In the News
Cruise Automation, GM’s self-driving cars, and the founders behind it
Cruise Automation sold to GM for $1 billion; now its founders are racing to bring a self-driving car to the masses.
Does Amazon put its customers first
"Amazon bills itself as Earth’s most customer-centric company. Yet its algorithm is hiding the best deal from many customers."
None of your pixelated or blurred information will stay safe on the internet
It’s becoming much easier to crack internet privacy measures, especially blurred or pixelated images. Those methods make it tough for people to see sensitive information such as obscured license plate numbers or censored faces
Building an AI Startup: Realities & Tactics
The 5 Ps to building a great AI company. Presentation by Matt Turck (VC at FirstMark) on the way AI startups can position themselves in an increasingly crowded field.
Contextual RNN-GANs for Abstract Reasoning Diagram Generation
Understanding and predicting object motions is a core problem in real-world AI. Interesting (technical) approach.
Image Compression with Neural Networks
By learning images' representation, Neural Networks can be useful to compress images. This approach on image compression by Google introduces a new type of Gated Recurrent Unit.
Software tools & code
Google has been on an open-sourcing spree recently...
- Open Image Dataset - think Imagenet by Google. 9M images labeled automatically.
- Youtube 8M - set of videos for video understanding research
- Show and Tell - Image captioning model. e.g. "a man on a beach flying a kite"
Increase the resolution of an image (super-resolution) through a convolutional neural net, with Tensorflow.
Berkeley Document Summarizer
Open-source summarization system for single documents.
Neural networks module for Redis
Training and running tiny ML models with ultra-fast and ultra-efficient Redis
New P2 instance for Amazon EC2
Amazon launched new GPU-based instances for its cloud services. They offer faster computation and larger memory than previous offerings (up to 8 NVIDIA Tesla K80 Accelerators, each running a pair of NVIDIA GK210 GPUs)
Generating Faces with Deconvolution Networks
Scary or cool?
A.I. doesn't get Black Twitter -- yet
The language of the internet doesn't follow the rules of English. And AI does not get it.
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