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Making AI Users Accountable For Their Algorithms

Any new and powerful technology always cuts both ways.

The rapid rise of the machine learning flavor of artificial intelligence is due to the fact that, unlike prior approaches, it actually works and therefore can be embraced by a wide swath of businesses, research and educational institutions, and technology companies.

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The Inevitability Of Death, Taxes, And Clouds

“Death and taxes” is a phrase that is usually attributed to Benjamin Franklin from a quote in a 1789 letter: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Public cloud computing providers didn’t exist back in the days of Franklin, but if they did, they would have no doubt made the list.

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Playing Dominoes In Data Science

The growing amounts of data that are being generated due to such trends as the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing have naturally beget the need for data scientists who can collect, analyze and, most importantly, interpret these massive stockpiles of complex information to help their companies more quickly and accurately make better business decisions to give them a competitive edge over competitors and to improve their operations and make them more efficient.