Ever want to automatically create insights about data sets? Now you can with Explain, one of the Machine Learning features available in Oracle Analytics. Explain algorithms automatically create insights to help you visually describe the various aspects of that data. Let’s say you want a detailed view of employee attrition.… Continue Reading Use Machine Learning Explain to Discover Data Insights in Oracle Analytics V5.4

On Earth Day 2019, Google posted this video about the “urgency of radically addressing climate change in the next decade.” This is Kate Brandt, she used to be Obama’s chief sustainability officer. Now she works to make Google a global leader in “reducing or even eliminating our dependence on raw… Continue Reading Google and Amazon are now in the oil business

If you upload a photo into Google’s reverse image search, it’ll find websites where that picture has appeared, or provide “visually similar images” that have the same coloring and composition. The leading search engine in Russia, called Yandex, has reverse image search too but it doesn’t work the same way.… Continue Reading What facial recognition steals from us

IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE YOU WAKE UP, GRAB YOUR CUP OF COFFEE, AND HOP IN YOUR CAR TO DRIVE TO WORK… EXCEPT YOU’RE NOT DOING THE DRIVING. YOU HAVE MORE TIME TO SLEEP, READ A BOOK, OR EVEN GET A PHYSICAL. THIS IS A WORLD WE ALL WANT TO LIVE… Continue Reading How Close Are We to a Self-Driving World?

In the United States, around 3 million people work with classified information as part of their job. That includes people who work in the military, for government agencies like the CIA, or for private companies hired by those agencies. Let’s say you are one of those people. And you learn… Continue Reading How America fails its whistleblowers

Religion is sometimes thought of as the sworn enemy of science, but can we actually use science to better understand religion? Now I’m not trying to get into a religious debate here, so put your Twitter fingers away, alright? Using neuroscience, we can dive into how religion is recognized by… Continue Reading How Does Religion Manifest in Your Brain?

Good news. We all have a new brain cell. And it’s looking like this particular kind of brain cell could be unique to humans!. Do you feel smarter yet? Well you’re about to, ‘cause we’re gonna talk about your brain. Which, it turns out, science actually knows very little about.… Continue Reading How Scientists Found a New Neuron Hiding in Our Brains

Both the brain and law regulate human behavior. Only recently have all of these lit medical tools became available: CTs, MEG, ERPs, and my favorite, the fMRI, which allows the human brain itself to finally be studied. We now have a dope set of brain-imaging techniques, so can we use… Continue Reading How Much Neuroscience Is Actually Allowed in the Courtroom?

In this one minute challenge, I aim to clear the confusion and explain the difference between two buzzwords in AI development you might already heard of; machine learning and deep learning. Game on. Machine and deep learning algorithms are both methods for reaching artificial intelligence. The larger category, machine learning,… Continue Reading One Minute Challenge: Machine Learning Vs Deep Learning – The Medical Futurist

When you imagine the robots of the future what do you picture? Humanoids made of steel? Massive metal monsters? Turns out, they might be a little squishier. If you haven’t noticed, evolution of biological life has done a pretty good job at making things perfectly equipped to interact with our… Continue Reading The Age of Soft Robots Is Coming, Here’s How They Work