Tag Archives: machine learning

The Downsides of AI

I remember reading about AI as a college student, and I always wondered if we’d get computing algorithms that might actually make better decisions than informed humans. As my tech career grew, I saw the advancement in systems, like Deep Blue, … Continue reading

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Data Science en Masse

GE is an amazing company. They seem to have so many divisions and produce a wide variety of products. Their financial investment success amazed the world and made Jack Welch an icon to many businesspeople. I remember reading about revolutionary … Continue reading

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Who’s Smarter? Humans or AI Systems?

I used to watch science fiction movies and imagine we’d have these incredible machines that could interact with humans in amazing ways. I always believed more in the helpful and useful AI in Star Wars than the dangerous systems of movies like The … Continue reading

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The Digital Twin

The world is changing quickly, and it’s becoming incredibly personalized thanks to digital technologies. I saw a fascinating video from GE on digital twins. These are digital representations of their products, using specific data (sensor, visual, weather, settings, etc.) to build a model … Continue reading

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AI Helpers or Replacements

It’s interesting to look at the data business and how companies view DBAs, database developers, BI developers, data scientists, and more. There are some companies that really see value in our services, and I’m grateful for that. I’ve been gainfully … Continue reading

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Human and Machine Learning

I was reading about the Microsoft Cognitive Services and their wider release in preview to more developers. There are a few of the many machine learning services that anyone can use to build more intelligence into their applications. The entire … Continue reading

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Intelligence from Data

There is an incredible amount of data in the world, and all that data is changing the way industries work. That’s the opening to a keynote talk from Jim McHugh at the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence conference. The talk is short, … Continue reading

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What is the Future of Monitoring?

I read Tom LaRock’s post on the future of monitoring, looking at the rise of machine learning and complex algorithms to evaluate systems. Tom notes that the data input into a system is crucial in determining whether the system can … Continue reading

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The Black Boxes

Machine learning and artificial intelligence seem to be the hot topics these days. From bots that can interact with people to systems that learn and grow as they process more data, it seems that science fiction is becoming reality. At … Continue reading

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The Machines are Learning

One of the technologies that Microsoft is promoting heavily is machine learning. This has rapidly gone from a technology that I heard little about to being in multiple keynotes that I’ve seen at large conferences this year. It almost seems … Continue reading

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