Jul 13, 2022

6 Posts

Project pilar
Jul 13, 2022

Self-Driving Car Fleet Stalls, Homebrew DALL·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’d like to discuss an important step in building a career: project work.
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Project pilar
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’d like to discuss an important step in building a career: project work.
3 min read
Robotaxis driving on the street
Jul 13, 2022

When Self-Driving Cars Won’t Drive

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

Ethical AI 2.0

Microsoft tightened the reins on both AI developers and customers.What’s new: The tech titan revised its Responsible AI Standard and restricted access to some AI capabilities accordingly.
2 min read
Text-to-Image Goes Viral
Jul 13, 2022

Text-to-Image Goes Viral

A homebrew re-creation of OpenAI’s DALL·E model is the latest internet sensation.What’s new: Craiyon has been generating around 50,000 user-prompted images daily, thanks to its ability to produce visual mashups like
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Tradeoffs for Higher Accuracy
Jul 13, 2022

Tradeoffs for Higher Accuracy

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.
2 min read

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