Nov 30, 2022

6 Posts

Illustration of the multiresolution hash encoding in 2D
Nov 30, 2022

Novel Views of 3D Scenes — Pronto: Using NeRF Algorithms to Quickly Generate New 3D Views

Given a number of images of the same scene, a neural network can synthesize images from novel vantage points, but it can take hours to train. A new approach cuts training time to a few minutes.
Series of slides showing different algorithms used by Washington D.C. to streamline their operations
Nov 30, 2022

Algorithms Control the Capital: The 29 Algorithms Used by Washington, D.C.

A new report offers a rare peek into the use of automated decision-making tools by the government of a major city.
Billboards displayed in different spaces and dashboard with data related to a billboard performance
Nov 30, 2022

Billboards Are Watching: Billboards Target Ads using Face Recognition and AI

AI-driven signs are deciding what to display based on data harvested from passersby. Companies that sell advertising in public spaces use face analysis and personal data to match ads with potential viewers in real time.
Image of body parts in Hokkien, map showing Hokkien speaking regions across the world and Model architecture of S2ST
Nov 30, 2022

Translating a Mostly Oral Language: How Meta Trained an NLP Model to Translate Hokkein

Most speech-to-speech translation systems use text as an intermediate mode. So how do you build an automated translator for a language that has no standard written form? A new approach trained neural networks to translate a primarily oral language.
Screen capture of WhyLabs functioning
Nov 30, 2022

AI, Privacy, and the Cloud: How One Cloud Provider Monitors AI Performance Remotely Without Risking Exposure of Private Data.

On Monday, the European Union fined Meta roughly $275 million for breaking its data privacy law. Even though Meta’s violation was not AI specific, the EU’s response is a reminder that we need to build AI systems that preserve user privacy...
Screen capture of WhyLabs functioning
Nov 30, 2022

The Batch: Billboards Are Watching, City Goes Algorithmic, Auto-Translation for Unwritten Language, New Views of 3D Scenes Pronto!

The Batch - AI News & Insights. On Monday, the European Union fined Meta roughly $275 million for breaking its data privacy law. Even though Meta’s violation was not AI specific, the EU’s response is a reminder that we need to build AI systems that preserve user privacy — not just to avoid fines...

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