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2020-2021

Gradient Flow #26: Multi-cloud Native, Next-gen BI and Analytics, AI Advancements

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 424 words which will take you about 3 minutes to read. “People get burned-out not because they’re working too hard but because they’re not feeling rewarded by the work they’re doing. They get burned-out because they believe their work has no impact. … Burnout is when the creative part ofContinue reading “Gradient Flow #26: Multi-cloud Native, Next-gen BI and Analytics, AI Advancements”

Trends to Watch in 2021 and Best Books of 2020

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 363 words which will take you about 2 minutes to read. “A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.” – Herbert Simon. Data Exchange podcast Key AI and Data Trends forContinue reading “Trends to Watch in 2021 and Best Books of 2020”

Gradient Flow #24: Robots Are Listening, Funding Updates, Security for the Disoriented

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 476 words which will take you about 3 minutes to read. “The character of a building like that of a man, is not its outward appearance but rather what’s inside.” – Merrell Vories Hitotsuyanagi Data Exchange podcast Security and privacy for the disoriented   In this episode I speak withContinue reading “Gradient Flow #24: Robots Are Listening, Funding Updates, Security for the Disoriented”

Gradient Flow #23: AI Liabilities, Data Quality, Robust Language Models

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 408 words which will take you about 2 minutes to read. “It is always easier to destroy a complex system than to selectively alter it.” – Roby James. Data Exchange podcast Improving the robustness of natural language applications  In recent years adversarial attacks against computer vision models have been coveredContinue reading “Gradient Flow #23: AI Liabilities, Data Quality, Robust Language Models”

Gradient Flow #22: AI Security, Time-series Databases, Concept Drift

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 482 words which will take you about 3 minutes to read. “They beat me up unjustly, but since they did the same thing to everyone else, it was not unfair.”  – Sydney Morgenbesser Data Exchange podcast Securing machine learning applications  Ram Shankar is a Berkman Klein Center affiliate, and aContinue reading “Gradient Flow #22: AI Security, Time-series Databases, Concept Drift”

Gradient Flow #21: Detecting Fake News, AutoBI, Feature Stores

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 459 words which will take you about 3 minutes to read. “Any figure that looks interesting or different is usually wrong.” – W.A. Twyman. Data Exchange podcast The Computational Limits of Deep Learning   Neil Thompson is a research scientist at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) andContinue reading “Gradient Flow #21: Detecting Fake News, AutoBI, Feature Stores”

Gradient Flow #20: Ethical Algorithms, Knowledge Graphs, Secure Communication

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 560 words which will take you about 3 minutes to read. “We know that the ‘superspreaders’ and ‘superconsumers’ of fake news, who drive the concentration in these samples, are mostly bots.  – Sinan Aral Data Exchange podcast Building and deploying knowledge graphs  Mayank Kejriwal is one of the leading expertsContinue reading “Gradient Flow #20: Ethical Algorithms, Knowledge Graphs, Secure Communication”

Gradient Flow #19: AI in Finance, Infinite Laptops, Software 2.0

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 622 words which will take you about 3 minutes to read. “The future will always be uncharted but it is made by those active enough to explore it, with the stamina and imagination not to give up on themselves or each other.” – Margaret Heffernan. Data Exchange podcast Financial TimeContinue reading “Gradient Flow #19: AI in Finance, Infinite Laptops, Software 2.0”

Gradient Flow #18: Forecasting & Groupthink, Interpreting NLP, Ray Ecosystem

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 640 words which will take you about 4 minutes to read. “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb. Data Exchange podcast Using machine learning to modernize medical triage and monitoring systems  Kira Radinsky is Chairwoman & Chief TechnologyContinue reading “Gradient Flow #18: Forecasting & Groupthink, Interpreting NLP, Ray Ecosystem”

Gradient Flow #17: RL for Recommenders, AI Assurance, Traffic Prediction

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 880 words which will take you about 5 minutes to read. “Juggling is sometimes called the art of controlling patterns, controlling patterns in time and space.”  – Ron Graham Data Exchange podcast What is AI Assurance?  Ofer Razon and Superwise are part of a community in the early stages ofContinue reading “Gradient Flow #17: RL for Recommenders, AI Assurance, Traffic Prediction”

Issue #16: Conversational Assistants, Model Compression, Cloud Native

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 800 words which will take you about 4 minutes to read. “You may not get rich by using all the available information, but you surely will become poor if you don’t.”  – Jack Treynor Data Exchange podcast Best practices for building conversational AI applications   Alan Nichol is co-founder andContinue reading “Issue #16: Conversational Assistants, Model Compression, Cloud Native”

Issue #15: Technology Adoption, Bias in Speech, Fizz Buzz

Subscribe • Previous Issues This edition has 710 words which will take you about 4 minutes to read. “Most people who have the data are in power. And most people who are powerless do not have data.” – Cathy O’Neil Data Exchange podcast From Python beginner to seasoned software engineer   Renowned programmer and author, Joel Grus,Continue reading “Issue #15: Technology Adoption, Bias in Speech, Fizz Buzz”