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

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The Cacophony Project‘s broad vision is to bring back New Zealand’s native birds using the latest technology to monitor bird populations and humanely eliminate the introduced predators that are endangering them. The project started in our founder’s backyard to measure the effectiveness of his efforts to protect the birds on his property. From this simple beginning, …

What better way to build smarter computer chips than to mimic nature’s most perfect computer – the human brain? Being able to store, delete and process information is crucial for computing, and the brain does this extremely efficiently. Our new electronic chip uses light to create and modify memories, moving us closer towards artificial intelligence …

Multiyear partnership founded on shared values of trustworthiness and empowerment, and an investment of $1 billion from Microsoft, will focus on building a platform that OpenAI will use to create new AI technologies and deliver on the promise of artificial general intelligence. Microsoft Corp. and OpenAI, two companies thinking deeply about the role of AI …

Despite their names, artificial intelligence technologies and their component systems, such as artificial neural networks, don’t have much to do with real brain science. I’m a professor of bioengineering and neurosciences interested in understanding how the brain works as a system – and how we can use that knowledge to design and engineer new machine …

The duty of man who investigates the writings of scientists, if learning the truth is his goal, is to make himself an enemy of all that he reads and … attack it from every side. He should also suspect himself as he performs his critical examination of it, so that he may avoid falling into …

Google I/O 2019 | Cutting Edge TensorFlow: New Techniques There’s lots of great new things available in TensorFlow since last year’s IO. This session will take you through 4 of the hottest from Hyperparameter Tuning with Keras Tuner to Probabilistic Programming to being able to rank your data with learned ranking techniques and TF-Ranking. Finally, …

Google I/O 2019 | Cloud TPU Pods: AI Supercomputing for Large Machine Learning Problems Cloud Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) is an ASIC designed by Google for neural network processing. TPUs feature a domain specific architecture designed specifically for accelerating TensorFlow training and prediction workloads and provides performance benefits on machine learning production use. Learn the …

The human race has long designed and used tools to help us solve problems, from flint axes to space shuttles. They affect our lives and shape society in expected and sometimes unexpected ways. We may understand how these tools work – after all, we built them – but sometimes it’s the use they’re put to …

Our use of Artificial Intelligence is growing along with advancements in the field. It has gone to the point that it is used in riskier areas such as hiring, criminal justice, and healthcare. This is with the hope the AI will provide less biased results compared to humans. In their paper, Jake Silberg and James …

It can be easy to simply accept algorithms as indisputable mathematic truths. After all, who wants to spend their spare time deconstructing complex equations? But make no mistake: algorithms are limited tools for understanding the world, frequently as flawed and biased as the humans who create and interpret them. In this brief animation, which was adapted …