Jan 15, 2020

7 Posts

AI Steals CES, Hollywood Predicts Blockbusters, Washington Regulates AI, Neural Nets Study Math
Jan 15, 2020

AI Steals CES, Hollywood Predicts Blockbusters, Washington Regulates AI, Neural Nets Study Math

One of the best gifts a friend gave me last year was recommending a book that I subsequently read and loved. She didn’t even have to buy it for me! The right information at the right time can have a powerful impact. It can alter the course of a project or even a career.
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Lifelike video imagery of virtual people made by NEON
Jan 15, 2020

AI Steals CES

Artificial intelligence was everywhere at the biggest, buzziest consumer-technology showcase in the U.S. AI ruled the convention floor at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, as numerous media outlets proclaimed.
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Math equations represented as trees
Jan 15, 2020

Neural Networks Study Math

In tasks that involve generating natural language, neural networks often map an input sequence of words to an output sequence of words. Facebook researchers used a similar technique on sequences of mathematical symbols, training a model to map math problems to math solutions.
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Excerpt from The Squire, an AI written short film
Jan 15, 2020

Here Be Dragons

AI is contributing to paintings, music, and now a whimsical fantasy video. The Squire is an amateur romp through a snowy realm of knights in armor and damsels in distress. The script was composed by AI Dungeon 2, an interactive text-adventure game based on the GPT-2 language model.
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Screen capture of Cinelytic searching for historical data of Nicole Kidman movies' performance
Jan 15, 2020

Forecasting Blockbusters

Could a black box become Hollywood’s crystal ball?What’s new: Warner Bros. is using an AI-powered tool that predicts a movie’s box-office success, according to Hollywood Reporter.
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Maze action video game Pac-Man
Jan 15, 2020

Two-Way Winner

AlphaGo Zero demonstrates superhuman performance playing Go, chess, and shogi. Models like R2D2 do the same playing classic Atari titles. A new approach to deep reinforcement learning is the first to achieve state-of-the-art results playing both board and video games.
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White House network
Jan 15, 2020

White House: “Go Easy on AI”

The Trump administration announced a hands-off policy for regulating artificial intelligence. The White House unveiled an executive order instructing federal agencies to minimize rule-making related to AI businesses.
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