Labels Before Drones: The Painstaking Machine Learning Process Behind Stopping Poachers

March 25, 2019

AirShepherd and University of Southern California doctoral student Elizabeth Bondi is helping wildlife rangers stop poaching. But her team is faced with a challenge common in the data science and machine learning space: accurate labeling.

Racing Toward Deeper Health

March 20, 2019

Real-time data insight isn’t just fueling race car performance—it’s pushing the boundaries of modern medicine.

Digging Up the Dirt With Mapping of Underground Chicago

March 20, 2019

When construction excavation goes deep on the University of Illinois Chicago campus, a team of data scientists, mapmakers, and engineers show up to look into the hole so regularly that they have their own hardhats and safety gear.

How Data-Driven Therapy Is Changing Mental Health Treatment

March 18, 2019

Text therapy and virtual clinicians are becoming more prevalent, delivering treatment in new, easier-to-access ways.

Fix It Before It Breaks: How Smart Machines Are the New Quality Control

March 11, 2019

Machine intelligence is essential for success in the digital future. According to a 2017 study by management consultancy Bain, the IIoT market will generate approximately $85 billion annually by 2020.

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City Planners that Ride On Data

March 4, 2019

Named CyclePhilly, the app lets cyclists voluntarily record their bike trips to help local planners and agencies understand bicycle trends, routes, and trip purposes, so they can improve bicycle facilities and connect the region’s trail network.