Reinventing Enterprise Search? AWS Announces Amazon Kendra

Amazon Kendra is a highly accurate and easy to use enterprise search service that’s powered by machine learning. Kendra delivers powerful natural language search capabilities to websites and applications so end users can more easily find the information they need within the vast amount of content spread across their company.


Unprovability Comes to Machine Learning

Machine learning has matured as a mathematical discipline and now joins the many subfields of mathematics that deal with the burden of unprovability and the unease that comes with it. Perhaps results such as this one will bring to the field of machine learning a healthy dose of humility, even as machine-learning algorithms continue to revolutionize the world around us.

Herb Roitblat On Machine Learning: It Depends

Machine learning still stands on the three core features of representation, assessment, and optimization.  As a result, many machine learning systems tend to return approximately the same results.  Given a choice between more clever algorithms and better quality training data, it is often preferable to spend the effort on better data.

Amazon Launches a Polly WordPress Plugin

Amazon today (February 9, 2018) is launching a new Amazon Polly WordPress plugin that gives your blog a voice by creating audio versions of your posts.

With New Funding, NexLP Plans to Triple its Headcount

Cognitive analytics startup NexLP just raised $3 million in fresh funding in a round led by Chicago-based Method Capital and joined by Dundee Venture Capital, which is based in Omaha, Nebraska.

Lawyers’ Job Security in a Near Future World of AI

Does the inevitable triumph of AI robots over human reason and logic mean that the legal profession is doomed? Will Watson be the next generation’s lawyer of choice? Ralph Losey does not think so and shares his thoughts on this important topic.