AI

Google’s highly scalable AI can generate convincingly humanlike speech

Posted in Software on 2nd Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Their model not only generates high-fidelity speech with “naturalness” but that it’s highly parallelizable, meaning it’s more easily trained across multiple machines compared with conventional alternatives.

Nvidia CEO: AI is the single most powerful force of our time

Posted in Business, Software on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

This would take a while to translate into huge results for such applications as self-driving cars, an area that is riding the final, long-term wave of AI growth.

Google’s AI learns how actions in videos are connected

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

This will be useful for researchers working on video understanding.

Microsoft pumps $1 billion into generalized artificial intelligence

Posted in Business, Software on 23rd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Could these artificial smarts become generalized enough to outperform humans at all kinds of tasks, rather than very specific and pre-defined ones?

Google’s new ‘data echoing’ technique speeds up AI training

Posted in Software on 15th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Google Brain, Google’s AI research division, propose in a paper a technique called “data echoing,” which they say reduces the computation used by earlier pipeline stages by reusing intermediate outputs from these stages.