The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
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The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
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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Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Remaking Themselves Around AI

Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Remaking Themselves Around AI | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

The New AI Cloud!

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New Plugin Uses Microsoft’s Computer Vision API to Automatically Fill in Alt Text for Images

New Plugin Uses Microsoft’s Computer Vision API to Automatically Fill in Alt Text for Images | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
When uploading images to WordPress’ media library, there are a couple of different fields available to provide additional information. You can edit an image’s title, add a caption, prov…
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To boost its cloud, Google doubles down on machine learning for enterprises

To boost its cloud, Google doubles down on machine learning for enterprises | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
As Google Inc. aims to catch up in cloud computing with leaders Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, it’s doubling down on what is arguably its biggest te
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Microsoft Concept Graph and Concept Tagging Release

“Concepts are the glue that holds our mental world together”
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Civic Demos Vision for Blockchain Web Login Service - CoinDesk

Civic Demos Vision for Blockchain Web Login Service - CoinDesk | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Civic previewed a new use case for its decentralized identity service today at Money2020 in Las Vegas.
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Exclusive: Blockchain platform developed by banks to be open-source

Exclusive: Blockchain platform developed by banks to be open-source | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
A blockchain platform developed by a group that includes more than 70 of the world's biggest financial institutions is making its code publicly available, in what could become the industry standard for the nascent technology.
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Blockchain-based IoT project does drone deliveries using Ethereum

San Francisco-based Chronicled used Ethereum to authenticate drone package delivery system.
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Comprendre la blockchain : Livre gratuit en ligne

Comprendre la blockchain : Livre gratuit en ligne | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it

Comment aujourd’hui comprendre la Blockchain (chaîne de blocs) et son utilité et ses pratiques ? Le site Blockchain France la définit comme « une technologie de stockage et de transmission d’informations, transparente, sécurisée, et fonctionnant sans organe central de contrôle. »


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Microsoft Has a Whole New Kind of Computer Chip

Microsoft Has a Whole New Kind of Computer Chip | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
High-end, custom-built "field programmable gate arrays" will run Bing, Office 365, and Azure.
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Artificial intelligence: Shaping the future of FinTech

Artificial intelligence: Shaping the future of FinTech | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Ben Robinson, chief strategy & marketing officer at banking software firm Temenos, explains how the future of finance will be shaped by artificial technology.
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Google's Quantum Computer May be Superior to Conventional Computers by 2018

Google's Quantum Computer May be Superior to Conventional Computers by 2018 | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Insiders indicate that Google may be nearing its goal of "quantum supremacy," creating a computer that can outperform classical computers (at least in some tasks) by the end of next year.
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Zero-Shot Translation with Google’s Multilingual Neural Machine Translation System

Zero-Shot Translation with Google’s Multilingual Neural Machine Translation System | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Posted by Mike Schuster (Google Brain Team), Melvin Johnson (Google Translate) and Nikhil Thorat (Google Brain Team) In the last 1
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Natural Language Toolkit — NLTK 3.0 documentation

NLTK is a leading platform for building Python programs to work with human language data. It provides easy-to-use interfaces to over 50 corpora and lexical resources such as WordNet, along with a suite of text processing libraries for classification, tokenization, stemming, tagging, parsing, and semantic reasoning, wrappers for industrial-strength NLP libraries, and an active discussion forum.

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What’s next for smart glasses?

What’s next for smart glasses? | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
There’s a revolution brewing in eyewear technology. Snapchat recently announced their brand new wearable called Spectacles. It’s about what you would..
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Making sense of language. Any language. - IBM Blog Research

Making sense of language. Any language. - IBM Blog Research | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Language-independent entity linking makes sense of any text on the web Let’s take a hypothetical sports headline: Philadelphia Beats New York in 34-26 Nail Biter! For applications like search or question answering, we’d like today’s computers to analyze this piece of text (based on the context, of course) and make sense out of the “entities” …
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Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
AI and deep machine learning are electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.
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Insurance industry incumbents form Blockchain initiative » Brave New Coin

Insurance industry incumbents form Blockchain initiative » Brave New Coin | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Five of the world's largest insurance companies recently announced the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative (B3i).
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Cortex: Machine Learning at Twitter

Cortex: Machine Learning at Twitter | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Cortex is a team of software engineers, data scientists, and research scientists dedicated to developing state-of-the-art machine learning capabilities to refine and transform our products.
Twitter is the heartbeat of the world: it is the only platform that offers insight into everything that is happening live. Our challenge: content that’s posted on our platform is very rich, and our users’ interests very diverse. Machine learning can help us connect users to the right content, and improve the quality of our products.
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Zombie Moore's Law shows hardware is eating software

Zombie Moore's Law shows hardware is eating software | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Customised CPUs are doing things software just can't do on commodity kit
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Has Much To Say About Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Has Much To Say About Artificial Intelligence | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discussed how artificial intelligence technologies have impacted Microsoft.
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The art of tracking diamonds through the blockchain | #IBMedge

The art of tracking diamonds through the blockchain | #IBMedge | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
The crypto currency Bitcoin is in the news these days, but the real innovation is Bitcoin’s other half, the blockchain. A blockchain is a sort of distributed
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Physicists have discovered what makes neural networks so extraordinarily powerful

Physicists have discovered what makes neural networks so extraordinarily powerful | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Nobody understands why deep neural networks are so good at solving complex problems. Now physicists say the secret is buried in the laws of physics.
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