How Artificial Intelligence Will Translate Facebook Photos For The Blind

How artificial intelligence can translate Facebook photos for the blind

  • Facebook’s new automatic alternative text uses artificial intelligence to recognize objects and people in photos.
  • On most Facebook images, the only text available for screen readers is the status posted along with the photos.
  • By applying artificial intelligence algorithms, Facebook is able to scan each image and pull out some information about what it depicts.
  • It can recognize objects from its library of 100 with from 80 percent confidence to 99 percent confidence.
  • The machine helps the users, and the users help the machine

Facebook is using artificial intelligence to power accessibility features for the blind or visually impaired, by automatically generating captions for any photo on Facebook.
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Why football, not chess, is the true final frontier for robotic artificial intelligence

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  • In recent years, their ability has significantly improved: many labs now boast five or six-a-side humanoid robot teams .
  • So while the robots may seem less capable this year than the year before, it’s because the goalposts are moving.
  • The tasks involved in playing football, although much more intuitive to humans than chess or Go, are a major challenge for robots.
  • The RoboCup tournament held its 20th competition in Leipzig this year .
  • Led by Hiroaki Kitano and Manuela Veloso , the ambitious goal set that year was to have by 2050 a team of humanoid robots able to play a game of football against the world champion team according to FIFA rules, and win.

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Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.


Why football, not chess, is the true final frontier for robotic artificial intelligence

Why football, not chess, is the true final frontier for robotic artificial intelligence

Why football, not chess, is the true final frontier for robotic artificial intelligence

  • So while the robots may seem less capable this year than the year before, it’s because the goalposts are moving.
  • The RoboCup tournament reached its 20th year in Leipzig this year .
  • The tasks involved in playing football, although much more intuitive to humans than chess or Go, are a major challenge for robots.
  • It is not in the cerebral boardgames of chess or Go, but on the pitch in the physical game of football that the frontline of life with intelligent robots is being carved out.
  • Led by Hiroaki Kitano and Manuela Veloso , the ambitious goal set that year was to have by 2050 a team of humanoid robots able to play a game of football against the world champion team according to FIFA rules, and win.

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@DeepStuff: “Why football, not chess, is the true final frontier for robotic artificial intelligence”


The perception of what artificial intelligence was capable of began to change when chess grand master and world champion Garry Kasparov lost to…


Why football, not chess, is the true final frontier for robotic artificial intelligence