machine learning

  1. AlphaAtlas

    LawGeex AI Beats 20 Top Lawyers

    According to a study published by Lawgeex, "20 experienced US-trained lawyers" were bested by the LawGeex Artificial Intelligence algorithm. The robo lawyer achieved a 94% accuracy rate looking for issues in 5 separate Non Disclosure Agreements, matching the best human lawyer's score of 94% and...
  2. cageymaru

    The End of Moore's Law Could Cause Performance Parity Between AMD and NVIDIA

    Coreteks on YouTube has released a video where he discusses Moore's Law and how it pertains to AMD and NVIDIA. He touches on how NVIDIA will stay ahead of AMD by convincing developers to use features such as real-time ray tracing, upscaling, and DLSS. Then he discusses how NVIDIA could pioneer...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Eta Compute Brings AI to Tiny Computers Near You

    Don't have enough AI in your IoT devices yet? Eta Compute has you covered. At ARM con, the California-based startup demonstrated low power processors that can train their own neural networks, which they call "One of the holy grails of machine learning." In typical low power devices, neural...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Huawei Announces Ascend AI Chips

    At a company event in Shanghai, Huawei CEO Eric Xu announced a lineup of dedicated AI accelerators. The Ascend 910 is aimed squarely at datacenters, as Huawei claims it will deliver "the world's highest ever power density in a single 7nm chip." Huawei says it will offer 256 Tflops of "cluster...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    IBM Squeezes AI Into Tiny Scalable Cores

    At VLSI 2018, IBM showed off an interesting machine learning architecture. Instead of squeezing a ton of throughput through huge cores, as AMD, Nvidia, and Google do with their AI products, IBM tiled tiny cores in a giant 16x32 2D array. David Kanter says that each "PE is a tiny core; including...
  6. cageymaru

    USTV on YouTube Strikes Oculus with Copyright Infringement Claims

    USTV on YouTube has hit Facebook's Oculus division with copyright infringement claims for video Oculus uploaded to YouTube from the Oculus Connect 5 event. The USTV channel has clips from the Oculus Quest reveal integrated into their news show. It is unknown if an algorithm at YouTube or USTV...
  7. cageymaru

    Fortune 500 Corporations Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Interview Job Candidates

    The Wall Street Journal has a video article from the Moving Upstream series where the use of artificial intelligence (A.I.) in the hiring process is discussed. Almost all Fortune 500 companies use some form of automation in the hiring process. By quantifying human behavior with software...
  8. cageymaru

    New Hardware Architectures and Software Drive Innovation in a Post Moore's Law World

    Turing Award recipient, RISC pioneer, Google engineer, and University of California professor David Patterson gave a talk at the 2018 @Scale Conference on how software innovations and revolutionary hardware architectures will drive performance gains in the future as Moore's Law is over. He...
  9. cageymaru

    Farmers to Use Machine Learning to Boost Yields and Collect Crop Data

    Washington University and The Climate Corporation are working on revolutionizing the farming profession. Farmers in the next few years will be using sensors in their fields and farm equipment that collects data through a Seed Advisor program to be digitally analyzed by machine learning (ML) to...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Machine Learning Tool Spots Tumor Mutations

    Machine learning technology is making massive inroads into the medical industry. AI systems are already beating human radiologists at identifying tumors in digital scans, but an article published in Science Translational Medicine claims machine learning algorithms can speed up tumor analysis in...
  11. cageymaru

    Humans Compete Against OpenAI FIVE Bots in Dota 2 Showdown

    Former professional and celebrity Dota 2 human players were pitted against OpenAI FIVE bots in a best of three match. The OpenAI FIVE bots were trained utilizing machine learning where they taught themselves to play while constrained by the rules of the game. The hero pool for the match was...
  12. DooKey

    Making Sense out of Machine Learning and Deep Learning

    The good folks at AMD have published a page on Machine Learning and Deep Learning. It's a good read because it breaks down what many call AI and does it in an easily understood fashion. I've never really dug too deeply into the differences between ML and DL so this write-up was an eye-opener for...
  13. cageymaru

    Google Demos A.I. Duplex Features From Google Assistant App

    Google recently gave members of the press a demonstration of the capabilities of the A.I. embedded in the Google Assistant app. The A.I. feature called Duplex is capable of calling restaurants and hair salons to make reservations. It speaks in a more human manner by adding um and ah sounds in...
  14. DooKey

    MIT Develops Faster Neural Network Chips That Use 95% Less Power

    Researchers at MIT have developed a new neural network chip that is three to seven times faster than earlier chips and uses up to 95 percent less power. Because of the increased speed and much reduced power requirements these new chips are ideal for smartphones and other appliances. Once these...
  15. R

    Google is Releasing Cloud TPU Machine Learning Accelerators

    Google announced in a blog post yesterday that it's new Cloud TPUs are available in beta on the google Cloud Platform. The Cloud TPUs are a Googlse-designed hardware accelerator that is optimized for specific machine learning workloads programmed with TensorFlow. Each Cloud TPU has four custom...
  16. R

    Reddit and Pornhub Ban AI Generated Fake Videos

    In the latest news on AI pr0n, Reddit and Pornhub are banning the machine learning created superimposed videos known as "deepfakes." Reddit has split some old rules about adult content, one of which is now "Do Not Post Involuntary Pornography." A spokesman from Pornhub told Motherboard "We do...
  17. DooKey

    AI Becoming so Complex its Creators Don't Know How it comes to a Decision

    AI continues to evolve day-to-day and it's becoming so complex that we don't know how it comes to some of its decisions. Also, with AI now starting to design new AI how trustyworthy is the new AI going to be? Questions like these are going to continue to dog the AI community until they can be...
  18. DooKey

    Researchers Train Robots to See into the Future

    Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a system that lets robots interact with things they've never seen before. Visual foresight is the technology and it allows robots to visualize how their actions will affect the world around them. In a nutshell, they want the robot to learn like a human...
  19. DooKey

    It Lives! This Nightmare Machine Writes Bone-Chilling Tales

    MIT researchers have applied the electrodes and brought to life a new fiction-writing bot they call Shelley -after "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley. They made their creation read 140,000 stories published by amateur writers on a popular online forum. Now Shelly is generating its own stories...
  20. DooKey

    Quantum Computing Brings Promise and Threats

    In this opinion piece over at InformationWeek, the author proposes that quantum computing poses both great promise and potential threats. Without a doubt the promises of quantum computing are immense. Things that conventional computers do slowly the quantum computer can do many times faster...
  21. DooKey

    Meet the High Schooler Shaking Up Artificial Intelligence

    Two years ago, Elon Musk and others established a nonprofit AI lab called OpenAI. OpenAI has published dozens of research papers and just posted one Thursday - the lead author is still in high school. According to this Wired article, Kevin Frans is a senior in high school that trained his...
  22. DooKey

    Illegal Online Drug Peddlers Being Rounded Up by New Computer Technology

    Online drug dealers better watch out because there is a new machine learning sheriff on the internet. Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a machine learning technology that mined Twitter to identify drug dealers selling opioids online. Between June and November...
  23. DooKey

    How AI Can Help You Stay Ahead of Cybersecurity Threats

    This is a nice article that talks about the ever expanding role of AI in cyber defense. It makes perfect sense when you think about it. AI can identify and react faster than any human and time is of the essence when your network is under attack. I for one welcome our new AI overlords. For...
  24. DooKey

    Using artificial intelligence to improve early breast cancer detection

    Did you know over 40,000 women die from breast cancer every year? The researchers at MIT want to do something about that and have developed an AI system to improve diagnosis and detection of the cancer while it is in an early stage. Not only do they want to detect it early, but reduce the risk...
  25. R

    Using Machine Learning To Improve Patient Care

    Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created a machine-learning system to extract data from patient vital signs and make predictions on treatments for ICU patients. The approach called "ICU Intervene" can also make predictions far into the future as...
  26. cageymaru

    Nvidia Machine Learning Speech at Computex

    Nvidia is giving their machine learning speech at Computex.
  27. cageymaru

    Google DeepMind's AlphaGo Artificial Intelligence Takes Game One Against Top Player

    The current number one player in the world was narrowly defeated by the Google DeepMind artificial intelligence in the first of three scheduled matches based in China. The game went to a count and the DeepMind AI won by the closest possible margin of half a point. Demis Hassabis, founder and...
  28. cageymaru

    Youtube's Shifting Algorithms Hurt Independent Media

    Ad revenue generated for videos on the Youtube service has shrunk by 99.5% for many channels when major brands pulled their advertising earlier this year. This was due to the ads being run on a few videos promoting terrorism and extremism. Youtube was told to tighten the reins on the type of...
  29. Zarathustra[H]

    AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals

    Recent research published in the journal Science has concluded that AI and machine learning programs may need an AI stereotype catcher, after showing that various AI systems relatively new language abilities may become an instrument of unintentional discrimination based on gender, race, age and...
  30. cageymaru

    How to Upgrade Judges with Machine Learning

    Judges have often been criticized for locking up nonviolent offenders while awaiting trial and missing clues on potential violent offenders that hurt more citizens when allowed back onto the street. Sometimes issues of race, economic status, and more come into play at sentencing or a parole...
  31. cageymaru

    Machine Learning Cuts Lawyer Hours by 360,000 a Year for JPMorgan

    JPMorgan has developed machine learning software that saves the company 360,000 lawyer hours per year. Normally it takes a team of lawyers many hours interpreting the 12,000 commercial-loan agreements that JPMorgan processes per year. With the new Contract Intelligence software nicknamed COIN...
  32. cageymaru

    Super Smash Bros Professional Destroyed by Machine Learning

    So you may have seen humans get destroyed in chess by machine learning and thought that will never happen to me. Then machine learning took over the Go strategy game scene and you probably yawned because you've never thought of playing it. Well a small research team from MIT decided to use...
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