Mar 03, 2021

7 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.
How to scope AI projects slide
Mar 03, 2021

The Batch: Google Overhauls Ethics Team, Covid-19 Triage, Facebook Glasses, Data Science Jobs, Transformer Shoot-Out

One of the most important skills of an AI architect is the ability to identify ideas that are worth working on. Over the years, I’ve had fun applying machine learning to manufacturing, healthcare, climate change, agriculture, ecommerce, advertising, and...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Mar 03, 2021

Five Steps to Scoping AI Projects

One of the most important skills of an AI architect is the ability to identify ideas that are worth working on. Over the years, I’ve had fun applying machine learning to manufacturing, healthcare, climate change, agriculture, ecommerce, advertising, and other industries.

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