May 04, 2022

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Doctors in the OR during surgery
May 04, 2022

Managing Medical Uncertainty

Hospitals across the United States are relying on AI to keep patients safe.What’s new: Doctors are using a variety of machine learning systems to assess the risk that a given patient will suffer complications, The Wall Street Journal
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Someone ordering a cab service with an app
May 04, 2022

Autonomy Becomes Autonomous

In Beijing, self-driving cars are rolling without a driver behind the wheel.What’s new: China’s capital city authorized Pony.ai and Apollo Go, a Baidu subsidiary, to deploy self-driving taxis without a human in the driver’s seat,
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Bat and viruses symbols
May 04, 2022

Predicting the Next Pandemic

Odds are that the next mass contagion will jump to humans from animals. But which species?What’s new: Virus hunters are using learning algorithms to learn which animals are likely to carry microbes that pose a danger to humans,
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Four airbaloons and one rocket in the sky
May 04, 2022

How to Build AI Startups Part 1: Hard Tech

AI businesses differ from traditional software startups in important ways. For instance, technical feasibility isn’t always clear, product specification is complex, and data is necessary to train and test the system.
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Predicting the Next Pandemic, Driverless Cars Go Driverless, Managing Medical Uncertainty, Data-Efficient Vision Transformers
May 04, 2022

Predicting the Next Pandemic, Driverless Cars Go Driverless, Managing Medical Uncertainty, Data-Efficient Vision Transformers

AI Fund, which I lead, is a venture studio that works with entrepreneurs to build companies rapidly and increase their odds of success. We’ve evaluated a lot of AI startup ideas. There’s no one-size-fits-all template for building businesses, but
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Less Data for Vision Transformers
May 04, 2022

Less Data for Vision Transformers

Vision Transformer (ViT) outperformed convolutional neural networks in image classification, but it required more training data. New work enabled ViT and its variants to outperform other architectures with less training data.
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