Apr 07, 2021

7 Posts

Blurred human faces in different pictures
Apr 07, 2021

De-Facing ImageNet

ImageNet now comes with privacy protection.What’s new: The team that manages the machine learning community’s go-to image dataset blurred all the human faces pictured in it and tested how models trained on the modified images on a variety of image recognition tasks.
Data related to SElf-supERvised (SEER), an image classifier pretrained on uncurated, unlabeled images
Apr 07, 2021

Pretraining on Uncurated Data

It’s well established that pretraining a model on a large dataset improves performance on fine-tuned tasks. In sufficient quantity and paired with a big model, even data scraped from the internet at random can contribute to the performance boost.
Data related to a diagnostic advice received from a machine learning model vs a human expert
Apr 07, 2021

Would Your Doctor Take AI’s Advice?

Some doctors don’t trust a second opinion when it comes from an AI system. A team at MIT and Regensburg University investigated how physicians responded to diagnostic advice they received from a machine learning model versus a human expert.
Examples of image generators using GANsformer
Apr 07, 2021

Attention for Image Generation

Attention quantifies how each part of one input affects the various parts of another. Researchers added a step that reverses this comparison to produce more convincing images.
Chart with percent trust in tech sector vs. business
Apr 07, 2021

The Batch: Doctors Distrust AI, New Life For Old Songs, ImageNet Without Faces, Learning From Random Data

Each year, the public relations agency Edelman produces a report on the online public’s trust in social institutions like government, media, and business. The latest Edelman Trust Barometer contains a worrisome finding: While technology was ranked the most trusted industry in the U.S.
Chart with percent trust in tech sector vs. business
Apr 07, 2021

Can Tech Regain the Public’s Trust?

Each year, the public relations agency Edelman produces a report on the online public’s trust in social institutions like government, media, and business. The latest Edelman Trust Barometer contains a worrisome finding...
Recording unmixed
Apr 07, 2021

New Life for Old Songs

Neural networks can tease apart the different sounds in musical. Companies and hobbyists are using deep learning to separate voices and instruments in commercial recordings, Wired reported.

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