Mar 03, 2021

5 Posts

Different graphs showing information about data scientists
Mar 03, 2021

Data Science Is Full of Newbies

Machine learning is spreading from big corporations to smaller companies, and many of its practitioners are relatively new to the technology. Almost one in five data scientists active on Kaggle, which hosts machine learning competitions, have been in the field less than one year.
2 min read
Mark Zuckerberg talking about Facebook's smart glasses
Mar 03, 2021

ID By Eyeglasses?

Smart glasses in the works at Facebook may be equipped with face recognition. The social media colossus plans to market augmented-reality headgear, and it’s considering a feature that would overlay a person’s name on their face.
1 min read
Margaret Mitchell, Marian Croak and Timnit Gebru pictured
Mar 03, 2021

Google Overhauls Ethical AI Team

Having dismissed two key researchers, Google restructured its efforts in AI ethics. Marian Croak, an accomplished software engineer and vice president of engineering at Google, will lead a new center of expertise in responsible AI, the company announced.
2 min read
Graph showing system that examines X-ray images to predict which Covid-19 patients are at greatest risk of decline
Mar 03, 2021

Covid-19 Triage

The pandemic has pushed hospitals to their limits. A new machine learning system could help doctors make sure the most severe cases get timely, appropriate care.
2 min read
Graph showing information about different transformer models
Mar 03, 2021

Transformer Variants Head to Head

The transformer architecture has inspired a plethora of variations. Yet researchers have used a patchwork of metrics to evaluate their performance, making them hard to compare. New work aims to level the playing field.
2 min read

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