12 Data Science projects for 12 days of Christmas

Building simulations are not only really cool, but quite relevant with the pandemic! Not only are Python simulations very beneficial to your coding fluency and your understanding of data science, but they are also fun and addictive to play around with.
There are a myriad of scenarios and factors you can simulate, often with less than a couple hundred lines of code. For example, I have an article about simulating a basic pandemic and predicting population control, both of which have code which you’re free to see!

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2020 in Review | 10 AI papers that made an impact

Much of the world may be on hold, but AI research is still booming. The volume of peer-reviewed AI papers has grown by more than 300 percent over the last two decades, and attendance at AI conferences continues to increase significantly, according to the Stanford AI Index.

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Has AI adoption plateaued, or is it just catching its breath?

It has been a wild year in every quarter, and AI development is no exception. On the whole, the year has been mixed for AI, as there have been both notable advances and new revelations about abusive applications of the technology. And the market for AI technologies appears to have plateaued, with a recent global survey finding no increase in AI adoption in the enterprise.

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How AI is helping with COVID-19 Vaccine rollout and tracking 

AI has been employed since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic to track the spread of positive cases, to crunch through thousands of scientific papers to search for treatment options and to help develop a vaccine. Now AI and other digital tools are being deployed to manage complex supply chains for the vaccine.

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Cargo.One raises $42 million to algorithmically match cargo with air routes

Cargo.One, a real-time booking engine for the air cargo industry, today announced it has raised $42 million. The Berlin-based company says the funds will be put toward product R&D as it looks to expand internationally, particularly in North America and Asia, and triples its headcount to 70 employees.

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Anomalo nabs $5.95 million for AI data validation tools

Anomalo, a provider of data validation and documentation services for developers, today announced that it raised $5.95 million in venture capital. First Round Capital and Foundation Capital participated in the seed funding round, which is Anomalo’s first since its founding in 2018.

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Deloitte: MLOps is about to take off in the enterprise

Deloitte Consulting published a report today that suggests a golden age of AI is in the offing, assuming organizations can implement and maintain a consistent approach to machine learning operations (MLOps). Citing market research conducted by AI-focused Cognilytica, the MLOps: Industrialized AI report from Deloitte notes that the market for MLOps platforms is forecast to generate annual revenues in excess of $4 billion by 2025.

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“Raising during COVID was not so difficult, I had to say no to other 2-3 investors” — Riccardo Osti, CEO, Wonderflow

Wonderflow, the European big data company — that helps companies by implementing their AI technology to analyse consumer feedback in electronics, HR, financial services and more — recently closed a £1.8 million investment. 

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