Natural language processing (NLP) is at the core of breakthrough, AI technologies and has powered apps like SignAll, which is used to translated sign language into text. Hugging Face brings NLP to the mainstream through its open-source framework Transformers that has over 1M installations. Hugging Face’s NLP platform has led to the launch of several […]
Recently, the Interior Department ordered the grounding of its drone fleet that was made in China or contained Chinese parts. This comes on the heels of similar actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security in May and the United States Army in 2017. While political pundits credit the ban to the Trump administration’s policy initiatives […]
A look at why AI fraud is so widespread, and what you can do to protect yourself without missing out on investing in what is still the most potentially impactful technological development of modern times.
Even after years of record-setting investment in digital health companies, we’re only on the cusp of this kind of transformational shift in health care. It’s time to speed up the digital health revolution.
The use case and impact of AI has never been clearer thanks to AlphaSense, the AI-based search engine that can instantaneously pinpoint critical data and analyze every line of text within over 100 million documents. AlphaSense has a database consisting of tens of thousands of high-value pieces of content that include everything from WSJ research, […]
We have been accustomed to religiously collecting data but often do not have time the time to properly understand and process it. This leads to a host of risk factors associated with what’s in your organization’s data but not fully uncovered yet, especially with a movement towards customer data privacy initiatives like GDPR. Text IQ analyzes […]
The annual LDV Vision Summit, now in its sixth year, which focuses on new technologies using computer vision featured startups tackling various uses cases with the application of novel vision technologies and AI. But it was healthcare that seemed to garner the most attention from general audience members and investors alike, with VCs declaring it […]
At the turn of the twentieth century, the swelling populations of newly arrived immigrants in New York City’s Lower East Side reached a boiling point, forcing the City to pass the 1901 Tenement House Act. Recalling this legislation, New York City’s Mayor’s Office recently responded to its own modern housing crisis by enabling developers for the […]
As a business advisor and technologist, I often think about the large array of opportunities for entrepreneurs as technology seems to be evolving faster and faster. Yet I still too often hear the question, “Can you give me a really sure-fire idea for starting my own business?” My standard answer is that ideas are a […]
The college admissions process is a stressful time for parents and children, and while there is no shortage of services and people offering up their expertise to guide students/parents through it, most of these services come with a big, price tag as evidenced by the recent college admissions scandal that rocked the headlines. An alternative […]
Returning from vacation, my inbox overflowed with emails announcing robot “firsts.” At the same time, my relaxed post-vacation disposition was quickly rocked by the news of the day and recent discussions regarding the extent of AI bias within New York’s financial system. These unrelated incidents are very much connected in representing the paradox of the acceleration of […]