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Gibson Dunn Hires Apple, Microsoft Vet to Lead AI Legal Group

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has hired another tech-focused partner in its Palo Alto office. Vivek Mohan will co-chair the firm’s artificial intelligence and automated systems practice group, Gibson Dunn said Wednesday. The former in-house lawyer at Apple Inc. and Microsoft, Inc. will advise tech companies “on some of their most complex regulatory issues,” he said. …

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Tesla's layoffs hit Autopilot team as AI develops

Tesla’s layoffs hit Autopilot team as AI develops

As part of Tesla’s plans to cut 10% of salaried staff, the company has laid off a significant number of its data annotation specialists. These specialists do grunt work that is critical to empowering artificial intelligence systems to handle complex tasks like driving safely down a city street. The layoffs were first reported by Bloomberg …

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How technology can detect fake news in videos

How technology can detect fake news in videos

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Social media represent a major channel for the spreading of fake news and disinformation. This situation has been made worse with recent advances in photo and video editing and artificial intelligence tools, which make it easy to tamper with audiovisual files, for example with so-called deepfakes, which combine and superimpose images, …

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Google, Nvidia split top marks in MLPerf AI training benchmark

Google, Nvidia split top marks in MLPerf AI training benchmark

MLCommons director David Kanter made the point that improvements in both hardware architectures and deep learning software have led to performance improvements on AI that are ten times what would be expected from traditional chip scaling improvements alone. MLCommons Google and Nvidia split the top scores for the twice-yearly benchmark test of artificial intelligence training …

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A new Mayflower that uses artificial intelligence has crossed the Atlantic and is set to dock in Plymouth

A new Mayflower that uses artificial intelligence has crossed the Atlantic and is set to dock in Plymouth

During its ambitious technological journey, the ship, which launched from Plymouth, England, in Aprilcollected data and information to help researchers better understand issues affecting marine wildlife and ocean health, including acidification, microplastics, and global warming, according to project details. “MAS represents a significant step in fulfilling Promare’s mission to promote marine research and exploration throughout …

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Google's Nick Fox to lead commerce business following Ready's departure

Google’s Nick Fox to lead commerce business following Ready’s departure

Nick Fox, vice president of product and design for Search and Assistant. Longtime Google exec Nick Fox take over the company’s commerce and payments business in the interim. Fox’s appointment comes a day after the former head, Bill Ready, announced he is taking over the helm of Pinterest, replacing longtime CEO and founder Ben Silbermann. …

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Numbers to Names

Engineer Creates AI That Identifies Photos of Unknown Holocaust Victims

An engineer has created software that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to identify anonymous Holocaust victims in World War II photos. Numbers to Names (N2N), is an AI-facial recognition platform that can scan through hundreds of thousands of photos from pre-war Europe and the Holocaust and link them to people living today. In an interview with …

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Can NBA free agency be predicted by an AI model?  We're giving one a chance

Can NBA free agency be predicted by an AI model? We’re giving one a chance

In 2019, Joshua Ebrahim left his job as an agent at Rosenhaus Sports and started working on a new company. He wanted to solve a problem he encountered too frequently as an agent — that he didn’t have enough information and leverage during negotiations. Without that, he felt the return on his investment was affected, …

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This Bird-Brained AI Bot Translates Chicken Clucks and Squawks

This Bird-Brained AI Bot Translates Chicken Clucks and Squawks

If you’re a responsible farmer, keeping your animals healthy is about knowing whether or not they’re happy—or unhappy. Doing so can be a challenge, especially if you have a ton of creatures to care for. And let’s face it: They’re animals. They can’t exactly tell you whether they’re happy… or can they? With the help …

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