In the News
A.I. hits the barrier of meaning
Machine learning algorithms don’t yet understand things the way humans do — with sometimes disastrous consequences.
Harvard wants to school Congress about AI
A tech boot camp will teach US politicians and policymakers about the potential, and the risks, of artificial intelligence.
Also in the news...
- Microsoft's president: we need to regulate facial recognition tech. But AI is still very very stupid.
- Habana Labs raises $75M for its AI chips, DeepMap raises $60M for its HD maps for self-driving cars and Engineer.AI raises $29.5M for its AI+Humans software building platform.
Scaling Machine Learning at Uber with Michelangelo
Some thoughts on the evolution of ML at Uber over the last three years: why and how they developed their Michelangelo platform along with the way they have been scaling ML to support large numbers of experiments
The Economist and others have recently described how online programs like fast.ai can "equip the masses to use AI." One of the protagonists, Sara Hooker, feels uneasy about this and gives here a firsthand description of what it really takes to be successful in this field.
Stephen Wolfram on AGI (video)
2h lecture by Stephen Wolfram on what he learned from building Wolfram Alpha.
Can we rule out near-term AGI? (video)
Talk by Greg Brockman, founder of OpenAI.
Software tools & code
Open Images Dataset V4
New dataset released by Google. Around 10 million images with bounding boxes, visual relationships, and image-level labels for 20,000 distinct concepts
Generating custom photo-realistic faces using AI
Controlled image synthesis and editing using a novel TL-GAN model
Open Source Applied Reinforcement Learning Platform
Facebook zero-shot learning
Using text to accurately identify images
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