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Stanford Researchers Harness Satellite Imagery And AI To Help Fight Poverty In Africa

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and particularly machine learning (ML) continue to advance at breakneck pace. We see it throughout projects and commentaries across the broader technology industry. We see it in the amazing things our customers are doing, from creating friendly robots to aid childhood development, to leveraging data for better manufacturing and distribution, to fostering internal innovation through …

For years, Google Translate has helped break down language barriers and connect communities all over the world. And we want to make this possible for even more people — especially those whose languages aren’t represented in most technology. So today we’ve added 24 languages to Translate, now supporting a total of 133 used around the …

Language is at the heart of how people communicate with each other. It’s also proving to be powerful in advancing AI and building helpful experiences for people worldwide. From the beginning, we set out to connect words in your search to words on a page so we could make the web’s information more accessible and …

Seeing yourself reflected in the world around you — in real life, media or online — is so important. And we know that challenges with image-based technologies and representation on the web have historically left people of color feeling overlooked and misrepresented. Last year, we announced Real Tone for Pixel, which is just one example of …

Epidemic Sound, the market-leading service for direct licensing of royalty-free music, today announced Epidemic Audio Reference (EAR), an audio-based search tool running on Google Cloud that will help content creators quickly and easily find music for their productions. Epidemic Sound offers 35,000 tracks and 90,000 sound effects used by millions of storytellers worldwide – everyone …

Azure Neural Text to Speech (Azure Neural TTS), a powerful speech synthesis capability of Azure Cognitive Services, enables developers to convert text to lifelike speech using AI. Enterprises and agencies utilize Azure Neural TTS for video game characters, chatbots, content readers, and more. The Azure Neural TTS product team is continuously working on bringing new voice …

Modern machine-learning models, such as neural networks, are often referred to as “black boxes” because they are so complex that even the researchers who design them can’t fully understand how they make predictions. To provide some insights, researchers use explanation methods that seek to describe individual model decisions. For example, they may highlight words in …

If you’ve ever used only your voice to authenticate a payment, place an order, or check an account over the phone, there is a good chance that Pindrop’s technology made it possible. Founded in Atlanta in 2011, Pindrop provides software and technology that uses machine learning, voice recognition, and behavioral analytics to help detect and prevent fraud …

Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, today announced that an African technology university stopped a recent cyber-attack using Darktrace AI. The attackers attempted to distribute PrivateLoader malware, a pay-per-install malware service commonly associated with crypto-mining and IP theft. The public university, which has been established for over 30 years in Africa, awards students …

The right advice at just the right moment can make all the difference to employee satisfaction and performance. New AI-driven approaches are making truly personalized, real-time coaching a reality. Great employees are not born. They develop their skills over time, through a combination of on-the-job experience, formal training, coaching, and mentoring—inputs that employers have a high …