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New in-ear device could be the beginning of a world without language barriers

Posted on 05/20 18:44 in Shows | 0

Now, a new device called Pilot could make that dream (mostly) a reality.We’ve got speech recognition, and we’ve got translation, and we’ve even got both of those things in real-time in some very specific cases, but a portable, near-real-time translation device that moves with you?

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Machine learning is about to change how corporations are run

Posted on 07/22 16:55 in Shows | 0

When you’re a big acquisition-hungry corporation like Google, sometimes you make mistakes — you pay billions for bug-riddled Nest technology, for example.Not only can Google rent out the company’s services for enormous profit, competing with other major machine learning entrants like Amazon for a quickly growing market share, but it can also use DeepMind’s insights to improve its own competitive advantage.

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AI beats doctors at visual diagnosis, observes many times more lung cancer signals

Posted on 08/18 19:16 in Shows | 0

” But in a busy hospital, there isn’t always time to find such a perfect human to review your results.” For instance, take a look at these stained breast cancer slides.

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Turing Learning breakthrough: Computers can now learn from pure observation

Posted on 08/30 19:03 in Shows | 0

This new learning process is called Turing Learning because it basically puts a very simple version of this pass-fail differentiation test into practice, over and over again.(As an aside, yes, the “model” swarm should really be the one that is used as the model, but whatever.

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Scientists develop official guidance on robot ethics

Posted on 09/20 13:47 in Shows | 0

This was long before even the most rudimentary artificial intelligence existed, so Asimov created a basic framework for robot behavior called the Three Laws of Robotics.Now the British Standards Institute (BSI) has issued its own version of the Three Laws.

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Your next car may be the most powerful computer you own

Posted on 10/05 16:36 in Shows | 0

Increasingly, though, new cars are powerful computing platforms — and starting to pack more compute power than laptops and even desktops.Coupled with an internal monitor, the result would be a more aerodynamic profile for the car, especially helpful for range-hungry electric vehicles.

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Google Brain's neural-net AI dreams up its own encryption strategy

Posted on 10/27 16:47 in Shows | 0

The company’s neural net/machine learning project, Google Brain, has been working on problems in medical imaging, robotics, and natural language processing, among others.It’s a machine-learning company,” Matthew Zeiler, a Google Brain alumnus, told Wired.

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MIT makes breakthrough in morality-proofing artificial intelligence

Posted on 11/01 18:03 in Shows | 0

But the difficulty is compounded when they involve artificial neural networks.Towards this end, researchers at MIT are investigating ways of making artificial neural networks more transparent in their decision-making.

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Google's DeepMind survival sim shows how AI can become hostile or cooperative

Posted on 02/16 20:48 in Shows | 0

Google’s DeepMind AI firm pitted a pair of neural networks against each other in two different survival scenarios.In the fruit-gathering scenario, the two AIs (indicated by red and blue squares) move across a grid in order to pick up green “fruit” squares.

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Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0

Posted on 02/17 16:38 in Shows | 0

That began to change with the release of a number of open-source machine learning frameworks like Theano, Spark ML, Microsoft’s CNTK, and Google’s TensorFlow.With this week’s release of TensorFlow 1.

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This new application of layered neural nets is about to make Photoshop amazing

Posted on 04/05 17:11 in Shows | 0

Now a group of researchers from Cornell University and Adobe have layered neural nets atop an image style transfer AI, to create an even more powerful image manipulation tool they’re calling Deep Photo Style Transfer.It takes a reference image, often heavily stylized, and an input image.

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Why the Surge in Violence Against Robots Matters

Posted on 05/05 03:24 in Shows | 0

In the midst of fulminating about an approaching robot apocalypse, a strange and disturbing counter trend is taking place: the rise of violence against robots.Only more recently have robots found themselves performing jobs in the public eye — jobs like delivering pizza and patrolling malls.

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Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture

Posted on 05/10 22:02 in Shows | 0

SAN JOSE, CA–A first-time attendee to Nvidia’s flagship GTC conference this week could be forgiven for thinking Nvidia was an AI company.The capstone was the announcement of Nvidia’s new Volta architecture and V100 chip.

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Deep Learning, AI Could One Day Assist in Spotting Cancer

Posted on 05/12 16:53 in Shows | 0

A year ago, the Office of the Vice President started the Cancer Moonshot.The Data Science Bowl is one such program, and awarding its prize is a critical milestone in support of the Cancer Moonshot.

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Google's AlphaGo Defeats World's Top Human Go Player

Posted on 05/23 21:08 in Shows | 0

After defeating several of the top players in the world, the “AlphaGo” AI has now bested Ke Jie, the current Go world champion.It’s possible for a moderately powerful computer to brute force all possible moves.

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AI Acquires Spatial Reasoning Abilities, in Another Victory for Our Machine Overlords

Posted on 06/20 18:07 in Shows | 0

The focus of the DeepMind paper concerns spatial reasoning, in particular the ability to grasp the relation of objects to each other.This kind of spatial reasoning has proved difficult for computers, at least until now.

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Designing Intelligent Artificial Intelligence

Posted on 07/19 07:59 in More | 0

If a neural pathway has not been used in a long time, we reduce its weight.If the neural response was positive, we strengthen the neural pathway by increasing the neural connection weights.

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