Nov 27, 2019

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Robot cooking and serving food
Nov 27, 2019

A Sleeping Giant Stirs

Sony, the consumer-electronics powerhouse behind the PlayStation and other hit gadgets, is launching three research-and-design centers to focus on AI. Staffing up means competing with — and likely poaching talent from — frontrunners like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft.
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Sony Goes AI, Intel's GPU Killers, Transformer Networks In Disguise, Malicious Models Fool Bias Detection
Nov 27, 2019

Sony Goes AI, Intel's GPU Killers, Transformer Networks In Disguise, Malicious Models Fool Bias Detection

I’ll be spending Thanksgiving with Nova and watching her taste turkey for the first time. To those of you who celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope you spend time with loved ones, reflect on what you are thankful for, and discuss some very important topics around the dinner table
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Graph related to LIME and SHAP methods
Nov 27, 2019

Bias Goes Undercover

As black-box algorithms like neural networks find their way into high-stakes fields such as transportation, healthcare, and finance, researchers have developed techniques to help explain models’ decisions. New findings show that some of these methods can be fooled.
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Intel AI chip
Nov 27, 2019

Not Your Father’s GPU

Intel, which dominates the market for general-purpose processors, is shipping its long-awaited AI chips. The chip giant announced that two so-called neural network processors are available to data-center customers.
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Comparison between TrXL and GTrXL
Nov 27, 2019

Melding Transformers with RL

Large NLP models like BERT can answer questions about a document thanks to the transformer network, a sequence-processing architecture that retains information across much longer sequences than previous methods. But transformers have had little success in reinforcement learning — until now.
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