Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Marketing

15 Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Marketing Published on June 29, 2017 on Linkedin.com by Robert Allen Editor at SmartInsights.com Mapping the most effective AI technologies for marketing across the customer lifecycle AI technology is a hot topic in marketing at the moment, but AI is a broad term covering a wide range of different technologies. Artificial intelligence means any technology that seeks to mimic human intelligence, which covers a huge range of capabilities such as voice and image recognition, machine learning techniques and semantic search. Marketers like to wax lyrical about the latest exciting technologies and bang on about AI for image recognition, speech recognition, preventing data leaks, or even targeting drones at remote communities. All well and good. But how the bloody hell Read More …

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HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF AMAZON ECHO AND GOOGLE HOME

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST  OF AMAZON ECHO AND GOOGLE HOME by WIRED Staff | illustrations by Israel G. Vargas 05.16.17 IF YOU’RE NOT already having conversations with a cylindrical speaker sitting on the kitchen counter, you will be soon. AI-­powered devices like Amazon Echo and Google Home are poised to invade tens of millions more households this year—even creeping into kids’ bedrooms. Here’s a guide to getting the most out of these futuristic household minions. YOUR FIRST MISSION on the path to an AI-enabled household is to choose your smart connected speaker. It will be your central command module, the device you talk to when you need to get stuff done. Although more AI assistants are on the horizon, the big Read More …

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The Three Ages of Artificial Intelligence

The Three Ages of AI – Figuring Out Where We Are Posted by William Vorhies on May 9, 2017 on datasciencecentral,com View Blog Summary:  Just where are we in the Age of AI, where are we going, and what happens when we get there?   When things are changing fast, sometimes it’s necessary to take a step back and see where you are.  It’s very easy to get caught up in the excitement over the details.  The individual data science technologies that underlie AI are all moving forward on different paths at different speeds, but all of those speeds are fast.  So before you change careers or decide that your business ‘needs some of that AI’ let’s fly up and see Read More …

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INTRO TO MACHINE LEARNING

INTRO TO MACHINE LEARNING: 10 ESSENTIAL ALGORITHMS FOR MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEERS  JAMES LE · APRIL 21, 2017 Dataconomy.com It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has increasingly gained more popularity in the past couple of years. As Big Data is the hottest trend in the tech industry at the moment, machine learning is incredibly powerful to make predictions or calculated suggestions based on large amounts of data. Some of the most common examples of machine learning are Netflix’s algorithms to make movie suggestions based on movies you have watched in the past or Amazon’s algorithms that recommend books based on books you have bought before. So if you want to learn more about machine learning, Read More …

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The 2016 AI Recap: Startups See Record High In Deals And Funding

JANUARY 19, 2017 CBInsights The 2016 AI Recap: Startups See Record High In Deals And Funding Non-US deal share has gradually increased, from 21% in 2012, to nearly 40% in 2016. EMAIL From stopping cyberattacks to operating autonomous vehicles to visually searching through a wine database, over 550 startups using AI as a core part of their products raised $5B in funding in 2016. Since 2012, deals and dollars to AI startups have been on the rise, and 2016 was a record year for startups globally. Using the CB Insights database, we tracked funding to private AI companies globally over the past five years, and looked at how deal share breaks down by geography. Our analysis includes companies applying AI algorithms Read More …

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Artificial Intelligence versus Intelligence Augmentation

Published on CBInsights on DECEMBER 20, 2016 All The Hype Is About AI, But The Real Action Is In IA IA technologies help advance human potential by increasing worker productivity, alleviating mundane tasks, and enhancing convenience in our lives. EMAIL Download AI slideshare presentation The following is a guest post by Anupam Rastogi (@anupamr). Rastogi is a growth stage technology investor at NGP, focused on the intersection of IoT, data, and machine learning in the enterprise. The Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) vs Intelligence Augmentation (“IA”) debate has been around for over half a century. IA or Intelligence Augmentation classically refers to the effective use of information technology in augmenting human capabilities, and the idea has been around since the 1950s. AI is Read More …

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