Apr 21, 2021

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Calendar pages flying away
Apr 21, 2021

Make Every Day Count

Last Sunday was my birthday. That got me thinking about the days leading to this one and those that may lie ahead.As a reader of The Batch, you’re probably pretty good at math. But let me ask you a question, and please answer from your gut, without calculating.
Semantic Similarity Video Retrieval (SVR) working
Apr 21, 2021

Toward Better Video Search

Researchers at the University of Bristol led by Michael Wray propose a new benchmark, Semantic Similarity Video Retrieval (SVR), that evaluates video retrieval systems by their ability to rank many similar videos. They also built a system that performed well on it.
Calendar pages flying away
Apr 21, 2021

The Batch: Top AI Startups, Muting Griefers, Re-Creating Lost Masterpieces, Better Video Search

Last Sunday was my birthday. That got me thinking about the days leading to this one and those that may lie ahead.As a reader of The Batch, you’re probably pretty good at math. But let me ask you a question, and please answer from your gut, without calculating.
X-ray technique reproducing a painting that had been hidden beneath one of Pablo Picasso’s works
Apr 21, 2021

Crouching Beggar, Hidden Painting

Neural networks for image generation don’t just create new art — they can help recreate works that have been lost for ages. Oxia Palus, a UK startup dedicated to resurrecting lost art through AI.
Annual list of the most promising private AI companies in different fields
Apr 21, 2021

Cream of the Startup Crop

AI startups continue to roared ahead, global pandemic or no. Tech industry analyst CB Insights published its fifth annual list of the 100 most promising private AI companies.
Voice recognition tool "Bleep" working
Apr 21, 2021

Haters Gonna [Mute]: Intel NLP Allows Voice Chatters to Silence Hate Speech

A new tool aims to let video gamers control how much vitriol they receive from fellow players. Intel announced a voice recognition tool called Bleep that the company claims can moderate voice chat automatically, allowing users to silence offensive language.

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