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U.S. Army Employs Machine Learning for Deepfake Detection

May 3, 2021 |

Chances are, you’ve heard about deepfakes: convincing and easy-to-manufacture facial imposition and manipulation tools that allow even moderately tech-savvy individuals to, for instance, falsify realistic video clips of politicians saying things they’ve never said. Read more…

Toloka Expands Data Labeling Service

Apr 27, 2021 |

Data labeler Toloka is heading to India to tap into the subcontinent’s vast pool of English-speaking workers. The firm, which was founded in Russia and is incorporated in Switzerland, says the expansion will grow its network of crowdsourced human labelers, currently at 9 million people. Read more…

Why AI Has Yet to Deliver on Promises in Healthcare

Jan 14, 2021 |

We’ve reached the point where computer vision and natural language processing (NLP) programs can match, and in some cases exceed, the capabilities of humans. In some medical specialties, such as radiology, AI stands ready to provide the diagnostic expertise that medical schools cannot. Read more…

AI Opens Door to Expanded Use of LIDAR Data

Sep 17, 2020 |

When it comes to big data, LIDAR is right up there with the biggest generators. But outside of a few niche use cases, LIDAR–which uses lasers to build a three-dimensional model of physical objects–has not been widely adopted. Read more…

Microsoft and Intel Test Malware Protection Through Computer Vision

May 14, 2020 |

The world of malware protection has come a long way since the wild west of the early 2000s, when Trojans lurked behind every download. The malware threats that loom now are more advanced – and more evasive. Read more…

All-Weather Image Data Put to the Test

Apr 23, 2020 |

Mapping data collected by multi-spectral satellites is being combined with AI and computer vision algorithms to help extract ground features and building footprints. The potential applications for those data products range from disaster response and humanitarian relief efforts. Read more…

AI Can See. Can We Teach It To Feel?

Nov 25, 2019 |

We’ve made great strides in the field of computer vision, to the point where self-driving cars equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) can effectively “see” their surroundings. But can we teach AI to “feel” Read more…

How AI Is Revolutionizing Fast Food

Jul 30, 2019 |

Don’t look now, but big data and machine learning are coming to a fast food outlet near you, as chains both big and small look to augment human-based operations with the latest technology. Read more…

MIT Aims to Ease AI Programming

Jul 2, 2019 |

A new AI programming language seeks to ease the process of writing inference algorithms and other predictive models without the hassle of grinding out complicated equations and code.

Among the goals of the probabilistic programming system dubbed “Gen” is making it easier for coding novices to write models and algorithms for broader AI applications such as computer vision and robotics. Read more…

Adaptability to Change Critical to Surviving Data Tsunami

Feb 25, 2019 |

As data continues to pile up, enterprises that maintain flexible approaches to managing and mining that data are the ones most likely to achieve competitive success, according to Gartner, which recently released its top 10 analytics technologies and trends for 2019. Read more…

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