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A Nutrition Label for AI

Mar 25, 2021 |

It can be difficult to understand exactly what’s going on inside of a deep learning model, which is a real problem for companies concerned about bias, ethics, and explainability. Now IBM is developing something called AI FactSheets, which it describes as a nutrition label for deep learning that explains how models work and that can also detect bias. Read more…

LLNL Uses ‘Self-Trained’ Deep Learning for Better Diagnosis

Mar 23, 2021 |

Improving disease diagnosis is one of the most popular applications for deep learning researchers – and now, they’re looking to streamline the process: new research from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) uses new “self-training” deep learning models to diagnose diseases from X-ray imaging. Read more…

Five Real-World Applications for Sports Analytics

Mar 18, 2021 |

When Moneyball first published nearly two decades ago, it was a chronicle of an industry slow to adopt advanced statistical methods for evaluating player worth. Since then however, and due in no small part to the book itself, sports is now at the forefront of applying advanced analytics to change how the game is understood by front offices, played by athletes, and enjoyed by fans. Read more…

DeepCube Unveils Deep Learning Suite

Feb 24, 2021 |

DeepCube is launching a new suite of products and services, including a software-based deep learning accelerator which runs on a range of current and next-generation hardware.

The suite targets neural network training and inference while the accelerator is designed to boost of the performance of existing hardware. Read more…

One Model to Rule Them All: Transformer Networks Usher in AI 2.0, Forrester Says

Feb 16, 2021 |

The recent advent of massive transformer networks is ushering in a new age of AI that will give customers advanced natural language capabilities with just a fraction of the skills and data previously required, according to Forrester. Read more…

XPRIZE Seeks AI That Balances COVID-19 Containment, Economic Impact

Feb 5, 2021 |

Half a million dollars are up for grabs in the latest XPRIZE competition, which pits dozens of data science teams against one another to find prescriptive models that contain the spread of COVID-19 without strangling the economy. Read more…

How AI Accelerates the Fight Against Fake News

Feb 1, 2021 |

Microchips in coronavirus vaccines. Pedophile rings in pizza restaurants. Jewish space lasers. The Internet–bless its heart–has always suffered from its share of wacky wingnuts and conspiracy theories. But in the wake of the November 3 presidential election and the January 6 Capitol riot, social media platforms and governments are stepping up their efforts to crack down on the most problematic content, and AI plays a leading role. Read more…

In Australia, AI is Building Bridges – or At Least, Maintaining Them

Jan 29, 2021 |

Infrastructure maintenance isn’t necessarily the most eye-catching application of futuretech like AI, but the potential is enormous: in the U.S. alone, increasingly dilapidated infrastructure is costing taxpayers trillions of dollars – and, at its worst, causing serious disruptions (or even injuries and deaths) when such infrastructure experiences critical failures. Read more…

Researchers Use Deep Learning to Plow Through NASA Snow Radar Data

Jan 22, 2021 |

From 2009 through 2019, NASA’s Operation IceBridge sent out observation flights over the Arctic, Antarctic, and Alaska. Those 11 years of flights produced detailed data on the dimensions and fluxes of snow, sea ice, glaciers, and ice sheets thanks to a medley of radar, lasers, cameras, gravimeters, magnetometers, and other instruments. Read more…

Advanced Analytics and AI: Two Divergent But Synergistic Capabilities

Dec 22, 2020 |

Two commonly cited use cases for advanced analytics across financial services entail risk management and fraud detection; specifically, the use of advanced analytics to detect and reduce incidents of false positives. Read more…