Newsletter ~ Issue #108

Artificial Intelligence News


Editors Choice

How AI benefits Banks

Banks have come a long way in their digital journey. From the advent of ATMs in the 1960s to AI-powered chatbots, fraud detectors, and digital advisers. Let’s look into the various ways AI benefits banks.

Advertising with intelligence

AI has revolutionized the advertising industry. Advertising with intelligence means an advertising company can put out relevant advertisements to the right customer at the right place. AI provides a time and money-saving option for them.

Classification of hate speech and offensive language using machine learning

Use of hate speech and offensive language on social media is a growing challenge, effecting the mental health with sometimes devastating effects. To help solve this problem, text classification can be used, tagging hate speech or offensive language.

Latest News

Before we put $100 billion into AI

America is poised to invest billions of dollars to remain the leader in artificial intelligence as well as quantum computing. This investment is critically needed to reinvigorate the science that will shape our future.

How AI enhances Telecommunications

Telecommunications is experiencing expansive technological growth. AI enhanced network optimization, robotic process automation, virtual assistants, and predictive maintenance are examples of areas either reducing cost or adding to the bottom line.

Ironscales raises $8 million more for AI that thwarts email phishing attacks

Ironscales, a startup developing an AI phishing prevention and detection platform, today closed an $8 million extension to its series B round led by Jump Capital, bringing the total to $23 million.


5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is used in the Fashion Industry

A digital era needs FashTech, this is disrupting traditional shopping methods. FashTech is about the adoption of technology and innovation. Fashion and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is now becoming a realistic combination.

Start telling the right stories to attract customers

As the world simultaneously experiences a health and heart crisis with a pandemic and protests, entrepreneurs have found themselves scrambling to not only keep their businesses afloat but to remain relevant. Consumers want to support businesses…

Artificial Intelligence revolutionizing Sales and Marketing in Virtual Systems

Machine learning, Artificial intelligence and robotics are revolutionizing sales and marketing in the traditional online and e-commerce-based system in exceptional ways.


“Why did my model make this prediction?” AllenNLP interpretation

Scratching your head, asking how did my model make that prediction? NLP create accurate models but they are in a ‘black box’. This makes interpretation of a prediction and understanding bias more difficult.

Gesture Recognition: How do machines learn hand gestures?

How do machines learn hand gestures? The simplest answer is “Artificial Intelligence”. But there is more to it. In this article, we look at the 3 modules in recognizing hand gestures.

Reducing the Artificial Neural Network complexity by transforming your data

Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) suffer from having too many trainable parameters, impacting computational performance. We propose and examine two methods for complexity reduction in AstroNet.


Info-Graphic design keeping pace with AI

AI is integrating into the field of design and specifically info-graphics. Business requirements are augmented with content catalogs and libraries to produce new compelling designs. This is proving an effective technique for streamlining production.

Key aspects of Machine Learning operations, explained

Until 2015, even professional programmers didn’t consider machine learning has real potential and benefits. However, with innovation the development of AI and computing capabilities build-up, autonomous MLOps platforms began to develop more rapidly.

Training Neural Networks for price prediction with TensorFlow

Using Deep Neural Networks for regression problems might seem like overkill, but for some cases of high dimensional data, they can outperform any other ML models. In this guide, I listed some key tips and…


What books are we reading on AI and Machine Learning in 2020?

Whether you are a seasoned professional in this industry or just starting to dip your toes in, there is always more to learn about AI and machine learning.

12 Papers you should read to understand Object Detection in the Deep Learning era

As the second article in the “Papers You Should Read” series, we are going to walk through both the history and some recent developments in a more difficult area of computer vision research.

9 Python libraries for Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers

As you may already know, Python is a programming language that lets you work quickly and integrate systems more effectively. It has a wide variety of applications, from web development, to data science using awesome libraries like Scipy, Scikit-Learn, Tensorflow and much more.

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