The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
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Algorithms are the new medium between people and people, people and data, data and data. Artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, machine learning, neural networks, internet of things, smart cities, cryptocurrencies...
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Applications of Machine Learning in FinTech

Applications of Machine Learning in FinTech | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The article talks about the various applications of Machine Learning in FinTech Industry
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MasterCard Backs Ethereum

MasterCard Backs Ethereum | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
MasterCard is now backing Ethereum but is that enough to save the token from self-destructing in the ICO bubble?
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Google’s Rules For Designers Working With AI

Google’s Rules For Designers Working With AI | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

As part of a new project to humanize AI, the company created a guide to what it calls “human-centered machine learning.”

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What's to fear about artificial intelligence?

What's to fear about artificial intelligence? | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
If there is cause for concern about AI, it doesn’t stem from the dangers it poses to humanity but because of its current applications in our societies
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Can Blockchain Solve the Identity Crisis in the Internet of Things?

Can Blockchain Solve the Identity Crisis in the Internet of Things? | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Thanks to the dreamy marriage of the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence, we can confidently look forward to having smart, digital assistant in near future. From personalizing home…
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Bitcoin boom: The cryptocurrency rockets past $3,000

Bitcoin boom: The cryptocurrency rockets past $3,000 | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The cryptocurrency fever is still running hot as bitcoin surged past the $3,000 milestone yesterday evening.
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Quantum Computing Demands a Whole New Kind of Programmer

Quantum Computing Demands a Whole New Kind of Programmer | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Quantum computers finally seem to be coming of age with promises of “quantum supremacy” by the end of the year. But there’s a problem—very few people know how to work them. The bold claim of achieving "quantum supremacy" came on the back of Google unveiling a new quantum chip design. The hyperbolic phrase essentially means building a …
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Software-as-a-Catalyst

Software-as-a-Catalyst | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The world’s largest innovators are shifting the focus of their R&D investments from products to programming
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Artificial intelligence: fulfilling the failed promise of big data

Artificial intelligence: fulfilling the failed promise of big data | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Many organizations struggle to turn data into insights into action. AI enables that process in a cycle that optimizes continuously, says Forrester senior analyst Brandon Purcell.
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The IMF Just Finished its First 'High Level' Meeting on Blockchain

The IMF Just Finished its First 'High Level' Meeting on Blockchain | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

The International Monetary Fund just held a meeting of an advisory group on FinTech – one that featured heavy representation from blockchain industry execs.


What does this mean for financial firms?


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The foundation of the computing industry’s innovation is faltering. What can replace it?

The foundation of the computing industry’s innovation is faltering. What can replace it? | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Shrinking transistors have powered 50 years of advances in computing—but now other ways must be found to make computers more capable.
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Building an AI Chip Saved Google From Building a Dozen New Data Centers

Building an AI Chip Saved Google From Building a Dozen New Data Centers | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Google has detailed its TPU---and the tremendous savings that came with it.
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How Aristotle Created the Computer

How Aristotle Created the Computer | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The philosophers he influenced set the stage for the technological revolution that remade our world.
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FOAM: The Future of Geospatial Data, on the Ethereum Blockchain — Steemit

FOAM: The Future of Geospatial Data, on the Ethereum Blockchain — Steemit | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
I'm super excited to introduce a project that has been ongoing for two years and is coming out of stealth mode. Before… by protegeaa
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Cheat Sheets for AI, Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Big Data

Cheat Sheets for AI, Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Big Data | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Over the past few months, I have been collecting AI cheat sheets. From time to time I share them with friends and colleagues and recently I have been getting asked a lot, so I decided to organize and…
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The Myth of a Superhuman AI

The Myth of a Superhuman AI | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Hyper-intelligent algorithms are not going to take over the world for these five reasons.
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Terrific...!!
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Why Amazon Would Want to Buy Slack

Why Amazon Would Want to Buy Slack | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
There are two big reasons that could explain the tech giant's reported interest in acquiring the workplace chat platform.
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Montreal's Element AI gets record $102 million boost from U.S. investors

Montreal's Element AI gets record $102 million boost from U.S. investors | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

Investment will allow company to invest internationally, solidify its position as largest Canadian AI company, and create 250 jobs by Jan. 2018.


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Merci blockchain : la "tokenisation" du monde est en cours. Et la Commune est au centre.

Merci blockchain : la "tokenisation" du monde est en cours. Et la Commune est au centre. | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
C'est un mot encore peu utilisé ou connu. Et pourtant il a commencé à émerger il y a un an et demi dans les pays anglo-saxons en sortant des milieux
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Generative Models

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This post describes four projects that share a common theme of enhancing or using generative models, a branch of unsupervised learning techniques in machine learning. In addition to describing our work, this post will tell you a bit more about generative models: what they are, why they are important, and
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Vous ne comprenez rien à la blockchain ? On vous explique

Vous ne comprenez rien à la blockchain ? On vous explique | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Bien rares sont ceux qui connaissent sa mécanique. Pourtant, cette nouvelle technologie est en passe de bouleverser toute notre économie. Voici de quoi y voir un peu plus clair.
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Twitter brings IBM's AI machine Watson on board to fight abuse

Twitter brings IBM's AI machine Watson on board to fight abuse | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

Twitter is employing the help of artificial intelligence to crack down on abuse on its platform amid a furor over social media companies failing to police hate speech online.


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5 Ways Machine Learning Has Influenced The Modern Cloud

5 Ways Machine Learning Has Influenced The Modern Cloud | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Though compute, storage, and networking continue to be the revenue spinners for cloud vendors, it is Machine Learning that is becoming the focal point of the contemporary cloud.
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Why IBM's speech recognition breakthrough matters for AI and IoT - TechRepublic

Why IBM's speech recognition breakthrough matters for AI and IoT - TechRepublic | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
IBM recently announced that its speech recognition system achieved an industry record of 5.5% word error rate, coming closer to human parity. Here's what it means for enterprises.
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AI is scanning the scientific literature for clues to new materials

AI is scanning the scientific literature for clues to new materials | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
IBM’s Watson is already at work developing novel polymers.
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