In the News
The Rise of the Robot Reporter
As reporters and editors find themselves the victims of layoffs at digital publishers and traditional newspaper chains alike, journalism generated by machine is on the rise.
Getting smart about the future of AI
Artificial intelligence is a primary driver of possibilities and promise as the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds.
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Better Language Models and Their Implications
OpenAI trained GPT2, a language generation model that achieved surprisingly good results (see article for examples). Seeing this performance, OpenAI decided not to open-source their best model for fear it might be mis-used (online trolling, fake news, cyber bullying, spam...)
Perspectives on issues in AI Governance
Report by Google focusing on 5 areas for clarification: explainability, fairness, safety, human-AI collaboration and liability
Software tools & code
Instead of using traditional RL approaches, Google has trained an agent to "learn a world model" and thus become more efficient at planning ahead.
Troubleshooting Deep Neural Networks
A field guide to fixing your model
Edge TPU Devices
The Edge TPU is a small ASIC designed by Google that perform ML inferencing on low-power devices. For example, it can execute MobileNet V2 at 100+ fps in a power efficient manner.
Will AI achieve consciousness? Wrong question
When Norbert Wiener, the father of cybernetics, wrote his book The Human Use of Human Beings in 1950, vacuum tubes were still the primary electronic building blocks, and there were only a few actual computers in operation.
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