Sep 28, 2022

6 Posts

Animation showing 3 main types of data augmentation and random cropping of a picture
Sep 28, 2022

Cookbook for Vision Transformers: A Formula for Training Vision Transformers

Vision Transformers (ViTs) are overtaking convolutional neural networks (CNN) in many vision tasks, but procedures for training them are still tailored for CNNs. New research investigated how various training ingredients affect ViT performance.
Security camera behind barbed wire
Sep 28, 2022

Panopticon Down Under: Australian Prisons Adopt Face Recognition

A state in Australia plans to outfit prisons with face recognition. Corrective Services NSW, the government agency that operates nearly every prison in New South Wales, contracted the U.S.-based IT firm Unisys to replace a previous system.
Robot with an arm, camera, and gripper handing over a plastic bottle to a person
Sep 28, 2022

Parsing Commands Into Actions: NLP Helps Google Robot Understand Spoken Instructions

A new method enables robots to respond helpfully to verbal commands by pairing a natural language model with a repertoire of existing skills.
Different Nvidia cloud-computing services
Sep 28, 2022

Chipmaker Boosts AI as a Service: Nvidia Launches Cloud Service for NLP Models

Nvidia, known for chips designed to process AI systems, is providing access to large language models. Nvidia announced early access to NeMo LLM and BioNeMo, cloud-computing services that enable developers to generate text and biological sequences respectively.
Andrew Ng with a welcome message displayed on a laptop
Sep 28, 2022

The Batch: Robot Assistants Take a Step Forward, Nvidia Boosts AI as a Service, AI Enters Prisons, How to Train Vision Transformers

In this letter, I’d like to address the serious matter of newcomers to AI sometimes experiencing imposter syndrome, where someone — regardless of their success in the field — wonders if they’re a fraud and really belong in the AI community.
Andrew Ng with a welcome message displayed on a laptop
Sep 28, 2022

Imposter Syndrome: Don't Let It Hold You Back

In this letter, I’d like to address the serious matter of newcomers to AI sometimes experiencing imposter syndrome, where someone — regardless of their success in the field — wonders if they’re a fraud and really belong in the AI community.

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