May 29, 2019

6 Posts

World map with binary code around it
May 29, 2019

Toward A Smarter Globe

A leading international policy organization issued recommendations for artificial intelligence, adding momentum to international efforts to guide the technology in broadly beneficial directions.
Autonomous truck on a highway
May 29, 2019

Autonomous Trucks Hit the Gas

An autonomous big rig is barreling down U.S. interstates in a high-profile trial, raising the prospect that driverless trucking will leapfrog self-driving cars.
Data-efficient image recognition with Contrastive Predictive Coding
May 29, 2019

Small Data, Big Results

The power of deep learning is blunted in domains where labeled training data is scarce. But that may be changing, thanks to a new architecture that recognizes images with high accuracy based on few labeled samples.
Autonomous U.S. Navy warship prototype in the sea
May 29, 2019

Robots on the High Seas

An autonomous U.S. Navy warship prototype is the first crew-less vessel to make an ocean crossing. Sea Hunter last fall completed a round trip between its San Diego port and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as reported by Fortune.
Deepfake video of the Mona Lisa
May 29, 2019

If Mona Lisa Could Talk

The art of video fakery leaped forward with a system that produces lifelike talking-head videos based on a single still portrait.
Pie & AI: Seattle, March 25, 2019 (left); London, April 2, 2019 (right)
May 29, 2019

The Batch: Deepfakes, Robot Ships, Small Data, Autonomous Trucking, More AI News

In March, I announced our Pie & AI series of meetups. Since then, we've held events in Seattle and London, two growing centers of AI talent. It’s inspiring to see AI develop around the world and not just in Silicon Valley and Beijing.

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