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Autonomous research ship in the ocean
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AI AI, Captain! Mayflower AI Ship Crosses the Atlantic Ocean

An autonomous research ship crossed the Atlantic Ocean — with a few pit stops to address challenges along the way. Built by IBM and marine research nonprofit ProMare, the Mayflower Autonomous Ship 400 (MAS400) last week completed a voyage from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Questionnaire for evaluating AI system vendors
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Standards for Hiring Algorithms: Met, Walmart, and more agree to hiring algorithm standards.

Some of the world’s largest corporations will use standardized criteria to evaluate AI systems that influence hiring and other personnel decisions.
An animation shows how to opt out of Facebook's face recognition services.
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Facebook Doesn't See Your Face: Facebook Disables Face Recognition Services

Facebook disabled face recognition for uploaded photos and videos as well as its retrospective Memories service and promised to delete over 1 billion individual face recognition templates.
Diagram showing how Project Debater works
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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.
A generative adversarial network (GAN)
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Image Generation Transformed

A recent generative adversarial network (GAN) produced more coherent images using modified transformers that replaced fully connected layers with convolutional layers. A new GAN achieved a similar end using transformers in their original form.
Model predicting ingredients in a recipe and woman cooking
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Cake + Cookie = Cakie

AI may help revolutionize the human diet – or dessert, at least.What’s new: Google applied AI engineer Dale Markowitz and developer advocate Sara Robinson trained a model to predict whether a recipe is a
Results of Algorithmia's survey of 750 business leaders
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Enterprise AI on the Rise

A survey of AI in large companies sees boom times ahead — if AI teams can get past issues that surround implementation. Businesses of all sizes are using more machine learning, spending more on it, and hiring more engineers to wrangle it.
Face recognition system in a supermarket
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Tech Giants Face Off With Police

Three of the biggest AI vendors pledged to stop providing face recognition services to police — but other companies continue to serve the law-enforcement market.

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