Oct 07, 2020

5 Posts

Excerpts of HBO documentary "Welcome to Chechnya"
Oct 07, 2020

Protected By Deepfakes

Documentary filmmakers often shield the identities of people who might be harmed for speaking out. But typical tactics like blurring faces and distorting voices can make it hard for audiences to connect emotionally. A new
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Alexa device and information about its new skill called natural turn-talking
Oct 07, 2020

Alexa, Read My Lips

Amazon’s digital assistant is using its eyes as well as its ears to figure out who’s talking. At its annual hardware showcase, Amazon introduced an Alexa skill that melds acoustic, linguistic, and visual cues to help the system keep track of individual speakers and topics of conversation.
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Graphs and data related to RubiksShift
Oct 07, 2020

More Efficient Action Recognition

Recognizing actions performed in a video requires understanding each frame and relationships between the frames. Previous research devised a way to analyze individual images efficiently known as Active Shift Layer (ASL). New research extends this technique to the steady march of video frames.
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Google tumor detector
Oct 07, 2020

Standards for Testing Medical AI

New guidelines for reporting on experiments with medical AI aim to ensure that such research is transparent, rigorous, and reliable. Spirit-AI and Consort-AI are complementary protocols designed to improve the quality of clinical trials for AI-based interventions.
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Deepfakes Against Oppression, Alexa Hears With Her Eyes, New Medical AI Standards, Action Recognition With a Twist
Oct 07, 2020

Deepfakes Against Oppression, Alexa Hears With Her Eyes, New Medical AI Standards, Action Recognition With a Twist

There’s a lot we don’t know about the future: When will a Covid-19 vaccine be available? Who will win the next election? Or in a business context, how many customers will we have next year?
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