Apr 08, 2020

8 Posts

Screen capture of online conference called Covid-19 and AI
Apr 08, 2020

Online Conference Goes Antiviral

AI experts convened to discuss how to combat the coronavirus crisis. An online conference hosted by Stanford University’s Institute for Human-Centered AI explored how machine learning is being deployed to address this pandemic — and prepare for the next one.
Information and data related to the meta-algorithm AutoML-Zero
Apr 08, 2020

Beyond Neural Architecture Search

Faced with a classification task, an important step is to browse the catalog of machine learning architectures to find a good performer. Researchers are exploring ways to do it automatically.
Video of Ai-gen-cy, an artist management firm that represents robots
Apr 08, 2020

Robots to Hollywood: Call My Agent

Seeking a robot star for your movie, music video, or bat mitzvah? You need a new breed of talent scout. Ai-gen-cy is an artist management firm that exclusively represents robots, reports GeekWire.
Scans representing pedestrians and other objects
Apr 08, 2020

Data Augmentation in 3D

An unconventional approach to modifying data is cutting the amount of work required to train self-driving cars. Waymo unveiled a machine learning pipeline that varies lidar scans representing pedestrians and other objects.
Data and graphs related to batch normalization
Apr 08, 2020

Outside the Norm

Batch normalization is a technique that normalizes layer outputs to accelerate neural network training. But new research shows that it has other effects that may be more important.
Schematic of a typical deep learning workflow
Apr 08, 2020

(Science) Community Outreach

Are your scientist friends intimidated by machine learning? They might be inspired by a primer from one of the world’s premier tech titans. Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Cornell PhD candidate Maithra Raghu school scientists in machine learning in a sprawling overview.
Flatten the curve campaign image
Apr 08, 2020

The Batch: Antiviral Resources, Robot Superstars, AI for Scientists, 3D Data Augmentation, BatchNorm Demystified

Last week, I asked readers to tell me what they’re doing to address the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of you wrote to say you’re taking actions such as shopping for neighbors, making masks, and creating posters that promote Covid-safe practices...
Flatten the curve campaign image
Apr 08, 2020

Deep Learning Against Covid

Last week, I asked readers to tell me what they’re doing to address the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of you wrote to say you’re taking actions such as shopping for neighbors, making masks, and creating posters that promote Covid-safe practices...

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