Day: August 22, 2019

AI Natural Language Processing Research

Machine Reading Comprehension with Dr. T.J Hazen

So far, AI has been able to learn how to see objects, create believable voices, compose music, and much more. But can it read a piece of text and understand what’s going on? Now it can. Check out this interview with Dr. T. J. Hazen of Microsoft Research.

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AI Computer Vision

How Computers Learn to Recognize Objects

Ten years ago, researchers thought that getting a computer to tell the difference between a cat and a dog would be almost impossible. Today, computer vision systems do it with greater than 99 percent accuracy. How? Joseph Redmon works on the YOLO (You Only Look Once) system, an open-source method of object detection that can […]

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AI

A Quick Look at the Microsoft Video Indexer

In this video, Jon Wood explores the Video Indexer cognitive service. The Video Indexer analyzes your videos to provide insights and extract data from raw video.

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AI Economics of AI Natural Language Processing

Will Call Center Jobs Disappear?

Bloomberg explores the very real digital disruption happening in the call center industry. This video explores a call center in the Dominican Republic, where Laura Morales is designing chatbots to respond to customer service requests. Morales, a former call center agent herself, has benefited from her new job that is better paid and higher skilled […]

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AI Generative AI

Generating Celebrity Voices & Music

Siraj Raval generates his own voice with AI using some cutting edge techniques. This is a relatively new technology and people have started generating not just celebrity voices, but entire musical pieces as well. The technology to generate sounds, both voices & music, has been rapidly improving the past few years thanks to deep learning. […]

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