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Cade Metz / New York Times:
For many AI researchers, OpenAI's GPT-3 has been an unexpected step toward machines that can understand the vagaries of human language   —  The latest natural-language system generates tweets, pens poetry, summarizes emails, answers trivia questions, translates languages and even writes its own computer programs.
Nov 25, 2020, 8:05 PMIn context
Omer Benjakob / WIRED UK:
A vicious culture war is taking place via edit wars on Wikipedia in India, exploiting and aggravating religious tensions in the context of COVID-19   —  Edit-warring was already common as India descended into political polarisation.  Then along came Covid-19
Nov 7, 2020, 1:55 AMIn context
Andrew Tarantola / Engadget:
Facebook announces an open source AI model that can translate directly between 100+ languages without first translating to English   —  Whether you're logging on from the US, Brazil, Borneo, or France, Facebook can translate virtually any written content published on its platform …
Oct 19, 2020, 11:09 AMIn context
Alexander George / Popular Mechanics:
Apple's Craig Federighi details how ML behind handwriting recognition on iPad works, which was trained using data sourced directly from people as they wrote   —  The more intuitive a task is for humans, generally, the harder it is for  —  can't hear your commands, or when your spam filter traps an important email.
Sep 26, 2020, 12:35 AMIn context
Nic Fildes / Financial Times:
UK-based patent translation and IP search services company RWS has agreed to buy SDL, which develops language translation software, for £809M in all-stock deal   —  Support services group continues expansion with largest UK tech acquisition this year  —  RWS has agreed to pay £809m …
Aug 29, 2020, 12:15 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Google's Pixel Buds get a new transcribe mode to translate long speeches, Attention Alerts to alert users of important events happening around them, and more   —  There's also a bass boost mode  —  Google is adding a number of new features to its Pixel Buds today.
Aug 20, 2020, 11:25 AMIn context
Karen Hao / MIT Technology Review:
In a white paper about its plans for AI, WeChat-owner Tencent lists the societal benefits of deepfake technology and urges regulators to be lenient   —  It wants to commercialize the technology in entertainment and e-commerce and asks regulators to be lenient.
Jul 28, 2020, 6:05 PMIn context
Shannon Vavra / CyberScoop:
Microsoft issues a patch for a critical “wormable” flaw affecting OSes including Windows 10 and Server; Check Point says the flaw has been in code for 17 years   —  Microsoft is issuing a patch for a severe and wormable Windows Domain Name System Server vulnerability …
Jul 14, 2020, 2:45 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Researchers from Salesforce and Univ. of Virginia propose a new way to mitigate gender bias in word embeddings, the word representations used to train AI models   —  Researchers at Salesforce and the University of Virginia have proposed a new way to mitigate gender bias in word embeddings …
Jul 1, 2020, 1:40 PMIn context
John Koetsier / Forbes:
Apple's Identifier for Advertisers, critical to tracking mobile ad spend, will become opt-in with iOS 14, a privacy boon for users and a big loss for marketers   —  That tremor in the Force you felt yesterday probably wasn't shock at being able to text your car keys in Apple's new iOS 14 or do real-time offline translation with Siri.
Jun 24, 2020, 3:00 PMIn context

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