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Top AI Books to Read in 2022-2023
AI remains somewhat of a mystery to many people, which is difficult to define or comprehend. In this article you will find a compiled a list of books to assist you in doing that so that you may learn more about the exciting field of AI.
The future of AI 2022: Progressing AI maturity in the contact center
CX leaders recognize that AI can improve customer experience but the ambition of these investments has scaled back recently. This report explores strategies to overcome implementation challenges and evolve the maturity of AI investments.
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$10 billion Chinese gaming giant appoints world’s first AI robot CEO
Modeled after a female human, the robot CEO will mainly help streamline the companies’ processes and enhance operational efficiency
How DeepMind’s AI is Revolutionizing Science
DeepMind’s continuing breakthroughs demonstrate the impact AI can have on scientific discovery.
Meta spins off PyTorch Foundation to make AI framework vendor neutral
PyTorch Foundation Meta AI announced today that the governance of PyTorch, has moved to an independent organization called the PyTorch Foundation and will operate as part of the nonprofit Linux Foundation
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How Transformers Seem to Mimic Parts of the Brain
Neural networks originally designed for language processing turn out to be great models of how our brains understand places.
Flooded with AI-generated images, some art communities ban them completely
Confronted with an overwhelming amount of AI-generated artwork flooding in, some online art communities have taken dramatic steps to ban or curb its presence on their sites.
There’s no Tiananmen Square in the new Chinese image-making AI
The new text-to-image AI developed by Baidu can generate images that show Chinese objects and celebrities more accurately than existing AIs.
Regulating Artificial Intelligence – Is Global Consensus Possible?
AI has become commonplace in the lives of billions of people globally, but one huge challenge remains to regulate its use. So, is a global consensus possible or is a fragmented regulatory landscape inevitable?
Who is Afraid of the Brave New Robotic Future?
The robots are coming. Not as terminators or Frankensteinian monsters, but as mundane machines that replace jobs and have significant consequences for our economies and societies.
AI Ethics Left Hanging When AI Wins Art Contest And Human Artists Are Fuming
A longtime assertion is that art comes from the soul and reflects a spark of humanity and of being in the world. Under that umbrella assumption, a significant qualm about AI-generated art is that it lacks the soul or spirit, or spark of humankind.
Why household robot servants are a lot harder to build than robotic vacuums and automated warehouse workers
With recent advances in artificial intelligence and robotics technology, there is growing interest in developing and marketing household robots capable of handling a variety of domestic chores.
Amazon is buying a company that makes pallet-stacking robots
Amazon has agreed to buy Cloostermans, a company that makes robots capable of stacking pallets in its warehouses. Amazon says it already uses Belgium-based Cloostermans' tech, which can also package products.
FEEL-COG: The Role of Affect in the Development of Cognition (2nd edition)
Workshop on the discussions raised in last year’s inaugural workshop, and continue the conversation on the key role of affect in the development of different cognitive abilities, both in natural human and non-human cognitive agents, and artificial ones (e.g. cognitive and social robots)
First artificial neural network to win a medical imaging contest
10 Sep 2012: first artificial neural network to win a medical imaging contest; first to win a contest on object detection in large images. Revolutionizing healthcare: our deep convolutional neural network won the ICPR contest on breast cancer detection and the MICCAI Grand Challenge
Git Re-Basin: Merging Models modulo Permutation Symmetries
In this paper, we argue that neural network loss landscapes contain (nearly) a single basin, after accounting for all possible permutation symmetries of hidden units. We introduce three algorithms to permute the units of one model to bring them into alignment with units of a reference model
GhostWriter Beta and AI Mode
AI Mode sports an ML-powered pair programmer that completes your code in realtime, tools to generate, transform, and explain code, and an in-editor search utility that lets you find and import open-source code without leaving your editor (think Stackoverflow in your editor).