Jan 06, 2021

6 Posts

Image recognition examples
Jan 06, 2021

Smaller Models, Bigger Biases

Compression methods like parameter pruning and quantization can shrink neural networks for use in devices like smartphones with little impact on accuracy — but they also exacerbate a network’s bias.
2 min read
Animation alternating sad and happy emojis
Jan 06, 2021

Online Clues to Mental Illness

Can social media posts reveal early signs of mental illness? A new machine learning model shows promising results. Researchers developed a model that analyzes messages and images posted by Facebook users for indicators of psychological problems.
2 min read
United States Capitol
Jan 06, 2021

U.S. New Year’s Resolutions for AI

U.S. lawmakers authorized a slew of national programs that promote artificial intelligence research, development, and deployment, and support efforts to make sure the results are ethical and trustworthy.
2 min read
Series of images describing how an AI-powered collar for elephants operates
Jan 06, 2021

Algorithms For Elephants

An AI-powered collar may help protect wild elephants from poachers, hunters, and other hostile humans. Ten ElephantEdge wireless tracking collars will be fitted onto African elephants next year, TechCrunch reported.
1 min read
Results of Algorithmia's survey of 750 business leaders
Jan 06, 2021

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.
2 min read
Clues to Mental Illness, Enterprise AI, Bias in Compressed Models, U.S. AI Strategy
Jan 06, 2021

Clues to Mental Illness, Enterprise AI, Bias in Compressed Models, U.S. AI Strategy

In my letter last week, I alluded to the way AI tends to concentrate power and wealth. This tendency worries me, and I believe it deserves more attention. The U.S. government has been looking into these winner-take-most dynamics
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