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Deep Neural Networks Could Be Key to Ancient Text Restoration and Attribution, Research Shows
Uncovering the truths of ancient history can be complicated. Researchers must study texts inscribed in stone and clay, a process called epigraphy, but these inscriptions can be ineligible after centuries of damage. Recent research suggests that deep neural networks (DNNs) could help with ancient text restoration.... Read more
Meta AI Introduces Project CAIRaoke Neural Network Model for AI Conversation Contextualization
Today’s voice assistants are getting more advanced, but they still usually require you to speak commands in certain ways and get confused as questions or orders get more in-depth. You can tell a smart speaker to set an alarm for 6:30 PM or ask it what... Read more
Deep Learning Could Aid Medical Professionals in Improved Medical Ventilator Control, Google AI Proposes
Mechanical ventilators have gained a lot of publicity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These medical devices are one of the most crucial tools hospitals have for supporting patients with breathing troubles, but running them effectively can be challenging. Google AI seems to have devised a solution. In... Read more
How Biotech and Pharma Use AI Today
When you ask who is “doing” AI the best, the answer is rarely a Fortune 500 Pharma company, and there are a few reasons for this. Most people think of genomics for healthcare AI applications. Another common one is drug discovery, which is very linear.  According... Read more
The Latest Deepfakes Turn Old Portraits Into Moving Images
The lines separating deepfakes from real people are becoming increasingly blurry. MyHeritage, a genealogy platform,  released  Deep Nostalgia™, a new feature that uses GANs to animate faces in still photos. Licensed from an Israeli Deep Learning company, D-ID, it can generate a facial video from a single... Read more
Shell and Microsoft Announce the Open AI Energy Initiative for AI-Based Energy Solutions
This month, Shell, Microsoft, C3.ai, and Baker Hughes announced the launch of their collaborative AI initiative, Open AI Energy Initiative™ (OAI). Designed for the process and energy sectors, OAI is an open-source tool that offers AI-based solutions, diagnostics, and monitoring to prevent crucial issues. Context Currently,... Read more
Researchers Compile 20 Million Images of Eyes in a Massive Open-Source Dataset
Countless modern applications use eye-tracking software or rely on the user’s eyes. Whether it’s for AR/VR gaming or for helping people with disabilities, there’s much to be done with eye data. Enter TEyeD, a public data set with over 20 million images of eyes collected from... Read more
The Pile Dataset: EleutherAI’s Massive Project to Help Train NLP Models
Recently, EleutherAI – a small group of researchers devoted to open-source AI research – created The Pile, a massive dataset designed to train NLP models, such as GPT-2 and GPT-3, among others. The dataset is open-source, contains over 800GB of English language data, and is still... Read more
Announcing the First Speakers for ODSC East 2021
ODSC events for 2020 are all wrapped up, and now it’s time to start thinking and planning for the year ahead. Our first major event of 2021 will be the ODSC East 2021 Virtual Conference from March 30th to April 1st, and we’re excited to announce... Read more
U.S. Agencies Hacked in Massive Cybersecurity Breach
This past month has seen the announcement of two extensive data breaches by a highly skilled and organized team of hackers leading to US agencies hacked. FyreEye, a cybersecurity firm that helps organizations find weaknesses in their data systems, was the first to reveal that they... Read more