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Where Are All These Areas of AI, NLP, ML, DL, and ANN Going? Part 2

This is a continuation of Part 1. Machine Learning (ML) Hype AI includes a wide variety of subfields, but recently the terms ML and/or deep learning (DL) have been used interchangeably with AI. In our interview, Dr. Kunio Matsui mentioned that a boom for ML comes every 15 years. Back around the year 2000, ML […]

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Where Are All These Areas of AI, NLP, ML, DL, and ANN Going? Part 1

When you learn a new subject, the first thing you need to do is pick up a set of terms and acronyms for it. To save space, I won’t define each term here. You can easily look it up by following the link: AI = Artificial Intelligence NLP = Natural Language Processing ML = Machine […]

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Which Stream Processing Engine: Storm, Spark, Samza, or Flink?

According to discussions about them during the NoSQL Now conference and the ways they are described, Storm, Spark, and Samza solve similar problems in different ways. This article discusses the differences among Spark, Storm, and Samza. It is nice to see that so many open source packages are readily available in the analytics space, but […]

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Is Artificial Intelligence Going to Make It This Time?

In the past, AI was talked about for its potential in the computing market, but it was deemed not usable or applicable for a long time. Now AI is being seen in a new light. Some people, like Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates, have warned that AI may take control over humans and […]

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Insider Data Breaches: Invisible Threats to Your Business

Insider Data Breaches: Invisible Threats to Your Business

The threat of insider data breach is not new for the online business world. In 2005, a former AOL software engineer stole 92 million screen names and e-mail addresses. This past January, major financial services company Morgan Stanley admitted that the information of 350,000 wealth management clients was stolen in an insider data breach — […]

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A Summary of the Difference between IoT and IoE according to ABI Research

Like many people, I hear a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Everything (IoE). Is IoT a different name for Machine to Machine (M2M)? When a new technology is introduced, its market is sometimes muddled with misinformation, some of it intentional. For example, products that were pushed with a certain […]

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Current Wireless Technology Trends Reported at Teladata’s Technology Convergence Conference 2015

Current Wireless Technology Trends Reported at Teladata’s Technology Convergence Conference 2015

One of the sessions I attended at Teladata’s Technology Convergence Conference (TCC) was about wireless technology trends. Sponsored by W. Bradley Electric, Inc. (WBE) and presented by Paul Billings with no commercial statements, it was very informative about how current wireless technologies are applied to buildings. I summarize this session below. Paul Billings Connected Devices, […]

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Teladata’s Technology Convergence Conference 2015

Teladata’s Technology Convergence Conference 2015

This year’s Teladata’s Technology Convergence Conference (TCC) was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center. I attended several sessions. Maricel Cerruti, founder of TCC and Director of Marketing and Business Development, declared the opening of the conference. Maricel Cerruti TCC is a data center conference but has included other topics with close relevance to data […]

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SDN and IoT, Two Big Trends Discussed at Fujitsu North America Technology Forum 2015, Part 1

SDN and IoT, Two Big Trends Discussed at Fujitsu North America Technology Forum 2015, Part 1

Both Software Defined Networking (SDN) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are hot topics these days. There was an interesting panel discussion of these two topics together at the recent Fujitsu North America Technology Forum 2015 at Levi’s stadium. The session was titled SDN and Next Generation Communication Infrastructure for End-to-End Connectivity in the IoT […]

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“Welcome to the Machine”

“Welcome to the Machine”

Yes, there is the Internet of Things: a world in parallel to ours were our devices, data, algorithms, gadgets, smart phones and digital tools interconnect, communicate, and work independently of our own input or monitoring. They provide us with efficiencies, automation, services and information, and even do things for us we often do not have […]

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