Graphs as a foundational technology stack: Analytics, AI, and hardware

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  • “According to Eifrem, Gartner analysts are seeing explosive growth in demand for graph. Back in 2018, about 5% of Gartner’s inquiries on AI and machine learning were about graphs. In 2019, that jumped to 20%. From 2020 until today, 50% of inquiries are about graphs.
  • Google’s PageRank is probably the best-known graph algorithm, helping score web page authority.”

3 Top Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Watch in April



  • “Shares of the social media juggernaut are already up 36% so far in 2018 — albeit after plunging 26% last year as it traversed a difficult combination of data-privacy scandals, the spread of misinformation on its platforms, and concerns over decelerating top-line growth as Facebook builds on a larger base. With the help of AI, Facebook is striving to address those concerns.


  • “The services that we offer that are extremely high value-added and in many ways have economics that are very similar to our core business and very much leverage of core business or things like risks services, fraud management and all that, authentication services, data analytics where we continue to add to our capabilities with AI,” said CFO Vasant Prabhu, according to a transcript compiled by Seeking Alpha. “We’ve always been doing machine learning, especially on fraud.”


  • Without AI, Waymo’s vehicles wouldn’t be able to navigate traffic, avoid pedestrians, or learn from past driving experiences. The company stands to benefit from this AI pursuit by licensing some of its tech to other companies and selling its own services, all of which could help Waymo generate nearly $100 billion in sales over the next decade.”

AI Weekly: The AI research agenda for the next 20 years is being made now

“The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) met in Hawaii last week, and among topics discussed was the roadmap for AI research in the United States for the next 20 years.

The priorities set in the report could shape government policy and funding, national security, and people’s personal lives through health care, personalized education, and evidence-based social policy.

Major themes discussed in the town hall that may be part of the final report include:

• Integration of key AI systems

• Better understanding of human intelligence and emotion

• Training robots to learn by example

• How people interact with AI systems

Recommendations are still being gathered and refined but include:

• An open national AI platform

• Broaden AI education in high schools and colleges

• Create contextually intelligent AI that act as a lifelong assistant”

India $64B Opportunity in 2021

“Indian consumers have started embracing e-commerce with great zeal. According to Forrester, India is the fastest-growing online retail market in the world that will reach $64 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 31.2%. The global payments leader, Worldpay, estimates that India will outshine the US to become the second largest e-commerce market globally by 2034.

The growth potential of this sector is causing Indian e-commerce players to bolster their technological investments with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) being the pivotal area. Experts estimate that Amazon India, Flipkart and Paytm Mall will spend nearly $2.5 billion on AI and ML in 2018.”