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Alex Woodie

Alex Woodie has written about IT as a technology journalist for more than a decade. He brings extensive experience from the IBM midrange marketplace, including topics such as servers, ERP applications, programming, databases, security, high availability, storage, business intelligence, cloud, and mobile enablement. He resides in the San Diego area.

AI Bias Struggles Continue Within Organizations

January 19th, 2022 (0)
Battling AI bias is turning out to be tougher than expected for many business organizations. As companies roll out more machine learning and AI models into production, they are increasing cognizant of the presence of bias in their systems. ...

John Deere Brings Autonomous Driving to Farm Tractors

January 5th, 2022 (0)
Fully autonomous self-driving cars are not yet on our nation’s roadways, but later this year a limited number of U.S. farmers will be able to start operating fully-autonomous John Deere tractors in their fields, allowing farmers to get their ...

IBM Using AI to Monitor Petabytes of Network Traffic

December 10th, 2021 (0)
As networks and applications become more complex, so does the process of unravelling performance problems. And as the complexity grows, even finding common errors in an SD-WAN infrastructure can be a challenge in our virtual-everything world. To help solve this ...

AWS re:Invent 2021 Begins As New CEO Adam Selipsky Takes the Reins

November 29th, 2021 (0)
As the 2021 AWS re:Invent conference opens this week live and virtually in Las Vegas, Adam Selipsky, who took over the CEO position with the departure of Andy Jassy earlier this year, will begin to make his own mark ...

Landing AI, Andrew Ng’s Computer Vision Startup, Secures $57 Million in Series A Funding

November 9th, 2021 (0)
Landing AI, the computer vision startup founded by the computer scientist Andrew Ng to use AI to modernize business process in real-world companies, today announced that it has raised $57 million in a Series A round of funding led ...

Deloitte Consulting Report Sees Expanding, Maturing AI Uses Across Enterprises

October 29th, 2021 (0)
As the rapid uptake of AI in the enterprise continues across the board, a new report by Deloitte Consulting has found that there are big differences in the results and workflows in the AI practices being explored by businesses. ...

Shortage of Chips Hurts AI, But Problems Go Deeper

October 19th, 2021 (0)
The impacts of the chip shortage can be spotted everywhere: from higher prices on home appliances to empty new car lots to higher prices for consumer devices. Processor-hungry AI applications are feeling the pinch, but according to SambaNova’s CEO, ...

Here’s How eBay Is Using Optimization Techniques to Scale AI For Its Recommendation Systems

September 15th, 2021 (0)
Getting the software right is important when developing machine learning models, such as recommendation or classification systems. But at eBay, optimizing the software to run on a particular piece of hardware using distillation and quantization techniques was absolutely essential ...

Nvidia Makes Its Enterprise AI Software Generally Available to Users

August 25th, 2021 (0)
After months in early release, Nvidia today announced the general availability of Nvidia AI Enterprise, a new software offering that’s designed to bring AI capabilities to the masses via VMware’s vSphere. The announcement also includes precertification of AI Enterprise ...

Dataiku Captures $400 Million Series E Round Funding to Grow Its Data Science and ML Platform

August 5th, 2021 (0)
Data science platform maker Dataiku has reeled in another $400 million in venture capital, giving it nearly $647 million in funding since it was founded in 2012. This latest $400 million, which comes in as a Series E Round, ...
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