Neuroscientists train a deep neural network to process sounds like humans do
Apr 19, 2018
Using a machine-learning system known as a deep neural network, MIT researchers have created the first model that can replicate human performance on auditory tasks such as identifying a musical genre.
A new way to build road maps from aerial images automatically
Apr 17, 2018
Map apps may have changed our world, but they still haven't mapped all of it yet. Specifically, mapping roads can be difficult and tedious: Even after taking aerial images, companies still have to spend many hours manually ...
Google website offers new way to discover books and fun way to play with words
Apr 16, 2018
Google has launched a new website called Semantic Experience. The website indicates how Google is taking word play and serious research efforts to higher levels, and it all has to do with something called semantic search.
Researchers work on algorithm that reveals face swaps
Apr 13, 2018
Image manipulation in this advanced stage of the digital age is not as much fun but a dicey weapon, in the shadows of fake news, to sway opinion and spark scandals.
AI system trained to respond like a dog
Apr 12, 2018
A team of researchers from the University of Washington and the Allen Institute for AI has trained an AI system to respond like a dog using data from an actual animal. In their paper uploaded to the arXiv preprint server, ...
Researchers propose a blockchain data network to boost manufacturing
Apr 10, 2018
Researchers at North Carolina State University are proposing the creation of a public, open-source network that uses blockchains – the technology behind cryptocurrencies – to share verifiable manufacturing data. The system ...
Linguistic changes in gender and ethnic stereotypes correlated with major social movements and demographic changes
Apr 04, 2018
Artificial intelligence systems and machine-learning algorithms have come under fire recently because they can pick up and reinforce existing biases in our society, depending on what data they are programmed with.
Introducing Cloud Text-to-Speech service for developers
Mar 29, 2018
The Google Cloud Platform Blog issued a Tuesday announcement, introducing Cloud Text-to-Speech.
Algorithms reveal patterns to help fight against fake news
Mar 27, 2018
In February, the Justice Department charged 13 Russians with stealing U.S. citizens' identities and spreading "fake news" with intent to subvert the last U.S. presidential election. The case is still unfolding, and may do ...
Artificial intelligence: ARC test focus goes beyond factoid questions
Mar 16, 2018
"Common sense" is a phrase everyone hears at one time or another, usually from an angry bystander who think you don't have any. What is "common sense?"