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Nothing Runs Like a GPU-Powered, Fully Autonomous Deere

We’re still a few years from having self-driving cars take to the roadways en masse. But later this year, farmers will be able to start running fully autonomous John Deere tractors in their fields, enabling them to mon Read more…

Data Science and AI Predictions for 2022

The pace of technological change increased in 2021, and if history is any guide, will continue to accelerate in 2022. At the leading edge of high tech are data science and artificial intelligence, two disciplines that pr Read more…

Andrew Ng’s Computer Vision Startup Nabs $57 Million

Landing AI, the computer vision startup founded by the computer scientist Andrew Ng to use AI to modernize business process in real-world companies, today announced that it has raised $57 million in a Series A round of f Read more…

Cerebras Hits the Accelerator for Deep Learning Workloads

When it comes to large neural networks like BERT or GPT-3, organizations often must wait weeks or even months for a training task to complete if they’re using traditional CPU and GPU clusters. But with its massive Wafe Read more…

Fake Data Comes to the Forefront

The lack of data historically has been a limiting factor in the development of predictive models. But with the advent of automated methods to generate skads of synthetic data, or what some call “fake data,” the lack Read more…

SambaNova Brings Custom Silicon To Bear on High-End AI Workloads

With its own custom silicon for AI workloads and a $5 billion valuation, it seems likely you’ll be hearing more about the Silicon Valley startup SambaNova Systems and its complete AI stack in the years to come. Samb Read more…

How Coke Bottlers Save Millions with AI

Retailers around the country rely on a network of nearly 70 independent Coca-Cola bottlers to manufacture and ship cases of liquid refreshments. It’s a finely tuned supply chain, and it ultimately serves customers well Read more…

Drones Put the AI into Aerial Intelligence

Advances in machine learning, data management, and cloud computing are having a significant impact on the market for drone-based mapping and intelligence gathering. Even as satellite-based imaging gains steam, drones app Read more…

U.S. Army Employs Machine Learning for Deepfake Detection

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 o Read more…

Toloka Expands Data Labeling Service

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 n Read more…

Why AI Has Yet to Deliver on Promises in Healthcare

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 re Read more…

AI Opens Door to Expanded Use of LIDAR Data

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 a Read more…

Microsoft and Intel Test Malware Protection Through Computer Vision

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. Now, resear Read more…

All-Weather Image Data Put to the Test

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 ran Read more…

AI Can See. Can We Teach It To Feel?

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" something Read more…

How AI Is Revolutionizing Fast Food

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. If you find yourself in the Read more…

MIT Aims to Ease AI Programming

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 probabilist Read more…

Adaptability to Change Critical to Surviving Data Tsunami

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 Read more…

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

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. After winning an Academy Award for his work w Read more…

Study Pours Cold Water on AI Driving Algorithms

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 Read more…

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