Sep 16, 2020

6 Posts

Doctors using AI-related tools on different devices
Sep 16, 2020

Insurance Coverage for AI

The U.S. government’s largest national health insurance plan will pay for hospital use of a deep learning model, building momentum for AI to become an integral part of the doctor’s toolkit.
2 min read
Man riding a bike and reading a book at the same time
Sep 16, 2020

The Batch: Training 1 Trillion Parameters, Medical AI Gets a Shot in the Arm, Does Bert Have Common Sense?, Revitalizing Chess

I’d like to share a programming tip that I’ve used for years. A large part of programming involves googling for code snippets you need on Stack Overflow and other websites. (Shh. Don’t tell the nondevelopers. ????)
11 min read
Graphs with data related to Microsoft's library DeepSpeed
Sep 16, 2020

Toward 1 Trillion Parameters

An open source library could spawn trillion-parameter neural networks and help small-time developers build big-league models. Microsoft upgraded DeepSpeed, a library that accelerates the PyTorch deep learning framework.
2 min read
Bert (muppet) and information related to BERT (transformer-based machine learning technique)
Sep 16, 2020

Do Muppets Have Common Sense?

Two years after it pointed a new direction for language models, Bert still hovers near the top of several natural language processing leaderboards. A new study considers whether Bert simply excels at tracking word order or or learns something closer to common sense.
2 min read
Different chess moves
Sep 16, 2020

Chess: The Next Move

AI has humbled human chess masters. Now it’s helping them take the game to the next level. DeepMind and retired chess champion Vladimir Kramnik trained AlphaZero, a reinforcement learning model that bested human experts in chess, Go, and Shogi, to play-test changes in the rules.
1 min read
Electroencephalogram (EEG) and data related to contrastive predictive coding (CPC)
Sep 16, 2020

Unlabeled Brainwaves Spill Secrets

For people with neurological disorders like epilepsy, attaching sensors to the scalp to measure electrical currents within the brain is benign. But interpreting the resulting electroencephalogram (EEG) graphs can give doctors a headache.
2 min read

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