• I just built a machine learning model (and why that matters)

    May 11, 2018 Jake DiMare

    This week I completed a free machine learning course on Kaggle.com. After a couple of hours on the fundamentals, I figured out how to use their development environment and built a model that predicts the sale price of homes based on lot size, square footage, bedrooms, and year it was built. Now, before I go any…

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  • Get real with AI in the digital commerce experience

    October 12, 2017 Jake DiMare

    Earlier this year, I attended a summit and met the head of digital at Leading Hotels of the World, a boutique chain boasting 375 properties at locations around the globe. He and I gave a presentation on the use of machine learning and NLP to improve the customer experience. At the time, they were in…

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  • The singularity is closer than you think…

    March 30, 2010 Jake DiMare

    Ever heard of Raymond Kurzweil? He’s this really smart inventor and futurist who has an uncanny knack for making scarily accurate predictions about the development of technology. But I’m not talking about Nostradamus type nonsense…Kurzweil is a serious scientist and a respected author. He’s testified before congress because of his deep knowledge regarding AI, Nanotech and Biotech.…

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