Oct 05, 2022

6 Posts

Illustration of the Dialogue Transformer Language Model (DLM)
Oct 05, 2022

The Sound of Conversation: AI Learns to Mimic Conversational Pauses and Interruptions

In spoken conversation, people naturally take turns amid interjections and other patterns that aren’t strictly verbal. A new approach generated natural-sounding audio dialogs without training on text transcriptions that mark when one party should stop speaking and the other should chime in.
Iteration process chart
Oct 05, 2022

The Batch: DALL·E for Video, AI Startup Funding Falls, What the Dark Side of the Moon Looks Like, Modeling Spoken Conversation

When I wrote recently about how to build a career in AI, several readers wrote to ask specifically about AI product management: the art and science of designing compelling AI products. I’ll share lessons I’ve learned about this here and in future letters.
Iteration process chart
Oct 05, 2022

How to Reduce Risk and Uncertainty in AI Projects

When I wrote recently about how to build a career in AI, several readers wrote to ask specifically about AI product management: the art and science of designing compelling AI products. I’ll share lessons I’ve learned about this here and in future letters.
The Dark Side of the Moon — Lit Up! AI Illuminates Dark Regions of the Moon
Oct 05, 2022

The Dark Side of the Moon — Lit Up! AI Illuminates Dark Regions of the Moon

Neural networks are making it possible to view parts of the Moon that are perpetually shrouded by darkness. Researchers devised a method called Hyper-effective Noise Removal U-net Software (HORUS) to remove noise from images of the Moon’s south pole.
Charts from the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Report
Oct 05, 2022

Tough Economy Hits AI Startups: Investing Slows in the AI Tech Industry

Venture investors are tapping the brakes on AI amid rising economic uncertainty. In their latest report, market research firm PitchBook documents a sharp reduction in investment in AI startups in the first half of 2022, a time of rising inflation and interest rates.
Panda on a swing
Oct 05, 2022

Text to Video Without Text-Video Training Data: Make-A-Video, an AI System from Meta, Generates Video from Text

Text-to-image generators like DALL·E 2, Midjourney, and Stable Diffusion are winning art contests and worrying artists. A new approach brings the magic of text-to-image generation to video.

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