Ross Pamphilon is a portfolio manager with over twenty-five years’ experience in fixed income trading, portfolio and risk management. Ross was a pioneer investor in the euro-denominated credit market.
Ross Pamphilon, Portfolio Manager, Shares Machine Learning Basics
What Is Machine Learning?
You have just taken a new job with a company that grows oranges. Your job is to inspect the oranges as they pass by you on a conveyor belt and to pick out the oranges that can’t be sold because of their appearance. These oranges will be sent to the juicer to make orange juice. When you start your new job, an experienced orange-picker shows you what you need to do. He tells you what kind of flaws or blemishes to look for that might prevent someone from buying the oran...
Ross Pamphilon, Business Leader, Shares 5 Important Reasons Your E-Commerce Website Needs a Chatbot
Every site owner should consider adding a chatbot. Machine learning has made it possible to build conversational chatbots. Also known as a conversational bot, companies use this software to communicate with shoppers in real-time using natural dialogue. Using the chatbot’s dialogue box (usually located in a bottom corner of the shopper’s screen), shoppers can ask questions as they would when communicating with a customer service representative. While programming and integrating a chatbot into ...
Ross Pamphilon Explains How Advances in Artificial Intelligence are Driving the Future of Autonomous Vehicles
For the majority of its existence, artificial intelligence has been fairly dumb. We’ve designed AIs that are extremely good at one very specific thing, like playing chess or sorting widgets, but these are completely oblivious to everything else. And they are only good at their assigned activity because we told them absolutely everything they needed to know. That’s beginning to change.
Advances in machine learning are beginning to create AIs that can teach themselves sophisticated behaviors, a...
Ross Pamphilon On The Interesting Connection Between Music and Mathematics
For thousands of years, philosophers, mathematicians, and musicians have theorised about the connection between music and mathematics.
Pythagoras, the ancient Greek philosopher, was the first we know of to make the connection when he noticed that halving the length of a musical string produced the musical interval of an octave.
Two notes an octave apart sound the same to the ear but have a different pitch. The octave is in the string ratio of 2:1, if the string ratio is 3:2 you get a fifth hi...
Ross Pamphilon, Portfolio Manager, Shares Top 7 Personal Finance Apps for 2019
Do you struggle with your finances? Thanks to the variety of personal finance apps available, money management can become second nature. Depending on your needs, you can download apps to help you save money, budget, or to get you started with investing in the right assets.
However, with such a variety of personal finance apps, it's difficult to identify the best ones. To assist you, Below find a list of the top seven personal finance apps.
Ross Pamphilon's Top 7 Personal Finance Apps of 2019
Ross Pamphilon, Portfolio Manager, Reveals New Uses For Drone Technology
Drones are giving us visual access in places that it’s currently difficult or dangerous for people to go, allowing previously unattainable perspectives. Ross Pamphilon, Portfolio Manager, talks about some of the more novel ways that drones are making the world a better, safer place.
Drones Can Deliver Aid To Those In Need
Humanitarian crises are happening around the globe. In many cases, it can be challenging to get needed medicines and supplies to people in need due to distanc...
Ross Pamphilon, Portfolio Manager, Talks Artificial Intelligence + Content Marketing: A Match Made in Heaven?
If you want to up your content marketing game this year, integrating Artificial Intelligence into your audience acquisition strategy might be one of the savviest moves you can make. Brand marketers are beginning to realize the powerful potential of AI-enabled tools at increasing the efficiency of their growth marketing efforts and are doubling-down on Artificial Intelligence as a lead generation growth hack. If you want to turbocharge your company’s business development this year, consider in...
Ross Pamphilon, Motorcycle Enthusiast, Talks Basic Troubleshooting for Motorcycle Starting Problems
It always happens without warning. It's a beautiful day, and you have your ideal roads mapped out. You're geared up and ready to ride, and then your motorcycle won't start. Believe it or not, starting problems are often caused by something minor, and you can often solve this issue quickly on your own. Here is a basic list of steps to take to troubleshoot your starting problem.
First, check that your motorcycle's safety features are not causing your trouble. This is often a cause of starting i...
Ross Pamphilon, Portfolio Manager, Shares How Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Can Fight Financial Fraud
Jul 30, 2019 (Heraldkeepers) -- Advances in AI and machine learning are empowering financial institutions to catch instances of financial fraud before they can impact customers. Ross Pamphilon, Portfolio Manager, discusses how these technologies outperform standard fraud detection practices.
Artificial Intelligence Finds Patterns That People Can't See
Machine learning algorithms are capable of searching through voluminous amounts of data very quickly. What might take human analy...