Tag Archives: algorithms

Flipboard Is Seeing Strong User Growth: Here’s Why

Flipboard Is Seeing Strong User Growth: Here's Why

When I graduated from college, the iPhone, Facebook and Twitter had yet to be invented. I got my news via the newspaper, local TV, cable news or weekly magazines (gasp!).  These days, I get my news on my smartphone, primarily in apps like Twitter and Facebook.

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AI Bias: When Algorithms Go Bad

AI Bias: When Algorithms Go Bad

Earlier this month researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University reported that they had found that three commercial facial-analysis programs from major tech companies showed bias in both skin-type and gender. The error rates for determining the gender of light-skinned men were 0.

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Box Unveils Skills and Skills API

Box Unveils Skills and Skills API

San Francisco-based Box has just unveiled Skills and the related SDK, Skills Kit. With these new offerings, organizations and developers now have the ability to pull insights from their massive content stores in Box data sets and apply machine learning to release the intrinsic commercial value in that content.

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Thoughtspot Nets $60M, Debuts AI-Driven Analytics

Thoughtspot Nets $60M, Debuts AI-Driven Analytics

ThoughtSpot, a business intelligence and analytics provider, has released an artificial intelligence-backed analytics platform on the heels of a $60 million funding round. The funding — which closed in January but was announced for the first time today — brings the Palo Alto-based company's total funding to more than $160 million.

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