facial recognition mobile app
By Andrew Shikiar Amid the continuing pandemic news and protests against systemic racism in our society, another piece of news has come to the fore: Some of the biggest tech companies announced they would ban law...
Executives, developers and pretty much everyone else can take away important lessons from Uber's recent hack
Augmented and mixed reality in construction
Mixed reality provides a way to help construction companies support complex modeling processes and improve opportunities for collaboration across projects.
cybersecurity
In my latest piece in TechCrunch, I gave a full breakdown of the ongoing debate between government agencies and tech firms over whether consumer devices and software should be embedded with strong encryption technology, and...
Big Data
A lot is being said about the benefits big data and analytics. Everywhere companies are using big data and analytics to better understand customer behavior and improve products and offer better customer service (and display...
AI algorithms vs biological brain
By Oleksandr Kostikov On the temple of Apollo in Delphi (Greece), it was written: “Cognosce te Ipsum” (Know thy self). It is important to...
black box
Duke University computer science professor Cynthia Rudin explains why black-box machine learning models should not be trusted in critical settings.
DeepMind headquarters in London
DeepMind’s huge costs bring to light some of the most serious challenges the artificial intelligence industry is grappling with.
Idea
Every great idea starts with a question. What if we were to…? How can we…? Why don’t we…? Sometimes, the problem (especially if you’re not a formally trained data scientist) is knowing what question to ask. And more importantly...
coronavirus
This article is part of our ongoing coverage of the fight against coronavirus. In the last three months, it feels as if all of us have become armchair data scientists. As scientists across the globe race to...