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PODCAST  |  Latest Episode

Episode #015 —
Ken Church

 
 

This week, Craig talks to Ken Church, a pioneer in Natural Language Processing, whose use of statistical models on part of speech tagging revolutionized the field and is what makes automatic dictation and machine translation so popular today. They talk about his early days at MIT, about explainable AI and about how the Holy See played a role in his probabilistic approach to NLP.

 

CORPORATE COVERAGE | 05.18.19

BRAINBOX AI MAY RAISE OUTSIDE FUNDING BY THE END OF THE YEAR

The Canadian company may bring in a strategic investor as part of a larger round as it continues to build out beta testing on the road to commercialization, CTO Jean-Simon Venne said. Read more

 

INTERVIEW | 03.28.19

INTERVIEW: The Bengio Brothers. Watch here

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER  | Finance Watch

Week Ending 05.19.2019 — BrainBox AI may raise outside funds by the end of the year, Pegasystems and Symphony AI make acquisitions while ConversionPoint buy in doubt, Fiverr Intl files NYSE IPO, Xometry attracts Dell, BMW and GE while WekaIO brings in HPE and Qualcomm, San Francisco bans facial recognition, Interpreta hires Siri co-creator and DLA Piper forms AI desk. Read more

CORPORATE COVERAGE | O4.16.2019

PAGAYA MULLS NY AND UK SALES TEAMS — The Israeli asset management company using AI is considering building a sales team in New York and possibly London, according to Chief Investment Officer Ed Mallon. Read more

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER | Research Watch

Week Ending 05.12.2019 — Newly published papers and discussions around them. Read more

RESEARCH  | 03.08.19

ADVERSARIAL ATTACKS AND THE FALSE PROMISE OF BIOMETRICS — As use of biometric technology spreads, so are efforts to circumvent it – not necessarily by bad actors, but by researchers bent on revealing its weakness. Read more

CORPORATE COVERAGE  |  04.22.2019

ENLITIC HOLDING RESIDUAL FUNDING TALKS AFTER USD 15M SERIES B — The medical diagnostics company using AI is seriously considering taking additional capital from interested investors, CEO Kevin Lyman said. Read more

FEATURE |  03.08.19

AI ARMS RACE: CHINA AND THE CONFUCIAN/COMMUNIST EDGE— China is awash in data like no other country and with the Communist Party on one side and Confucian culture on the other, that data is being used to train AI systems with little of the resistance met in the West. Read more

 
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RESEARCH | RECENT

MONKEYS, MEN, & MACHINES — Machines make different mistakes in image recognition than you or me or the average macaque, and that might tell us something about how machines see - and how we can help them to improve. Read more

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IS THAT GUACAMOLE ACTUALLY MY MOTHER? — What the camera sees isn’t necessarily what’s there. Read more