Here Are 6 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From Last Week – Adweek

From #AI hype to #YouTube trailers - 6 intriguing digital #marketing stats from @Adweek

  • This past week, Facebook and LinkedIn both revealed new numbers and stats about holiday shopping, even though Halloween is just a day away.Here are six data points that stuck out to us this week.1.
  • Tis the seasonIt’s still October, but the holiday season is already in full swing for retailers and consumers are expected to spend 51 percent of their shopping budgets online this year, according to data from Deloitte.
  • Secret job huntersSince launching a feature called Open Candidates a year ago, LinkedIn says that it is now used by 10 million users.The feature lets users privately let recruiters know that they are open to new opportunities without broadcasting it to their network.LinkedIn also plans to add more personalized suggestions…
  • Pivot to … pictures?Arkadium, a content tool that helps publishers like CNN and the Washington Post boost engagement on stories, found that 85 percent of millennials were likely to finish reading a story if it included visuals.
  • Another 82 percent of millennials said they would return to news sites that regularly include visuals.So, why are millennials memorized by images?

This past week, Facebook and LinkedIn both revealed new numbers and stats about holiday shopping, even though Halloween is just a day away.
Continue reading “Here Are 6 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From Last Week – Adweek”

These programmers taught an AI how to understand tattoos

These programmers taught an #AI how to understand tattoos

  • The process involved using a deep-learning framework called Caffe, and feeding it data-sets with images representative of different tattoo styles.
  • Once the initial training session was complete, the AI could identify the style of a tattoo with pretty impressive accuracy.
  • While the AI isn’t implemented into the app yet (they’re still feeding it data) they intend to finish training the AI then go forward from there.
  • AI will help us to classify the remaining 250k pictures… Classification is really important for us because, based on it, we can show users personalized feeds depending on what styles they like, what artists they follow, what those artists are specialized in, etc.
  • Without AI to sort images, a person has to view each one, decide what style it represents, tag the image, and then create hashtags so that other users can find it.

A pair of developers at Tattoodo developed a neural-network capable of processing pictures of tattoos and determining the style of the ink in the images.
Continue reading “These programmers taught an AI how to understand tattoos”

Microsoft’s CEO wants bots and AI in every home

Microsoft's CEO wants #bots and #AI in every home on @yahooNewsUK

  • Ralf Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover, told Sky News that it would have to “see the facts” before deciding whether to continue manufacturing in the UK. Dr Speth said that if the UK’s divorce from Europe resulted in new tax and tariff barriers it would be a “huge challenge” for the company, which is the UK’s biggest industrial employer.
  • “Just like you built websites in the past, or mobile applications in the past, you’re going to now start building bots as new interfaces, new applications,” he said.
  • More than 600,000 people around the world attempted to grab a record and secure their place in the history books.
  • Microsoft’s CEO wants bots and AI in every home
  • The order from Peach Aviation – 39 percent owned by Japan’s largest airline ANA Holdings – is expected to cover ten fuel-saving A320neo narrow body airliners and three previous versions of the A320, for $1.3 billion at list prices, said the sources, who did not want to be named as the deal is not public.

While his feet may have been in Sydney, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s head was firmly in the clouds. Or rather, his own cloud — the company’s cloud computing service Azure. In Australia for a Microsoft Developers conference, Nadella laid out his main theories for the digital future: Mobile-first
Continue reading “Microsoft’s CEO wants bots and AI in every home”

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Month.

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Month. | #DataScience #MachineLearning #RT

  • You may find the condensed list useful in learning and working more productively in the field of machine learning.
  • Deep learning for complete beginners: Recognizing handwritten digits.
  • An Exclusive Look at How AI and Machine Learning Work at Apple.
  • We’ll try to make this curation as specific to Machine Learning as possible by creating separate Top 10 for Data Science, Algorithm, and Python etc.
  • The AI technology ranks articles across the web and finds you the top articles everyday.

In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,750 articles posted in August 2016 about machine learning, deep learning and AI.
Continue reading “Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Month.”

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Month.

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Month.  #ai

  • You may find the condensed list useful in learning and working more productively in the field of machine learning.
  • Deep learning for complete beginners: Recognizing handwritten digits.
  • An Exclusive Look at How AI and Machine Learning Work at Apple.
  • We’ll try to make this curation as specific to Machine Learning as possible by creating separate Top 10 for Data Science, Algorithm, and Python etc.
  • The AI technology ranks articles across the web and finds you the top articles everyday.

In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,750 articles posted in August 2016 about machine learning, deep learning and AI.
Continue reading “Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Month.”