Feb 26, 2020

7 Posts

Political Deepfakes, Tree-Dodging Drones, Faster Brain Surgery, Robot Chicken Overlords
Feb 26, 2020

Political Deepfakes, Tree-Dodging Drones, Faster Brain Surgery, Robot Chicken Overlords

I chatted recently with MIT researcher Lex Fridman on his Artificial Intelligence podcast, where we discussed our experiences teaching deep learning. It was the most fun I’ve had in an interview lately, and you can watch the video here.
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Rendering of simulated environment
Feb 26, 2020

OpenAI Under Fire

An icon of idealism in AI stands accused of letting its ambition eclipse its principles. Founded in 2015 to develop artificial general intelligence for the good of humankind, OpenAI swapped its ideals for cash.
2 min read
Information related to a test powered by deep learning that diagnoses tumor samples in only a few minutes
Feb 26, 2020

Surgical Speed-Up

Every second counts when a patient’s skull is open in the operating room. A new technique based on deep learning can shorten some brain surgeries. During brain cancer operations, surgeons must stop in mid-operation for up to a half hour while a pathologist analyzes the tumor tissue.
2 min read
Feb 26, 2020

. . . And I Approve of This Deepfake

Deepfake tech reared its digitally altered head in Indian politics, but with a twist: Altered images of a politician were produced by his own campaign.
1 min read
Drone following a person riding an ATV
Feb 26, 2020

Imitation Learning in the Wild

Faster than a speeding skateboard! Able to dodge tall trees while chasing a dirt bike! It’s … an upgrade in the making from an innovative drone maker.
2 min read
Information and images related to 6D-Pose Anchor-based Category-level Keypoint-tracker (6-PACK)
Feb 26, 2020

Deep Learning for Object Tracking

AI is good at tracking objects in two dimensions. A new model processes video from a camera with a depth sensor to predict how objects move through space.
2 min read
The Tibot Spoutnic
Feb 26, 2020

Poultry in Motion

A top meat packer is counting its chickens with AI. Tyson Foods is using computer vision to track drumsticks, breasts, and thighs as they move through its processing plants, the Wall Street Journal reports.
1 min read

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