Microsoft sets up $3.5 million competition for artificial-intelligence startups

#AI: Microsoft sets up $3.5 million competition for artificial-intelligence startups #Tech

  • Microsoft Ventures will invest $3.5 million in artificial-intelligence startups after competitions for the money in North America, Europe and Israel.
  • The bake-off, dubbed Innovate.Ai, will see Microsoft Ventures award $1 million loans that convert to an equity stake to one startup each from North America, Europe and Israel.
  • A separate, $500,000 investment will go to a startup Microsoft judges to be building products designed to improve society.
  • Israel is a hotbed of cutting-edge software research; Microsoft’s startup investment arm has an office there, and the company has acquired a few Israeli startups in recent years.
  • Microsoft has leaned heavily on such freebies to get companies interested in its technology after Amazon Web Services built a wide lead in providing cloud-computing services to startups.

Microsoft Ventures will invest $3.5 million in artificial-intelligence startups after competitions for the money in North America, Europe and Israel. Plans for the Innovate.Ai awards come as Microsoft ramps up its corporate focus on software that uses machine learning.
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Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts | #Analytics #MachineLearning #RT

  • The last two years have also seen the major cloud providers Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Services release machine learning-specific services – both Machine Learning as a Service platforms and graphics processor unit machines optimized for machine learning work.
  • The net effect of these new technologies is that a person interested in using machine learning need not understand the science of deep learning algorithms in order to experiment with cutting-edge techniques.
  • How robotics and machine learning are changing business.
  • Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts
  • And the new technologies affect who works in machine learning as well.

You don’t need a PhD, and that’s a big deal.
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Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

#MachineLearning Is No Longer Just for Experts | #AI ▷

  • The last two years have also seen the major cloud providers Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Services release machine learning-specific services – both Machine Learning as a Service platforms and graphics processor unit machines optimized for machine learning work.
  • The net effect of these new technologies is that a person interested in using machine learning need not understand the science of deep learning algorithms in order to experiment with cutting-edge techniques.
  • How robotics and machine learning are changing business.
  • Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts
  • And the new technologies affect who works in machine learning as well.

You don’t need a PhD, and that’s a big deal.
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Top Ten Intel® Software Developer Stories

What is #MachineLearning and why should you care? It’s everywhere, including the Top Ten:

  • Learn about specific performance problems related to these new technologies.
  • From code samples to how-to guides, we gather the most popular software developer stories in one place each month so you don’t miss a thing.
  • The article explains the various types of machine learning and provides additional resources to get you started.
  • When you add something to your cart in Amazon and see a list of other recommended products that you might also like-that’s an example of machine learning.
  • Learn about the IoT ecosystem, which consists of a broad set of technologies with a common thread of manageability and security.

When you add something to your cart in Amazon and see a list of other recommended products that you might also like—that’s an example of machine learning. This article explains the various types of machine learning and provides additional resources to get you started.
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