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Kids are surrounded by AI. They should know how it works.
The student was one of 28 middle schoolers, ages 9 to 14, who participated in a pilot program this summer designed to teach them about AI. The curriculum, developed by Blakeley Payne, a graduate research assistant at the MIT Media Lab, is part of a broader initiative to make these concepts an...
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AI Decoded: Evaluating Artificial Intelligence Startups
DataRobot, Domino Data Labs, and Scale are examples of companies that provide"horizontal AI." Similarly, Domino Data provides an opinionated framework that enables advanced AI engineers to accelerated development with tools like version control that are custom made for AI applications.
YACHT's new album is powered by ML + Artists
The LA-based dance-pop trio YACHT just released their new album, a collaboration with Magenta and other ML researchers and artists!
Applied use cases
Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare – Promising Progress (Best Use Cases)
In October 2016, the group published The National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan, outlining its proposed priorities for Federally-funded AI research and development.
Artificial Intelligence Confronts a 'Reproducibility' Crisis
Her lab studies reinforcement learning, a type of artificial intelligence that’s used, among other things, to help virtual characters teach themselves how to move about in virtual worlds.
AI ethics and the limits of code(s)
The arrival of hugely powerful technologies, in a wide range of fields, demands urgent attention to questions of right and wrong, power and abuse, bias and distortion.
AI Alignment Podcast: Synthesizing a human’s preferences into a utility function with Stuart Armstrong
Topics discussed in this episode include: The core aspects and ideas of Stuart’s research agenda Human values being changeable, manipulable, contradictory, and underdefined.
DARPA’s New Project Is Investing Millions in Brain-Machine Interface Tech
This month, the project tapped six academic teams to engineer radically different BMIs to hook up machines to the brains of able-bodied soldiers.
Catalia Health and Pfizer collaborate on health care robots
New robot platform improves patient experience using AI to help patients navigate barriers and health care challenges.
Juergen Schmidhuber: Godel Machines, Meta-Learning, and LSTMs
Juergen Schmidhuber is the co-creator of long short-term memory networks (LSTMs) which are used in billions of devices today for speech recognition, translation, and much more.
Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning
There’s so much expertise at Cambridge, in all aspects of systems and data: that’s why I’m so excited about joining Professor Lawrence joins the University’s Department of Computer Science and Technology.