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Data - Driven News
Posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:05
Do Deep Learning Algorithms Actually Mimic the Human Brain?

by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “As deep learning continues gathering steam among researchers, entrepreneurs and the press, there’s a loud-and-getting-louder debate about whether its algorithms actually operate like the hu

Posted: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:30
Personal Privacy & “The Law”

by Cathy Nolan When Politicians started paying attention to Data Privacy it was a given that new laws were not far behind.

Posted: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:25
Doctors Store Beating Hearts in Digital Form for Big Data Study

by Angela Guess Pallab Ghosh of the BBC reports, “Doctors in London have stored 1,600 beating human hearts in digital form on a computer.

Posted: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:20
Financial Institutes Need to Go On the Offensive with Big Data

by Angela Guess Pedro Hernandez of eWeek recently wrote, “Banks and financial services firms will be spending more in IT this year, according to Marcelo Marquez de la Garza, director of Worldwide Financial Services at Microsoft.

Posted: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:15
Data Governance and Your Company’s Legal Department

by Angela Guess Malcolm Chisholm of Information Management recently wrote, “As data governance becomes increasingly part of the business (rather than an offshoot of IT), it must proactively seek to build links with other areas of the enterprise.

Posted: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:10
A Look Into the Future of Machine Learning

by Angela Guess David Karger, a professor of Computer Science at MIT, recently wrote on Forbes, “I think that the long-term future of machine learning is very bright (and that we will ultimately solve AI, although that’s a separate issue from ML).