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.
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
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.
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.
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.

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