May 13, 2020

7 Posts

Covid Mask Detection, Brain To Text Translation, AI Chooses Tax Brackets, Neural Network Security
May 13, 2020

Covid Mask Detection, Brain To Text Translation, AI Chooses Tax Brackets, Neural Network Security

Inflection points in society create opportunities. The rise of online video was an inflection point that enabled scalable online education. The rise of the GPS-enabled smartphones similarly enabled Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and many other services. Today, the rise of deep
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Face recognition system identifying a person wearing a mask
May 13, 2020

Mask Monitor

Cameras that detect face masks are helping French authorities to evaluate citizens’ adherence to government mandates intended to fight Covid-19. Starting this week, everyone riding public transportation in France is required to wear a face mask.
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Brains and neural signals reading
May 13, 2020

Listening to the Brain

AI has added an unlikely language to its catalog of translation capabilities: brain waves. Joseph Makin led a group from the University of California San Francisco to render a person’s neural signals as English text while the person while the person read a sentence aloud.
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Excerpts from Newspaper Navigator
May 13, 2020

An Archive Unearthed

An algorithm indexed photos, ads, and other images embedded in 170 years of American newspapers. Created by researchers at the University of Washington and U.S. Library of Congress, Newspaper Navigator uses object recognition to organize visual features of newspapers dating back to 1789.
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Data related to reinforcement learning and optimization of worker productivity and income equality
May 13, 2020

Taxation With Vector Representation

Governments have struggled to find a tax formula that promotes prosperity without creating extremes of wealth and poverty. Can machine learning show the way?
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Data and graphs related to teacher networks
May 13, 2020

Flexible Teachers, Smarter Students

Human teachers can teach more effectively by adjusting their methods in response to student feedback. It turns out that teacher networks can do the same.
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Data related to neural networks
May 13, 2020

Undercover Networks

Neural networks can spill their secrets to those who know how to ask. A new approach secures them from prying eyes. Researchers demonstrate that that adversaries can find out a model’s parameter values by measuring its power use.
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