Dec 02, 2020

6 Posts

Fighter pilot in action
Dec 02, 2020

Phantom Menace

A fighter pilot battled a true-to-life virtual enemy in midair. In the skies over southern California, an airman pitted his dogfighting skills against an AI-controlled opponent that was projected onto his augmented-reality visor.
Examples of contrastive learning
Dec 02, 2020

Learning From Words and Pictures

It’s expensive to pay doctors to label medical images, and the relative scarcity of high-quality training examples can make it hard for neural networks to learn features that make for accurate diagnoses.
Examples of Xpression app working (people in pajamas looking like they're wearing suits)
Dec 02, 2020

GAN Makes Pajamas Safe For Work

A new camera app uses a generative adversarial network to let users look like they’re dressed for success while they videoconference in their jammies. Xpression is an iPhone app that maps facial expressions onto till images in real time, allowing users to look clothed in digital costumes.
Screen captures of AI Incident Database, a searchable collection of reports on the technology’s missteps
Dec 02, 2020

Cataloging AI Gone Wrong

A new database tracks failures of automated systems including machine learning models. The Partnership on AI, a nonprofit consortium of businesses and institutions, launched the AI Incident Database, a searchable collection of reports on the technology’s missteps.
Light bulb on
Dec 02, 2020

The Batch: Intelligent Agent Vs. Fighter Pilot, GAN for Pajama Zooming, When AI Goes Wrong, Multimodal Learning for Medicine

The rise of AI creates opportunities for new startups that can move humanity forward. In the 1990s, the internet was embraced successfully by incumbent companies including Apple and Microsoft, but it also inspired hugely impactful...
Light bulb on
Dec 02, 2020

Advice for Start-Up Founders

The rise of AI creates opportunities for new startups that can move humanity forward. In the 1990s, the internet was embraced successfully by incumbent companies including Apple and Microsoft, but it also inspired hugely impactful...

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