Jul 13, 2022

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A person holding a giant sheet with tips on how to find projects
Jul 13, 2022

The Batch: Self-Driving Car Fleet Stalls, Homebrew DALL路E Goes Viral, Microsoft's AI Ethics Upgrade, When Higher Accuracy Hurts Some Classes

In the last two letters, I wrote about developing a career in AI and shared tips for gaining technical skills. This time, I鈥檇 like to discuss an important step in building a career: project work.
A person holding a giant sheet with tips on how to find projects
Jul 13, 2022

How to Build a Career in AI, Part 3: Choosing Projects

In the last two letters, I wrote about developing a career in AI and shared tips for gaining technical skills. This time, I鈥檇 like to discuss an important step in building a career: project work.
Robotaxis driving on the street
Jul 13, 2022

When Self-Driving Cars Won鈥檛 Drive: Cruise Self-Driving Cars Cause Traffic Jams in San Francisco

Dormant robotaxis are snarling traffic on the streets of San Francisco.What鈥檚 new: Cruise self-driving cabs lately have stalled en masse, Wired reported.
Responsible AI pyramid
Jul 13, 2022

Ethical AI 2.0: Microsoft Revises its Responsible AI Standards

Microsoft tightened the reins on both AI developers and customers.What鈥檚 new: The tech titan revised its Responsible AI Standard and restricted access to some AI capabilities accordingly.
Different images generated by DALL路E
Jul 13, 2022

Text-to-Image Goes Viral: Inside Craiyon, Formerly Known as DALL-E Mini

A homebrew re-creation of OpenAI鈥檚 DALL路E model is the latest internet sensation. Craiyon has been generating around 50,000 user-prompted images daily, thanks to its ability to produce visual mashups like Darth Vader ice fishing and photorealistic Pokemon characters.
Two randomly cropped pictures
Jul 13, 2022

Tradeoffs for Higher Accuracy: Data Augmentation Plus Weight Decay can Boost Some AI Models

Vision models can be improved by training them on several altered versions of the same image and also by encouraging their weights to be close to zero. Recent research showed that both can have adverse effects that may be difficult to detect.

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