This is the fourth Synced year-end compilation of “Artificial Intelligence Failures.” Our aim is not to shame nor downplay AI research, but to look at where and how it has gone awry with the hope that we can create better AI systems in the future.
Porsche Digital, the subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer, has unveiled digital assistant ‘Sounce’ offers an improved ability to detect noise – for example, during vehicle component tests.
“Trust in AI systems is becoming, if not already, the biggest barrier for enterprises — as they start to move from exploring AI or potentially piloting or doing some proof of concept works into deploying AI into a production system”
South Korea’s SK Telecom plans to split up its ride-hailing department “T Map Mobility” by the end of this year, to create a service company with more than 200,000 drivers and 750,000 taxi users per month.
It was announced yesterday in a PyTorch blog post that the PyTorch / XLA library, a package that enables PyTorch to connect to Google TPUs and use TPU cores as devices, is now generally available on Google Cloud, with support for a broad set of entry points for developers.
Chinese tech giant Baidu unveiled the latest version of conversational AI system DuerOS 6.0 and launched smart earbuds “XiaoduPods”, which fulfills more user needs including elderly care and smart hotel.