Oct 20, 2021

5 Posts

Images showing different data regarding AI research and activities in the U.S.
Oct 20, 2021

AI Hubs Are Few and Far Between: U.S. AI Hubs are Concentrated in a Few Cities

A new study warns that the geographic concentration of AI in the United States is making the industry too insular.What’s new: A report by the Brookings Institution documents the extent to
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Animated video showing an image generator imitating brush strokes
Oct 20, 2021

Different Strokes for Robot Folks: Transformer-Based Image Generator Imitates Painters

A neural network can make a photo resemble a painting via neural style transfer, but it can also learn to reproduce an image by applying brush strokes. A new method taught a system this painterly skill without any training data.
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GIF showing a zoomed in human mouth speaking through a headset microphone
Oct 20, 2021

Your Voice, Your Choice: AI-Powered Tool Modifies Voices in Real Time

A startup enables people who participate in voice chat to use realistic artificial voices in real time. What’s new: Massachusetts-based Modulate offers a voice-masking tool to forestall harassment of people, particularly women and trans individuals,
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A surveillance camera over the Washington Monument
Oct 20, 2021

White House Supports Limits on AI: U.S. Rules Protect Citizens fro AI-Powered Surveillance and Discrimination

As governments worldwide mull their AI strategies and policies, the Biden administration called for a “bill of rights” to mitigate adverse consequences.What’s new: Top advisors to the U.S. president announced a plan to issue rules
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The Batch: Regulating AI, Where the MLEs Are, Real-Time Voice Replacement, Robot Painter
Oct 20, 2021

The Batch: Regulating AI, Where the MLEs Are, Real-Time Voice Replacement, Robot Painter

Dear friends, In June, I announced the first Data-centric AI Competition. The deadline for submissions was in early September, and today I’m thrilled to announce the winners!A total of 489 individuals and
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