Jan 12, 2022

6 Posts

Man with gun walking by detector
Jan 12, 2022

Stopping Guns at the Gate

A Major League Baseball stadium will be using computer vision to detect weapons as fans enter.What’s new: A system called Hexwave will look for firearms, knives, and explosives carried by baseball fans who visit Camden Yards, home field of the Baltimore Orioles.
World Map
Jan 12, 2022

Predicting Regime Change: CoupCast Attempts to Predict Regime Change

Researchers at the University of Central Florida are working with a system called CoupCast to estimate the likelihood that an individual country will undergo a coup d’état.
Schematic of 8-bit optimizers via block-wise dynamic quantization
Jan 12, 2022

More Learning With Less Memory

Researchers discovered a new way to reduce memory requirements when training large machine learning models. Tim Dettmers and colleagues at University of Washington released 8-bit optimizers that store gradient statistics as 8-bit values, while maintaining the same accuracy.
Multimodal deep learning model
Jan 12, 2022

AI Versus the Garbage Heap

Amazon reported long-term success using machine learning to shrink its environmental footprint. The online retailer developed a system that fuses product descriptions, images, and structured data to decide how an item should be packed for shipping.
Rocket taking off
Jan 12, 2022

8 Keys to Building a Career in AI

AI continues to create numerous exciting career opportunities, and I know that many of you aim to develop a career in the field. While taking online courses in technical topics is an important step, being an AI professional requires more than...
Rocket taking off
Jan 12, 2022

The Batch: Recognizing Weapons, Reducing Garbage, Predicting Regime Change, Learning With Less Memory

AI continues to create numerous exciting career opportunities, and I know that many of you aim to develop a career in the field. While taking online courses in technical topics is an important step, being an AI professional requires more than technical skills.

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