Mar 10, 2021

6 Posts

Bringing Great Great Grandma Back To Life, Drones Play Defense, AI For Business Booms, Synthesizing New Video Angles
Mar 10, 2021

Bringing Great Great Grandma Back To Life, Drones Play Defense, AI For Business Booms, Synthesizing New Video Angles

Engineers need strong technical skills to be successful. But many underestimate the importance of developing strong communication skills as well. Many AI products are so...
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Neural Body, a procedure that generates novel views of a single human character, working
Mar 10, 2021

Seeing People From a New Angle

The University of Hong Kong, and Cornell University to create Neural Body, a procedure that generates novel views of a single human character based on shots from only a few angles.
2 min read
Selected data from AI Index, an annual report from Stanford University
Mar 10, 2021

AI for Business Is Booming

Commercial AI research and deployments are on the rise, a new study highlights. The latest edition of the AI Index, an annual report from Stanford University, documents key trends in the field including the growing importance of private industry and the erosion of U.S. dominance in research.
2 min read
People in old photos smiling, blinking and turning their heads
Mar 10, 2021

Make Your Ancestors Smile

Machine learning is bringing old photos to life. A new service from genealogy company MyHeritage lets users animate their ancestors’ portraits, making them smile, blink, and turn their heads.
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Graphs and data related to ImageNet performance
Mar 10, 2021

ImageNet Performance: No Panacea

It’s commonly assumed that models pretrained to achieve high performance on ImageNet will perform better on other visual tasks after fine-tuning. But is it always true? A new study reached surprising conclusions.
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Video sequence showing military drones working
Mar 10, 2021

Drones For Defense

Drone startups are taking aim at military customers. As large tech companies have backed away from defense work, startups like Anduril, Shield AI, and Teal are picking up the slack. They’re developing autonomous fliers specifically for military operations.
2 min read

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