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From Oscar to AI: Mining Visual Assets for Fun and Profit

Jan 14, 2019 |

Before big data burst upon the scene, Dan Wexler dealt with it every day at DreamWorks Studios, where he helped developed the rendering tools used on “Shrek” and other films. Read more…

Study Pours Cold Water on AI Driving Algorithms

Jan 2, 2019 |

A recent report emerging from the center of U.S. auto manufacturing rains on the AI parade with research results claiming autonomous vehicle algorithms fare poorly in bad weather.

The study by researchers at Michigan State University found that even light rain or drizzle can interfere with algorithms used in self-driving car cameras. Read more…

AI Partners Shift Driverless Cars into High Gear

Nov 5, 2018 |

AI investments and deployment for driverless vehicles are speeding up, with another auto manufacturer partnering with a computer vision startup and an autonomous vehicle specialist deploying Nvidia’s Xavier platform.

Korean car maker Hyundai (OTCMKTS: Read more…

Microsoft Transfers U.S. Map Data to GitHub

Jun 29, 2018 |

Microsoft, which reaffirmed its commitment to open source software development with its blockbuster acquisition of the GitHub project collaboration platform earlier this month, is releasing a huge trove of street mapping image to GitHub. Read more…

Google to Automate Machine Learning with AutoML Service

Jan 17, 2018 |

Organizations that want to get started with machine learning but are intimidated by the cost and complexity – not to mention the difficulty of finding data scientists — may be interested in a new service Google announced today called Google AutoML. Read more…

Big Bird Data Project Probes Migrations

Jul 31, 2017 |

On a quiet spring or fall evening, high above, you may have heard the honking of migrating Canada Geese somehow flying in formation either due north or south. To determine just how our feathered friends accomplish these epic passages, a team of data scientists at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst will use more than 200 million archived radar scans from the U.S. Read more…

Intel Acquires Car Sensor Specialist Mobileye

Mar 13, 2017 |

Intel Corp. continued its foray into the autonomous vehicle sector this week with the acquisition of computer vision and machine-learning specialist Mobileye for about $15 billion in cash.

Betting that autonomous vehicles are emerging as “data centers on wheels,” Read more…

Beauty Contest Features Algorithmic Judges

Nov 20, 2015 |

It’s often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That concept will be put to the test next year during a unique beauty contest where robots trained by deep neural networks will judge human contestants based on perceived “wrinkliness” Read more…

Mapping Startup Leverages Machine Vision

Nov 19, 2015 |

A Swedish mapping startup that uses machine vision to stitch together street-level photos is ramping up a service that uses proprietary algorithms to connect crowd-sourced photos of street scenes “over space and time.” Read more…

Three Unique Ways Machine Learning Is Being Used In the Real World

Nov 18, 2015 |

Machine learning has emerged as the key technology enabling predictive analytic uses cases upon big data. Accompanying that emergence is a set of common use cases, such as fraud detection in credit card processing and product recommendation in retail. Read more…

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