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AI BRIEFS : 2020

How is Artificial Intelligence (AI) Changing the Future of Architecture? | AITHORITY | January 16, 2019 | by Vinod Reddy…

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The Year in AI BRIEFS: 2019

The noticeable, the useful, the quirky: a list of all the pieces we noted as AI BRIEFS for 2019. In…

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Top 25 AI stories of 2019 | INSIDE AI

‘1. Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, and Google Brain developed an AI system that taught a robot to…

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Ernie tops Bert in GLUE by figuring out Chinese

BERT is Google’s model for natural language understanding (NLU). ERNIE is Baidu’s. Their effectiveness is measured with a test known…

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Yoshua Bengio: From System 1 Deep Learning to System 2 Deep Learning | NeurIPS 2019

Runs 55:02 A talk by Turing Award recipient Yoshua Bengio to an international assembly of AI researchers. Bengio is one…

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Observe.ai raises $26 million for AI that monitors and coaches call center agents | VENTUREBEAT

“Agents are increasingly one of the only human connections people have with brands in a digital world, so we want…

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Finland extends free AI training throughout Europe

Finland will offer its free AI training to all EU languages starting in 2020. “It’s about one of the most…

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Copyright, Trademark, and Artificial Intelligence | PATENTLYO

‘Should a work produced by an AI algorithm or process, without the involvement of a natural person contributing expression to…

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IBM Trials A.I. That Can Do Soccer Commentary | FORBES

‘…the system tracks players in real-time and can identify passes, crosses and shots on goal. For pre-selected video highlights, it…

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AI BRIEFS: December 2019

Art meets artificial intelligence: Austin artists explore new meaning in data | Stephenville Empire-Tribune | DEcember 31, 2019 | by…

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Researchers train AI to map a person’s facial movements to any target headshot | VENTURE BEAT

‘What if you could manipulate the facial features of a historical figure, a politician, or a CEO realistically and convincingly…

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How artificial intelligence is redefining the role of manager | WEF

‘Surprisingly, last year, we discovered that the majority of workers would trust orders from a robot. This year, almost two-thirds…

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The USPTO wants to know if artificial intelligence can own the content it creates | THE VERGE

‘It outlines thirteen specific questions, ranging from what happens if an AI creates a copyright-infringing work to if it’s legal…

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GPT-2 text generator released at full strength

AI text generator GPT-2 is now fully available. The complete code and associated data was released by OpenAI, the California…

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Artificial Intelligence Artwork Wins Graduate Art Prize For Camberwell Graduate | ART & COLLECTIONS

‘The Graduate Art Prize…is open to all final year students on BA and MA degree courses at British art colleges…

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AI BRIEFS: November 2019

AI Stats News: Chatbots Increase Sales By 67% But 87% Of Consumers Prefer Humans | FORBES | November 25, 2019…

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Evolution from keyword searches to AI-enabled conversations | WEB SUMMIT 2019

Runs 17:15 Talk by Alexa Head Scientist Rohit Prasad about next steps in voice interface using Amazon’s Alexa. He describes…

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AI becomes grandmaster in ‘fiendishly complex’ StarCraft II | THE GUARDIAN

‘Top players need adaptable short and long-term strategies to grow and defend their bases while laying waste to the opposition….

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The hidden costs of AI | AXIOS

‘Research often guns for incremental advances, juicing an extra percentage point of accuracy out of a previously proposed model.’ Using…

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Google Claims a Quantum Breakthrough That Could Change Computing | NEW YORK TIMES

‘It relies on the mind-bending ways some objects act at the subatomic level or when exposed to extreme cold, like…

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Booksby.ai is a bookshop entirely created by artificial intelligence | NEW ATLAS

‘Every aspect of the site is generated by machine learning algorithms, from the entire books and accompanying cover artwork, to…

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Stuart Russell on why now is the time to start thinking about superintelligent AI – Science Weekly podcast | THE GUARDIAN

Stuart Russell suggests making intelligent machines ‘permanently deferential’ to humans so we may successfully co-exist with new forms of AI…

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This Technique Can Make It Easier for AI to Understand Videos | WIRED

‘…deep learning is less adept at interpreting video. Analyzing a video frame won’t reveal what’s happening unless that frame is…

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If a Robotic Hand Solves a Rubik’s Cube, Does It Prove Something? | NEW YORK TIMES

‘…the hand learned to solve the puzzle through extreme trial and error. It spent the equivalent of 10,000 years spinning…

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The Next Word | THE NEW YORKER

‘…it’s making billions of lightning-fast probability calculations about word patterns’ The NEW YORKER takes a detailed look at predictive text…

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The biggest threat of deepfakes isn’t the deepfakes themselves | MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

‘The mere idea of AI-synthesized media is already making people stop believing that real things are real.’ Undermining trust in…

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The Economist’s essay contest featured an AI submission. Here’s what the judges thought. | VOX

‘…the AI did not emerge victorious — but even this mediocre performance is a stunning change from what AI was…

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AI BRIEFS: October 2019

KFC Hints at AI, License Plate Recognition for Drive-thrus | THE SPOON | October 30, 2019 | by Jennifer Marston…

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Creativity and AI: The Next Step | SCIENTIFIC AMERICA

Efforts to combine the two foundations of AI may help systems express themselves. All AI systems work in one of…

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Could your next favorite artist be a robot? | AI BUSINESS

‘AIVA has read and analyzed 30,000 of history’s greatest scores, from which, via machine learning, she has learned to predict…

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