly-moving data. The MongoDB Connector for Apache Spark enables users to glean insights from “live, operational and streaming data”, MongoDB officials said.

Facebook: How Bots Are Changing Our Lives

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) disclosed that it now has over 11k chatbots on its FB Messenger platform and over 23k developers have signed up for the platform’s bot engine.

SA developer wants to save the world from asteroid destruction

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered if an asteroid could come crashing down on everyone, leaving nothing but destruction in its wake? Well, if it is up to Nasa and South African science process developer Olorato Mosiane, that will never happen.