Feb 23, 2022

5 Posts

High-Energy Deep Learning
Feb 23, 2022

High-Energy Deep Learning

Nuclear fusion technology, long touted as an unlimited source of safe, clean energy, took a step toward reality with a machine learning algorithm that molds the fuel in a reactor’s core.

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AI For Unlimited Clean Energy, Stopping Robocalls, Reading Analog Meters, Choosing a Fine-Tuning Algorithm
Feb 23, 2022

AI For Unlimited Clean Energy, Stopping Robocalls, Reading Analog Meters, Choosing a Fine-Tuning Algorithm

Russian troops have invaded Ukraine, and the terrifying prospect of a war in Europe weighs on my mind. My heart goes out to all the civilians affected, and I hope we won’t see the loss of life, liberty, or property that many people fear.

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Remote Meter Reader
Feb 23, 2022

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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Scam Definitely
Feb 23, 2022

Scam Definitely

Robocalls slip through smartphone spam filters, but a new generation of deep learning tools promises to tighten the net.What’s new: Research proposed fresh approaches to thwarting robocalls. Such innovations soon could be deployed in apps

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Fine-Tune Your Fine-Tuning
Feb 23, 2022

Fine-Tune Your Fine-Tuning

Let’s say you have a pretrained language model and a small amount of data to fine-tune it to answer yes-or-no questions. Should you fine-tune it to classify yes/no or to fill in missing words — both viable approaches that are likely to yield different

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