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PlaySight trained AI on thousands of hours of videos to understand sports

PlaySight trained AI on thousands of hours of videos to understand sports

PlaySight uses AI and machine learning to track sports action. We spoke with CEO Chen Shachar to find out how this tech is being applied.

Dying to Win an Oscar: Do Performers Need to Perish On-Screen to Prevail?

We had an expert analyze on-screen death data to determine whether a dramatic dying moment is more likely to take home an award or not.

10 Steps to Creating a Data-Driven Culture

Your biggest obstacles aren’t technical.

10 Steps to Creating a Data-Driven Culture

Your biggest obstacles aren’t technical.
Fortune poll: Target and Walmart gain (a little) ground in the e-commerce war with Amazon

Fortune poll: Target and Walmart gain (a little) ground in the e-commerce war with Amazon

To better understand the e-commerce battle, Fortune-SurveyMonkey polled more than 2,500 Americans right after the holidays.
Placer.ai raises $12 million to keep tabs on foot traffic in real time

Placer.ai raises $12 million to keep tabs on foot traffic in real time

Placer.ai, a location data provider, has raised $12 million in venture capital funding, bringing its total raised to over $16 million.
Fortune poll: Wells Fargo is the big bank that investors like least

Fortune poll: Wells Fargo is the big bank that investors like least

Wells Fargo is the most disliked large financial firm in America, according to a Fortune/Civis Analytics survey of more than 1,300 investors.

Can Artificial Intelligence Determine If You Have a Toxic Workplace?

A toxic workplace can leave employers with $190 billion in excess costs.
No, Warner Bros. is not letting AI decide what movies it makes

No, Warner Bros. is not letting AI decide what movies it makes

Social media users are panicking over a report that AI—not humans—will decide if certain films get made. The truth is not quite so dire, but it is still fascinating.
Fortune Poll: Investors See a 2020 Recession Coming—But Think They’ll Make Money

Fortune Poll: Investors See a 2020 Recession Coming—But Think They’ll Make Money

Fortune and Civis Analytics surveyed more than 1,300 investors to see how they plan to behave in 2020 and what's keeping them up at night.
Fortune Poll: Disney+ Is Eating Into Netflix’s User Base

Fortune Poll: Disney+ Is Eating Into Netflix’s User Base

Fortune-SurveyMonkey polled more than 1,200 Americans to see how well Apple TV+ and Disney+ are doing. Netflix is seriously threatened.
Where You Should Be Using Automation in Analytics

Where You Should Be Using Automation in Analytics

In the early days of analytics, automation probably played too big of a role. The technology was new, and companies collected troves of information they didn’t need simply because they suddenly could.
Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement

Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement

Mobile apps are evolving a great deal as the world approaches 2020. Earlier, the performance of mobile apps rested over the criticality of mobile app testing, but now the times have changed. Mobile

When and how to build out your data science team

Contrary to popular belief, successfully implementing AI to drive impactful decisions requires a diverse team with expertise in several skill sets.

The AI Transparency Paradox

Transparency helps fight algorithmic bias. But it also leaves organizations vulnerable to cyber attacks.

The AI Transparency Paradox

Transparency helps fight algorithmic bias. But it also leaves organizations vulnerable to cyber attacks.
Fortune Poll: Move Over, Malls, as Mobile Shopping Booms

Fortune Poll: Move Over, Malls, as Mobile Shopping Booms

Fortune-SurveyMonkey polled almost 8,500 people to take the pulse of Americans’ shopping habits.
Indian women still pay the “motherhood wage penalty” when they return to work

Indian women still pay the “motherhood wage penalty” when they return to work

As many as 7 million women in India today are looking to start over after a break.