Aug 24, 2022

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Aug 24, 2022

AI Regulations Proceed Locally, Taming Spurious Correlations, One Cool Robot, What a Molecule’s Structure Reveals

Last week, I wrote about switching roles, industries, or both as a framework for considering a job search. If you’re preparing to switch roles (say, taking a job as a machine learning engineer for the first time) or industries (say, working in an
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Animated map shows U.S. states that enacted AI laws in 2021 and 2022.
Aug 24, 2022

AI Regulations Proceed Locally: U.S. States Enact Laws Targeting AI

EPIC published a summary of AI-related laws that states and cities considered between January 2021 and August 2022.
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Animated chart shows how AI can avoid mistaking an image's subject for its context.
Aug 24, 2022

Taming Spurious Correlations: New Technique Helps AI Avoid Classification Mistakes

When a neural network learns image labels, it may confuse a background item for the labeled object. New research avoids such mistakes.
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TX SCAR robot restocks beverages at a FamilyMart in Japan.
Aug 24, 2022

One Cool Robot: FamilyMart Uses TX SCAR Robots to Restock Beverages

FamilyMart, a chain of Japanese convenience stores, plans to employ robots to fill shelves with beverage bottles at 300 locations.
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What a Molecule’s Structure Reveals: Baidu Creates AI to Classify Molecular Properties
Aug 24, 2022

What a Molecule’s Structure Reveals: Baidu Creates AI to Classify Molecular Properties

The authors trained a modified GNN on a dataset of 18 million molecules to find molecular properties.
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