The Rise of the Data Catalogs
by mmanning on 21 September 2020
As the need for data to fuel AI applications grows, tools to organise data are proliferating ...
Artificial Intelligence for Financial Analysis
by Basil Han on 08 September 2020
(By Nick Lik Khian Yeo) In the world of finance, you will never run out of reading material. ...
Improving Product Quality Engineering with AI
by Basil Han on 01 September 2020
IBM is a major player in the mainframe market. I had a remote chat with IBM data scientist Liu L...
Building a Chatbot in Minutes
by atoh on 01 September 2020
Noodle Factory’s AI-powered chat platform halves the time needed to set up a chatbot and imp...
Detecting Fraud in Travel and Personal Accident Insurance Claims
by atoh on 01 September 2020
SOMPO’s AI Fraudulent Claims Detection system reduces the manual effort involved in the clai...
Boosting Efficiency in Tax Analysis
by atoh on 01 September 2020
GIC uses AI to classify tax update notifications, reducing the need for manual screening of ...
Simplifying Admin Processes with TagUI Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
by atoh on 01 September 2020
A common issue shared by businesses is spending copious amounts of time on repetitive admini...
Data Versioning for CD4ML - Part 1
by Ryzal Kamis on 26 August 2020
(This post is the first of a two-part series where I will be touching on a component of CD4ML: d...
PLUS-skilling not re-skilling needs to be the new norm
by laurenceliew on 12 August 2020
AI Singapore runs a very successful apprenticeship programme - the AI Apprenticeship Programme (...
Leveraging Kedro in 100E
by Gary on 05 August 2020
Introduction At AI Singapore, projects under the 100 Experiments (100E) programme delivering ...
Ask the Career Advisor : COVID-19 and Your Job Search
by Linus Mok on 27 July 2020
Employing the right approach enables AI Apprentices to hack the job search process in these unce...
The Full Stack AI Engineer
by weiyih on 23 July 2020
Recently, I came across this old article from Stitch Fix and it set me thinking about the kind o...
My Not-So-Insane Career Leap: Chasing AI Dreams From My HR Job
by Sidney Tio on 13 July 2020
Making the Leap of Faith, step by step Foreword: As I wrote about my journey transiting from ...
Data Engineering at AI Singapore
by mmanning on 02 July 2020
The newly formed Data Engineering team at AI Singapore has plans to refine data management pract...
Scaling Speech Lab Offline
by Cheewei on 16 June 2020
Using Kubernetes and Redis to host and scale a 24/7 cloud AI application leads to optimal resour...
An Overview of AI Ethics and Governance
by Basil Han on 12 June 2020
A few weeks ago, AI Singapore hosted Andreas Deppeler, Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS Busine...
Enhancing Product Quality Risk Classification
by atoh on 05 June 2020
Product quality engineers at IBM spend an inordinate amount of time manually classifying the ris...
Improving Medical Outcomes of Kidney Dialysis Patients
by atoh on 05 June 2020
Kidney failure is on the rise in Singapore with five new cases reported every day, and one new d...
Get Smart with Conversational AI
by Basil Han on 05 June 2020
I caught up with Yvonne Soh, the co-founder and CEO of Noodle Factory, a homegrown startup with ...
Predicting Dealer Buy-In Prices of Pre-Owned Cars
by atoh on 05 June 2020
Selling a car can be a daunting experience. It takes time for the dealer to come up with a resal...
HP Inc., Singapore trials artificial intelligence (AI) solution for Social Distancing in its manufacturing facility
by liyi_1 on 03 June 2020
(By HP Inc: Jia Xin, Dishank Bhan, Pandian Ganesan, Gek Kiang Ang, AI Singapore: Ang Liyi, Dr...
Machine Learning During a Crisis
by Koo Ping Shung on 14 May 2020
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, I have more time to share my thoughts these days. So I made a call ...
I had no idea how to write code two years ago ... Now I’m an AI engineer
by davidcjw on 12 May 2020
A career switch as Elsa said, is a journey “into the unknown” Two years ago, I graduated...
Introducing FinePose for Better Social Distancing
by liyi_1 on 08 May 2020
(By Dr Daniel Ng, Edmund Teo, Jway Jin Jun, Kow Yong Sheng, Sun Yikang, Tan Juan Boon) To sup...
Train a Viable Model in 45 minutes for AWS DeepRacer Beginner Challenge Virtual Community Race 2020
by Basil Han on 06 May 2020
(By Juv Chan, republished with permission) AWS DeepRacer is an integrated learning system...
Are "complex" ML Models Always Better?
by Koo Ping Shung on 14 April 2020
After mentoring data professionals for a few years, I notice that there is always a handful of r...
The Most Important Data Science Tool for Market and Customer Segmentation
by Lim Tern Poh on 08 April 2020
Use K-means and let AI advise you how many segments there (really) are. Image Credits: unspla...
Open Source Solutions at FOSSASIA Summit 2020
by Basil Han on 03 April 2020
In the recent FOSSASIA Summit in March, AI Singapore contributed two speakers to share with the ...
TagUI v6 User Experience Release
by Basil Han on 11 March 2020
Announcing the release of the latest version of TagUI! New Features Deploy double-clickable...
A Better Visualization of L1 and L2 Regularization
by likkhian on 05 March 2020
Here's an intuitive explanation of why L1 regularization shrinks weights to 0. Regularization...
Automating Body Temperature Collection in the Battle Against COVID-19
by Basil Han on 05 March 2020
Since the Ministry of Health raised the DORSCON level from yellow to orange on 7 February, 2020,...
Can Your Problems Be Solved by AI?
by Lim Tern Poh on 03 March 2020
Two simple questions to determine whether your problems should and could be solved by AI
Lex Fridman Interview - Pieter Abbeel
by Koo Ping Shung on 02 March 2020
For those of you who are in the field of Artificial Intelligence, you would have come across Lex...
Retrieving the Right Information About COVID-19 With Golden Retriever
by Basil Han on 19 February 2020
COVID-19, which spread out of Wuhan, China, to the rest of the world in recent weeks has caused ...
Getting Daily COVID-19 Situation Reports from WHO
by Basil Han on 18 February 2020
Since 21 January, 2020 (two days before the Wuhan lockdown), the World Health Organization (WHO)...
Tips for Presenting Data Insights
by Koo Ping Shung on 17 February 2020
Presenting your analysis to stakeholders? Here are some presentation tips to make it successful.
COVID-19 : Visualising the Outbreak
by Basil Han on 14 February 2020
Since cases of COVID-19 infection started surfacing worldwide in the second half of January, dat...
The Salamander ML Book Gets an Update!
by Basil Han on 11 February 2020
Hands-on Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn, Keras & TensorFlow : Concepts, Tools, and Techn...
What It Takes to Be an AI Apprentice
by Basil Han on 10 February 2020
Today, we welcome the fifth batch of apprentices into the AI Apprenticeship Programme (AIAP)™. E...
Recommender Systems - Applying Graph and NLP techniques
by Basil Han on 23 January 2020
(By Eugene Yan, republished with permission) In the previous post, we established that a ba...
Recommender Systems : Beyond the user-item matrix
by Basil Han on 21 January 2020
(By Eugene Yan, republished with permission) Introduction Recommender systems (“recsys”) a...
The AIAP™ Journey : A Sharing from Batch 3
by Basil Han on 13 January 2020
The nine-month journey of the AI Apprenticeship Programme (AIAP)™ ended on 23 December, 2019 for...
AIAP™ Batch 3 Graduates!
by Basil Han on 09 January 2020
On 23 December, 2019, we witnessed the graduation of the third batch of apprentices from the AI ...
Machines of Loving Grace by John Markoff : Book Review
by Koo Ping Shung on 09 January 2020
I came across this book at Kinokuniya and decided to purchase the audio book. What caught my eye...
Agile AI Engineering in AISG
by weiyih on 08 January 2020
At AI Singapore, we are constantly running several 100 Experiments (100E) projects. To ensure sm...
Digital Transformation
by Basil Han on 31 December 2019
As we reach the end of the 2010s, the term Digital Transformation has been occurring with increa...
Making Interoperable AI Models a Reality
by Basil Han on 20 December 2019
In one of the last meetup events of the year, one of the graduates of the AI Apprenticeship ...
Analysis of Tweets on the Hong Kong Protest Movement 2019 with Python
by Basil Han on 18 December 2019
(By Griffin Leow, republished with permission) (Disclaimer: This article is not intended to m...
Artificial Intelligence: 2020 and Beyond
by Koo Ping Shung on 17 December 2019
In the past year, we have seen exciting developments in what Artificial Intelligence has to offe...
Promoting Ethical AI for Human Well-being
by Basil Han on 16 December 2019
On the Saturday morning of December 7, AI Singapore joined a few other AI communities across the...
Modeling and Output Layers in BiDAF — an Illustrated Guide with Minions
by Basil Han on 13 December 2019
BiDAF is a popular machine learning model for Question and Answering tasks. This article explain...
DevFest Singapore 2019 Takeaways
by Basil Han on 03 December 2019
Last Saturday, I attended DevFest Singapore 2019 at Google Developer Space. Among the twenty-odd...
Quick Win from Data - Visualization
by Koo Ping Shung on 02 December 2019
During my work, many have asked the following question, in one form or another. "How can I sc...
Want an AI Team? Don't Recruit. Grow your own!
by laurenceliew on 29 November 2019
If you want to build your AI team, unless you have the deep pockets of Google or Facebook, you n...
AI and Curve Fitting
by Basil Han on 25 November 2019
This article from last year popped up in my newsfeed recently. It contains a discussion on wheth...
Becoming an AI Apprentice - A Field Guide
by laurenceliew on 22 November 2019
Updated 10th Feb 2020 This is version 3 of the "So you want to become an AI Apprentice". We h...
Supporting Our Healthcare Workers and Kidney Disease Patients
by Basil Han on 22 November 2019
AI Singapore and RenalTeam were pleased to be able to share with the public the collaborative wo...
Predicting Hospitalisation of Kidney Dialysis Patients with AI
by Lim Tern Poh on 22 November 2019
Sharing of key challenges, processes and insight from developing medical AI model.
Attention Mechanism in Seq2Seq and BiDAF — an Illustrated Guide
by Basil Han on 20 November 2019
Sequence-to-sequence (seq2seq) and Bi-Directional Attention Flow (BiDAF) are influential NL...
Technical Debt in Building Machine Learning Systems
by Basil Han on 19 November 2019
Developing a machine learning (ML) system is not the same as software engineering, as I recently...
NLP in a Great Hurry
by Basil Han on 15 November 2019
(Abstracted with permission from NLP in a Hurry by Pier Lim.) Here is a collection of differe...
Data for the People by Andreas Weigend : a Book Review
by Koo Ping Shung on 14 November 2019
I was introduced to this book by a close friend of mine who is currently working as a data a...
Software Engineering for Machine Learning : A Case Study
by Basil Han on 13 November 2019
Some take-away points from Microsoft's paper Microsoft presented this paper at this year's In...
AI Singapore : Past, Present, Future
by Basil Han on 11 November 2019
In our inaugural podcast, I had the opportunity to speak to Laurence, our Director of Industry I...
The Future of RPA
by Basil Han on 07 November 2019
(By Ken Soh) My take on the future of RPA (robotic process automation) - while commercial RPA...
The AI Economy by Roger Bootle : a Book Review
by Koo Ping Shung on 06 November 2019
The AI Economy caught my attention when I was browsing for books at Kinokuniya Singapore. I ...
When Machines Mimic Your Voice
by Basil Han on 29 October 2019
Last month, in a Facebook post, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong brought to attention what is purp...
Intel Python’s Performance
by Jin Jun on 25 October 2019
Introduction Machine learning algorithms can take significant amounts of time to run. Intel’s...
It is Good to Learn Programming
by Koo Ping Shung on 17 October 2019
As an economist by training, I did a lot of mathematics and statistics modules during my univers...
AI Singapore at PyCon Singapore 2019
by Basil Han on 15 October 2019
Embracing AI, sharpening competitiveness, improving lives The annual PyCon Singapore conferen...
Demystifying RPA
by Thu Ya Kyaw on 15 October 2019
What is RPA? The buzzword “RPA” has been gaining traction in recent years across different in...
Word Embedding, Character Embedding and Contextual Embedding in BiDAF — an Illustrated Guide
by Basil Han on 08 October 2019
BiDAF is a popular machine learning model for Question and Answering tasks. This article il...
What are all these terms ... Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence?
by Koo Ping Shung on 06 October 2019
As many of you know, I conduct training in a few institutions in Singapore. For instance, NUS SC...
An Illustrated Guide to Bi-Directional Attention Flow (BiDAF)
by Basil Han on 01 October 2019
This article illustrates the workings of BiDAF, an NLP model that has pushed the envelope in the...
Illustrated: 10 CNN Architectures
by raimibinkarim on 26 September 2019
A compiled visualisation of the common convolutional neural networks.
So you want to become an AI Apprentice?
by laurenceliew on 27 August 2019
Updated 3 Feb 2020 The AI Singapore’s AI Apprenticeship Programme (AIAP)™ is one of AI Singap...
Excuse me, are you a Singaporean AI Engineer?
by laurenceliew on 23 August 2019
Last Friday (16th August 2019) we had AI Singapore’s (AISG) AI Apprenticeship Programme (AIAP)™ ...
Learn and Contribute
by Basil Han on 22 August 2019
It was with great pleasure that AI Singapore invited Aurélien Géron and Jared Lander as guest sp...
AI4K™
by laurenceliew on 09 August 2019
Four public AI for Kids (AI4K™) workshops were recently conducted during the June school holiday...
The Hundred-Page Machine Learning Book
by laurenceliew on 06 August 2019
This is an excellent book for those that studied AI 10, 20 or 30 years ago, and need a quick wee...
Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn & Tensorflow
by laurenceliew on 06 August 2019
An excellent introductory-intermediate book for any software engineer familiar with Python to qu...
SGP 4.0: Singapore in the AI Era
by laurenceliew on 01 August 2019
The article below first appeared in COMMENTARY VOLUME 27, 2018 SGP 4.0: AN AGENDA. Full PDF...
Introduction to Machine Learning with Python
by angliyi.94 on 20 June 2019
With this book, you will learn:  Fundamental concepts and applications of machine learnin...
Data mining with Rattle and R
by laurenceliew on 20 June 2019
For those keen to use R but yet need a quick start to solve some immediate data-mining problems, ...
Deep Learning - A Practitioner's Approach
by angliyi.94 on 20 June 2019
From this book, you will learn: Dive into machine learning concepts in general, as well as dee...
DataCamp
by beowulf68 on 19 June 2019
Learn Data Science Online! With DataCamp, you learn data science today and apply it tomorrow.&nb...
Intel AI Academy
by beowulf68 on 19 June 2019
AI Singapore have partnered with Intel to offer the intel AI Academy curriculum to all schools an...
Blockchain-based System for Secure Data Storage with Private Keyword Search
by angliyi.94 on 19 June 2019
AbstractTraditional cloud storage has relied almost exclusively on large storage providers, who a...
4 interesting papers in cancer detection using advanced analytics and AI
by angliyi.94 on 19 June 2019
Below are 4 interesting papers from Lee Hwee Kuan's team over at A*STAR BII on cancer detection u...
Fake News: National Security in the Post-Truth Era
by angliyi.94 on 19 June 2019
An timely, important and relevant piece of work by colleagues over at S. Rajaratnam School of Int...
Employing in-home sensor technology to explore elderly’s social needs
by angliyi.94 on 19 June 2019
Singapore is ageing rapidly. In recent years, many initiatives have been launched to provide care...
HPC to Deep Learning from an Asian Perspective
by laurenceliew on 19 June 2019
Big data, data science, machine learning, and now deep learning are all the rage and have tons of...
Dispatches from Jupyter Con
by Chu Ning Ng on 19 June 2019
Dispatches from Jupyter Con Jupyter Notebook is the tool of choice for many data workers. Data vi...
How people keep learning - the role of intrinsic and extrinsic motivators and when behavioural economists need to come in
by angliyi.94 on 19 June 2019
AI Singapore has a strong focus on learning and growth. We want our internal engineers and appren...
Polyaxon - Reproducible data science experiments
by Chu Ning Ng on 19 June 2019
I have been looking at the emerging tooling around reproducible data science recently and am glad...
Automated Feature Engineering
by Chu Ning Ng on 19 June 2019
Automating reptitive tasks is one of the hallmarks of software engineering. One of the main task ...
Full stack AI
by Chu Ning Ng on 19 June 2019
A good read from IBM on how a full stack end to end AI hardware infrastructure can be put togethe...
Data Science/Analytics transformation for your company
by laurenceliew on 19 June 2019
Some of AI Singapore's team members including myself  have been helping companies build their dat...
Animated RNN, LSTM & GRU
by raimibinkarim on 19 June 2019
Recurrent neural networks are a class of artificial neural networks which are often used with se...
Common questions from AI For Everyone sessions
by laurenceliew on 19 June 2019
Here are some common questions we get from our AI For Everyone workshops the last few months. I ...