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- Self-Driving Cars Can Handle Neither Rain nor Sleet nor Snow
To help autonomous vehicles solve inclement conditions, WaveSense will sell a sensor that can see below the ground.
- Forecasting at Uber: An Introduction
“In fact, the Theta method won the M3 Forecasting Competition, and we also have found it to work well on Uber’s time series (moreover, it is computationally cheap).”
- Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell
In short, while traditional deep networks (again taking their cues from the visual system) constantly change the strength of their connections as they “learn,” the olfactory system generally does not seem to train itself by adjusting the connections between its projection neurons and Kenyon cells.
- Why Alibaba is betting big on AI chips and quantum computing
Meet the man behind Alibaba’s gamble on emerging tech.
- Deep Learning Framework Power Scores 2018
Who’s on top in usage, interest, and popularity?
- General Motors Watches You Listen To The Radio
We’re firmly in the era of big data, and automakers across the globe are working to figure out how to transform all the data generated by their cars into secondary revenue streams.
- AI Company Accused of Using Humans to Fake Its AI
Interpreter accuses leading voice recognition company of ripping off his work and disguising it as the efforts of artificial intelligence.
- NVIDIA’s vid2vid
Pytorch implementation for high-resolution (e.g., 2048×1024) photorealistic video-to-video translation.
- Beyond Deep Fakes
Transforming Video Content Into Another Video’s Style, Automatically.
- Google suppresses memo revealing plans to closely track search users in China
“The project, disclosed that the search system, codenamed Dragonfly, would require users to log in to perform searches, track their location — and share the resulting history with a Chinese partner.”
- Tencent’s AI Plays And Defeats StarCraft II’s Built-In “AI” In Full Matches
Researchers from Chinese technology giant Tencent have developed a pair of AI agents capable of defeating StarCraft II’s (SC2) AI on the highest difficulty levels in full matches.