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Big data analysis has long supported major feats in physics and astronomy. But more recently we’ve seen it underpin breakthroughs in the social sciences and humanities. Since the landmark paper Computational Social Science was published in 2009, a new generation of data analytics tools has given researchers insight into fundamental questions about how we communicate, …

By 2025, 97 million new roles may emerge that are more adapted to the new division of labour between humans, machines and algorithms. Roles already growing in demand include data analysts and scientists, AI and machine learning specialists and robotics engineers. The ‘jobs of tomorrow’ also show the continuing importance of human interaction through roles …

We increasingly use technology for a broad variety of purposes, and the more that happens, the more data we collect and store. These days, AI is transforming the way we utilize that information. Machines can read and learn from different types of data and then perform real-world tasks. That’s true in almost every sector, but AI is …

Today many executives realize that the future success of their business may depend on the ability to effectively implement an AI strategy, to keep pace with rapid AI-driven digitalization across almost all sectors and industries. Businesses want to leverage the immense benefits of AI, including the ability to deliver data-driven insights, improve product-to-market fit, reduce …

The Internet of Things is powered by 3 emerging technologies – Artificial Intelligence, 5G and Big Data. When combined, Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things (AIoT) hold the promise of a more connected future. The AIoT fusion is increasingly becoming more mainstream, as it continues to transform the fundamental ways in which we live …

Making sense of vast streams of big data is getting easier, thanks to an artificial-intelligence tool developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory. SmartTensors sifts through millions of millions of bytes of diverse data to find the hidden features that matter, with significant implications from health care to national security, climate modeling to text mining, and …

After years of promise, more and more businesses are realizing the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. A 2018 survey showed that 47 percent of companies have integrated at least one AI capability into their business process – up from 20 percent in 2017 – and 71 percent plan to increase their AI investments in …

As urbanization continues to take hold and cities face challenges to become more sustainable and livable, urban planning and operations strategies must adapt. The current pandemic has changed the way we live, accelerating cities’ future vision as a necessity of the present and what it means to live in a connected and resilient urban environment. …

The financial sector has historically been nervous about allowing its data to go off premises, making it harder to scale. Now it’s allowing for some data in the cloud to speed AI and data management. Financial services companies are and continue to be focused on maintaining a majority of their mission-critical systems on premises, where they …

There has been increasing interest in using health “big data” for artificial intelligence (AI) research. As such, it is important to understand which uses of health data are supported by the public and which are not. Previous studies have shown that members of the public see health data as an asset that should be used …