Five years ago, artificial intelligence was struggling to identify cats. Now it’s trying to tackle 5000 species — Quartz

Five years ago, #AI was struggling to identify cats. Now it’s trying to tackle 5000 species

  • Google’s neural network, software which uses statistics to approximate how the brain learns, taught itself to detect the shapes of cats and humans with more than 70% accuracy.
  • “Over the last five years it’s been pretty incredible, the progress of deep [neural] nets,” says Grant Van Horn, lead competition organizer and graduate student at California Institute of Technology.
  • Van Horn says this latest Google competition differs from ImageNet, which forces algorithms to identify a wide variety of objects like cars and houses and boats, because iNat requires AI to examine the “nitty-gritty details” that separate one species from another.
  • On a scale from general image recognition (ImageNet) to specific (facial recognition,where most faces generally look the same and only slight variations matter), iNat lies somewhere in the middle, Van Horn says.
  • Van Horn, who has specialized in building AI that distinguishes differences between birds, said that the iNat competition illustrates how AI is beginning to help people learn about the world around them, rather than just help them organize their photos, for instance.

In 2012, Google made a breakthrough: It trained its AI to recognize cats in YouTube videos. Google’s neural network, software which uses statistics to approximate how the brain learns, taught itself to detect the shapes of cats and humans with more than 70% accuracy.  It was a 70% improvement over any other machine learning at the time. Five years later,…
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Artificial Intelligence Is Changing How We Shop Online

How #AI is changing the way we do our shopping online:

  • These deep learning algorithms have been used in the autonomous driving industry for quite some time, and only now is it beginning to branch out into other industries, such as online shopping.
  • One company that offers machine learning solutions for e-commerce businesses and others is Adobe Marketing Cloud as they recognize the need to make use of AI as early as possible.
  • Andrew Zhai is an engineer working on the visual search side of things at Pinterest, and he said, “For shopping specifically, improvements to online discovery means new ways to find products you’re interested in but may not have the words for.
  • Etsy is also keen to jump onboard with deep learning technology, and just last fall purchased Blackbird Technologies to integrate the firm image recognition and natural language processing into its search function.
  • Some of Adobe’s marketing tools also use deep learning techniques and are used to predict their customer’s shopping behaviors and patterns.

There’s no doubt about it that our future is one that involves artificial intelligence (AI) in a big way. While some companies are faster than others at
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Biblio’s Blood – Chapter 23 – Matthew S. Lawrence

Chapter 23

#AI #BigData #MachineLearning #SciFi #SEO #SerialNovel #F4F #MTVHottest #books

  • Frank paused, there were more clicks and whirs. “
  • Carlton was nodding as Frank spoke. “
  • You are commenting using your Facebook account.
  • Carlton was finding the conversation more and more disturbing, but, Frank was absolutely right.
  • Ms. Skirt did not write this code.”

When Carlton finally got home he and Frank were both bursting to tell the other about the day’s events. Carlton had to call a time-out to get the conversation into some sort of order, but Frank already knew most of what Carlton had to say because Biblio had told him. It was Carlton’s turn to…
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How Salesforce Is Bringing AI to the Channel

#AI Is Becoming a Reality for the Channel

  • How Salesforce Is Bringing AI to the Channel
  • While vendors are likely to embrace artificial intelligence capabilities with enthusiasm, it will only be a matter of time before AI technologies start to cut both ways in the channel.
  • Channel partners will be able to employ Einstein to instantly identify what combination of products and services will, for example, yield the most profit for them.
  • The future of the channel might very well be defined as a contest between competing algorithms.
  • Instead of a PRM application, there will inevitably be a vendor relationship management (VRM) application infused with AI capabilities.

A new instance of Salesforce’s PRM software delivered as a service integrates the company’s Einstein AI engine and aims to transform how channels are managed.
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Biblio’s Blood – Chapter 23 – Matthew S. Lawrence

Chapter 23

#AI #BigData #MachineLearning #SciFi #SEO #SerialNovel #F4F #MTVHottest #books

  • Frank paused, there were more clicks and whirs. “
  • Carlton was nodding as Frank spoke. “
  • You are commenting using your Facebook account.
  • Carlton was finding the conversation more and more disturbing, but, Frank was absolutely right.
  • Ms. Skirt did not write this code.”

When Carlton finally got home he and Frank were both bursting to tell the other about the day’s events. Carlton had to call a time-out to get the conversation into some sort of order, but Frank already knew most of what Carlton had to say because Biblio had told him. It was Carlton’s turn to…
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Biblio’s Blood – Chapter 23 – Matthew S. Lawrence

Chapter 23

#AI #BigData #MachineLearning #SciFi #SEO #SerialNovel #F4F #MTVHottest #books

  • Frank paused, there were more clicks and whirs. “
  • Carlton was nodding as Frank spoke. “
  • You are commenting using your Facebook account.
  • Carlton was finding the conversation more and more disturbing, but, Frank was absolutely right.
  • Ms. Skirt did not write this code.”

When Carlton finally got home he and Frank were both bursting to tell the other about the day’s events. Carlton had to call a time-out to get the conversation into some sort of order, but Frank already knew most of what Carlton had to say because Biblio had told him. It was Carlton’s turn to…
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Technology for UAVs & Autonomous Drones

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  • The company believes in a fully automated drone workflow for the safe inspection of cell towers, power lines, wind turbines and other infrastructure.
  • NVIDIA ® Jetsonâ ¢ is the platform that makes it possible.
  • There’s a new generation of smarter, more advanced drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that uses the power of deep learning algorithms to understand and react to the world around them.
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Deep learning technology from NVIDIA Jetson helps UAVs and drones run smarter than ever.
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