Apr 28, 2021

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Europe's AI Backlash, Robot Debater, Car Wreck Recognition, Funding For Biomedicine
Apr 28, 2021

Europe's AI Backlash, Robot Debater, Car Wreck Recognition, Funding For Biomedicine

How much data do you need to collect for a new machine learning project? If you’re working in a domain you’re familiar with, you may have a sense based on experience or from the literature. But when you’re working on a novel application, it’s hard to tell. In this circumstance,
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Up for Debate
Apr 28, 2021

Up for Debate

IBM’s Watson question-answering system stunned the world in 2011 when it bested human champions of the TV trivia game show Jeopardy! Although the Watson brand has fallen on hard times, the company’s language-processing
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Timeline for biomedical AI projects
Apr 28, 2021

Boosting Biomedicine

The U.S. government aims to turbocharge biomedical AI research. The National Institutes of Health, which invests $41.7 billion annually in medical research, announced a program called Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) to promote machine learning in human biology and medicine.
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Tractable app determining the cost of a car's damage
Apr 28, 2021

Wreck Recognition

Automobile insurers are increasingly turning to machine learning models to calculate the cost of car repairs. The pandemic has made it difficult for human assessors to visit vehicles damaged in crashes, so the insurance industry is embracing automation.
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Forbidden sign over security cameras, handprint and face recognition system
Apr 28, 2021

The Coming Crackdown

The European Union proposed sweeping restrictions on AI technologies and applications. The executive arm of the 27-nation EU published draft rules that aim to regulate, and in some cases ban, a range of AI systems.
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Diagram showing how Project Debater works
Apr 28, 2021

Up for Debate

IBM’s Watson question-answering system stunned the world in 2011 when it bested human champions of the TV trivia game show Jeopardy! Although the Watson brand has fallen on hard times, the company’s language-processing prowess continues to develop.
2 min read

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