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Why The Future Of NLP Is In The Hands Of Tech Giants Like Google, Microsoft & Amazon

In 1954, with the success of the Georgetown experiment in which the scientists used a machine to translate random sentences from Russian to English, the field of computational linguistics took giant strides towards building an intelligent machine capable of recognising…

2019 Began With Tech Giants Google, Facebook & Stanford Open-sourcing Datasets

The month of January witnessed a myriad of research works open sourced by the likes of Google, Facebook and Stanford. These works set new benchmarks for NLP and image recognition techniques while improving on the pre-existing models. Recently Google introduced a…

Are Inference Chips The Future Of AI Compute? Amazon, Alibaba and Intel Think So

During the initial rise of emerging technologies such as AI and ML being used by organizations such as Google and Facebook, most of the compute power for the training and inference of their models came from Graphic Processing Units. These…

How Tech Giants Are Using AI Ethics Centres To Avoid Future Mishaps

As artificial intelligence and machine learning become the new industry norm, tech giants and service providers across the world are riding the emerging tech wave. However, with its applicability to enhance services, AI and machine learning have become ubiquitous for…

Can Algorithms Help In A Troll Free Conversation Online?

Interpreting language is critically one of the most complex and subtle things that people do. The tone of voice, situation, personal history and multiple layers of context have significant roles to play. Each person who hears a same toxic remark…

Facebook Doesn’t Need The #10YearChallenge To Train ML Models; It’s Already Using AI Everywhere Else

Facebook is one of the most prominent figures in the AI space, leading the way with the development of multiple AI frameworks and applications in their products. However, the outcry has risen over their involvement in a recent ‘phenomenon’ called…

Why Google, Infosys & Amazon Are Betting High On Open-Source AI Projects

With applicability of artificial intelligence and machine language becoming pervasive across various sectors in India and around the world, noted tech giants are now open-sourcing more and more of their AI and ML projects. This is a good sign of…

Facebook To Set Up Institute For AI Ethics With Initial Investment Of $7.5 Million

Social media giant Facebook on Sunday announced that they are creating an independent Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with an initial grant of $7.5 million over a period of five years. In collaboration with the Technical University of Munich…

WhatsApp Doubles Down On Child Pornography With AI-based Tools

WhatsApp is using AI tools to flag-off several accounts that shared child pornography through their platform. Stating that they have a zero-tolerance policy on child sexual abuse, WhatsApp on Thursday removed over 1,30,000 accounts in 10 days through AI tools.…

Yann LeCun Says Facebook Is ‘Dust’ Without Deep Learning, And No One Is Disagreeing

One of the foremost experts on Deep Learning, Facebook AI supremo and Chief AI Scientist, FAIR, Yann LeCun made another key announcement regarding deep learning. The French AI expert who played a pivotal role in setting up Facebook’s lab in…

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