AI Thoughts

Data does not lie.  Or does it?

Do you recall Beer and Nappies? … I never get tired of this legend, “diapers and beer”. Wal-Mart discovered through data mining that the sales of diapers and beer were correlated on Friday nights. It determined that the correlation was based on working men who had been asked to pick up diapers on their way home from work. wow. this is just a drop in the ocean of success stories about data. it is no more a

CONSIDERATIONS WHEN DESIGNING VOICE-ASSISTED APPS

AI and assisted voice apps have become a new trend in almost every news media, social networks, professional meetups and forums. You probably have watched the movie “Her” a 2013 American romantic science-fiction drama film written, directed and produced by Spike Jonze. The film follows Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), a man who develops a relationship with Samantha (Scarlett Johansson), an intelligent computer operating system personified through a female voice. The

Recommender systems are confining us into a digital imprisonment.

Gone are the times when you needed to be a handyman to get search engines returning what you are searching for. In today’s digital era you dare to watch a movie on Netflix and the next thing you will see is a rain of suggestions of movies that really match your taste, pouring on your screen. Youtube has moved from being a collection of videos to a personalized basket of

Principle for the good algorithm

Perhaps the most important principle for the good algorithm designer is to refuse to be content. KAho,Hopcro, and Ullman, The Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms, 1974.

Hadoop and its HDFS! another level for big data analytics

For almost 10 years I have been experimenting any new technology that has anything to do with data. from structured, semi-structured to unstructured data my real frustration was always when the data grew big and become almost in-exploitable. there is nothing embarrassing to a data scientist than when you have to admit that you do have the data but it will take years to get information from it. Thanks to