Category: AI

Global machine intelligence updates.

AI Technology

If Tom Brings Jerry Home, ML Locks the Cat Door

Many cat owners have awoken to the sound of frenzied scrambling across the floor as their furry feline friend chases the mouse it snuck into the house in the middle of the night. Or looked up to find their pet staring down with those adorable big round eyes at the dead little fledgling it has deposited beside your pillow as a “present.“

AI Technology

BatchNorm + Dropout = DNN Success!

A group of researchers from Tencent Technology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Nankai University recently combined two commonly used techniques — Batch Normalization (BatchNorm) and Dropout — into an Independent Component (IC) layer inserted before each weight layer to make inputs more independent*.

AI Industry

IEEE Reverses Huawei Paper Review Restrictions

In a new statement issued late Sunday, the world’s largest technical professional organization the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) announced it is lifting restrictions it had imposed scarcely a week ago on editorial and peer reviews involving employees of Chinese tech communication giant Huawei.

AI Industry

Grandma’s Robot: How AI Is Revolutionizing Elder Care

By 2050 almost one-in-four humans will be aged 60 years and older, double today’s share. Moreover, the number of people aged 80 years and older will quadruple. This demographic shift is opening new vistas for AI technologies in elders’ daily healthcare management, and as a useful tool for healthcare professionals and institutions treating seniors.