Nov 16, 2022

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Earth globe crowded with people
Nov 16, 2022

The Batch: Trends in 2022, AI Isn't So Bad for Jobs, Price Optimization Vs. Price Hike, Visual Reasoning Advances

The population of Earth officially reached 8 billion this week. Hooray! It’s hard to imagine what so many people are up to. While I hope that humanity can learn how to leave only gentle footprints on the planet...
Earth globe crowded with people
Nov 16, 2022

Why 8 Billion People on Earth Are Not Too Many: The growing global population brings more opportunities to make the world a better place.

The population of Earth officially reached 8 billion this week. Hooray! It’s hard to imagine what so many people are up to. While I hope that humanity can learn how to leave only gentle footprints on the planet, I’m excited about the creativity and inventiveness that a growing human population...
Different charts with data from the fifth annual State of AI Report
Nov 16, 2022

AI’s Year in Review: Fifth Annual State of AI Report Details 2022's Trends

2022 was a big year for AI-driven upstarts and scientific discovery, according to a new survey. The fifth annual State of AI Report details the biggest breakthroughs, business impacts, social trends, and safety concerns.
Network architecture of Reasoner
Nov 16, 2022

What the Missing Frames Showed: Machine Learning Describes Masked Video Events

Neural networks can describe in words what’s happening in pictures and videos — but can they make sensible guesses about things that happened before or will happen afterward? Researchers probed this ability.
Table with job trends for occupations considered high risk for automation from 1999 to 2029
Nov 16, 2022

AI Hasn’t Been So Bad for Jobs: Employment Has Risen in Some Automation-Heavy Professions

Worries that automation is stealing jobs may have been greatly exaggerated. A U.S. government report found that employment has increased in many occupations that may be threatened by automation.
Charts showing home price changes year over year and in quarters
Nov 16, 2022

Does Price Optimization Hike Rents?: YieldStar AI Price Prediction May Inflate Rents

An algorithm that’s widely used to price property rentals may be helping to drive up rents in the United States. YieldStar, a price-prediction service offered by Texas-based analytics company RealPage, suggests rental rates that are often higher than the market average.

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