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Crimson Hexagon uses social media to predict stock movements

LONDON – You may not have heard of Crimson Hexagon, but the chances are it’s heard of you. http://uk.businessinsider.com/analytics-firm-crimson-hexagon-uses-social-media-to-predict-stock-movements-2017-4?r=US&IR=T

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Global Fishing Watch catches illegal fishing vessel

The island nation of Kiribati suspected that Marshalls 203 had violated its recently created no-fishing zone, but it didn’t have sufficient proof. That’s where Global Fishing Watch came in. http://uk.businessinsider.com/global-fishing-watch-catches-illegal-fishing-vessel-2016-11

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Anusua Trivedi, Data Scientist on Microsoft’s Advanced Data Science & Strategic Initiatives Team

In this podcast interview, I caught up with Anusua Trivedi, a Data Scientist on Microsoft’s ADS team, to get her take on the upward trajectory of AI and deep learning that we’re seeing in the industry today. http://insidebigdata.com/2017/04/13/interview-anusua-trivedi-data-scientist-microsofts-advanced-data-science-strategic-initiatives-team/?platform=hootsuite

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Artificial intelligence and drones ‘future of policing’

Artificial intelligence and drones will be key policing tools in the future amid budget and job cuts, Gwent Police’s chief constable has said. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-39529504

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Google Pulls Back the Covers on Its First Machine Learning Chip

This week Google released a report detailing the design and performance characteristics of the Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), its custom ASIC for the inference phase of neural networks (NN). Google has been using the machine learning accelerator in its datacenters … Continue reading

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Google AI Just Beat Human Pathologists at Detecting Cancer

Artificial intelligence is tailor-made for sifting through massive amounts of data to find patterns. GoogLeNet AI just used image recognition and bested human doctors at detecting breast cancer. https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/04/04/google-ai-just-beat-human-pathologists-at-detectin.aspx?utm_content=buffer36f1f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Microsoft Opening European IoT/AI Lab

Microsoft is opening its third IoT & AI Insider lab, in Munich. Combined with sister labs in Redmond and Shenzhen, a slew of cloud services and a developer toolkit, Microsoft is clearly pivoting to an Internet of Things + artificial … Continue reading

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