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Misinformation Recognition: Google Updated its Search Engine to Minimize Disinformation

Google updated the Multitask Unified model its search algorithm to respond to the flood of misinformation on the web.
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U.S. Acts Against Algorithmic Bias

Regulators are forcing Meta (formerly Facebook) to display certain advertisements more evenly across its membership. The United States government compelled Meta to revise its ad-placement system to deliver ads for housing to members regardless of their age, gender, or ethnicity.
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Meta Decentralizes AI Effort

The future of Big AI may lie with product-development teams. Meta reorganized its AI division. Henceforth, AI teams will report to departments that develop key products.
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Deep Learning for Deep Discounts

With prices on the rise, an app analyzes user data to deliver cash back on retail purchases. Upside, a startup based in Washington, D.C., works with gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants to offer personalized discounts to consumers.
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K-Means Clustering: Group Think

If you’re standing close to others at a party, it’s likely you have something in common. This is the idea behind using k-means clustering to split data points into groups. Whether the groups formed via human agency or some other force, this algorithm will find them.
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When Data = Danger

Amid rising social tension in the United States over reproductive freedom, a company that analyzes location data on abortion clinics stopped distributing its findings after a critical press report.
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Hit Picker

A neural network may help an online music service to spot songs with the potential to go big. Musiio uses AI to identify specific attributes and qualities in recorded music. Online audio distributor SoundCloud purchased the Singapore-based startup.
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Let the Model Choose Your Outfit

Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar clothing store is getting ready to deliver automated outfit recommendations. The ecommerce giant announced plans to open a flagship Amazon Style location at a Los Angeles-area mall this year.
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Standards for Hiring Algorithms

Some of the world’s largest corporations will use standardized criteria to evaluate AI systems that influence hiring and other personnel decisions.
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Chip Huyen: AI That Adapts to Changing Conditions

Until recently, big data processing has been dominated by batch systems like MapReduce and Spark, which allow us to periodically process a large amount of data very efficiently.
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Governments Lay Down the Law: Governments Around The World Increasingly Regulate AI

Legislators worldwide wrote new laws — some proposed, some enacted — to rein in societal impacts of automation.What happened: Authorities at all levels ratcheted up regulatory pressure as
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What Makes TikTok Tick: Leaked Info Reveals How TikTok's Algorithm Works

A leaked document gave reporters a glimpse of what makes TikTok’s renowned recommender algorithm so effective.
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Animated charts show the results of a machine learning model that predicts the best depression drugs for a patient.
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Which Drug Helps Your Depression?: AI System Matches Patients With the Right Depression Drug

Deep learning can predict how patients will respond to two antidepressant medicines.
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How Facebook Fills the Feed: Leaked Documents Show How Facebook's Algorithm Works

Facebook’s recommendation algorithm is a closely guarded secret. Newly leaked documents shed light on the company’s formula for prioritizing posts in an individual user’s feed.
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Search Goes Multimodal: Google Upgrades its Search Algorithm with Multimodal AI

Google will upgrade its search engine with a new model that tracks the relationships between words, images, and, in time, videos — the first fruit of its latest research into multimodal machine learning and multilingual language modeling.
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