Welcome to the Data Era

June 17, 2019

How one technology leader describes the importance of data to predict the future, understand the past and succeed in a smart world. John Roese, President and CTO, Dell EMC, welcomes us to the data era.

Pentagon Projects Move Military into AI Arena

April 25, 2019

Artificial intelligence is changing the way the United States Department of Defense and the Pentagon does business. The recently created Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) will focus on a wide variety of projects, such as using machine learning to label thousands of drone video images in its counterterrorism efforts.

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.