May 6, 2020

7 Posts

Pandemic Triage, Asia's AI Advantage, Detecting Deepfakes, Cleaning Oceans, Music Industry in a Box
May 6, 2020

Pandemic Triage, Asia's AI Advantage, Detecting Deepfakes, Cleaning Oceans, Music Industry in a Box

There has been a lot of excitement about the idea of using deep learning to diagnose diabetic retinopathy: That is by taking a photo of the retina and using AI to detect signs of disease. I was fascinated by a new paper by Emma Beede and

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Roll Over, Beyoncé
May 6, 2020

Roll Over, Beyoncé

A new generative model croons like Elvis and raps like Eminem. It might even make you think you’re listening to a lost demo by the Beatles.What’s new: OpenAI released Jukebox, a deep learning system that has

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Fake Detector
May 6, 2020

Fake Detector

AI’s ability to produce synthetic pictures that fool humans into believing they’re real has spurred a race to build neural networks that can tell the difference. Recent research achieved encouraging results.

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Triage for Pandemic Patients
May 6, 2020

Triage for Pandemic Patients

Israeli and American hospitals are using an algorithm to flag individuals at high risk for Covid-19 complications.What’s new: Israel’s Maccabi Healthcare Services and U.S.-based Kaiser

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Seeing Sea Plastic
May 6, 2020

Seeing Sea Plastic

A machine learning model is scanning the oceans for the glint of garbage.What’s new: Researchers from the UK’s Plymouth Marine Laboratory trained a model to identify ocean-borne refuse.

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RL and Feature Extraction Combined
May 6, 2020

RL and Feature Extraction Combined

Which comes first, training a reinforcement learning model or extracting high-quality features? New work avoids this chicken-or-egg dilemma by doing both simultaneously.

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Asia’s AI Advantage
May 6, 2020

Asia’s AI Advantage

Asian companies lead the world in AI deployment, new research argues.What’s new: Market research by MIT Technology Review Insights found that companies in the Asia-Pacific region are using machine learning faster

2 min read

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