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A year ago this week, Shivon Zilis published an article that organized every artificial intelligence and machine learning startup she could find. At the time, there were 2,529 of them. There's been a LOT of activity in this space since then and for this fresh update, Shivon redraws the landscape and explores where things are going. This is a must read for everyone interested in machine intelligence startups.
When one of the world’s biggest cyber weapon manufacturers was hacked into earlier this year, 400 GB of its data, internal emails, invoices, and source code made its way onto the Internet. To find the needles in that haystack, this article dives into an exploration of the metadata. This is a fantastic read with useful visualizations along the way.
Online fashion shopping is big business and a company called Lyst is one of the key players. The backbone of Lyst's business is a deep learning system that's used to analyze images and personalize recommendations for its customers. In this interview, Lyst's lead data scientist discusses why typical recommendation engines don't work for Lyst and the innovations that were developed instead.
Nice overview of why cracking Go is important and how researchers are currently approaching it. And if you haven't already seen it, this video from Fog Creek does a fantastic job of explaining the game and why Go AI is hard.