James Kobielus

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James Kobielus is principal analyst at Franconia Research.

Artificial intelligence predictions for 2020

Artificial intelligence predictions for 2020

Machine learning applications, tools, techniques, platforms, and standards will see big changes in the next year

Boutique clouds rise on multicloud and microservices

Boutique clouds rise on multicloud and microservices

Hoping to avoid cloud vendor lock-in, enterprises are moving workloads to niche providers

Open source transparency comes to root of trust hardware

Open source transparency comes to root of trust hardware

Contrary to conventional wisdom, an open source approach like Google’s OpenTitan could ensure that roots of trust stay trustworthy

Handicapping the AI modeling horse race

Handicapping the AI modeling horse race

AI has become a core focus for application developers everywhere. It’s as hot in the consumer space as it is in business, industry, research, and government

Will data gravity favor the cloud or the edge?

Will data gravity favor the cloud or the edge?

An industry standard confidential computing framework could unlock secure data processing at both the center and the edge

The data lake is becoming the new data warehouse

The data lake is becoming the new data warehouse

Platforms like AWS Lake Formation and Delta Lake point toward a central hub for decision support and AI-driven decision automation

Knative may be the serverless computing standard you need

Knative may be the serverless computing standard you need

The proliferation of serverless platforms has raised a very real specter of siloes and lockin for early adopters

Key enterprise cloud trends for 2019

Key enterprise cloud trends for 2019

As businesses modernize their computing and networking architectures, cloud-native architectures are the principal target environments

Reinforcement learning comes into AI’s mainstream

Reinforcement learning comes into AI’s mainstream

Developers now have the tools to get started with this revolutionary technology that is poised to become mainstream

How the Turing GPU will revolutionize immersive AI

How the Turing GPU will revolutionize immersive AI

AI, machine learning, and image manipulation have a lot in common, so it’s no surprise that GPUs can do both, which will bring us amazingly immersive apps

How to solve AI’s reproducibility crisis

How to solve AI’s reproducibility crisis

Society will never fully trust artificial intelligence’s actions unless they can be shown to produce reasonably repeatable results in line with what their developers claim

Why gaming AI won’t help make AI work in the real world—but could

Why gaming AI won’t help make AI work in the real world—but could

The underlying game-theory principles could be applied to the real world, only if the test cases reflected the real world, not artificial fantasy environments

Powering AI: The explosion of new AI hardware accelerators

Powering AI: The explosion of new AI hardware accelerators

Specialized hardware platforms are the future of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning at every tier and for every task in the cloud-to-edge world in which we will live

Sorry, but blockchain databases are just not that secure

Sorry, but blockchain databases are just not that secure

Premature, untested software, criminal infiltration, multiple technology variations, and lack of experience are just some reasons to distrust distributed hyperledgers in your business

The fiction of ‘digital wellness’—and the truth of digital dependence

The fiction of ‘digital wellness’—and the truth of digital dependence

Let’s not be so quick to stigmatize healthy digital adoption by calling it addiction

GDPR may well kill enterprise blockchain databases

GDPR may well kill enterprise blockchain databases

The secure ledger technology sounds like a godsend for all sorts of databases—until you examine how GDPR’s PII management gets in the way

How AI can help solve the ‘fake news’ problem

How AI can help solve the ‘fake news’ problem

AI's role in the “fake news” phenomenon is very exaggerated, but AI can help address the misinformation manipulation now so prevalent

Big data analytics: The cloud-fueled shift now under way

Big data analytics: The cloud-fueled shift now under way

Public clouds are the future of enterprise big data analytics, and their use is creating the unified platform needed to fully gain its value

What is deep reinforcement learning: The next step in AI and deep learning

What is deep reinforcement learning: The next step in AI and deep learning

Reinforcement learning is well-suited for autonomous decision-making where supervised learning or unsupervised learning techniques alone can’t do the job

Generative AI: The new power tool for creative pros

Generative AI: The new power tool for creative pros

Generative AI will drive the next generation of apps for autoprogramming, content development, visual arts, and other creative, design, and engineering activities

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