Graph showing types of phishing attacks
Software Development

24/7 Phish Fry

Foiling attackers who try to lure email users into clicking on a malicious link is a cat-and-mouse game, as phishing tactics evolve to evade detection. But machine learning models designed to recognize phishing attempts can evolve, too, through automatic retraining and checks to maintain accuracy.
2 min read
Web-based software for managing customer relationships
Software Development

Bespoke Models on a Grand Scale

When every email, text, or call a company receives could mean a sale, reps need to figure out who to reply to first. Machine learning can help, but using it at scale requires a highly automated operation.
2 min read
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Software Development

Robocoders

Language models are starting to take on programming work. SourceAI uses GPT-3 to translate plain-English requests into computer code in 40 programming languages. The French startup is one of several companies that use AI to ease coding.
1 min read
Annual list of the most promising private AI companies in different fields
Software Development

Cream of the Startup Crop

AI startups continue to roared ahead, global pandemic or no. Tech industry analyst CB Insights published its fifth annual list of the 100 most promising private AI companies.
1 min read
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Software Development

Spotlight on Unreproducible Results

A new website calls out AI research that may not lend itself to being reproduced. Papers Without Code maintains a directory of AI systems that researchers tried but failed to reproduce.
2 min read
Results of Algorithmia's survey of 750 business leaders
Software Development

Enterprise AI on the Rise

A survey of AI in large companies sees boom times ahead — if AI teams can get past issues that surround implementation. Businesses of all sizes are using more machine learning, spending more on it, and hiring more engineers to wrangle it.
2 min read
Contrast between real and real and synthetic datasets
Software Development

Battling Bias in Synthetic Data

Synthetic datasets can inherit flaws in the real-world data they’re based on. Startups are working on solutions. Generating synthetic datasets for training machine learning systems is a booming business.
2 min read
Information related to OpenAI's model GPT-3
Software Development

Generation Text

People granted early access to OpenAI’s latest language model are raving about its way with words — and more. Beta testers of GPT-3 are showing off the model’s ability to write business memos, craft blogs, pen tweets, and even generate computer code.
2 min read
Map of Asia with AI letters inside a location icon
Software Development

Asia’s AI Advantage

Asian companies lead the world in AI deployment, new research argues. Market research by MIT Technology Review Insights found that companies in the Asia-Pacific region are using machine learning faster and with better results than any other part of the world.
2 min read
Graph related to a machine learning model that reads the titles of bug reports
Software Development

Bug Squasher

A new algorithm can triage programming bugs, highlighting dangerous flaws. Microsoft researchers developed a machine learning model that reads the titles of bug reports and recognizes those describing flaws that compromise security.
2 min read
Good and bad examples of labeling images with pictures of birds
Software Development

Selling Shovels to Data Miners

When the world is panning for machine learning gold, it pays to help them dig through the data. Machine learning entrepreneurs can make their mark (and their fortune) building services that help other companies develop, deploy, and monitor AI, venture capitalist Rob Toews argues in Forbes.
1 min read
Some results from CB Insights' annual list of the 100 most promising startups in AI
Software Development

Machine Learning Churning

Many of this year’s hottest AI companies are taking the spotlight from last year’s darlings.What’s new: CB Insights, which analyzes early-stage companies, published its annual list of the 100 “most promising” startups in AI.
1 min read
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Software Development

The Right Problem for Your Solution

A new tool connects novice programmers with projects that match their experience and interests. Github’s Good First Issues tool uses deep learning to find easy-to-fix issues among the collaborative software development platform’s multitude of open source projects.
1 min read

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