Sep 07, 2022

5 Posts

A stack of academic research papers are locked up with chains.
Sep 07, 2022

The Batch: GPU Geopolitics, Spotting Tax Cheats, Luring Subscribers, Accelerating Transformers

Paywalled journals that block free access to scientific research are the bane of the academic community.
9 min read
Satellite imagery of suburban homes with backyard pools.
Sep 07, 2022

Spotting Tax Cheats From Overhead: French Authorities Use AI to Tax Pool Owners

French tax authorities netted nearly €10 million using an automated system to identify unregistered pools
1 min read
A stack of academic research papers are locked up with chains.
Sep 07, 2022

Scientific Research Wants to be Free: US Officials Block Paywalls on Gov-Funded Studies

I’m thrilled! Paywalled journals that block free access to scientific research are the bane of the academic community.
2 min read
Illustrations show how the New York Times' AI-powered paywall works.
Sep 07, 2022

Reading Readers: Inside The New York Times' AI-Powered Paywall

A smart news paywall is optimizing subscriptions without driving away casual readers by showing them subscription pop-ups.
2 min read
Illustration shows different self-attention mechanisms used by Transformer-based AI models.
Sep 07, 2022

Attention to Rows and Columns: Altering Transformers' Self-Attention Mechanism for Greater Efficiency

A new approach alters transformers' self-attention mechanism to balance computational efficiency with performance on vision tasks.
2 min read

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