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How AI Will Help Keep Time at the Tokyo Olympics

 Originally published in Wired, July 24, 2021. Omega, the official timekeeper of the Games, is now using computer vision and motion sensors for events like swimming, gymnastics, and beach volleyball. Timing of Olympic races has not always been sophisticated. On April 10, 1896, some 17 runners competed in the very first Olympic marathon. The course ran

Why Schools Need to Abandon Facial Recognition, Not Double Down On It

 Originally published in Fast Company, July 23, 2021. With the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions and the end of summer quickly approaching, schools are preparing to welcome students back into their classrooms for in-person learning. With that transition...

Tencent Uses Facial Recognition to Ban Kids Gaming Past Bedtime

 Originally published in Bloomberg, July 8, 2021. In the latest bid to curb video-game addiction in China, tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. has launched a facial recognition system to stop minors gaming into the night. The initiative will prevent...

GitHub and OpenAI Launch a New AI Tool That Generates its Own Code

 Originally published in The Verge, June 29, 2021. GitHub and OpenAI have launched a technical preview of a new AI tool called Copilot, which lives inside the Visual Studio Code editor and autocompletes code snippets. Copilot does more...

Do Wide and Deep Networks Learn the Same Things?

 Originally published in Google AI Blog, May 4, 2021. A common practice to improve a neural network’s performance and tailor it to available computational resources is to adjust the architecture depth and width. Indeed, popular families of neural...

Liftoff: The Basics of Predictive Model Deployment

  This article is based on the transcript of one of 142 videos in Eric Siegel’s online course, Machine Learning Leadership and Practice – End-to-End Mastery. Developing a good predictive model with machine learning isn’t the end...

Sharing Learnings About Our Image Cropping Algorithm

 In October 2020, we heard feedback from people on Twitter that our image cropping algorithm didn’t serve all people equitably. As part of our commitment to address this issue, we also shared that we’d analyze our model again for bias. Over the last...

The Four Most Common Fallacies About AI

 Originally published in VentureBeat, May 8, 2021. The history of artificial intelligence has been marked by repeated cycles of extreme optimism and promise followed by disillusionment and disappointment. Today’s AI systems can perform complicated tasks in a wide range of areas, such...

Inside Netflix’s Quest to End Scrolling – How the Company is Working to Solve One of its Biggest Threats: Decision Fatigue.

 Originally published in Vulture, April 28, 2021.  Ten years ago, Netflix got the idea that its app should work more like regular TV. This was early on in its transition from DVD delivery to streaming on demand,...

Clustergam: Visualisation of Cluster Analysis

 Originally published in MARTIN FLEISCHMANN, April 27, 2021. When we want to do some cluster analysis to identify groups in our data, we often use algorithms like K-Means, which require the specification of a number of clusters....

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