Ads, Tweets And Vlogs: How Censorship Works In The Age Of Algorithms

Over the last seven days, online media moguls Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have been in the news for stifling the content on their platforms. While Facebook is removing the campaign ads of Donald Trump, YouTube has reportedly halved the number…

Top 12 AI/ML Channels On Youtube To Kickstart 2020

Right now we are in the middle of one of the greatest transformations of pedagogical practices in the history of mankind. The Internet is to modern man what the printing press was to the Renaissance era. And, with youtube, mastery…

No More Personalised Data Collection On YouTube (For Kids Only)

YouTube has officially reported its arrangement to have content creators mark any uploads of theirs that are targeted to kids. Beginning in January 2020, if YouTubers mark a video as ‘targeted at kids,’ data collection will be obstructed for viewers.…

Secret Behind Youtube’s Great Machine Learning Enabled Video Recommendations Finally Revealed

Recommender systems are one of the most treasured tools on the modern internet. Good recommender systems increase retention on video and content platforms and provide an excellent experience for the users. Just ask any ardent Netflix or Hotstar consumer and…

The Pretentious Geek: AIM’s New Web Series Makes Data Science, AI & ML Fun

The initial barrier for entry into the data science field is high. There seems to be a lot of information and documentation about a million different ways to do a million more things. The concepts that make up the basis…

YouTube’s Algorithm Messes Up, Shows 9/11 Facts During Live Streaming Of Notre Dame Fire

When the world watched in horror as the beloved French masterpiece, the Notre Dame Cathedral, went up in flames this week, a small section of Twitter users noticed that live streaming of the disaster on YouTube had a small information…

YouTube Music Vs Spotify: Which ML-Powered Streaming Service Should You Pick In India?

India has now become the battleground for audio streaming services. With the rise of cheap mobile Internet, audio streaming has quickly risen in popularity to become one of the easiest ways to listen to music everywhere. Keeping this in mind,…

How YouTube’s ML Algorithm Earned Billions For Music Producers By Building Fingerprints For Songs

Before the rise of audio streaming services such as Gaana, Saavn and JioMusic, the premier destination for music was YouTube. A large number song from  Bollywood record labels were present on the platform for users’ listening pleasure. It was a…

11 YouTube Channels Every AI Aficionado Must Follow

Right now we are in the middle of one of the greatest transformations of pedagogical practices in the history of mankind. The Internet is to modern man what printing press was to the Renaissance era. Making information easily accessible is…

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Says AI Will Have As Profound An Effect On Humanity As Fire Or Electricity

Reaffirming Google’s commitment to an ‘AI first’ world, Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer of Google, drew parallels between artificial intelligence (AI) and other important discoveries for humans, such as fire and electricity. In conversation with MSNBC’s Ari Melber and Recode’s…

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