NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING

Best Practices for NLP

Can technology comprehend human language? This question is relevant in this age of digital transformation where technology is disrupting every aspect of our lives. From smartphones, computers, tablets and smartwatches, technology is connecting us to the digital world.

The understanding of human language is critical for this relationship to last and technologies such as NLP¹ are changing this space. Voice assistants use natural language processing to understand human language and these devices are becoming smart assistants for our lives.

The explosion of natural language processing is just beginning and this technology could become bigger in the coming years. …


MACHINE LEARNING

Ethics, Data and Transparency

You are listening to the HumAIn Podcast. HumAIn is your first look at the startups and industry titans that are leading and disrupting artificial intelligence, data science, future of work and developer education. I am your host, David Yakobovitch and you’re listening to HumAIn. If you like this episode, remember to subscribe and leave a review. Now, on to the show.

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David Yakobovitch

Welcome back listeners to the HumAIn Podcast. Today, we are going to talk all about ethics. Ethics has been a topic that the entire world has been up in storm over, everything from COVID to protests to data science…


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Evaluating AI Funding and Research

Artificial intelligence has grown over the years with adoption in retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and construction among other sectors. Research in AI is enabling these adoptions and all this depends on AI funding¹.

AI research has also accelerated in the last 5 years with more research papers published in 2020. Because of AI research, practical applications and use cases are emerging with the technology supporting automation and intelligent decisions. The capability of AI to derive intelligence more than humans makes this technology appealing to many researchers.

Funding of AI research has also accelerated with Congress approving AI related initiatives such as…


DATA SCIENCE

Data and the COVID 19 Pandemic

You are listening to the HumAIn Podcast. HumAIn is your first look at the startups and industry titans that are leading and disrupting artificial intelligence, data science, future of work and developer education. I am your host, David Yakobovitch, and you are listening to HumAIn. If you like this episode, remember to subscribe and leave a review. Now, on to the show.

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David Yakobovitch

Welcome back listeners to the HumAIn podcast. Today, our guest speaker is Nikita Shamgunov¹, who is the founder and co-CEO of MemSQL. He is working to transform data management throughout the entire world. And he’s joining us today…


DATA SCIENCE

Data Scientist vs. Data Analyst

Data scientist and data analyst roles have become commonplace as data consumption increases among consumers and enterprises. According to Glassdoor, data scientist¹ hiring roles increased in 2019 and 2020 with data analyst roles following closely.

Enterprises need the services of a data scientist who can make predictive intelligence about the business and understand operation metrics from a data viewpoint. Unlike data scientists, data analysts spend their time reporting and making presentations which help businesses to break down numbers.

Companies need to make data driven decisions and as a competitive strategy, they are hiring data scientists and data analysts to fulfil…


DATA ANALYTICS

Technology for Societal Good

Data analytics better explains trends in data and supports policy formulation. Human trafficking is an international crime that thrives in the shadows. By taking advantage of big data and analytics¹, data scientists and researchers understand the problem and thereby help law enforcement and victims of child trafficking. Child trafficking is a hugely profitable industry, generating billions of dollars annually in illegal profits. At the same time, it is one of the largest sources of profit for global organized crime, second only to illicit drugs.

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The mathematical search for insights in data, could help law enforcement combat human trafficking. Child trafficking…


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DATA SCIENCE

Machine Learning Trends and Data Analytics

Artificial intelligence is increasingly becoming part of every enterprise strategy and as the pandemic battered the global economy in 2020, investments in AI technology accelerated with McKinsey estimating growth to surpass $90B by 2023.

Digital adoption because of the work from home models used by companies influenced further growth of AI and analysts estimate robust growth in 2021. Organizations are deriving value from artificial intelligence¹ and as every company strives to become the intelligence enterprise, 2021 will be the defining year of this digital transformation.

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The focus of AI adoption will not be simply to improve the efficiency or effectiveness…


Data Science

Data Revolution 2021

With the world still recovering and reorganizing from COVID-19 and How the Global Pandemic has reshaped supply chains, infrastructure, and the way that business is processed, 2021 is anticipated to be a year to make big gains for companies that embrace and implement strategic Digital First Strategies.

Whether Mobile First, Tablet First or Laptop First strategies are at the forefront of your organization, data will continue to reign supreme as 5G continues its global roll-out.

What strategies can you take to ensure that your enterprise is ready to capture your market share and successfully be a player in the #DataRevolution…


DATA SCIENCE

Data Champions and Data Driven Culture

Happy New Year 2021 dear readers.

Another year ahead of us and as life returns slowly to normal after a pandemic filled year in 2020, it is time to think about the data future of organizations, why this matters in this age of digital transformation and approaches companies can use to harness the power of data¹. This is where the data champion comes in. This discussion will explore the significance of data champions to enterprises.

A data champion facilitates the concepts of data governance and data management. They are responsible for driving the vision of a program, developing and implementing…


Artificial Intelligence, Opinion

Financial Technology

Why are financial crimes on the rise? Many people ask this question as crime-cases in the financial industry rise. Banks according to a McKinsey report¹ have lost millions of dollars in the last decade alone and this could worsen as criminals upgrade their financial crime tactics. Financial crime analytics can help financial institutions, investigators detect fraud, and money laundering, assess risk, and report on data to prevent financial crime.

Each year, many cases of banking fraud² increase and despite stringent measures, losses continue to spike with financial institutions lacking concrete strategies to address this growing problem. …

David Yakobovitch

📊 Educator/data geek. I hope to educate and inspire you to build great products on everything AI and Data Science. ️​​​ http://www.humainpodcast.com

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