Humans will always make the final decision on whether armed robots can shoot, according to a statement by the US Department of Defense. Their clarification comes amid fears about a new advanced targeting system, known as ATLAS, that will use artificial intelligence in combat vehicles to target and execute threats. While the public may feel …

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat, announced today that Singapore will embark on a plan to develop and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transform Singapore’s economy and improve the lives of citizens. This plan is outlined in the National AI Strategy document that was unveiled at the SFF X SWITCH (Singapore …

TF Dev Summit ‘19 | Mesh-TensorFlow: Model Parallelism for Supercomputers Batch-splitting (data-parallelism) is the dominant distributed Deep Neural Network (DNN) training strategy, due to its universal applicability and its amenability to Single-Program-Multiple-Data (SPMD) programming. However, batch-splitting suffers from problems including the inability to train very large models (due to memory constraints), high latency, and inefficiency …

TF Dev Summit ‘19 | Improving Text In Tensorflow Learn how recent changes to Tensorflow make working with text data simpler and easier. Speaker: Mark Omernick

In December 1964, over a single evening session in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, John Coltrane and his quartet recorded the entirety of A Love Supreme. This jazz album is considered Coltrane’s masterpiece – the culmination of his spiritual awakening – and sold a million copies. What it represents is all too human: a climb out …

We are in the era of automation. Each year, robots are becoming more and more visible in our cities. At this point, it isn’t that difficult to think of a future where we will be in a full-blown cohabitation set-up with robots. The question is, are cities prepared for a robot-filled future? What can we do …

Artificial intelligence developer DeepMind has just announced its latest milestone: a bot called AlphaStar that plays the popular real-time strategy game StarCraft II at Grandmaster level. This isn’t the first time a bot has outplayed humans in a strategy war game. In 1981, a program called Eurisko, developed by artificial intelligence (AI) pioneer Doug Lenat, …

TF Dev Summit ‘19 | TensorFlow Federated (TFF): Machine Learning on Decentralized Data TensorFlow Federated (TFF) is an open-source framework for machine learning and other computations on decentralized data. TFF has been developed to facilitate open research and experimentation with Federated Learning (FL), an approach to machine learning where a shared global model is trained …

TF Dev Summit ‘19 | Exascale Deep Learning for Climate Analytics Climate change will have fundamental socio-economic impact and it is imperative for us to understand it better. This talk will show how TensorFlow was utilized on the world’s fastest supercomputer in order to extract pixel level segmentation masks of extreme weather phenomena in climate …

TF Dev Summit ‘19 | AI Experiments: Making AI Accessible through Play Learn about recently open-sourced creative tools and projects built on top of Tensorflow.js, and how they are being used by makers, developers, and communities around the world. Speaker: Irene Alvarado, Google