What is Machine Learning

I am copying this from Stephen Downes’ ever informative OLDaily newsletter digest. It features an article entitled What is machine learning? – A beginner’s guide posted on the FutureLearn website. This is quite a good introduction to machine learning. If you don’t know what it is and would like a quick no-nonsense introduction, this is […]

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AI and Edge computing

A recent MIT Technology Review Insights reports on a survey of 301 business and technology leaders around their use and future planned us of Artificial Intelligence. The survey confirms that the deployment of AI is increasing, not only in large companies but also in SMEs. It also points to the emergence of what is known as edge  comput9ing, using a variety of devices closer to the applied use than cloud computing allows and capable of near real time processing. 38% report of those surveyed report their AI investment plans are unchanged as a result of the pandemic, and 32% indicate […]

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