Breakthrough Technologies 2017


MIT review’s yearly list is here. 2017 list includes – Facial recognition has existed for decades, but only now is it accurate enough to be used in secure financial transactions. The new versions use deep learning, an artificial-intelligence technique that is especially effective for image recognition because it makes a computer zero in on the facial features that will most reliably...

Big Data 101


As the spectrum of big data products grow in number and nuance, below are some primers on thinking about data complexity and ¬†about solutions. I’ll keep this space updated as more good stuff comes handy. Feast on the seminal papers on big data: Hadoop, Big Table, Spark, Storm…..

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