tisdag 8 januari 2019

Combining Statistical Analysis And Computing From Hollerith To Zuckerberg

Forbes - The AI Chronicles:
Today is the first day of CES 2019 and artificial intelligence (AI) “will pervade the show,” says Gary Shapiro, chief executive of the Consumer Technology Association. One hundred and thirty years ago today (January 8, 1889), Herman Hollerith was granted a patent titled “Art of Compiling Statistics.” The patent described a punched card tabulating machine which heralded the fruitful marriage of statistics and computer engineering—called “machine learning” since the late 1950s, and reincarnated today as “deep learning,” or more popularly as “artificial intelligence.”