Mar 11, 2020

7 Posts

Mind-Controlled Robot Hand, Fashions by GAN, Face Recognition Countermeasure, More Realistic Deepfakes, Learning From
Mar 11, 2020

Mind-Controlled Robot Hand, Fashions by GAN, Face Recognition Countermeasure, More Realistic Deepfakes, Learning From

The Covid-19 pandemic is a tragedy that demands urgent and humane response. It’s also pushing us toward new ways of gathering and sharing information — and that may be a faint silver lining that might grow brighter over time.
11 min read
Robotic hand controlled by an amputee taking a can
Mar 11, 2020

AI Gets a Grip

Amputees can control a robotic hand with their thoughts — plus machine learning. University of Michigan researchers developed a system that uses signals from an amputee’s nervous system to control a prosthetic hand.
1 min read
FixMatch example
Mar 11, 2020

Less Labels, More Learning

In small data settings where labels are scarce, semi-supervised learning can train models by using a small number of labeled examples and a larger set of unlabeled examples. A new method outperforms earlier techniques.
2 min read
Examples of original and cloaked portrait photos
Mar 11, 2020

Secret Identity

Hoping to keep surveillance capitalists from capitalizing on your face? Safeguard your selfies with a digital countermeasure. Researchers devised a program that subtly alters portrait photos to confuse face recognition models without distorting the image to the human eye.
2 min read
Male models during the Paris Fashion Week
Mar 11, 2020

Clothes Make the GAN

Fashion models recently sashayed down Paris Fashion Week catwalks in outfits designed by deep neural nets. Swedish design firm Acne Studios based its 2020 fall/winter men’s line on output from a generative adversarial network.
2 min read
Method overview of model that makes a person on video appear to speak words from a separate audio recording
Mar 11, 2020

Guest Speaker

Deepfake videos in which one person appears to speak another’s words have appeared in entertainment, advertising, and politics. New research ups the ante for an application that enables new forms of both creative expression and
2 min read
Some results from CB Insights' annual list of the 100 most promising startups in AI
Mar 11, 2020

Machine Learning Churning

Many of this year’s hottest AI companies are taking the spotlight from last year’s darlings.What’s new: CB Insights, which analyzes early-stage companies, published its annual list of the 100 “most promising” startups in AI.
1 min read

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