China’s Banking Transformation-The Untold Story by James Stent (Part 2)

Continuing from Part 1: 5) Chinese goverment as a whole cares more on the solution and development outcomes, and less on the terms in office. The structure of Chinese government is decentralized (having local authorities), yet unified under state government. Such structure allows Chinese government to pursue long term objectives (due to unified body), while…

Artificial Intelligence Application – DeepText

DeepText: Facebook’s text understanding engine Purpose of Develop DeepText Understanding the various ways text is used on Facebook can help us improve people’s experiences with our products, whether we’re surfacing more of the content that people want to see or filtering out undesirable content like spam. The community on Facebook is truly global, so it’s…

Artificial Intelligence 101 – Part 5

  Deep Learning is stemming from neural network. Neural network is an algorithms that try to mimic how the brain functions. This topics was extensively studied in the 90s and moderate success due to lack of sufficient computational power and data. Here is the history of neural networks: 1950-60s: Simplest Neural networks (Rosenblatt, etc) 1970’s:…

Artificial Intelligence 101 – Part 4

  Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a maintopic in AI where it is an active and interactive fields that’s at the intersection of computer science, AI and computational lingustics. NLP involves languages as text. In fact, most of the data is actually in text form, and estimated we have about hundreds of thousands of petabytes…

Conventional Industry Transformation – Futuristic Toilet Seat

There is statistics comparing toilet seat penetration rate across China, Korea, and Japan. The result is surprising: Country Toilet Seat Penetration Rate China 2% Korea 56% Japan 87%   Why is the statistics differ so much? If you being travelled to Japan or browsing the web, you will see toilet seat looks like this: A…