By Drew Robb, contributing writer for Eweek.com
Predictive analytics is the use of data, statistical algorithms, and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) techniques to identify the likelihood of future outcomes based on historical data. The goal is to go beyond knowing what has happened and assess what will happen.
By Matthew Smith, contributing writer for Wired.com
It’s right behind you, breathing down your neck, seemingly aware of your every move. You turn left, then right, weaving between pillars to collect precious orbs while dodging its advance. For a moment, it seems you’ve lost it. But then your foe appears around a corner, and bam! It has you.
By Sophie Bushwick, contributing writer for Scientificamerican.com
Artificial intelligence does not have to threaten humans; it can also work with us to solve big problems. Are you still feeling a little wary of algorithms? We rounded up a slew of stories from the past year that demonstrate the many ways in which this technology can have a positive impact.
By Drew Robb, contributing writer for Datamotion.com
The discipline of data science has come into its own since the appearance of big data more than a decade ago.
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