SparkCognition Originals

Updates from the front lines of the AI & IoT revolution

  • Quick Wins for a Short Month

    Quick Wins for a Short Month

    February is a month with limited time and a lot to accomplish to keep momentum going on goals of the new year. Here are three quick wins to develop your AI playbook and put together a digital...

    Read More
  • Performance Tuning for Feature Extraction: How to Get Started

    Performance Tuning for Feature Extraction: How to Get Started

    By: Karl Weinmeister and Jarred Capellman Previously, we explained the basics of performance tuning for feature extraction, and the benefits it provides. Now we’ll explain how to obtain this...

    Read More
  • ×

    Curated AI News Straight to Your Inbox Every Month. Subscribe to our Newsletter.

    First Name
    Last Name
    Company Name
    !
    Thank you!
    Error - something went wrong!
  • Performance Tuning for Feature Extraction: Why Does It Matter?

    Performance Tuning for Feature Extraction: Why Does It Matter?

    By: Karl Weinmeister and Jarred Capellman As the saying goes, “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” In machine learning applications, the feature extraction process is this critical...

    Read More
  • Three Cases Of Artificial Intelligence Overcoming Professional Bias

    Three Cases Of Artificial Intelligence Overcoming Professional Bias

    This article first appeared on Forbes. For decades, traditional economic wisdom held that human behavior was rational, unemotional and even predictable. But after progress in behavioral economics...

    Read More
  • Why 2019 will be AI’s biggest year yet

    Why 2019 will be AI’s biggest year yet

    2019 will be the biggest year for AI yet from a market perspective. Executives I have spoken to understand change is inevitable in this new year, and they must embrace AI to stay relevant. More...

    Read More
  • The U.S., China, AI, and My Resolutions for 2019

    The U.S., China, AI, and My Resolutions for 2019

    Since the release of my book, “The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence,” I’ve had the privilege of addressing dozens of gatherings all around the world. Recently, I spoke...

    Read More
  • A Look at SparkCognition’s 2018 By the Numbers

    A Look at SparkCognition’s 2018 By the Numbers

    As 2018 comes to a close, we like to look back on the successes SparkCognition had this year. We’ve listed on the 2018 CB Insights AI 100 and the 2018 Austin A-List, and we have received...

    Read More
  • 12 Tech Gifts on Our Holiday Wishlist

    12 Tech Gifts on Our Holiday Wishlist

    In the spirit of the holidays, all of us at SparkCognition like to wrap up the year by reflecting on our successes and looking forward to things we want to achieve in the coming year. We also...

    Read More
  • How to Enable AI Solutions at Speed and Scale

    How to Enable AI Solutions at Speed and Scale

    We often talk about the big challenges AI and machine learning help overcome, but these systems are the result of years of research. Building and maintaining machine learning solutions requires...

    Read More
  • Transfer Learning: How It Works, What It’s Used for, and Where It’s Taking Us

    Transfer Learning: How It Works, What It’s Used for, and Where It’s Taking Us

    Human knowledge is cumulative. We learn the alphabet so that we can learn to read and write, and we then use those (theoretical) literacy skills to write blogs on the internet. By retaining the...

    Read More
  • Real or Deepfake? Identifying synthetic media in the age of AI

    Real or Deepfake? Identifying synthetic media in the age of AI

    Is what you’re seeing real? In this era of “fake news,” the importance of fighting misinformation is paramount. Currently, one of the biggest threats is deepfakes, synthetic media made using...

    Read More
  • M.I.T. to create a college for AI backed by $1 billion

    M.I.T. to create a college for AI backed by $1 billion

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently announced its plan to create the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing next year, backed by $1 billion in funding. The school...

    Read More
  • Why I’m Thankful for AI

    Why I’m Thankful for AI

    As I reflect on what I’m thankful for this month, AI algorithms may seem an unlikely choice. However, AI has found a home in our daily lives, our homes, and our workplace—as it continues to scale...

    Read More
  • Time Machine Day Two: Expanding the Possible

    Time Machine Day Two: Expanding the Possible

    After two full days of talks and panels from some of the most innovative minds out there, Time Machine 2018 has officially come to an end. If you missed anything, don’t worry—sign up here to...

    Read More
  • Time Machine Day One: “The Last True Frontier”

    Time Machine Day One: “The Last True Frontier”

    The AI and future tech event of the year, Time Machine 2018, has officially begun! Time Machine is an annual summit where leaders across industries gather to showcase how the technology of the...

    Read More
  • The Basics of AI Implementation

    The Basics of AI Implementation

    For many executives, October contains the scariest day of the year: Q3 earnings calls that illuminate how distant EOY goals are. Though companies can achieve these goals (reducing costs and...

    Read More
  • A Look Back and A Look Ahead with Time Machine

    A Look Back and A Look Ahead with Time Machine

    Our Time Machine 2018 summit is fast approaching. The November 6-7 event gathers executives, academics and industry leaders in Austin, Texas, to

    Read More
  • Reflections on AI and Labor

    Reflections on AI and Labor

    This week, the U.S. celebrated Labor Day to honor the contributions of workers to our country’s prosperity. As we enter the era of AI, the discussion around labor tends to focus on a single...

    Read More
  • The Math of Cats and Dogs: AI in Image Recognition

    The Math of Cats and Dogs: AI in Image Recognition

    Say you wanted to write a computer program to recognize pictures of cats. A reasonable starting point might be to ask yourself, “What does a cat look like?” A cat is a furry, four-legged animal...

    Read More
  • AI in Biometrics: The Flight Path to Safer Aviation

    AI in Biometrics: The Flight Path to Safer Aviation

    When boarding an airplane, you’re probably not wondering how many hours of sleep your pilot got last night. However, new research into the effects of fatigue on pilot safety and effectiveness...

    Read More
  • loading
    Loading More...