Nov 11, 2020

6 Posts

AI Predicts the Vote, Face Recognition Looks for Criminals, Model Cow Makes Milk, Transformers Prove Theorems
Nov 11, 2020

AI Predicts the Vote, Face Recognition Looks for Criminals, Model Cow Makes Milk, Transformers Prove Theorems

Beating human-level performance (HLP) has been a goal of academic research in machine learning from speech recognition to X-ray diagnosis. When your model outperforms humans, you can argue that you’ve reached a significant milestone and publish a paper!
11 min read
Person choosing answers from a poll
Nov 11, 2020

AI Versus Voters

Major polling organizations took a drubbing in the press after they failed to predict the outcome in last week’s U.S. elections. At least one AI-powered model fared much better.
2 min read
Proof Search Tree
Nov 11, 2020

The Proof Is in the Network

OpenAI’s Generative Pre-Trained Transformer (GPT) architecture has created coherent essays, images, and code. Now it generates mathematical proofs as well.
2 min read
Forbidden sign appearing over two cows
Nov 11, 2020

Got Model?

Who needs cows when you can make milk from scratch? NotMilk, a dairy-free milk substitute that was designed with help from a deep learning model, made its debut in American grocery stores.
2 min read
Security cameras with face recognition inside a building in Argentina
Nov 11, 2020

That Kid Looks Like a Criminal

In Argentina, a municipal face recognition system could misidentify children as suspected lawbreakers. Authorities in Buenos Aires are scanning subway riders’ faces to find offenders in a database of suspects but the system mixes criminal records with personal information about minors.
2 min read
Digitalization process of a construction project
Nov 11, 2020

Building Sites Meld Real and Virtual

Everyday cameras and computer vision algorithms are digitizing construction projects to keep builders on schedule. Based in Tel Aviv, Buildots maps output from building-site cameras onto simulations of the work n progress, enabling construction managers to monitor progress remotely.
1 min read

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