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Meta Decentralizes AI Effort

The future of Big AI may lie with product-development teams. Meta reorganized its AI division. Henceforth, AI teams will report to departments that develop key products.
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Matt Zeiler
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Matt Zeiler: Advance AI for Good

There’s a reason why artificial intelligence is sometimes referred to as “software 2.0”: It represents the most significant technological advance in decades. Like any groundbreaking invention, it raises concerns about the future, and much of the media focus is on the threats it brings.
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Multimodal AI Takes Off: Multimodal Models, such as CLIP and Dall-E, Are Taking Over AI
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Multimodal AI Takes Off: Multimodal Models, such as CLIP and Dall-E, Are Taking Over AI

While models like GPT-3 and EfficientNet, which work on text and images respectively, are responsible for some of deep learning’s highest-profile successes, approaches that find relationships between text and images made impressive
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Demostration of Suspicious User Control tool in the Stream Chat section (Twitch)
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Troll Recognition: Twitch Uses AI to Flag Trolls Who Try to Avoid Bans

A prominent online streaming service is using a machine learning model to identify trolls who try to get around being banned.
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Voice recognition tool "Bleep" working
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Haters Gonna [Mute]

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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Social Engagement vs. Social Good

Facebook’s management obstructed the architect of its recommendation algorithms from mitigating their negative social impact. The social network focused on reining in algorithmic bias against particular groups of users at the expense of efforts to reduce disinformation.
2 min read
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Human Disabilities Baffle Algorithms

Facebook’s content moderation algorithms block many advertisements aimed at disabled people. The social media platform’s automated systems regularly reject ads for clothing designed for people with physical disabilities.
2 min read
Forbidden sign over different potentially dangerous falsehood symbols
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YouTube vs. Conspiracy Theorists

Facing a tsunami of user-generated disinformation, YouTube is scrambling to stop its recommendation algorithm from promoting videos that spread potentially dangerous falsehoods.
2 min read
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Outing Hidden Hatred

Facebook uses automated systems to block hate speech, but hateful posts can slip through when seemingly benign words and pictures combine to create a nasty message. The social network is tackling this problem by enhancing AI’s ability to recognize context.
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Facebook Likes Extreme Content

Facebook’s leadership has thwarted changes in its algorithms aimed at making the site less polarizing, according to the Wall Street Journal. The social network’s own researchers determined that its AI software promotes divisive content.
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