Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

Explainer Video: Learning to Rank

The second episode of our second season of explainer videos is up at work. In this epsisode we look at the popular machine learning technique Learning to Rank and how it uses user behavior and signals to refine search results:

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Does AI on Mobile Even Matter Yet?

From EuroNews:

From what experts have promised, it seems like the difference of having a smartphone to an ‘artificially intelligent’ phone is like the difference of having a pet to a guide dog. While a pet will obey your commands, a guide dog will not only respond to your orders but lead the way and make decisions to what it believes is best for you. … Like the human brain, AI won’t make overly complex and simultaneous calculations instantly. What it will do, through sparse processing, is recognize images, voices and language and process them like data. … Tech companies have claimed that in-device AI also allows for better security because less data will need to be shared with the cloud-based system and more data will remain on the device.

Artificial Intelligence on your mobile: Does it really deserve the hype?