After having announced the opening of their FAIR lab in Paris and having launched various AI-based solutions recently (including app Moment), Facebook continues to make the news this week with computer-generated photos looking real and "poselets" to enhance person recognition. Great to see this level of innovation!


In the News

Also in the news this week...

  • DigitalGenius raises $3M to help companies strengthen their customer support teams with AI
  • Criteo releases the biggest ever dataset for machine learning
  • Amazon announces an improved Machine Learning system for its user rating and review solutions
  • Japanese customers have quickly snatched up the 1000 first Pepper robots on sale
  • Ariel Procaccia won the Computers and Thought award, for his contributions to the fields of computational social choice and computational economics


Brains & Neurons

Some thoughts


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