Mar 18, 2020

8 Posts

Quantum computing
Mar 18, 2020

Quantum Leap

Quantum computing has made great strides in recent years, though it still faces significant challenges. If and when it gets here, machine learning may be ready for it.
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Mar 18, 2020

Workers Get the Jump on Automation

Businesses around the world outsource their customer service work to the Philippines. Now the Philippines is preparing its workers to outsource some tasks to AI.
Animated symbol of Covid-19 virus structure
Mar 18, 2020

AI Takes on Coronavirus

Machine learning thrives on data, but information about the novel coronavirus and the illness it produces has been either thin or hard to access. Now researchers are pooling resources to share everything we do know.
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Mar 18, 2020

Self-Supervised Simplicity

A simple linear classifier paired with a self-supervised feature extractor outperformed a supervised deep learning model on ImageNet, according to new research.
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Mar 18, 2020

X Marks the Dataset

Which dataset was used to train a given model? A new method makes it possible to see traces of the training corpus in a model’s output.
Clay tablet
Mar 18, 2020

The King’s Moleskine

Machine learning promises to streamline handling of tomorrow’s bureaucratic drudgery — and, it turns out, that of 2,500 years ago. Computer vision is helping researchers at the University of Chicago translate a massive collection of ancient records inscribed on clay tablets.
Animated symbol of Covid-19 virus structure
Mar 18, 2020

The Batch: AI Versus Coronavirus, Quantum Neural Networks, Workers Prepare for Job Losses, Translating Cuneiform

The unfolding Covid-19 crisis calls for individuals and organizations to step up and contribute to the common good. I believe that the tech community has an important role to play in slowing the progress of the virus and shortening the time...
Animated symbol of Covid-19 virus structure
Mar 18, 2020

The Tech Community Fights Covid

The unfolding Covid-19 crisis calls for individuals and organizations to step up and contribute to the common good. I believe that the tech community has an important role to play in slowing the progress of the virus and shortening the time...

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