Intel Analytics Summit, August 15, 2016 (Source: @MissAmaraKay)
From the most recent edition of the tech bible: Moore’s Law begat faster processing and cheap storage which begat machine learning and big data which begat deep learning and today’s AI Spring. In her opening keynote at the Intel Analytics Summit, which was mostly about machine learning, Intel’s executive vice president Diane Bryant said that we are now “reaching a tipping point where data is the game changer.” (Disclosure: Intel paid my travel expenses).
With the rapid growth of machine-to-machine data exchange we should expect more, according to Bryant: Autonomous vehicles will produce 4 terabytes of data each day, a connected plane will transmit 40 terabytes of data, and the automated, connected factory will generate one petabyte (one million gigabytes) daily.
Another presenter, CB Bohn, Senior Database Engineer at Etsy, the online marketplace, speculated that the tipping point has already happened—when the value…
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