YouTube Adds Machine Learning To Comments, Rebuilds Its Desktop Creator Studio

YouTube Adds Machine Learning To Comments #machinelearning #ML #datascience #youtube

  • Capping off the slew of updates it unveiled this year at VidCon, YouTube announced at a session on Saturday evening that it is rebuilding its Creator Studio on desktops and revamping comments with new machine learning technology.
  • The all-new YouTube Creator Studio — which the company is renaming YouTube Studio — will still feature a suite of channel management tools aimed to make creators’ lives easier.
  • YouTube says it’s rebuilding the Studio with creator input, and is inviting interested parties to sign up for a beta test right here.
  • YouTube said that updates to comments, including the ability for creators to bestow hearts and pin comments, are seeing great success.
  • The technology will also parse through comments to look for common themes and topics, giving creators a sense of what viewers are talking about at a glance.

YouTube announced it is rebuilding its Creator Studio on desktops and revamping comments with new machine learning technology.
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Google is giving a cluster of 1,000 Cloud TPUs to researchers for free

Google is giving a cluster of 1,000 Cloud TPUs to researchers for free

  • At the end of Google I/O, the company unveiled a new program to give researchers access to the company’s most advanced machine learning technologies for free.
  • The TensorFlow Research Cloud program, as it will be called, will be application based and open to anyone conducting research, rather than just members of academia.
  • If accepted, researchers will get access to a cluster of 1,000 Cloud TPUs for training and inference.
  • If that level of openness isn’t your cup of tea, Google is also planning to launch a Cloud TPU Alpha program for internal, private sector, work.
  • The application for the program isn’t open yet, but Google is directing interested parties to fill out a form indicating interest.

At the end of Google I/O, the company unveiled a new program to give researchers access to the company’s most advanced machine learning technologies for..
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Creating #AI that thrives in procedurally-generated worlds

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  • Current subscribers with access issues can contact GDC Vault technical support .
  • Video: Creating AI that thrives in procedurally-generated worlds
  • To make the worlds come alive you need to build AI that can realistically inhabit them, and that’s no easy feat.
  • Those who purchased All Access passes to recent events like GDC, GDC Europe, and GDC Next already have full access to GDC Vault, and interested parties can apply for the individual subscription via a GDC Vault subscription page .
  • Group subscriptions are also available: game-related schools and development studios who sign up for GDC Vault Studio Subscriptions can receive access for their entire office or company by contacting staff via the GDC Vault group subscription page .

At GDC 2016, Damian Isla and John Abercrombie discuss how they’ve made game AI (The Flame and the Flood, Fortnite) that can adapt and thrive in both procedurally-generated and user-generated spaces.
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