Monday, June 27, 2022

Can contests really generate improved machine learning?

Think you know the price of your home better than Zillow does? There might be a $1 million prize for those who can use AI prove it. The Zestimate score was launched in 2006 to...

Chipmakers Racing to Build Hardware for Artificial Intelligence

Intel, Nvidia, and a host of startups are rolling out new AI chips to make machine learning faster and more powerful. In recent years, advanced machine learning techniques have enabled computers to recognize objects in...

Color Genomics raises $45M to focus on detecting cancer

Othman Laraki and Elad Gil were sitting on Twitter’s roof deck after their previous company Mixer Labs had been acquired. Gil had brought a small hard drive with him — which happened to contain...

Machine Learning is Cutting the Cost of Fixing Flint’s Water Crisis

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan highlights a number of serious problems: a public health outbreak, inadequate urban infrastructure, environmental injustice and political failures. But when it comes to recovery, the central challenge, and one that...

Google debuts Neural Machine Translation System

Translating from one language to another is hard, and creating a system that does it automatically is a major challenge, partly because there are just so many words, phrases and rules to deal with....

Hobbyist scraped 40,000 Tinder selfies to make a facial dataset for AI experiments

Tinder users have many motives for uploading their likeness to the dating app. But contributing a facial biometric to a downloadable data set for training convolutional neural networks probably wasn’t top of their list when they signed...

Mobile Broadband Operators Transform with Big Data and Machine Learning

Mobile broadband operators are ramping up spend for big data and machine learning as they transform into digital service providers. With a long history of handling huge datasets, and with their path now blazed...

MapD Big Data Management Powered by GPU Hardware

A young startup in San Francisco is an industry-leading example of what happens when big data meets the GPU: data processing at both very high speed and high volume. MapD, maker of the Core...

Top 5 Unexpected Sources Of Bias In Artificial Intelligence

We tend to think of machines, in particular smart machines, as somehow cold, calculating and unbiased. We believe that self-driving cars will have no preference during life or death decisions between the driver and...

Full artificial intelligence is still light years away – here’s why

The future is here… or is it? With so many articles proliferating the media space on how humans are at the cusp of full AI, it’s no wonder that we believe that the future...






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