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Predictive Policing: No Silver Bullet

Last week, we mentioned how the use of predictive policing – namely, using analytics to forecast when and where crime is most likely to occur next – has gained major traction within law enforcement. Across the US, predictive policing techniques have been implemented...

Policing Through the Noise

We’re back!  After concluding our first blog miniseries, Journey Into AI, last week, we’re excited to explore another important topic over the next several weeks; namely, how public safety and infrastructure can be improved through the use of a diverse array of AI...

Beyond ML: Building a Better Mousetrap

Last week we explored three examples of how Machine Learning (ML) is being used to innovate industry. This week we’ll highlight those same examples, and discuss how using the full AI toolbox augments the performance of an ML-only approach. Revisiting ML in Use Cyber...

Learning Something New Every Day

Last week we explored a robust approach to AI and showcased a repertoire of AI tools on display within a game of poker.  AI has always been imagined as making our lives easier.  If we are capable of building systems smart enough to perform complex tasks, why not...

Choosing AI: A Safe Bet

Last week we defined Machine Learning (ML) and articulated how ML is just one of many tools under the big umbrella of AI.  Just like any AI tool, ML is great at addressing certain tasks when there is ample data (such as clustering or classification), but insufficient...

What Really is Machine Learning?

Last week we offered a simple definition of AI as the science of making machines complete tasks that require intelligence when done by humans. These days, when people discuss AI, you will often hear the term Machine Learning. What exactly is Machine Learning? Why is...

Origins of Artificial Intelligence

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) firmly established in both the global lexicon and mainstream media, the world is abuzz with how AI might revolutionize our world…or possibly bring about the end of humanity. What is AI and, most importantly, why should it matter...

Big Data Streaming Processing

Big Data Streaming Processing

Forrester Research defines Big Data Streaming Analytics as, “Tools that allow a business to process and act on massive amounts of information while it’s still moving, as opposed to waiting for data to come to rest in a data warehouse or Hadoop. The...