Newsletter ~ Issue #110

Artificial Intelligence News


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Why 87% of Machine Learning projects fail

According to Gartner’s predictions, “Through 2020, 80% of AI projects will remain alchemy, run by wizards whose talents will not scale in the organization” and will never make it into production. Why is that?

Are Neural Networks making us lazier?

Sometimes I feel like human progress is measured on how much lazier we can get.

How automation is helping companies pivot in the pandemic

The pandemic has put a spotlight on the role of automation in business. To learn how the technology landscape is evolving, the benefits companies are achieving beyond cost savings, how automation improves business resiliency and…

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Nvidia and ARM will open ‘world-class’ AI centre in Cambridge

Nvidia is already putting its $40 billion ARM acquisition to good use by opening a “world-class” AI centre in Cambridge. British chip designer ARM’s technology is at the heart of most mobile devices. Meanwhile, Nvidia’s…

Major pharma companies including Novartis and Merck build federated learning platform for drug discovery

Last June, 10 major pharmaceutical companies – Amgen, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, GSK, Institut De Recherches Servier, Janssen, Merck, and Novartis – inked an agreement to build a shared platform called MELLODDY (Machine Learning…

Pandemic sets the stage for AI to take-off at airports

Since the arrival of Covid-19, industry commentators have shared a common theme – businesses need to be more tech-smart and flexible, to face the challenging times ahead. For airports, this is nothing new. The digitisation…

COVID-19 should be a wake-up call for AI

The global pandemic has been cited as a “wake-up call” for many things – the environment, economic and social rights, and general global inequalities. However, scientist, author, and entrepreneur Gary Marcus thinks that the COVID-19…


A use case for Banking: Machine Learning in fraud detection

When cybercriminals are updated with the latest technology, can your bank’s traditional methods detect fraud? Is Machine Learning apt for fraud detection? How is Machine Learning used in fraud detection?

How AI can reduce customer service costs by up to 30%

Customer experience is key to a customer retention rate that leads to more deals and revenue.

4 techniques to enhance your research in Machine Learning projects

A look at 4 ways to improve and enhance ML research projects from folder structures, installs, notebooks, data, profiles and visualization.


Text Similarity: Selecting similar articles from the dataset

One of the very basic Machine Learning tasks is to compare objects and decide whether it is the same or different. It can be done for pictures; it can be done for voice, but what about text?

Time series anomaly detection with “anomalize” library

Like in any other machine learning algorithm, preparing data is probably the most important step you can take towards anomaly detection. On the positive side though, you’ll likely use only one column at a time.

How to build a Machine Learning model to identify credit card fraud in 5 Steps

When starting a new modeling project, it is important to start with EDA in order to understand the dataset. In this case, the credit card fraud dataset from Kaggle contains 284,807 rows with 31 columns.


RoboRXN and future of chemical research

When time and money are critical factors in chemical research, the future of chemical analysis looks to Artificial Intelligence for solutions. IBM introduces RoboRXN – a combination of AI, cloud, and automation. It will change the…

Artificial Intelligence Chat Bot Technology

What is the AI Chatbot? An artificial intelligence chatbot is a computer program which is designed with a purpose to simulate a conversation with human users, especially over the Internet.

7 Best DevOps security practices: DevSecOps and its merits

DevOps has transformed the way operational engineers and software developers reason. Gone are the days when a code was written, implemented, and managed by operations. The DevOps model has remodeled the system of product and…


Depop Bot – The ultimate guide (2020)

This is my complete guide to Depop Bot (a.k.a. Depop Sales Bot) in 2020. So if you’re interested in using a Depop Bot, you’ll love this guide. Let’s get started.

Great Data Science and Machine Learning Podcasts

The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics estimates that 11.5 million new data science jobs will be added by 2026. For those just starting out in the space or considering a transition from another industry, podcasts…

Useful sites for finding datasets for Data Analysis tasks

Let’s now look at some of the useful sites for finding open and publicly available datasets, quickly and without much hassle.

Stay ahead of the curve. Share your ideas and feedback.