From the beginning of my AI journey, I found several ideas and concepts promising unparalleled potential; Pieces of research and development that were absolutely mind-blowing; And breakthroughs that pushed this field forward, leaving their mark on its glorious history.
Also, in the last few years, the number of people pointing to the “Skynet-terminator” scenario has increased exponentially … ^_^!
So today, I decided to curate a list of some of the most interesting ideas and concepts (from my own experience) that kept me going all these years.
I hope they’ll inspire you too, as they did to me. …
Last year (In 2019), a company (Can’t disclose their name!), conducted a National Level Machine Learning Competition for hiring purposes. The competition itself was hosted on HackerEarth.
On the page it said:
[We are] looking for passionate ML Developers with hands-on skills in Machine Learning and Analytical skills to join their dynamic team in Hyderabad.
Years of Experience: 0 to 2 years
Skills: Machine Learning and Analytical skills
I was really excited about this 13-day competition because of my strong interest in the field of Machine learning and Deep Learning. ^_^!
So let’s dive into the details to see how I hacked my way through the problem and won the competition. …
If you’re a Paying Medium Member, the chances are, you want to utilize this platform to the fullest. And if you’ve hit the point where you’re feeling stunt, “not growing anymore,” then this is THE article for you.
I’m a freelance writer, and I’ve been on Medium for a couple of months now. Here I’ve seen: Great writers dumbing down original stories for extended user retention; Creative storytellers abandoning complex topics to reach a wider audience; Clever wordsmiths avoiding perfect-but-unconventional phrases so readers can “digest” sentences easily.
In short, the Intentional Degradation of Quality has become the new norm.
After spending hundreds of hours on Medium, I still feel that all the articles in my recommendations are more or less the same. More than 80% of the articles fail to challenge me and tell me what I already know. But it’s not Medium's fault — People want to read things that confirm their existing belief system, and the almighty recommendation system caters to the “wants” of ours. …
Self-esteem — the desire to feel good and confident; is placed at the fourth rank in Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs but becomes a priority when it comes to the game of negotiation.
And who wins the game? Clearly the one who is more confident, and is in power!
Power, in common words, is defined as the ability of an individual to influence others’ opinions, beliefs, and actions.
Usually, it originates from hierarchies: the ranking systems present all around the world. Jordan Peterson once said in an interview that “Hierarchies are inevitable.” …
Earlier this year, before the pandemic, I was planning my holiday trip online after a very long time. And I was absolutely amazed by how easy it has become to do such a complicated task within an hour. But then I thought, what’s the magic behind this transformation.
“Predicting the Future isn’t Magic, it’s Artificial Intelligence” — Dave Waters
The hospitality industry consists of a category of businesses and services related to leisure and customer satisfaction. …
Juggling in between careers, while struggling to find your destined dream job? Don’t fret! It happens to the best of us. While switching careers can be frustrating, time-taking, and a bit risky, you’d be surprised how much job-hopping has increased over the years.
In fact, according to a recent research survey, people all over the globe switch between 15 careers on average. While the field of cybersecurity or technology is no different. According to another research study, in cybersecurity or technology, 9 out of 10 cyberspace experts switch careers for the sake of more money.
So, do you need to do the same? Or are you starting out as a fresher? …
In a recent interview conducted by Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) Clips, Edward Snowden, an ex-CIA employee and an American whistleblower discussed extensively whether smartphones are listening to people’s conversations or are they just a hoax? If yes, then how are they compromising users’ digital-wellbeing?
There are a plethora of cases in which smartphone users all over the globe have noticed “pin-point accurate targeted-ads” in their social media feeds shortly after talking on the same subject with someone.
For instance, people have witnessed that shortly after talking about going on a vacation with their friends or family, they had seen specific ads regarding the best travel destinations. …
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to start a business, and you have all your ducks in a row, or so you think. When starting out in the small business world, you wear many, many hats in the beginning and have a new responsibility to tackle at any given moment. But, you’ve come this far and worked hard to make your dream a reality.
Gearing up for the best years to come, here are some mistakes you want to avoid when starting your own company. We’re all human, things happen, but you want to make sure you’re staying professional and consistent when it comes to being successful in this business world. …
Target Marketing: 3 crucial points for creating a client’s avatar.
The client’s avatar helps you predict why and what your customers are looking for, so you can serve them better.
The top three tech giants — Google, Amazon, and Microsoft — have started to provide their cloud infrastructure services for a while now, yet not all businesses are leveraging their power to the fullest. This may not be fatal to their profits but, it might be the thing that is stopping many from scaling up and growing their company.
As of October 2020, Canalys reports that the worldwide cloud market grew 33% this quarter to $36.5 billion. AWS has 32% of the market and generated more revenue than the next three largest combined, Azure is at 19% of the market, Google Cloud at 7%, Alibaba Cloud close behind at 6%, and other clouds with 37%. …