Month: December 2015

"The Five Tribes of Machine Learning (And What You Can Learn from Each)," Pedro Domingos

There are five main schools of thought in machine learning, and each has its own master algorithm – a general-purpose learner that can in principle be applied to any domain. The symbolists have inverse deduction, the connectionists have backpropagation, the evolutionaries have genetic programming, the Bayesians have probabilistic inference, and the analogizers have support vector …

Big Data Analytics for Semiconductor Manufacturing: Real Value, Real-Time

Is this good chip really good? Can I reduce test time and actually augment quality? For the answers to these and other pressing questions that affect manufacturing operations across your global supply chain, check out our new video, describing how Optimal+ enables engineers to harnesses clean Big Data sets and rules-based analytics quickly and decisively. …

Quantified Cities: Big Data and Big Design | Francesca Birks | TEDxDirigo

Our built environments are rapidly becoming increasingly “quantified,” prompting us to question the balance of the roles of various stakeholders in urban development. Whose needs are considered, and by whom? Here, Francesca Birks points toward some examples of how we can best innovate and integrate technologies into our communities in ways that serve and respond …