Introduction to Computer Vision (CV) Hub
by Daniel Ng on 16 April 2021
Since its establishment in 2017, AI Singapore (AISG) has embarked on numerous Computer Vision pr...
Data Versioning for CD4ML – Part 2
by Ryzal Kamis on 05 April 2021
(This post is the second of a two-part series where I will be touching on a component of CD...
How Did AI Singapore Build a “200” Strong All-Singaporean AI Engineering Team With the Blue Ocean Strategy?
by laurenceliew on 02 April 2021
The classic management book Blue Ocean Strategy by Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne describes the ...
TagUI Speaks Your Language
by Basil Han on 30 March 2021
Since its invention more than half a century ago, computers have become a part of our daily live...
A Structured Approach for Ideating AI Use Cases With AI Discovery
by Lim Tern Poh on 23 March 2021
Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to share in a webinar about AI Clinic and AI Discovery...
Beagle - Sniffing Out the Gaps in Your Information Retrieval System
by kennethwangg on 18 March 2021
The primary role of an information retrieval system (IR) is to retrieve a set of relevant docume...
AI Clinic and AI Discovery : Your First Steps in AI Transformation
by Basil Han on 10 March 2021
Last week, AI Singapore (AISG®) held a webinar to share about the AI Clinic and AI Discovery ini...
Get on the AI Transformation Journey With AISG
by Basil Han on 02 March 2021
At the start of the year, I had a chat with Kevin, our head of the AI Advisory team here at AI S...
TagUI : Automation Unleashed
by Basil Han on 03 February 2021
Start your automation journey now Last week, the dynamic TagUI development team of Ken Soh an...
Do Great Things Together With Federated Learning
by Basil Han on 29 January 2021
Last December, the Microsoft AI, ML Community hosted a 'live' online event where the Federated L...
How AI Apprentices Can Successfully Tackle Virtual Interviews
by Linus Mok on 19 January 2021
Taking care of a few important points can make a big difference to your virtual interview The...
AIAP® Technical Assessment
by Daniel Ng on 13 January 2021
AI Singapore’s AI Apprenticeship Programme (AIAP®) was launched in 2018 to groom local Singapore...
PMET Transitions: Passion, Pain and Plan
by Basil Han on 07 January 2021
As the year kicked off, I had a chat with my colleague Kevin. Both of us are PMETs (Professional...
Managing AI Projects in AISG
by Sudha Ravi on 22 December 2020
In AI Singapore, we execute 100 Experiments (100E) projects which employ AI to solve problem sta...
AIAP Start-up Track: In Conversation
by Basil Han on 11 December 2020
With the opening of the application window for Batch 8 of the AI Apprenticeship Programme, ...
EJC’s Collaboration with AI4S® to Educate Our Youths in AI
by Basil Han on 08 December 2020
(By Dr Chen Weiqiang and Mr Damian Boh Choon Kang) The launch of AI Singapore’s AI for Studen...
Exploring AI Use for Sales and Marketing
by Basil Han on 30 November 2020
AI Singapore regularly conducts AI Clinics for organisations keen to get started on their own AI...
Sawatdee, AI Apprentice!
by Basil Han on 27 November 2020
Just over a year ago this month, AI Singapore played host to a small delegation from the Univers...
A Peek into Synergos - AI Singapore's Federated Learning System
by Jianshu on 10 November 2020
In a previous post of this series, we touched upon the basics of Federated Learning and its bene...
Developing an Automated Q&A Tool with Golden Retriever
by kennethwangg on 06 November 2020
Why do we need an automated engine for Question Answering?  Back when AI Singapore (AISG...
Growing AI Talent in Singapore and Thailand
by Basil Han on 29 October 2020
The Techsauce Global Summit hosted in Bangkok, Thailand, took place virtually on 5 to 8 October ...
Voices from the AISG Federated Learning Lab
by Basil Han on 23 October 2020
The Federated Learning Lab is a major initiative within AI Singapore which seeks to bring to ind...
AI Singapore's Journey Into the World of Federated Learning
by Jianshu on 20 October 2020
AI Singapore recently formed a team to build a platform for Federated Learning. This article is ...
The AI Engineer: An Unexpected Journey*
by Azmi Mohamed Ridwan on 16 October 2020
Hi. My name is Azmi and I’m a Senior AI Engineer at AI Singapore. Every day I work on interes...
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...