Jan 20, 2021

6 Posts

Detecting Guns, Fighting Lead Poisoning, Adversarial Training for Language-and-Vision, Financial Reports for Robots
Jan 20, 2021

Detecting Guns, Fighting Lead Poisoning, Adversarial Training for Language-and-Vision, Financial Reports for Robots

Experience gained in building a model to solve one problem doesn’t always transfer to building models for other problems. How can you tell whether or not intuitions honed in one project are likely to generalize to another?

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AI Versus Lead Poisoning
Jan 20, 2021

AI Versus Lead Poisoning

n algorithm is helping cities locate pipes that could release highly toxic lead into drinking water.What’s new: BlueConduit, a startup that focuses on water safety, is working with dozens of North American

2 min read
Adversarial Helper
Jan 20, 2021

Adversarial Helper

Models that learn relationships between images and words are gaining a higher profile. New research shows that adversarial learning, usually a way to make models robust to deliberately misleading inputs, can boost vision-and-

2 min read
Draw a Gun, Trigger an Algorithm
Jan 20, 2021

Draw a Gun, Trigger an Algorithm

Computer vision is alerting authorities the moment someone draws a gun.What’s new: Several companies offer deep learning systems that enable surveillance cameras to spot firearms and quickly notify security guards or

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Annual Report, Robot Edition
Jan 20, 2021

Annual Report, Robot Edition

Corporations are tailoring their financial reports to be read by machines.What’s new: Automated systems download far more company financial reports than humans, according to a study by the U.S. nonprofit National

2 min read
Quake Watch
Jan 20, 2021

Quake Watch

Detecting earthquakes is an important step toward warning surrounding communities that damaging seismic waves may be headed their way. A new model detects tremors and provides clues to their epicenter.

2 min read

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