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Speaking Your Language

A startup that automatically translates video voice overs into different languages is ready for its big break.What’s new: London-based Papercup offers a voice translation service that combines algorithmic translation and voice

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Meta Decentralizes AI Effort
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Meta Decentralizes AI Effort

The future of Big AI may lie with product-development teams.What’s new: Meta reorganized its AI division. Henceforth, AI teams will report to departments that develop key products.

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Deep Learning for Deep Discounts
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Deep Learning for Deep Discounts

With prices on the rise, an app analyzes user data to deliver cash back on retail purchases.What’s new: Upside, a startup based in Washington, D.C., works with gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants to offer personalized discounts to

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Winning The Google Game
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Winning The Google Game

AI startups are helping writers tailor articles that appear near the top of Google’s search results.What’s new: At least 14 companies sell access to software that uses GPT-3, the

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Algorithm as Real Estate Agent
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Algorithm as Real Estate Agent

House sales priced by algorithms account for a small but growing portion of the real estate market.What’s new: Companies that use algorithmic pricing models to buy and sell

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How AI Ventures Spend Their Capital

AI startups are putting their cash into . . . AI startups.What’s new: Young AI companies flush with venture capital are purchasing startups to expand the range of services they can offer, The Wall Street Journal

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Your Salesbot Connection
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Your Salesbot Connection

Marketers are using fake social media personas — enhanced by AI-generated portraits — to expand their reach without busting their budgets.What’s new: Renee DiResta and Josh Goldstein at Stanford Internet Observatory

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Who Needs Programming?
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Who Needs Programming?

The next killer AI application may be developed by someone who has never heard of gradient descent.What’s new: A rising generation of software development platforms serves users

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Investorbots: Too Good to Be True?
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Investorbots: Too Good to Be True?

Machine learning models aren’t likely to replace human stock-market analysts any time soon, a new study concluded.What’s new: Wojtek Buczynski at University of Cambridge and colleagues at Cambridge and Oxford Brookes University

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Colleague in the Machine
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Colleague in the Machine

Your next coworker may be an algorithmic teammate with a virtual face.What’s new: WorkFusion unveiled a line of AI tools that automate daily business tasks. One thing that sets them apart is the marketing pitch: Each has a fictitious

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Remote Meter Reader
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Remote Meter Reader

Industrial gauges are often located on rooftops, underground, or in tight spaces — but they’re not out of reach of computer vision.What’s new: The Okinawa startup LiLz Gauge provides a system that reads

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Machine Learning Jobs on the Rise

Jobs for machine learning engineers are growing fast, according to an analysis by LinkedIn. Machine learning engineer ranks fourth among the 25 fastest-growing job titles in the United States, according to the professional social network’s annual Jobs on the Rise report.

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How to Learn Machine Learning
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How to Learn Machine Learning

Want to become an AI practitioner? Here’s a program that will take you from beginner to job-ready. You may already have a head start, depending on your background. For a motivated person who starts with a solid high-school education

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How to Gain Practical Experience
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How to Gain Practical Experience

Academic courses can teach you the ins and outs of machine learning, but they can't fully prepare you for putting your work into production. To get the experience you need, you need to come up with your own projects from scratch.

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How to Overcome Societal Obstacles
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How to Overcome Societal Obstacles

The top artificial intelligence companies include many people who earned degrees at elite educational institutions and started their employment with prior work experience. Yet the world is full of people from nontraditional backgrounds.

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